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Donald Trump and His Two Fruitless Attempts to Invest in Greece

U.S. President elect Donald Trump had tried twice to invest in the property of former Athens airport at Ellinikon, but both his efforts proved to be fruitless. The first time Trump openly expressed interest in investing in the prime seaside...

Bill for Elliniko Deal Expected to be Voted on in Parliament by Month's End

After 22 months following an agreement between the consortium of Lamda Development and the Greek state was signed, the concession contract for the former Elliniko airport is set to go through ratification in Parliament, ekathimerini.com reports. The bill, which notes...

Greek Culture Ministry Seeks to Declare Elliniko as Archaeological Site

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning on declaring the old Athens Airport (Elliniko) as an archaeological site, as well as the area surrounding it. This would complicate plans to develop the area, only two months after the Hellenic Republic...

Elliniko: An Important Project for the Greek Economy and Environment

The Elliniko project is the largest urban renewal project to have ever taken place in Greece. It is expected to bring forth a great change that will benefit the locals for many generations to come. Furthermore, it will directly...

Renowned Architect Norman Foster to Design the Elliniko Project

Renowned architect Norman Foster and his firm, Foster + Partners, will design the ambitious project of the former Athens airport area in Elliniko, on behalf of Lamda Development. The former Athens airport site on the so-called Athens Riviera was transferred...

Former Athens Airport Land Sale Paves Way for Loan Tranche

The Greek government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lamda Development for the privatization of the former Athens airport land at Elliniko. The Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (TAIPED), Greece's state privatization agency, agreed with the consortium of...

Yiannis Mouzalas: Construction of New Settlements with Houses Instead of Tents Begins at the End of June

The construction of new settlements with houses instead of tents on the model of Eleonas will begin at the end of June and the majority of temporary accommodation structures will be knocked down in September, Alternate Minister for Migration...

Disbursement of Loan Tranche to Greece at Risk of Delay

The next loan tranche to Greece is at risk of delay since there are issues pending regarding the completion of the first bailout program review. Euro zone technocrats identified issues that have not been addressed yet by Athens after a...

Heartwrenching Allegations of Child Prostitution at Elliniko Refugee Hotspot

Children are being prostituted by adults at the reception center for migrants and refugees at Greece's old Elliniko airport, says Alimos Mayor Andreas Kondylis. According to the allegations circulating in the media, Kondylis purports that members of the camp...

1,000 Refugees on Hunger Strike Against Subhuman Conditions at Elliniko Camp

A thousand refugees at Elliniko, 10 km south of the Athens center, began a hunger strike on Monday to protest against the squalid living conditions at the camp where they are being kept. Anti-racism activist group Movement Against Fascism...