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Cyprus Business Now

The economic future of Cyprus looks bright, with GDP expected to grow steadily from 2.9% in 2024 to 3.3% by 2027. Key sectors such as construction, maritime, technology, and real estate are driving this growth, while efforts towards environmental sustainability in transportation are gaining momentum.

construction sector government initiatives

President Reaffirms Support for Construction Sector

President Nikos Christodoulides has announced a series of measures to support the construction sector in Cyprus, including the introduction of the ‘Build to Rent’ scheme and streamlining of housing incentive applications. These initiatives aim to enhance economic growth and address housing challenges in the country, positioning Cyprus as an attractive destination for investors and fostering sustainable development.

refugees construction

Work on New Refugee Homes to Begin in July

Construction of the first new homes for refugees is set to start in July, as part of the government’s ‘Ktizo’ initiative. This project aims to replace unsafe housing and provide habitable living spaces, with initial plans to demolish and rebuild 20 unfit apartment buildings, ensuring safety and community wellbeing.

construction contract dispute

Larnaca Port and Marina Project Faces Delays Amid Contract Dispute

The Larnaca Port and Marina Project faces delays as a result of a contractual dispute between Kition Ocean Holdings and the Cypriot government over financial guarantees, prompting legal actions and involvement from the president to seek resolution. The House audit committee is scrutinizing the contract details in hopes of resolving the impasse and ensuring the timely completion of the project, vital for the economic growth and infrastructure development of Larnaca.

environmental legal

Controversy Over Illegal Monastery Construction in Cape Greco

The controversial construction of an illegal monastery in Cape Greco, Cyprus by the Cyprus Church has sparked outrage due to environmental concerns and violations of Natura 2000 protection. Despite government warnings, construction continues, leading to criticism and calls for legal action to preserve local biodiversity and uphold environmental laws.

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Vasiliko’s LNG Terminal Construction Back on Track

The Vasiliko LNG terminal construction is back on track after a temporary halt, with the CPPMetron Consortium Ltd mobilizing additional personnel from China with government support to expedite the project’s completion. Despite past delays and financial disputes, both parties remain focused on ensuring the terminal’s strategic significance for Cyprus’s energy security and regional influence.

construction sustainability

New Residential Project Launches at Dhekelia British Base

The Apollo housing project at Dhekelia British base in Cyprus is a £48 million initiative to build 138 new residences for military families, featuring modern amenities like solar panels and earthquake protection. Set for completion in 2027, this project highlights a commitment to safety, sustainability, and improved living standards.

infrastructure construction

Scheduled Maintenance on Limassol Bypass Road

Construction works on the Limassol bypass road will take place from 10:00 pm on Monday, February 26, until 5:00 am on Tuesday, February 27. A section between Agia Fyla and Mesa Geitonia roundabouts will be closed with detours via major avenues. Motorists should follow temporary signs and exercise caution during this period.

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