Cluj County Council gets 8.6 ha for the first tech park in Transylvania

Cluj County Council gets 8.6 ha for the first tech park in Transylvania

Mar 22, 2017

The Cluj County Council received a plot of over 86,300 sqm from the Ministry of Transport for creating the scientific and technological park Tetapolis, reports Profit.ro. This will be the first science and technology park in Transylvania, according to Romania-Insider.com. Tetapolis aims to help companies that develop new technologies, which will have facilities...

Uber plans to launch carpool service in Romania by mid-2018

Uber plans to launch carpool service in Romania by mid-2018

Mar 21, 2017

Technology start-up Uber is looking to launch UberPool in Romania in the next year and a half, according to Nicoleta Schroeder, the general manager of the local operations, according to Business-Review.eu. The new service allows user to share the ride and split the cost of a trip with another Uber rider headed in the same direction. The GM of Uber Romania said...

Romania’s Electric Castle festival adds Franz Ferdinand and UNKLE to its 2017 lineup

Romania’s Electric Castle festival adds Franz Ferdinand and UNKLE to its 2017 lineup

Mar 21, 2017

The organizers of Romania’s Electric Castle music festival have announced new names for this year’s lineup, including famous indie-rock band Franz Ferdinand and well-known band UNKLE, says Romania-Insider.com. Other artists announced on Tuesday are Zedd, Paul Van Dyk, Dub Pistols, Dimension, Mind Against, Timo Maas, Dillinja, and Cassy. They have joined the...

Romania ranks 15th position in Knight Frank’s 2016 global house price index

Romania ranks 15th position in Knight Frank’s 2016 global house price index

Mar 21, 2017

Romania jumped from the 31st position in 2015 to the 15th in 2016 in Knight Frank’s global house price index. The consultancy says the local market has doubled its price growth rate in 2016, from 3.6 percent to 7.8 percent, and it expects this trend to maintain, according to Business-Review.eu. At a global level Iceland leads the ranking for the first time,...

Romania’s President will have an official meeting with Prince Charles next week

Romania’s President will have an official meeting with Prince Charles next week

Mar 20, 2017

Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis will have an official meeting with Prince Charles, the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, on March 29, according to Romania-Insider.com. Moreover, the President will also host a reception in his honor, Madalina Dobrovolschi, the spokesperson of the Romanian Presidency, announced on Monday. Prince Charles will be in...

Praktiker aims to reach 20 redesigned stores this year

Praktiker aims to reach 20 redesigned stores this year

Mar 20, 2017

DIY retailer Praktiker has invested EUR 1.2 million in the revamp of two of its stores in Oradea and Ploiesti stores and the company aims to reach 20 redesigned units by the end of this year out of the 27 stores that it has in Romania, says Business-Review.eu. Omer Susli, the owner of Praktiker Romania, said the modernization strategy has generated higher sales...