Hellinikon

Major Foreign Investments Expected to Help Greece Rebound from Covid-19 Crisis

While economies across the world have all been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, new foreign investments in Greece are expected to help the country bounce back, promising much-needed growth in 2021. The Greek economy is estimated to shrink by...

Officials Say Mohegan Casino Project Could be Ready in Three Years

The CEO of Mohegan Entertainment, Mario Kontomerkos, announced on Wednesday that the gigantic casino development in Hellinikon would be ready within 36 months after building licenses are issued, while reassuring the public that his company is ready to take...

Mohegan Gets the Green Light for the Casino Construction in Athens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission accepted the financial proposal of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE)-GEK TERNA as provisional winner in the bidding process for the concession of a casino license in the Hellinikon project. "Everything proceeded as planned and with an...

Athens Area Poised to Get First Skyscrapers at Hellinikon

After breaking ground Friday, signaling the beginning of work for the Hellinikon Project - the largest development and investment project in Greek history - the construction of the very first skyscrapers in Athens is set to begin. The project, on the...

Olympic Airways Museum to be Housed Inside Ellinikon Development Project

An Olympic Airways Museum will be built inside the site of the former Athens airport at Hellinikon, housed inside the airline hangar, as part of an 8 billion euro development project. Bulldozers have already started demolishing the airport buildings and structures...

Greece At Last Launches Construction Works for Massive Hellinikon Project

Greece inaugurated on Friday the start of construction work on a long-delayed major development project at the prime seaside site of Hellinikon, the old Athens airport. Lamda Development, which is undertaking the investment, plans to turn the seaside plot into...

Greece's Highest Court Confirms Mohegan as Sole Bidder for Athens Casino

Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Thursday rejected an appeal by Hard Rock International against its exclusion from the bidding process for the Elliniko casino permit. The decision means that the consortium of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment...

Greece Awards Hellinikon Project Casino License to Mohegan

The Hellenic Gaming Commission awarded the casino operating license at Hellinikon, south of Athens, to the consortium Mohegan Gaming Advisors - GEK Terna SA on Monday. Hard Rock International, the other candidate in the bidding process, has a 10-day deadline to...

"Inspire Athens": Mohegan's Plans for New Ellinikon Casino Revealed (video)

The American gaming giant Mohegan revealed its design on Tuesday for an Athens casino to be built at the former Hellenikon Airport south of the Greek capital. The casino, which is quite futuristic in appearance, will be named "Inspire Athens" and will...

The Hellinikon Project: Greece's Modern Tale of Agony and Ambition

The Hellinikon project has become synonymous with everything that Greece desires to achieve; however, at the same time, it perfectly highlights modern Greece's deep-rooted problems which prevent the country from beginning a new chapter in its long history. One of...