Tallest tower in Bulgaria will be built by 2010
Construction will shortly begin on Bulgaria's tallest office tower in the capital city, Sofia. Europe Tower, a 180m fully-glazed office tower designed by German architects HPP, was unveiled in October last year at the Expo Real Estate Fair in Munich, Germany. Europe Tower was commissioned by German investors ECE Projektmanagement as part of their Europe Park retail development in Sofia and will offer 40,000 sq m of leasable office space across 40 floors.
ECE, in partnership with Advance Properties, are transforming a former industrial site in the capital into a new city quarter with Europe Park at the centre as Bulgaria's largest retail development with 70,000 sq m of shopping potential. The new quarter will hold 25,000 car parking spaces and be accessible to over 1.1 million people in Sofia.
ECE are currently handling a further 26 office developments and 27 retail developments worldwide. While Europe Tower is 47m short of ranking in the 100 tallest buildings in the world, according to their website ECE hope that Europe Tower can act as Bulgaria's 'landmark seen from afar'. Construction is due to be complete in 2010.
Niki May Young