• Synagogue Designated For European Heritage Title

    Synagogue Designated For European Heritage Title

    • 6 Dec 2017 7:50 AM

    The synagogue on Dohány utca is listed among nine other locations designated to receive a European Heritage title, the PMO told the state news agency on Tuesday. Hungary would now have three locations, including the PanEuropean Picnic Memorial Park and the Academy of Music on the list comprised of emblematic sites.

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  • Futureal’s Corvin 5 Becomes The First WELL Pre-Certified Building In Hungary

    Futureal’s Corvin 5 Becomes The First WELL Pre-Certified Building In Hungary

    • 4 Dec 2017 11:44 AM

    The first phase of Futureal’s Corvin 5 office complex is the first building in Hungary and the second in Europe to receive the international WELL Building Platinum pre-certification. The office building valued at EUR 90 million and equipped with the latest environmentally friendly technologies is expected to be handed over by the end of 2018 in Budapest.

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  • Opera House Closed For Restoration

    Opera House Closed For Restoration

    • 30 Nov 2017 8:00 AM

    The Hungarian State Opera’s 2017/18 season will get off to an unusual start, since the Opera House will not be opening its doors in September. The modernisation means that the season will start at the Erkel Theatre, and while there will be fewer programmes than usual, their diversity will match that of previous years. The Opera Visit, the Opera Shop and the Opera Café at the Opera House are still open to the public.

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  • Starwood Capital Acquires Sofitel Budapest For EUR 75 mln

    Starwood Capital Acquires Sofitel Budapest For EUR 75 mln

    • 29 Nov 2017 7:53 AM

    Starwood Capital Group, a private investment firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, on Friday said it had acquired the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel from Orbis Hotel Group for EUR 75 million. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval.

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  • PMO Orders Várkert Bazár Renovation

    PMO Orders Várkert Bazár Renovation

    • 28 Nov 2017 8:00 AM

    The Prime Minister’s Office has ordered a renovation of the Várkert Bazár, the exhibition and convention centre at the bottom of the Buda castle in the First District in Budapest, due to water leaking into the building, Népszava reports.

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