Today the annual real estate exhibition Expo Real 2008 is opening in the German city of Munich. At this exhibition, the city presents Riga as an attractive destination for investments, the most topical city development projects, projects of its private partners and provides general information on the city of Riga.
Expo Real 2008 takes place for the eleventh time and it is one of the largest and the most significant real estate exhibitions, where cities, investors, industry experts and the real estate market representatives from different countries meet together. In 2007 more than 1,823 participants from 43 countries participated in the Expo Real exhibition and it was attended by 23,800 interested parties from 77 countries.
At the exhibition, Riga presents the planned large scale development projects – the new administrative centre in Torņakalns and the Riga North Transport Corridor, and issues information on the city economic environment and the city development planned events, with the aim of attracting serious investors of the international level to different Riga development projects.
The city of Riga participates in the exhibition jointly with its private partners from the real estate industry – their projects are presented by such companies as Immostate (the 72, 74 Tērbatas iela investment projects, etc.), Merks (with the Skanste and the Zaķusala development projects), Latmes Building (the Panorama Plaza project), Mežaparks SPV (the Ezerparks project), Vestabalt (with the active recreation, golf and residential settlement project), as well as PBLC. This year Riga International Airport with its extension project is also a city partner. The exhibition is closing on 8 October.
Local governments of other European cities participate in the exhibition as well: Tallinn, Budapest, Bratislava, Amsterdam, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Goteborg, Hamburg, Krakow, Koblenz, Nierenberg, Moscow, etc.
The official webpage of the Expo Real exhibition is www.exporeal.net .
Public Relations Division of the Riga City Council City Development Department