Type
Business expansion
Country
Slovakia
Region
Zapadne Slovensko; Nitriansky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Nitra
Sector
Real Estate
Real Estate Activities
Real Estate Activities
68 - Real estate activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 June 2007
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2008

Description

Discovery Group plans to start the second stage of its investment in Nitra in order to extend the shopping and leisure centre in the city centre. The new investment amounting to 500 million SKK will start in September 2007 and will end in the end of 2008. Around 500 new jobs will be created there. According to the Discovery CEO, Mr. Jonathan Wilkinson, expansion is the key strategy of the company for keeping its dominant position in shopping business in the city. First stage of the investment in amount of 1 billion SKK has been was launched in April 2007 and it provides 450 new jobs.


Sources

  • 12 June 2007: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2007), Centro, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 65506, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65506.