BELGRADE (Serbia), November 27 (SeeNews) – Serbian company Belgrade Waterfront, the developer of the eponymous real estate project in the capital city, said it has signed a construction works contract for Kula Belgrade tower with Italian company Impresa Pizzarotti.
The construction of Kula Belgrade, which will have a height of 168 metres and 40 storeys, is expected to start in December 2018, Belgrade Waterfront said in a statement on Monday.
"The long-standing expertise and knowledge of Impresa Pizzarotti will play an important role in the construction of this monumental building that emphasises the spirit and beauty of Belgrade at its best," the general manager of Belgrade Waterfront, Nikola Nedeljkovic, said.
The tower, combining residential, commercial, hospitality and entertainment offerings, will be completed in 2021 and will be the centrepiece of the Belgrade Waterfront development project, the company said.
"We are immensely proud and grateful for the opportunity we are given – to build Kula Belgrade, the highest and one of the most important and beautiful buildings in Serbia. We will construct it with the support of Millennium Team, a local company that already works successfully with Belgrade Waterfront, and Roberts Construction, a leading company in construction of high-rise towers," Marco Faroldi, representative of Impresa Pizzarotti, explained.
The Belgrade Waterfront project should see the development of around 177 ha of land on the right bank of the Sava river into a mixed-use residential, office and retail scheme, offering 5,700 housing units, 2,200 hotel rooms and capacity to accommodate 12,700 office population.