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Report on destruction of sea caves at Paphos

As well as causing irreparable damage to the sea cave rock formations at Peyia in Paphos, large pipes have also been laid going into the sea. Inspectors need to visit Chlorakas, Peyia, Emba and Kissonerga on a daily basis and carry out extensive checks.

Cyprus construction sector shows signs of recovery

According to the latest figures from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT) building permits for the construction of 2,125 residential properties were authorised in June 2009; up 28% on the 1,659 authorised in June last year.

Building permits for residential properties down

According to the latest figures from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT) building permits for the construction of 1,252 residential properties were authorised in April 2009; down by almost a quarter on the 1,658 authorised in April last year.

Sea caves destroyed by developer

Developers in Cyprus are causing irreparable damage to the natural environment and seem intent on destroying the very reasons people come to live on the island in their endless quest for money.

September start for Limassol marina

According to the Mayor of Limassol, Andreas Christou “The construction of the Limassol Marina is of national importance to Cyprus as it will benefit the city’s trade and economy”.

Cement sales confirm property problems

Further confirmation that the Cyprus property and construction sectors are facing serious problems came today with the release of domestic sales figures for cement by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT).

Real estate needs to go back to basics

In this time of great economic uncertainty and lack of liquidity, many real estate companies are looking for ways to effectively manage risk, streamline operations, and enhance their business relationships

Paphos marina on hold

A LEGAL battle has erupted over the tendering process for the new Paphos marina at Potima Bay area of Kissonerga that may result in its construction being put on hold. The Pandora Group (Leptos) was awarded the contract last June following a hotly contested bidding process with Aristo and Pafilia. But Aristo, the runner-up in […]

Cyprus building standards

A LETTER in the Cyprus Mail tells the story of a Brit who moved to Cyprus and bought a newly-built house. The property looked impressive, but after a year or two it had serious damp problems and a number of alarming cracks appeared. A neighbour was a former builder who had seen the house being […]

Building permit numbers up in October

ACCORDING to the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT), there was a small increase in the number of building permits issued in October 2008 compared with the number issued in October 2007. 844 building permits were issued during October 2008, up 47 on last year. These building permits provided for the construction of 2,088 dwelling units, which […]

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