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17.07.2019 Bulgaria Is the Leading Producer of Organic Rose and Lavender Oil in the World
The Ministry of Agriculture has prepared a National Plan for the Development of Organic Farming until 2027. The goal is to establish this country as more

12.07.2019 From 2021: Bulgarian Passports Will Be Valid for 10 Years
The passports of the Bulgarian citizens will be issued with a term of validity of 5 or 10 years according to the requested deadline. This was decided more

16.04.2019 NSI: Household Income Grows By 7.3% in 2018
The annual total income average per capita is 6 013 BGN in 2018 and increases by 7.6% compared to 2017. The total income average per household member more

11.04.2019 Which are the 20 most Powerful Brands on the Bulgarian Market in 2019?
When consumers wonder what brand to buy, Bulgarian consumers are mainly guided by the opinions of friends, not the famous people who use a particular more

26.03.2019 Almost 12 million Passengers Have Passed Through Bulgarian Airports in 2018
2018 was a successful year for Bulgarian aviation, characterized by consolidation of market positions and addition of production capacities on the more

22.03.2019 12 Wine-Culinary Destinations of Bulgaria
The 12 wine-culinary destinations are digitized and available on the website of the Ministry of Tourism. They have been developed under the project " more

22.02.2019 Bulgaria is among the Countries Surveyed for the New Volkswagen Plant
The German carmaker Volkswagen relies on electromobility. By the end of this year, the production of "Volkswagen I.D." will begin.

As a result, more

08.02.2019 Russian IT Company with over $ 1 Billion in Revenue is Entering the Bulgarian Market
Russian Softline is expanding its operations in Eastern Europe, including its entry into the Bulgarian market. In 2018 it became clear that the more

01.10.2018 Hiking in the valley of Beli Iskar River
Mount Rila is breathtaking! In the winter it displays the snow caps of its peaks. In the spring it looks perfectly rejuvenated in its lush garments, more

27.09.2018 Bulgarian Black Sea golf course rated among top 10 worldwide
Material:, Source:

Bulgaria features quite well on the golf destination map of the planet! It may be surprising to some but more

21.09.2018 The film Omnipresent is Bulgaria’s 2019 Oscar foreign language film nomination
Omnipresent, directed by Ilian Djevelekov, is Bulgaria’s foreign language film nomination for the 2019 Oscars, the National Film Centre has more

29.08.2018 13 Bulgarian beaches awarded Blue Flag certificate
Thirteen beaches in Bulgaria and one marina have been awarded the world Blue Flag certificate for meeting stringent standards for quality, safety, more

21.08.2018 Bulgaria's Revenue from Foreign Tourist Arrivals Grows 9.7% in the First Half of 2018
SOFIA (Bulgaria), August 17 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's revenue from foreign tourist arrivals rose by an annual 9.7% to 1.3 billion euro ($1.5 billion) in more

07.08.2018 New York Art Turns Bulgarian Village into Outdoor Gallery
STARO ZHELEZARE, Bulgaria (Reuters) - With fewer than 500 inhabitants, Staro Zhelezare in southern Bulgaria is a world away from the mean streets of more

06.08.2018 The Best New Holiday Hotspots for a Last Minute Summer Holiday - School’s out and August is finally here, which means it’s time to get away. The heatwave was fine while it lasted but that was just more

31.07.2018 Wild horses - part of Eastern Rhodopes’s beauty
The Eastern Rhodopes are a beautiful mountainous region near the Bulgarian borders with Turkey and Greece and the tourist season is now in full more

31.07.2018 The World's Best Party Beaches Revealed: Spain, Thailand and Bulgaria
The world's wildest party beaches have been uncovered after an extensive survey of the most exciting stretches of sand on the planet.

This list more

30.07.2018 "Beglika Fest" with the Tenth Anniversary Edition from 22 to 27 August
The tenth anniversary edition of Beglika Fest will be held from 22 to 27 August in the area of ​​Golyam Beglik in the Rhodope Mountains more

30.07.2018 Tourism Minister: In May Bulgaria was Visited by over 560,000 Foreign Tourists, this is a 15% Increase
Varna. In May 2018, Bulgaria was visited by over 560,000 foreign tourists, this is an increase of 15% compared to last year, said Minister of Tourism more

27.07.2018 Village of Narechenski Bani hosts first edition of Patatnik Festival
Patatnik is a traditional Bulgarian potato-based dish typical of the Rhodope region. It is prepared with grated potatoes, onions, salt and spearmint. more

19.07.2018 The Cleanest and the Dirtiest Beaches on the Black Sea Coast
Depending on the level of pollution, the beaches are categorized as poor, satisfactory, good and excellent. This year, 13 beaches along the native more

19.07.2018 Around 2000 Startups have been Created in Bulgaria for 5 Years
About 2000 start-ups have been set up in the past five years in Bulgaria. About half still exist and 40% have received further funding from more

10.07.2018 Liberalization of freight transportation regime between Bulgaria and Russia
TASS reports that Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has approved with a decree the draft changes in the treaty for international vehicle transportation, more

10.07.2018 The Bulgarian Rose Company will Export to China Rose Oil and Cosmetics for BGN 40 mln
"Bulgarian Rose" - Karlovo will increase its exports to China of rose oil and cosmetics.

This is possible after one of the world's largest rose more

03.07.2018 Weaving and embroidery atelier welcomes enthusiasts to village of Manastir
Enthusiastic protectors of the Bulgarian symbols will make a journey to the past, in order to merge with traditions and create handiwork the way more

03.07.2018 Over 11% is the Growth in Revenue from International Tourism in Bulgaria
More than 1.1 billion leva are the revenues from international tourism in Bulgaria in the first four months of this year. They grow by nearly 11% more

27.06.2018 Colorful festivals make weekends in Bulgaria interesting
The Cherry Festival focuses attention on Kyustendil – the Bulgarian town popular for its cherry orchards. Traditionally, the Institute of Agriculture more

11.06.2018 The Beds in the 4- and 5-star Hotels in Bulgaria have Increased by 24% for the Period 2014-2017
An increasing share of tourists in Bulgaria are choosing accommodation places offering high quality services. In 2017, the overnight stays in 4 and 5 more

11.06.2018 The Villages Around the Resorts in Bulgaria Attract with Cheap Properties
It is natural for the villages near the big resorts to attract the interest of the buyers with their low prices. This is what the Executive Director more

11.06.2018 Top 10 of the Cheapest All-inclusive Destinations. Among Them is Bulgaria
There is nothing better than resting for a week without anything to worry about, except where to eat or where to swim, especially if everything is more

14.05.2018 Meadows in the Mountains: In search of the perfect atmosphere
Article of BNR

Polkovnik Serafimovo is a typical Rhodope village – it attracts visitors with the beauty of nature, tranquility and fresh air. But more

28.12.2017 Bulgaria's most famous hot springs now open in winter too
Do you know that Bulgaria is ranked second in Europe after Iceland in terms of hot springs’ existence? The geothermal springs in this country vary more

28.12.2017 Bulgarian Wine Exports Rose by Nearly 13%
Exports of Bulgarian wines grew by nearly 13 per cent in the first eight months of 2017, Deputy Economy Minister Lachezar Borisov announced at the more

05.12.2017 Economic growth in Bulgaria accelerated, reaching 3.9 percent during third quarter of year
Bulgaria’s GDP has gone up in the third quarter of 2017 by 0.9 percent compared to the previous three months, registering a 3.9 percent more

05.12.2017 From Today Bulgarian Citizens Travel Without Visas to Canada
From today at 16.00h, Bulgarians will be able to travel and stay in Canada without visas. However, visa-free travel does not allow work there, but more

05.12.2017 A Bulgarian Service at Viber Promotes Us as a Tourist Destination
''For the first time all Viber users will be able to get to know the tourist attractions of our country.'' This is what Tourism Minister Nikolina more

21.11.2017 Bulgaria in the Top 5 in the EU on Export Growth for the Period January-September
For the first nine months of the year, exports of goods from Bulgaria increased by 14% compared to the same period of the previous year and amounted more

17.11.2017 Bulgaria has Presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity Mosaics to UNESCO
Bulgaria has presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity mosaics of Plovdiv to a large audience from different countries at more

17.11.2017 Expositions from the First Bulgarian Kingdom in the Louvre in 2018
Cultural riches ​​from the period of the First Bulgarian Kingdom will be highlighted in the Louvre exhibition in Paris in 2018. This is more

25.10.2017 London will Provide Free Offices for Entrepreneurs from Sofia
Temporary use of free offices in London by Sofia entrepreneurs wishing to work in the British capital was agreed by the Executive Director of the more

25.10.2017 Bulgaria is Among the Leaders in the EU by the Share of the Industry in the Economy
Bulgaria ranks among the top 9 EU members for which industry is extemely important for the economic development. This data is supported by the more

24.10.2017 Outsourcing Industry in Bulgaria with Two-digit Growth
For the seventh consecutive year, the outsourcing industry has double-digit growth and now accounts for 3.6% of Bulgaria's GDP. This is stated in the more

24.10.2017 Silver Treasure Found near Bulgaria’s Mezdra
A treasure of 187 silver Roman imperial coins was discovered during excavation works in the town of Mezdra, North-West Bulgaria. It has a great more

24.10.2017 Here Are the 12 Wine-Cultural Destinations of Bulgaria
'We present you an idea for 12 wine-culinary destinations, part of the project "Share Bulgaria", which we develop jointly with the Ministry of more

24.10.2017 Wizz Air to Launch Sofia - Athens flights in March 2018
Wizz Air will launch a new route from Bulgaria's Sofia to Greek capital Athens on March 25, 2018, the Hungarian low-cost carrier said on Monday. The more

18.10.2017 The pyramids of Melnik – a natural phenomenon of world significance
Article of BNR

The southern segment of Mount Pirin is known for its bizarre shapes and relief, especially in the region of the pyramids of Melnik, more

29.08.2017 Black Sea coast remains most-preferred summer holiday destination for Bulgarian citizens
Article of BNR

The Black Sea coast remains the most-preferred summer holiday destination for the Bulgarian citizens in 2017, a quick survey of more

29.08.2017 15-20% Growth in the Village Tourism, Association of Bulgarian Villages
This year has been very successful for the development of village tourism, which has grown by 15-20%, surpassing the forecast 10-15%, the chairman of more

18.08.2017 Summer hiking in Soskovcheto Nature Reserve in Rhodope Mountains
Article of BNR

They say that the best time for hiking in the mountains is in August, especially when we want to hide from the heat of the urban more

18.08.2017 Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists
Article of BNR

Cruise tourism has become more accessible to tourists lately, Iliyan Ivanov from the Bulgarian Cruise Society told the National more

17.08.2017 Bulgaria to Cooperate with Egypt in the Sphere of Tourism
The Bulgarian government has approved a draft agreement on cooperation in the sphere of tourism between the respective ministries of Bulgaria and of more

27.07.2017 Posters and drawings by Stefan Despodov-Despo on display at the Sofia National Gallery – Culture
Article of BNR

In the course of 6 weeks – from 27 July until 10 September – works by Stefan Despodov-Despo from the collection of the Vladimir more

27.07.2017 Talanted Bulgarian children from all over the world receive awards in contests organized by State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad
Article of BNR

Bulgarians from all over the world gathered in the concert hall of the Military Club in Sofia to receive their awards for more

27.07.2017 “Sand Tale, 2017” sand sculpture festival in Bourgas open until end-September
Article of BNR

A total of 21 sand sculpture artists from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, Germany, Latvia, Portugal and more

27.07.2017 Extremely rare archaeological artifact discovered in fortress near Burgas
Article of BNR

An extremely rare and precious ivory icon was found by archaeologists in their work on the Rusokastro medieval fortress near the more

12.07.2017 Bulgarian holiday properties draw increased interest from neighbours
SOFIA (Bulgaria), July 11 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian holiday properties have recorded increased interest from buyers from neighbouring countries such as more

17.01.2017 China's Alibaba 'Plans on Opening Logistics Centers in Bulgaria'
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited reportedly intends on setting up a logistics center in Bulgaria that will help it to deliver more

19.01.2017 Bulgaria Air Offers Ticket Discounts As Well
During the weak season after New Year’s Eve and against the background of an increased presence of low-cost carriers, the national carrier Bulgaria more

11.01.2017 Bulgaria Set to Record 8-Million Tourist Mark
As many as 8 million tourists will have officially visited Bulgaria at the end of January, counting from February, outgoing Tourism Minister Nikolina more

12.10.2016 Bulgaria Posts EU's Biggest Growth in Tourist Overnights for 2016
Bulgarian Tourism Minster Nikolina Angelkova has said the country has registered a 18% year-on-year increase in tourist overnight stays for the first more

13.09.2016 2016 Most Successful Year in Last 25 Years for Bulgaria
2016 is expected to be the most successful year for the tourism industry in the last 25 years, announced in Plovdiv Tourism Minister, Nikolina more

13.09.2016 Bulgaria's Exports Grew 4% in 2015 - Final Data
Bulgaria exported BGN 44.949 M worth of goods last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI)'s final data shows.

The figure constitutes an more

02.09.2016 Bulgarian city turns round its fortunes
Source: The Financial Times

On a hot summer evening in Plovdiv, children splash noisily in the fountains of a manicured city park. Young techies more

11.05.2016 A Place in the Sun Magazine: Bulgaria Bounces Back
Whether your seek a mountain, beach or country home, Bulgaria offers affordability that is hard to beat and market stability returned, says Richard more

01.04.2016 The New Bulgarians: Briton man and Thai woman created a small organic farm in Vishovgrad
BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' clients have stared a new life in Bulgaria - see how.

It is the Bulgarian yogurt that brought to Vishovgrad the Briton Marc more

18.02.2016 Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain to Host Third Edition of Snowkite Festival on March 3-6

Goli peak on Bulgaria's Vitosha mountain will host the third edition of the Vitosha Snowkite Fest between March 3 and 6. more

15.12.2015 Bulgaria's First Science and Technology Park fficially inaugurated
President Rosen Plevneliev Friday inaugurated Sofia Tech Park, Bulgaria's first science and technology park (Technology+Innovation Network, TIN). more

03.04.2015 Bulgarian Tourism Sector Forecasts 8.5% Growth in 2015
Deputy Mayor of Sofia, Todor Chobanov predicted growth of between 7% and 10% in Bulgaria's tourist sector this year, in a statement earlier this more

03.02.2015 Bulgarians filling the property market gap left by foreigners
2014 has been the best year for the local real estate market since the start of the crisis, according to consultancy company Bulgarian Properties. more

02.02.2015 One standard for all: A global norm for measuring property
The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) has selected leading professionals from around the world to develop a global more

30.01.2015 Sofia Dwelling Prices Rose by 3% in 2014
Real estate prices in Bulgaria's capital Sofia saw a nominal annual increase of 2.9% in 2014, a real estate consultant has said.

This is well more

10.11.2014 Third edition of the London Festival of Bulgarian Culture runs from 20th October until 17th December 2014
Bulgarian culture and art will be presented in the third edition of the London Festival of Bulgarian Culture, organized by the Bulgarian Cultural more

13.05.2014 Amendments to the Agricultural Land Ownership and Usage Act
According to amendments to the Agricultural Land Ownership and Usage Act, the following companies will not be allowed to acquire and possess more

03.02.2014 Bulgaria, the only Eastern European country in which the British still want to buy property
Surprisingly Bulgaria is the only Eastern European country present in a representative survey of the most preferred places by the British for buying more

11.12.2013 Interesting and little known facts about Bulgaria
Many tourists, who visit Bulgaria for the first time admit, that the country is one of the cheapest in Europe and one of the best value travel more

13.11.2013 The Bulgarian property market came out of the crisis
The market bottom has been reached, property prices have stopped falling, according to the analysis for the third quarter of 2013 from BULGARIAN more

16.09.2013 Going to a ski resort at the end of summer
Some say the best rest is taken during a mountain holiday. So at the end of the summer, having enough of the sun and sea waves, the crowded noisy more

14.08.2013 Bulgarian property prices see first quarterly growth since crisis
Bulgarian property prices recorded their first quarterly growth since the start of the financial crisis, according to new figures. Research by more

26.07.2013 Polina Stoykova, Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES: Property deals increased by 3.3%
Property sales in Bulgaria increased by 3.3% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to an year earlier, according to the Bulgarian Registry Agency more

26.07.2013 Property prices in Sofia rose by 4.5% year-on-year
The property prices in Sofia have increased by 4.5% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the same period of 2012, according to BULGARIAN more

18.06.2013 Home prices in Plovdiv are stablе
The housing market in Plovdiv has almost crossed the first half of 2013, meandering up and down without any drastic changes in prices, according to more

04.01.2013 A lovely Bulgarian home for just £6,000
When property prices in Britain spiralled out of control, David K Chadwick decided to relocate to Bulgaria.

The reason I came to Bulgaria was more

07.12.2012 German business evaluates highly economic conditions in Bulgaria
InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) has organized European tour to promote Bulgaria as an investment destination.

Representatives of the German business, more

28.11.2012 Prepaid plan for mobile calls abroad at very attractive prices
Bulgarian mobile network operator VIVACOM offers a prepaid plan at very attractive prices for calls to all fixed and mobile networks in Great Britain, more

19.11.2012 Bulgarian Property Sales
The current Bulgarian property sales market has begun to recover slowly by the continued vast interest from Russian purchasers to buy their own more

21.08.2012 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' Chief Operations Manager for Bulgaria on Air: The decline in property prices continues fading
Polina Stoykova, Chief Operations Manager of real estate agency BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, gave an interview for Bulgaria on Air channel, in which she more

30.05.2012 12 Bulgarian beaches awarded Blue Flag certificate
12 beaches and a marina on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast received the Blue Flag international certificate awarded for high quality, cleanness and more

28.05.2012 Bulgarian property has a lot to offer for every taste and budget
If you ask most people to picture crystal blue seas and white sandy beaches or Christmas card perfect snowscapes, it probably won’t be Bulgaria that more

28.05.2012 Land ownership now possible in your own name
Buying rural homes or detached houses in Bulgaria got a lot simpler at the start of 2012, thanks to a change in the law that means EU citizens can more

19.05.2012 Choosing a property via Skype
Real estate agency Bulgarian Properties announced the launch of their new service Skype Viewings.

According to the company this way the buyer more

11.04.2012 Property Prices in Bulgaria Expected to Stabilize in 2012
Bulgarian property prices are largely expected to be unchanged in 2012 as real estate markets around the country remain at a standstill, brokers say. more

11.04.2012 Bulgarian property market 'starting to pick up'
The real estate market in Bulgaria has begun to stabilise, with a rise in the number of transactions concluded recorded by local agents.

Figures more

29.03.2012 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' Chief Operations Manager: Foreigners are the most active buyers of holiday homes
Polina Stoykova, Chief Operations Manager of real estate agency BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, gave an interview for Horizont program of the Bulgarian more

21.03.2012 Real housing prices in Bulgaria up by 106% in a decade
Emerging markets saw the biggest increases in house prices over the past decade, the Lloyds TSB International Global Housing Market Review reports. more

20.03.2012 Bulgarian property values 'down significantly'
The value of real estate in Bulgaria has fallen by approximately 50 per cent since its peak in 2008, with both ski and beach resorts hit the hardest more

19.03.2012 Country homes in Bulgaria value for money
The cost of a country home in Bulgaria has dropped to levels last seen in 2006. As a leading estate agency there reports that since the beginning of more

16.03.2012 Bulgaria, four years after the economic crisis hit
Holiday homes in beach and ski resorts in Bulgaria were hit by the economic crisis earliest and probably the hardest. As a result they lost about 50 more

16.03.2012 Big Bargains in Bulgaria for Holiday Home Hunters
The cost of buying a holiday home in Bulgaria is getting cheaper, which is good news for foreigners seeking a bargain deal for their new place in the more

15.03.2012 Bulgaria's Spa Sector to Flourish Again Thanks to Russians and Turks
Bulgaria's spa industry saw positive signs of recovery in 2011 even though a far cry from the boom years during the previous decade, figures show. more

05.03.2012 Bigger interest in holiday homes in Bansko
In the past week the world was watching Bulgaria and the ski resort of Bansko, it being the host of the Alpine Skiing World Cup. For the first time more

21.02.2012 The real estate markets in Greece, Romania and Bulgaria
Central Athens homeowner Mary Parisi's tale is all too familiar these days. "I've been trying to sell my house for the past year," Parisi, owner of a more

07.02.2012 Rural houses more attractive for property buyers
The interest in rural properties returned as early as in 2010, sales increased and last year there was almost no change. This is what the data in the more

23.01.2012 Legal information when buying and renting properties in Bulgaria
In this article BULGARIAN PROPERTIES answer some of the most frequently asked questions related to the legal aspect of buying and renting properties more

17.01.2012 Construction Categories in Bulgaria
It is good for an investor to know the category of the construction in which they are investing their money because for each category there are more

13.01.2012 Global Housing Market Stagnates in 2011
The Knight Frank Global House Price Index*, which tracks the performance of the world’s mainstream housing markets, showed zero growth in the three more

09.01.2012 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES’ Chief Operations Manager: Bulgaria must be promoted abroad well
Polina Stoykova - the Chief Operations Manager of real estate agency BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, comments for Trud Daily the company’s forecast for 2012. more

06.01.2012 Investing in property in Bulgaria
Q: Is it possible to obtain permanent residency by property investment? If so, how about the additional requirements?
A: Permanent residency and more

04.01.2012 Prices of holiday properties in Bulgaria continue to drop
The asking prices of holiday homes in the large resorts in Bulgaria continue to fall, an analysis of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES shows. Compared to the end more

20.12.2011 EU steps in to prevent housing bubbles
The European Commission is preparing to step up surveillance of housing markets in an attempt to prevent the kind of crash that sent the Irish more

10.01.2006 Additional costs when buying property in Bulgaria
Polina Stoykova from BULGARIAN PROPERTIES talks to Ulster TV about the real estate market in Bulgaria in 2006 and why it is great to buy a property more

09.12.2011 Bulgaria Among the World’s 8 Most Distressed Property Markets
What do the distressed markets mean for the property investor? In a nutshell it means low prices and banks turning their attention from the more

05.12.2011 Prices of land in ski resorts: Romania vs Bulgaria
The most expensive land in a mountain resort in Romania is to be found in the ski resort of Sinaia where, according to estate agency Mervana, the more

30.11.2011 Rising private consumption to boost retail space demand
Bulgaria’s total retail sales will expand to $13 billion by 2015 from the forecast $10 billion this year, according to the latest BMI Bulgaria Retail more

23.11.2011 UK citizens lead EU settlers in Bulgaria
More British people live in Bulgaria today than nationals from any other country in the European Union, which total 8,444.

Statistics from the more

17.11.2011 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES’ Chief Operations Manager Polina Stoykova: Buying a Home Cannot be Postponed for Ever
Polina Stoykova – Chief Operations Manager of one of the leading real estate agencies BULGARIAN PROPERTIES – was among the experts answering the more

08.11.2011 Prices of city apartments in Bulgaria in 3Q 2011
Investors waiting in the wings to snap up city buy-to-lets in Bulgaria will be encouraged by signs that prices could be leveling out, bringing the more

02.11.2011 Number of Bulgarian homes up by 5.4 per cent in last decade
The number of Bulgarian properties has risen over the past decade, according to 2011’s population and housing census.

The figures, published at more

17.10.2011 Return of the property investors
There has recently been much speculation about the financial crisis - which burst Bulgaria’s real estate bubble in early 2008 – is it going to ever more

26.09.2011 Bansko Apartments 50% Cheaper
This summer has seen Bulgaria return to the top 10 of best places to buy according to The Move Channel. This is good news for property hunters who more

26.09.2011 Bargain ski property in Bulgaria as prices fall by 50%
New figures have revealed that there is plenty of bargain property in Bulgaria available, particularly in the country’s biggest ski resort. New more

20.09.2011 Healthcare and medical insurance for foreigners in Bulgaria
Medical insurance is a very important issue, especially when it comes to a long-term or permanent stay in Bulgaria. All foreigners residing or more

17.09.2011 Prices slashed on Bulgarian property bargains
The price of apartments in Bulgaria’s largest and most popular ski resort have dropped by 50% since 2008, according to the latest figures.

In the more

16.09.2011 Bulgaria's ski homes 50 per cent cheaper than 2008
Apartments in Bulgaria’s biggest ski resort are 50 per cent cheaper than 2008, according to the latest figures.

The report, from market analyst more

09.09.2011 Bulgaria’s GDP Up by 2% in 2Q 2011 Y-o-Y
Latest data of the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute show that in the second quarter of 2011 the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Bulgaria more

18.08.2011 Small, "fast moving" buildings replacе large projects
The new construction in Sofia continues decreasing and started buildings have less apartments, the housing statistics reported quarter after quarter. more

04.08.2011 Luxury Properties in Bulgaria Still in Demand
Wonderful view, top location, high ceilings, big planted yard, designer furnishing, unique interior, spacious rooms. On the sea, in the mountain, in more

22.07.2011 Moody's Boost Bulgaria's Credit Score
Bulgaria's credit score has been improved by Moody's rating agency because of its strong track record in managing its public finances and the more

19.07.2011 Prices of Rural Properties in Bulgaria 6% Cheaper in 2Q 2011
The number of sales of rural houses in Bulgaria in 2Q 2011 remained the same as in the first quarter of 2011, an analysis of real estate agency more

18.07.2011 How a property offer becomes a concluded deal
In today’s competitive property market it is essential for a property listing to stand out in some way or other so that the result would be a happy more

14.07.2011 NSI Reports Deflation in June – the First in a Year and a Half
Economists comment that price decrease during the summer is something normal and is due to seasonal factors. Nevertheless, this will have a positive more

25.05.2011 Bulgaria Improves Credit Rating
International credit rating agency Fitch Ratings has improved its outlook on Bulgaria's currency ratings to positive from negative.

This has made more

18.05.2011 Factors That Devalue A Good Home
If you're considering selling your home, there are a number of factors you should consider regarding the resale value of your property. Some of these more

18.05.2011 Bulgaria to Boost National Tourist Sites to 150
The list of Bulgaria’s National Tourist Sites, currently numbering 100, is set to be increased to 150, announced Bulgarian Vice-Minister for Tourism more

17.05.2011 Polina Stoykova - Extreme Only in Her Work
“My first place of work was actually in the air. I was still at university and I spent one summer working as an air hostess. I applied for the job more

04.05.2011 Taxation in Bulgaria
In this article we will present to you the taxes in Bulgaria which we believe you will find quite useful, whether you have decided to by a property more

20.04.2011 Bulgaria Sees More Foreign Tourists in 2011
The number of foreign tourists who visited Bulgaria in the first two months of 2011 grew by 6% year-on-year.

According to Ivo Marinov, the more

18.03.2011 Overview of the Bulgarian Real Estate Market for 2000-2010
With the end of the first decade of the new century BULGARIAN PROPERTIES drew up the first of its kind for Bulgaria analysis of the property market more

28.02.2011 Thracian Sanctuary in Tatul Served as Observatory
About 14 km to the northeast of Momchilgrad there is a village by the name of Tatul. The steep mountains around make no hint at the existence of one more

28.01.2011 Apartment Rental Market in Sofia and Varna in 2010
According to data of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES and its subsidiary LUXIMOTI the rental market of apartments decreased in terms of the number of concluded more

14.01.2011 There Are Rural Houses in Bulgaria for as Low as 3,000 Euro
There are many rural properties in the area of Bourgas but the supply has decreased as their prices fell drastically compared to 2008. There are more

12.10.2004 A Place in the Sun 2004
Polina Stoykova, the Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, is featured in this material of A Place in the Sun, boradcasted on Chanel 4 in more

11.01.2011 There’s Not Much Interest in Business Offers Over 1 Mln Euro
Nikola Stoyanov is the managing partner and co-founder of the real estate agency BULGARIAN PROPERTIES. He is also the managing director of the newest more

15.12.2010 Analysis of the Businesses Market in Bulgaria
BusinessForSale.BG is a subsidiary of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES and a consultancy company dealing in the field of mergers and acquisitions of businesses more

07.12.2010 European Standard for the Work of Real Estate Agencies and Agents in Bulgaria
The introduction of a European Standard for the Work of Real Estate Agencies and Agents is already a fact in Bulgaria. And although the standard, more

22.11.2010 Cash-strapped skiers given lift by cheap Bulgarian resorts
Families wishing to hit the ski slopes without breaking the bank should slalom around France, Switzerland and Austria and swerve to a halt in more

22.11.2010 Ski holidays: Bulgaria is snow cheap
"You'll be up there by the end of the week," my instructor said as I squinted toward the mountain's highest peak, jutting through the top of the more

09.11.2010 The Concept of Luxury Property is Flexible
Nikola Stoyanov - Managing Director of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' subsidiary luxury real estate agency LUXIMOTI - gave an interview for Stroitelstvo Imoti more

27.10.2010 Sofia Residential Properties with Slight Price Increase in 3Q 2010
There is a very slight price drop in residential properties in Bulgaria in the third quarter of 2010, the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute ( more

22.10.2010 Bulgaria Has Huge Potential for Ornithology Tourism
The geographic location and natural resources ranks Bulgaria among the countries with huge ornithology tourism potential. The country offers 420 more

21.10.2010 10 Common First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes
Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and a little bit scary. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a price you can afford. more

18.10.2010 Bulgaria Expects 2-3% Winter Tourism Growth
Bulgaria is expecting a 2-3% growth of the economy during the winter tourist season, Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Ivo Marinov has announced. more

13.10.2010 2010 – Restart Year for the Bulgarian Property Market
2010 is turning out to be the restart year for the Bulgarian property market as there has been no significant change in the number of deals, in the more

13.10.2010 Demand for Apartments from 20,000-40,000 EUR at the Seaside
Property sales in the summer resorts usually go up in the summer. This year there was a 20% increase in the number of property deals along the more

01.10.2010 Property Prices Hit Bottom
After the dynamic correction of properties’ asking prices in the second half of 2009 the discounts in the asking prices in 2010 are minimal, shows more

09.09.2010 Bulgarian Property Prices Falling
New figures have revealed that the cost of property in Bulgaria is falling. Property prices in Bulgaria are falling, especially in the capital Sofia, more

07.09.2010 The Property Market Is Similar to That in 2009
Imam Imot magazine published an article about the Bulgarian property market in the summer. According to some of the property experts the market is more

23.08.2010 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' Chief Operations Manager for TV7: There is Already No Difference Between Asking Price and Deal Price
A report broadcasted in the news of Bulgarian TV7 channel on August 8th 2010 comments that according to real estate brokers in Bulgaria property more

03.08.2010 The Dynamic Agricultural Land Market in Bulgaria
The agricultural land market in Bulgaria is special and it is harder to summarize it because of the different quality and category of the land. more

02.08.2010 Categories of Agricultural Land in Bulgaria
When trading with agricultural land in Bulgaria the category of the land is always noted but not everyone knows what this category actually means. more

28.07.2010 Hot springs make Bulgaria a mecca for the spa crowd
Before the fall of communism in 1989, people from Scandinavia, the former Soviet bloc and the Middle East were regular guests in Bulgaria's spa more

19.07.2010 Hotel headache
Last year, some of the most attractive tourist regions of Southern Europe, such as Cyprus, Greece and Croatia, suffered 10-35 pet declines in more

01.07.2010 Bulgaria – a Cheap Tourist Destination for Britons
British beaches and resorts charge so high that Britons would be better off financially if they went on holiday in Bulgaria rather than Brighton, a more

22.06.2010 11 Bulgarian Beaches Receive Eco Award Blue Flag
The Bulgarian Blue Flag movement announced that the international jury of the Blue Flag program decided to award 2,884 beaches and 627 yacht ports in more

08.06.2010 The Money Is in Properties Abroad
Mr. Dimitrios Tourikis Director of Bulgarian Properties Hellas says: “At this moment due to the global financial crisis the prices of properties in more

02.06.2010 Eight Reasons Why Property Prices in Bulgaria Won’t Fall (much) More
1. Clear signs of “unfreezing” of bank lending
It is not by chance that we are starting with this factor. It is exactly the difficult bank lending more

31.05.2010 Low Risk Investment Proposals
“More and more Greeks are running to invest their capital in emerging markets like neighboring Bulgaria”, says Mr. Dimitrios Tourikis Director of more

27.05.2010 After-Sales Services and the Crisis
The purchase of a property is probably the most important investment a person does in their life. It is especially important for Bulgarians and this more

25.05.2010 No Interest in Investing in Hotels
It is very quiet in the new market niche – that of sale of hotels. The supply of this type of properties increased after the number of tourists to more

19.05.2010 We Are Ready for the Recovery Challenges
Polina Stoykova – Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES – commented before Stroitelstvo Imoti weekly the sobering of the property market, more

14.05.2010 The Activity on the Market Is Increasing
Property buyers recovered from the initial shock and are now trying to take advantage of the decreased prices. Meanwhile, the banks, though slightly, more

10.05.2010 Will property prices in Bulgaria increase by the end of 2010?
Will property prices in Bulgaria increase by the end of 2010 and if so what towns and cities should we focus our attention on? Where should we buy more

10.05.2010 Looking for a property for up to 500 EUR/sq.m.?
You are planning to buy a property but the maximum price you are set to pay is 500-600 EUR/sq.m.? Well, you can already find such properties and more

04.05.2010 The Interest in Bulgarian Rural Properties Increases
There is high interest in Bulgarian rural properties – especially on the part of foreign buyers. This is what Polina Stoykova – the Chief Operations more

04.05.2010 Property Buyers Becoming More Active
Lately, Bulgarian real estate agencies signal about more property enquiries and an increased interest in properties on the part of buyers. In April more

23.04.2010 Decrease in Garage Demand, Unsold Parking Spaces in New Buildings
There are quite a few unsold parking spaces in the new buildings mostly because buyers have decided to save this additional expense, commented real more

23.04.2010 The British Are Willing to Reduce Asking Prices
In an article in Pari Daily from April 22nd 2010 entitled The British Are Selling Their Properties on a Mass Scale BULGARIAN PROPERTIES' Chief more

12.04.2010 Property Prices in Sofia and Varna Remain Stable in 1Q 2010
“Relatively successful” - this is how real estate agency BULGARIAN PROPERTIES describe the first quarter of 2010. According to company data the more

12.04.2010 Record Months on the Bulgarian Property Market since the Beginning of the Crisis
The first quarter of 2010 was relatively successful for the real estate market in Bulgaria as the average activity on the market was about 40% higher more

08.04.2010 Number of Golf Tourists Coming to Bulgaria Can Reach 500,000 per Year
Bulgaria offers all the prerequisites for the number of golf tourists to reach 500,000 per year. This is what the President of the World Golf Writers more

09.03.2010 Property Prices Fell by 20% in 14 Months
The average decrease of property prices on the site of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES is 20% as the price decrease varies between 5 and 60%.

The reported more

08.03.2010 Property Insurance Prices in Bulgaria
On February 26th 2010 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES once again received an award in the Property Insurance category at the annual competition of one of the more

09.03.2010 Supply and Demand Define Property Prices
The actual price of a property is defined by the supply and demand. However, it is only an expert that can give the most accurate assessment. Imam more

05.03.2010 Assess the Situation before Buying a Shop
The crisis left empty shops even on high streets in the big cities. However, apart from the lower income of the traders it also provides good more

25.02.2010 Modern Residential Building above the Marina in Balchik to Be Finished Soon
The realization of the project Balchik Bay Apartments is at its final stage. The development is being built in one of the most romantic towns along more

16.02.2010 Did the Border Blockades Prevent Greek Tourists and Property Buyers from Coming to Bulgaria?
Sales agents report an increase in the activity of Greek holiday home buyers in Bansko in January, but it seems the blockades on the Bulgarian-Greek more

12.02.2010 To Rent or to Buy
Has the time come when more and more people in Bulgaria will prefer to rent a property than to pay big mortgage installments? At first glance we more

10.02.2010 Offer Prices of Bulgarian Properties Falling
Property owners are decreasing the prices of their properties so they can sell them. After New Year the number of our offers with discounted prices more

05.02.2010 Now is the time to invest in a property in Bulgaria
Dimitris Tourikis is the regional manager of the company Bulgarian Properties, and Helen Varvaritis is the marketing director, responsible for more

04.02.2010 28,000 Euro for a One-Bedroom Flat in Bansko with Security and Parking
The last few months have seen many sales for Mr Dimitrios Tourikis, Director of the Bulgarian Properties Hellas office. As it seems, Bulgarian more

03.02.2010 Huge Rise in Sales in the Winter Destination of Bansko
More and more Greeks are rushing to invest their money in the emerging markets in neighbouring Bulgaria.

In particular, Bansko is the Greek more

29.01.2010 Case Study: “I’ve bought a rural property that needs doing up”
A case study published in the A Place in the Sun Magazine: Recently retired (but still making violin and bow cases), Richard Pickles, from Leeds, more

28.01.2010 A Place in the Sun: Now is a great time to snap up a beach, ski or even country pad in Bulgaria
Well, what a difference a couple of years makes! In the final months of 2007 Bulgaria was topping Knight Frank's Global House Price Index with annual more

25.01.2010 Did Prices of Ski Resort Properties Reach Their Best Levels
Polina Stoykova - the Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, analyses the property market in Bulgaria's biggest ski resorts in 2009 and more

25.01.2010 Average Property Prices Down by 36% in 2009
The average prices of properties in Bulgaria fell by 36% in 2009 year-on-year, an analysis of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES shows.

“The number of deals in more

25.01.2010 Prices of Bansko Apartments with Over 40% Decrease in 2009
The average prices of the apartments sold in the resort of Bansko in 2009 is 38,700 Euro compared to the 66,000 Euro in 2008 the result being a 41% more

18.01.2010 Properties from Times Old
Traditionally, the limited supply of properties for sale in settlements with architectural reserve status has also limited the decrease in their more

14.01.2010 High Interest Rates – Necessity or Curse
During a discussion between the managers of some of the leading property agencies in Bulgaria, held in December 2009, the participants discussed the more

12.01.2010 The Demand Defines the Market
It is true that the demand defines the market. However, according to Ilian Nikolov the demographic issues will be among the main reasons for the lack more

12.01.2010 32% Decrease in Varna Property Prices
3:1 is the ratio of rents to sales for the region of Varna in the last year, data of company BULGARIAN PROPERTIES show. Rental prices have decreased more

22.12.2009 Mihail Chobanov: Every One of Us Writes 100 E-mails a Day
- Mr. Chobanov, at the moment which brings more money to the company – the sales, the consultancy business or the company’s other activities?
- more

15.12.2009 A ski trip around Bulgaria
It is said that Bulgaria has all it takes to attract tourists and visitors all year round – a wonderful seaside, numerous SPA resorts and many skiing more

10.12.2009 Russians and Vulture Funds Main Buyers of Businesses in Bulgaria
Russians and vulture funds listed on the US and London stock exchange are the main buyers of troubled Bulgarian companies, said Nikola Stoyanov, more

09.12.2009 Ford Moto-Pfohe’s Executive Director Elected in UEFA Marketing Division
Atanas Fournadzhiev is the Executive Director of Ford Moto-Pfohe, member of the Board of Directors of the Varna-based Pfohe Mall and Manager of KP more

14.12.2009 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES - the tireless
If you ever had to deal with all the requirements of Bulgarian law and administration for the purchase, repair and maintenance of a property then you more

16.11.2009 Promotional Properties
The great supply of properties at discounted prices – this is what everyone who has decided to buy a new home in the last few months can see. Even at more

11.11.2009 Sellers Already Openly Reduce Offer Prices of Properties
Polina Stoykova, the Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES, comments the current situation on the real estate market:

- Ms. Stoykova, more

27.10.2009 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES’ Advice to Companies When Buying and Renting Offices
At present there is a wide choice of offices and trade areas in the big cities around Bulgaria. Now is the right time for buyers and lessees of more

27.10.2009 The Elite Property Segment Will Be the First to Recover
The luxury property segment followed the general market trend towards a drastic decrease in the number of concluded deals. Meanwhile, the prices of more

20.10.2009 Rentals of Cheap Offices in Sofia Fall to EUR 3 per sq.m.
Office rents in the low price segment in Sofia have fallen to EUR 3 per sqm. for unfurnished offices. To 8 Euros per sq.m. have decreased the rental more

20.10.2009 Beauty Salons and Restaurants - The Most Demanded Business Properties
In times of crisis, the most sought after on the market for commercial properties are beauty salons, SPA centers, bars and restaurants. This is what more

07.10.2009 Properties in Bulgaria 2009: Decreased Prices Lead to Increased Affordability
Resume: Polina Stoykova is the Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES - the leading real estate agency in Bulgaria serving local and more

02.10.2009 Notaries Public to Have Access to Personal Data
From January 1st 2010 the public notaries in Bulgaria will be granted access to the national register of personal documents and to the Population more

02.10.2009 Minimum Foundation Capital for Limited Company in Bulgaria Only 1 EUR
One of the first laws which the Bulgarian parliament adopted aiming to stimulate the Bulgarian economy is the minimum foundation capital for more

05.10.2009 Quality Properties in Bulgarian Ski Resorts with Very Lucrative Prices
In the last few months buyers have been showing increased interest in holiday properties in the big ski resorts in Bulgaria. However, the greatest more

02.10.2009 Ski Properties in Bulgaria with Up to 50% Discount
Prices of holiday properties in the big mountain resorts around Bulgaria returned to their levels from 2005, as for some properties the discount is more

24.09.2009 Bulgarian Strongholds: Tsarevets Fortress
The Tsarevets Hill Archaeological Reserve is situated in the eastern part of the town of Veliko Tarnovo. It is a famous attraction for the tourists more

23.09.2009 New Luxury Holiday Development Constructed on the Bank of the Danube River
The modern apartment complex Danubia Beach, set 28 km from the town of Vidin, is already welcoming its owners and guests. The luxurious first-line more

18.09.2009 Prices of Rural Houses Down by 53% in a Year
The data of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES based on actual concluded deals with rural properties show that their prices have decreased by 53% in 2009 compared more

17.09.2009 Some Advice When Furnishing Your Restaurant, Café or Bar
According to leading interior design company FURNISH.BG the interior design and furnishing of a bar, café or a restaurant are not only a profession more

18.09.2009 Luxury Residential Building in Vidin Impresses with Elegance and Style
The construction of the Vidin Suites complex in the town of Vidin is progressing fast. This is a new residential building which stands out for its more

09.09.2009 Mountain Resorts in Bulgaria Offer Lucrative Property Prices
One of the main positive effects of the crisis is the self-regulation of the property market in Bulgaria and the falling of the prices in the winter more

08.09.2009 Office Building Classification
In the last few years the office market in Bulgaria underwent a rapid development especially in the four biggest cities in the country – Sofia, more

03.09.2009 How Much Does a Rural House Cost?
In the last few years the interest towards rural homes increased because many people look for tranquility, clean air and escape from the monotonous more

01.09.2009 Holiday Development near Sozopol Combines Greenery, Sun and Sea
The construction of the Serena Residence project finished recently. The luxury holiday development is designed and built in accordance with the more

31.08.2009 New Central Sofia Residential Building Boasting Wonderful Location and Pleasant Environment
The construction of Antim Suites residential project in Sofia is already at an advanced stage. The building is located in the heart of Sofia, on more

17.08.2009 Lyulin Suites Development in Sofia Offers Pleasant Atmosphere and Excellent Infrastructure
The construction of a new residential complex is to start this October in Sofia’s quarter of Lyulin VIII. The Lyulin Suites project is remarkable for more

17.08.2009 A Place in the Sun Magazine: “We Can’t Afford to Buy in the UK, so We’re Looking in Bulgaria”
In its August issue British overseas property magazine A Place in the Sun tells the story of Charlie Horton and Toni Walker from Wiltshire who want more

06.08.2009 A Few Basic Factors Influencing Property Prices
Many first-time homeowners and experienced real estate investors seem to focus on the functionality and style of their proposed purchases, expecting more

24.07.2009 French Experts Introduce Wine Tours in Bulgaria
Eight Bulgarian wine tours have been selected two French experts - Claude Samson (oenologist), and Pascal Teto (vine and wine field marketing more

23.07.2009 Bulgaria Property to Benefit from Credit Crunch
Bulgaria is set to benefit from the credit crunch experts have claimed. Because overseas buyers have been trying to sell their overseas properties as more

20.07.2009 Seaside Holiday Development Combines Beautiful Nature and All the Amenities of a Big Resort
The Sunset Kosharitsa project is in its final construction stage. The third phase of one of the most remarkable holiday developments along the Black more

13.07.2009 June Was the Most Successful and Dynamic Month in the Property Sector
A substantial growth in real estate sales was reported in June following a stabilization of the market from March to May, when deal volumes were more

08.07.2009 Bulgarian Property Management
Many investors from the European Union nations especially the British are very eager to drive their investments in to Bulgaria. They are mainly more

07.07.2009 Welcome to Bansko Jazz Fest 2009
Opposite to what you might think Bansko is not only snowy slopes, skiing and après-ski bars. It offers a plethora of other interesting activities all more

26.06.2009 Sterling Confusing Matters for Expats
People in the UK are looking once again to buy property overseas.

The last year has seen an exodus of expats leaving their Eurozone homes to more

26.06.2009 Spend a Holiday in Belvedere Holiday Club Before Buying
The offer portfolio of real estate agencies Bulgarian Properties and LUXIMOTI includes the holiday development Belvedere Holiday Club. It is set in more

19.06.2009 Construction grinds to a halt
Construction was a main driver of the economy until last year, as developers rushed to meet foreign demand for holiday properties, provide homes for more

18.06.2009 Golf in Bulgaria Is Advancing
While some people wonder whether there is a future for golf in Bulgaria luxury golf courses and spa developments mushroom despite the crisis. more

02.06.2009 To Rent or to Buy
To be sure, the case for renting is largely short term. Over the long haul the arguments favor ownership: You get to enjoy tax breaks, build equity, more

27.05.2009 Notary Fees Up from July 1st
The new higher notary fees will come into force on July 1st 2009. The Council of Ministers decree was promulgated on May 26th in the State Gazette. more

21.05.2009 Bulgaria One of the Most Attractive Places for Outsourcing
The low expenses of the companies and the improvement of the quality of the work force appear to be the most important factors when it comes to more

19.05.2009 Construction Boom Aftermath: Over 73,000 New Apartments
73,384 new apartments have been built in Bulgaria for the period 2004 – 2008 when the country witnessed a construction boom, the data of the National more

18.05.2009 Investors to Buy Properties at a Price as per Tax Valuation
The Bulgarian state will attract investors by selling them properties and land at the price written down in the properties’ tax valuation. The deals more

15.05.2009 The Rental Market in Sofia and Varna - Spring 2009
In general, there weren’t any considerable changes on the residential rental market in Sofia in the spring months in 2009 compared to the previous more

14.05.2009 More Companies Rent Virtual Offices
The collapse in commercial property prices is encouraging entrepreneurs to set up "virtual" offices at prestigious addresses, renting space by the more

14.05.2009 Golf Couldn’t Save Property Deals along Northern Black Sea Coast
In the last few months there is almost no interest in holiday homes in the areas of Kavarna and Balchik along Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast, more

14.05.2009 Real Estate Agents: Rural House for Only 5000 EUR
A nice house in the center of the village of Vladimorovo can be bought for 5,000 Euro. In the same village there is even an offer for 7,200 leva more

12.05.2009 Flights from UK to Bulgaria
With Bulgaria emerging as a leading property investment destination among Britons, the number of cheap flights offered between the UK and the capital more

12.05.2009 A Balkans Golf Center to Be built near Town of Razlog
The town of Razlog could turn into a Balkans golf center and training academy. This is what the investors in the 5-star complex Pirin Golf and more

07.05.2009 The Residential Property Market Will Recover in 2011 the Earliest
Currently there is a downward trend on the residential property market which can be expected to reverse and result in a new price increase in 2011 at more

22.04.2009 Bulgaria Is the Best Spot for a Good-Value Self-Catering Holiday
With the strong euro, renting an apartment or villa in Europe will be expensive this year, and once you're there, living costs will also make a large more

23.04.2009 A Rural House – Something Everyone Can Afford
I want to buy a house near the town of Plovdiv, about 30-40 km from it, in a nice village. We don’t need a big house but we want it to have a yard more

21.04.2009 A Trip to the Gornobreznishki Monastery
On a silent hill, somewhere in the Malashevska Mountains, 5 kilometres away from the Bulgarian town of Kresna, a House of God raises its white bell more

14.04.2009 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES Operations Manager Analyses the Rental Market in Bulgaria
Polina Stoykova, Chief Operations Manager of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES:

There is a supply of quality properties on the rental market. It is a result of more

14.04.2009 Property Renting as an Alternative to Buying
Provided that analysts define the sale-trade property market as being at a standstill the rental sector can be described as being in a period of more

09.04.2009 Rafting Season 2009 – Official Opening
Spring is the time when nature wakes up, the birds return home, the trees grow leaves to shelter their flying singing dwellers and the rivers are more

03.04.2009 Bulgaria Changes Image by Developing Golf & SPA Tourism
Bulgaria to be a modern all-year tourist destination, plans the strategy for development of tourism till 2013. In 5 years, the tourism revenues are more

23.04.2009 A Sensible Price Decrease Will Activate the Property Market
After more than a year of negative trend on the US and British property markets we witnessed interesting phenomena in February. The number of more

23.04.2009 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES: Rural Property Prices Down by 35%
Prices of rural properties have gone down by 35% in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the same period in 2008, shows an analysis of the property more

19.03.2009 Ski holiday in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is one of the most visited holiday destinations in Europe and understandably so. It has a 300 km coastline along the Black Sea with numerous more

25.02.2009 Bulgaria Keen to Impress the Ski World
For years, Bulgarian sports officials dreamed of getting back on the Alpine ski World Cup calendar. Weather problems elsewhere mean they suddenly more

24.02.2009 Success Lies in Sense and Pragmatism
How will property prices change? Though banal, the question does not have a simple answer. The factors that influence the market are too many – the more

20.01.2009 Mihail Chobanov, General Manager, Bulgarian Properties: Residential policies should stimulate young people and keep them in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is a market-economy state and is quite liberal regarding the development of businesses; taxes are among the lowest in Europe, which also more

20.01.2009 Port in a Storm
Archaeologist Teo Rokov watches intently as a mechanical digger raises a bucket of soil from a building site in Varna’s Grtska Mahala, or Greek more

15.01.2009 Karl-Heinz Pfohe: Investments in Bulgaria Offer Good Return Rate
We present to you part of the interview Mr. Karl-heinz Pfohe – owner of the Moto Pfohe company, gave to the Wirtschaftsblatt monthly. In the more

05.01.2009 Four years in Bulgaria - and it keeps getting better…
While there is a wealth of detailed advice about finding and buying the right property in the right location in Bulgaria, there is very little more

26.11.2008 Annual Financial Reports for Company Owners
According to the new Trage Register Law that came into force in Bulgaria in the beginning of 2008, all new and existing companies in Bulgaria must more

13.11.2008 Price of Agricultural Land in Bulgaria Increases by 19 Percent
On 11th November 2008, the third annual conference entitled Investments in Agricultural Land was held in Sofia. The topics covered included the more

13.11.2008 What Class A Office Building Really Means
Most newly-built business buildings in Bulgaria are advertised as class A buildings. The building must only have a suspended façade, glossy common more

27.10.2008 Bulgarian Building Terminology: Act 14, Act 15 and Act 16
If you have decided to buy a property and you are starting to survey the market you are sure to run into the omnipresent combination of words that more

08.10.2008 Richard Rahn: Lessons from Abroad
Can you name a country that has a flat 10 percent income tax on both personal and corporate income, and that is also running a budget surplus of 8 more

17.09.2008 Real Estate Commissions: What Are You Paying For
Often buyers and sellers of real estate ask the question where does the money for the agents’ commissions come from, and what does it cover? Real more

12.09.2008 Black Sea Coastline Heads Upmarket
Bulgaria’s Black Sea shoreline once marked the country’s eastern border. Under communism, the coastal waters were effectively barred to all but more

12.09.2008 Bulgaria Retains Stable Ranking in Doing Business 2009 Report
Bulgaria has retained its stable ranking in the global lists of countries conducting regulatory reforms, according to the "Doing Business 2009" more

03.09.2008 BULGARIAN PROPERTIES CEO on Bulgaria’s 2008 Property Market
Mihail Chobanov – the co-founder and CEO of BULGARIAN PROPERTIES – the leading real estate agency in Bulgaria specialized in servicing foreign buyers, more

26.08.2008 OBG: Bulgaria’s Tourism Sector Developing with Stable Rate
According to the Oxford Business Group’s The Report: Bulgaria 2008 the tourist sector continues to play an important role in the development of the more

25.08.2008 Bulgarian property market up and down but experts predict stable future
The slowdown currently affecting the Bulgarian residential property market should not last long according to the country's largest real estate more

22.08.2008 Alternative Tourism in Bulgaria Has Great Potential
Tourists from Europe, the US and Australia visit Bulgaria to watch endangered species from the animal world and rare plants and butterflies, Dobromir more

01.08.2008 Summertime at Vitosha Mountain
Vitosha Mountain has been Sofia’s enduring heart-throb - always there for you, just a glance away from the capital city.

In winter time it more

28.07.2008 Bulgaria Is among World's Top 10 Ethical Destinations
The world’s most ethical destinations for 2008 have been announced in the biannual report named ‘The World's Best Ethical Travel Destinations’.

“ more

23.07.2008 Bulgarian Property Two-in-One: Profit and Culture
Sitting at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Bulgaria is increasingly attractive for investors and tourists alike. With a population of 7.5 more

11.07.2008 Record GDP Growth for Bulgaria
Bulgaria's GDP growth reached record levels of 7% during the first 6 months of 2008, according to a report by Macro Watch, a group formed by the Open more

09.07.2008 Black Sea town avoids demographic problems
Mothers wheeling babies in gleaming new pushchairs crowd the pedestrian concourse overlooking the Black Sea in central Varna, Bulgaria's most more

09.07.2008 Coastal courses hoping to beat par
Shiny new golf carts trundle around the nine holes already open at the new Black Sea Rama golf course, which features lush green fairways, more

09.07.2008 Location could be a golden ticket
After a year and a half of European Union membership, Bulgaria is undergoing a reality check. While the country is enjoying strong economic growth, more

19.06.2008 Once Again Rock Stars in Bulgaria’s Kavarna
Manowar, Slayer, Alice Cooper and In Flames will be the special guests of this year’s Kaliakra Rock Fest in the Black Sea town of Kavarna. This more

17.06.2008 Bulgaria in Foreign Press: Friendly and Cheap
Bulgaria was becoming increasingly popular destination “for curious Brits”, the Sunday Sun newspaper, which covers the north-east of England, more

16.06.2008 Summer Trekking In Bulgaria
You're still looking for somewhere for the summer holiday but the Euro-zone look a bit pricey at the moment and, tempting as Nepal may be, it's a bit more

03.06.2008 Marina Dinevi – The 2008 Summer Hit
This is not just a boat parking lot but an amusement hub as well

In the past the village of Sveti Vlas (already a town since 2006) was considered more

03.06.2008 Changes in the Trade Register Law
The changes in the Trade Register Law were promulgated in the State Gazette, Vol. 50/2008, in force from 30.05.2008

With the latest changes in the more

30.05.2008 Velingrad: The Discriminating Tourist's Choice
Based on Artu Paasilinna's bestselling novel, the film Vatanen's Hare tells the story of a life-changing trip around Canada. The movie was shot in more

27.05.2008 Summer in Bulgaria – Things to Do During Your Holiday Here

It is once again time for relaxation and entertainment – a time which everyone expects eagerly throughout the rest of more

27.05.2008 Sveti Vlas - One of the Most Luxurious Spots on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
It seems that summer is once again here and if you don’t feel like going to unnecessary extremes there are a few Bulgarian seaside resorts which are more

22.05.2008 Why Invest in Bulgaria?
Bulgaria is one of the fastest growing property markets in Europe offering investors low property prices, continued strong capital growth and high more

16.05.2008 US travel writer picks Bulgaria as top budget destination
Bulgaria was among the top 10 budget destinations for summer vacations in 2008, according to US travel writer Pauline Frommer.

Frommer's more

25.04.2008 BulgarianProperties CEO: We Deliver on Our Promises
On April 15th and 16th Sofia hosted the Balkan Real Estate Conference. Mihail Chobanov – the co-founder and CEO of BulgarianProperties – the leading more

18.04.2008 Bulgaria - Big Boom in Ski Resorts
Since the return of democracy to Bulgaria in 1989, one of the most significant developments has been in the sphere of tourism and, parallel to it, a more

17.04.2008 Mihail Chobanov: I Hope the Holiday Property Market Storm Will Bypass Us
It looks like the unprecedented boom on the holiday property market is slowing down noticeably after in the last year the buyers thinned out. The more

11.04.2008 Bicycle Path to Link Black Sea Coastal Cities in Bulgaria and Romania
A bicycle path consistent with European standards will be built between the town of Shabla, on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, and the resort village of more

09.04.2008 Ring Highway to Connect Eight Black Sea Countries
Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine will be connected via highway which will guarantee the drivers’ safety, speed more

28.03.2008 Bulgarian Completion Standard
When talking about newly-built properties - mostly apartments in purely residential areas (not resorts), there is a term in Bulgaria called " more

26.03.2008 A trip to Klisura Monastery
Klisura Monastery is in the western part of the Balkan Mountain Range, close to the holiday town of Vurshets.

Klisura Monastery dates back to the more

24.03.2008 New Trade Register and Registrations of Companies in Bulgaria
There is a new Law for the Trade Register that came into force on 1.01.2008. This Law refers to the registration of new business companies in more

18.03.2008 Why buy property in Bulgaria?
Much is publicized about property for sale in Bulgaria, but apart from the fantastically low prices compared to the UK, what else does it have to more

04.03.2008 Borovets Ski Resort Top Spot to Make Money from Property in '08
The Irish Sunday Tribune has ranked Bulgarian winter resort of Borovets to 6th position in its Top 10 of places to make money from property in 2008, more

04.03.2008 Traditional Folklore Festival in the Rhodope's Shiroka Luka
The annual traditional folklore festival in the Rhodope village of Shiroka luka (near the town of Smolian and Pamporovo ski resort) was held last more

04.03.2008 100 mln to be invested in Pamporovo resort till 2010
100 mln GBN will be invested in Pamporovo mountain resort till 2010. The last investments in the resort were at total value of 40 mln BGN and all more

29.02.2008 Pamporovo resort beds up 7 times in as many years
The bed capacity of Bulgarian ski resort Pamporovo has increased from around 2,000 in 2000 to 15,000-20,000 at present. The municipalities of Smolian more

13.02.2008 Interview with Michael Weavers, distiller of the best rakia in Southern Bulgaria
An Interview by Desislava Stoyanova, (Bulgarian Properties Elhovo Office) with Michael Weavers, distiller of the best rakia in Southern Bulgaria! more

12.02.2008 New Ski Lift on Pamporovo Mountain Resort
New 6-seat lift will start to function on Pamporovo winter resort (Rhodore Mountain) by the end of the season, reported. The equipment will more

07.02.2008 Bulgaria - World Leader for Property Investment
Bulgaria property investment has proven to be the country's economic driver with a record-breaking turnover of €11.36 billion in 2007, investment more

05.02.2008 Property Prices in Plovdiv Up in 2007
Property prices in Plovdiv used to be lower than the normal market rates over the past few years and in 2007 they caught up with the price levels of more

02.02.2008 Bulgaria: A Boutique City
Most known for cheap booze and fake watches, Bulgaria is fast becoming a destination of boutique cities, with style and culture.

Visitors to more

01.02.2008 Skiing in Bulgaria: Bansko Essentials
The Bulgarian ski resort Bansko is becoming increasingly popular with British skiers, who are enticed by cheap flights to the country, excellent more

30.01.2008 Tax Conditions for Property Investors in Bulgaria
Bulgaria offers one of the best taxation laws in Europe to stimulate economic activities, foreign business and property investment. The country is more

16.01.2008 Bulgaria’s 2008 Investment Potential
The property market of Bulgaria has achieved an incredible rate of growth over the past few years, bolstered by a fast-growing economy and its more

13.12.2007 Review of the Agricultural Land Market
On 28th November at the Sheraton Hotel a conference on the topic “Investments in agricultural land” was held, duly organized by Dnevnik and Elana more

25.10.2007 Pamporovo Resort to open season with new ski runs
Pamporovo mountain resort will open the new summer season with two new ski runs and a new lift. The runs will slope down from Snejanka to the village more

17.10.2007 Tourism Centre "Perelik" will welcome skiers by the end of 2008
22 km ski slopes, 11 lifts and unique snow park will be constructed in the site

Sport – tourism centre Perelik will offer 22 km ski slopes, 11 more

12.10.2007 Road infrastructure improvement in the Rhodope cross-border region
Dimcho Mihalevski: Investments for road infrastructure improvement in the Rhodope cross-border region top BGN 90 million

Bulgaria’s deputy more

08.10.2007 Bulgaria's Thracian Gold Heads for Brussels
Bulgaria's State Tourism Agency will exhibit one of the country's world-famous gold treasures dating back to Thracian times in Brussels on Monday more

05.10.2007 Ski Property Think Bulgaria & Ukraine Latest Winter Hot Spots
Traditional winter ski regions are now in serious competition for overseas property buyers seeking to buy ski property. Bulgaria and Ukraine offer more

05.10.2007 Holiday homes hit by market slide
Inside Track, a UK “property investment club”, has long been urging members to invest in off-plan (unbuilt) apartments in Florida. “The cost of more

02.10.2007 No Place for Bulgaria Among Cheap Tourism Destinations
Bulgaria has no future in the cheap tourism. We are now members of the EU and we can't compete with destinations like Turkey and Dubai, which more

27.09.2007 Pamporovo Plans New Six Seater Chairlift
Bulgaria’s Pamporovo ski area has announced plans to build a new POMA six-seater high-speed detachable chairlift between the ski area and the village more

26.09.2007 Progress in the construction of the residential complex “Maritza Gardens”
PlovdivCity: The project worth 40 milion Euros is a Joint Venture between the finance group LCF Rothschild group and Albis Holding BV

High more

25.09.2007 Residences on the Romanian coast, 50% higher costs then in Bulgaria
Citiţi articolul în limba română

The residences on the Romanian coast are an average 50% more expensive then those located on the more

24.09.2007 European holidaymakers 'visiting Bulgaria'
Holidaymakers from different countries are continuing to take breaks in Bulgaria, according to new figures. Bosses at the Zlatni Pyasatsi resort more

20.09.2007 It pays for Brits to live in Bulgaria
Unemployed Britons can now afford to live the high life, getting beer for 35p and a slap-up meal for less than £6 ... but they have to move to more

19.09.2007 New Lift and Ski Runs from Stoykite to Pamporovo
A six-seat lift and two new ski runs will be constructed between the Pamporovo winter resort and the village of Stoikite. The route for the lift has more

17.09.2007 Sample of Thracian village to be constructed near Tsarevo resort
An ancient Thracian village will be constructed near Bulgaria's coastal town of Tsarevo under the PHARE programme as part of Bulgarian-Turkish more

12.09.2007 Perelik - The Next Mountain Spot in Bulgaria
There are plans for a grandiose tourist complex in Bulgaria’s biggest Rhodopi Mountain, where the former biggest Balkan ski resort Pamporovo can also more

29.08.2007 On the middle ground - Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Sit in a cafe on one of Veliko Tarnovo's terraces, jutting out from a green hillside like tiers of theatre seats, and you understand why Tsar Peter more

27.08.2007 Perelik Centre: Eastern European Projects
Three important projects for the 2007 season for Johnson Controls Neige in Central Europe and the one that concerns Bulgaria is located in the ski more

27.08.2007 Belogradchik Fortress Attracts More&More Tourists
Approximately 5000 tourists more have visited Belogradchik in the first half of 2007 compared to the same period in 2006.

This is a nearly double more

22.08.2007 Pamporovo 2 below Snezhanka peak
Intense construction works are in full swing by the southern slope of Snezhanka peak, and their pace is bound to reach the pace attained to the north more

09.08.2007 Tyulenovo, Kamen Bryag, Yaila – along the rocky shore of the eternity
Most Bulgarian and foreign tourists accept the Bulgarian seaside as golden sand, nice beaches, sea resorts, big or small hotels, hot summer, parties, more

09.08.2007 Kiten – a piece of Paradise
The summer resort Kiten is situated on a small peninsula, about 50 km south of Burgas. During the summer season, this small pretty town is full of more

03.08.2007 Yachting Tourism in Bulgaria Gaining Development Speed
To plough the blue waves of the Black sea on board of a luxury yacht…to berth in a nestling bay or anchor at a modern marina, just to enjoy the more

03.08.2007 Lozenets – the Birth of a Lovely Resort
When we talk about holydays at the Bulgarian Black Seaside, Lozenets is one of the top resorts, most recently mentioned nowadays. It is a small, more

24.07.2007 Three archaeological monuments researched near Razlog
The project On the Roads of Early Christianity has been developed in joint cooperation by Razlog Municipality and the Trade Chamber of the Greek more

23.07.2007 Architects from Dusseldorf will design a building of over 180 meters in Sofia
"Evropa Tower" - this will be the name of the 40-storey and over 180 meters high building which will be built on the site of the former factory " more

23.07.2007 Residential building MERCURE will be built on Cherni Vrah Boulevard in Sofia
Author: Gergana Dimitrova
Site: residential building MERCURE, Cherni Vrah Boulevard, Sofia
Investor: Lozenets Investment Group
Design: Kazakov more

18.07.2007 Plamen Stoyanov, Director of Era Story: the Danybe Bridge 2 has raised the prices of property in Vidin
Mr. Stoyanov, has the property market changed in Vidin and in the region after the first, albeit symbolic, start of the Danube Bridge 2?

- The more

18.07.2007 The ancient road in the Rhodopes – a road taking Chepelare and Avdira to their future
An ancient tourist route of the Greeks and Bulgarians will be reopened again between Chepelare and Avdira. This will soon become possible thanks to more

10.07.2007 The treasures of Balchik area
In the past few years, Balchik was undeservedly overshadowed by the popularity of its northern neighbour Kavarna and the numerous rock concerts which more

10.07.2007 Bansko Jazz Fest
Classic, blues, fusion, Latin, nu-jazz, gipsy jazz, R&B, soul, afro-beat and other jazz styles.

All of these may be experienced in Bansko this more

10.07.2007 The 10 hottest things in Bulgaria this summer
If you want to escape the heat in an alternative way, take the chance to boost your adrenaline by bungee jumping, paragliding and rock-climbing. more

09.07.2007 Bulgaria: Sun, Coast And Mountains
A number of reasons given by the Russian property investors for their orientation to Bulgaria, as shown in the Russian “Digest Nedvijimosti”. more

05.07.2007 Jazzing it up in Bansko
Jazz represents a merging of different people and cultures. The phenomenon spread across America and Europe merging with traditional music creating more

28.06.2007 The Access To The Bulgarian Stonehenge Is Being Improved
The Project “Common Heritage From Pre-historical Times – Means to Develop the Border Region Between Bulgaria and Greece” is financed with 254 more

27.06.2007 Spanish Investors Coming To Bulgaria
The Spanish real estate companies continue to pile on the Bulgarian market, motivated by its resemblance with the Iberian market some years ago and more

23.06.2007 Adrian Musgrave: Foreign Investors Seek Luxury And High Value Estates In Bulgaria
“Bulgarian Properties” Ltd is a real estates company dealing with intermediation and providing full range of services and representation of clients more

15.06.2007 Bulgaria's Sandanski is more than a spa town
You can hear spring before you can see it. The love songs of birds lend life to the plane tree forest before the first buds have appeared. The trees’ more

13.06.2007 Unique Cybele Temple Findings Exhibited in Bulgaria
The antique archaeology findings, that were unearthed in the temple of the Phrygian Goddess Cybele in Bulgaria, will be exhibited in the seaside town more

08.06.2007 A holiday in the kingdom of roses
Once upon a time, in a time which no one remembers any more, in a distant country, called Persia, a powerful shah ruled. His beloved wife died, but more

06.06.2007 Maturing Market Sets Investment Pattern For 2007
Despite the claims being made by many agents, it is generally recognised across the industry that the quick turn-round profits from the 25-30% annual more

06.06.2007 It’s that time of year …
February is the month when thoughts inevitably start to turn seasonal. The pleasures of the festive season are now a fading memory and the impetus of more

06.06.2007 Bulgaria – Eastern Europe`s Spain
Once upon a time on the Balkans there was a remote and underdeveloped country. There were no natural resources, nor industry. The people were poor more

06.06.2007 The Bulgarian Property Market - 2006/2007
The interest towards properties in Bulgaria has been higher and higher since 2002 when the property boom started. This trend continued in 2006 as more

06.06.2007 Why you should not miss to invest in Bulgaria?
It is no secret that Bulgaria is among the most attractive European countries. The combination of climate and nature turns it into a favourite place more

06.06.2007 Along the Black Sea Coast … the next investment opportunities
With development heading towards completion in the main resort areas of Golden Sands and Sunny Beach over the next year or two, it’s time to look more

06.06.2007 Property prices in Bulgaria: The only way is up
After 3 years of constant price increases, the property market in Bulgaria continues to grow dramatically. Since Bulgaria’s EU accession on 1 Jan more

06.06.2007 Rural Properties and Land in Bulgaria: Rural Property Purchase and Resale; Ownership of Land by Foreigners
Foreigners’ interest in buying houses with gardens and plots of land in Bulgaria is being driven by two major factors: their desire to own a second more

06.06.2007 The Best Property for Your Needs: Practical advice on buying a property in Bulgaria
This is a summary of the steps you need to follow that will lead you through the property purchase process. You should begin your search by visiting more

06.06.2007 Changing Customer demands drive a shift in the market
The quality stakes in the real estate market are being raised. While the rapid growth in demand for all types of property continues to exceed more

06.06.2007 BulgarianProperties on the Balkan Property Exhibition
BulgarianProperties has successfully participated in the biggest exhibition for real estates in Bulgaria - Balkan Property Exhibition, which took more

06.06.2007 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION – THE MODERN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MODEL: How To Create A Lucrative Partnership With BulgarianProperties?
There has been a growing interest in cooperation with BulgarianProperties. Thus, we give answers, ideas and information about the various options for more

06.06.2007 The Road of Gods, the Road of Gold, and the Way of People
Every Bulgarian has heard of Perperikon. This incredible historical monument is located in the Eastern Rhodopes, known as a cradle of megalithic more

05.06.2007 City apartments … investment alternatives in a changing market
Think city apartments and the focus, almost inevitably, turns to Sofia. With a population of over 1.5 million people now enjoying EU citizenship, more

05.06.2007 The Magura cave – mysticism in the womb of earth
There are numerous caves, opened for visitors in Bulgaria. All of them are unique and one of the kinds with its cave world, inhabitants, formations, more

05.06.2007 Chelopek, Okolchitsa, Cherepishki Monastery
Among the hardly accessible pinnacles of the Vratsa Balkan, almost 10 km south of Vratsa and 3 km one from other are situated the picturesque more

05.06.2007 Holiday Market Has Just Started Developing
Holiday estates’ market in Bulgaria has just started developing. According to some estimates, prices are expected to go down because of surplus more

05.06.2007 The Magic of Kovachevitsa
There is hardly a Bulgarian who hasn’t seen Kovachevitsa, if only on TV… There is no other village where more than 20 Bulgarian movies have been more

04.06.2007 Summer affair with the arts in Bulgaria's Plovdiv
Some sage advice for classical music lovers in Bulgaria: make plans to spend as much time as possible in Plovdiv this June. With the International more

02.06.2007 Mihail Chobanov, Chief Executive Officer of BulgarianProperties
Since the beginning of this year one can observe certain changes taking place in the property demand by the private contractors, buying 1 to 2 more

01.06.2007 Sofia Tube Extension on Schedule - Official
The extension of Sofia's sole underground line to the residential district of Mladost is progressing according to schedule, the city's deputy mayor more

Bulgarian export grew at much higher rates than the one in most new EU member states, recent economic report of the World Bank (WB) showed.

WB's more

01.06.2007 Danubian Diaries – Vidin
Bulgaria is a small country and I have spent all my life here, I have traveled all over the country and still, I have the feeling that I haven’t seen more

31.05.2007 GDP Growth In Bulgaria To Reach Six Per Cent In 2007
GDP growth in Bulgaria in 2007 would reach five to six per cent, State Administration Minister Nikolai Vassilev said. The prediction is based on good more

31.05.2007 Centre for extreme sports Shambhala - the mountain biking universe
In the Tibetan Mythology and the Buddhist tradition, a mythical and at the same time real world called Shambhala exists. You can enter this universe, more

31.05.2007 Pauthalia, Velbujd and Kyustendil – a Short Walk in History
Nestled in the picturesque, fertile lands, at the foot of the outstanding Osogovo Mountain, Kyustendil city fascinates with its natural beauty and a more

28.05.2007 No mortgage required: Where to get a house for the price of a car
A property you can buy on your credit card? It is not as improbable as it sounds. Despite surging markets around the world, there are still places more

23.05.2007 First Settlement For Extreme Sports
The first extreme sports settlement is under construction in Sopot. It is located in proximity of the first station of the “Nezabravka” ski-lift, more

23.05.2007 Adrian Musgrave on the Balkan Property Exhibition
Our Senior Sales Manager and Corporate Clients Manager Adrian Musgrave lectured on the BalPEx conference on different topics such as the development more

Varna-based Bulgarian Properties, part of U.S. investment fund Global Management Ventures, said it has acquired a building in rough construction the more

17.05.2007 Bridge across the Danube raises hope not only among drivers
Bulgaria and Romania agreed that they need a second bridge across the Danube, signed a contract to construct it seven years ago, but actually started more

16.05.2007 Two of the Five Black Sea Islands Become Tourist Attractions
“Sveti Kirik and Julita” island – one of the most beautiful places of the whole Black Sea – will soon attract major investor interest and become a more

27.04.2007 Razlog Becomes a Concentrated Golf & Resort Centre in Bulgaria
The Bulgarian golf courses, together with the golf villa complexes and the vacation villages, built next to the golf properties have recently been in more

25.04.2007 The miracles of the Troyan Balkan
It was a sunny mid April Saturday morning when we headed to Troyan. The spring has already arrived in Bulgaria and trees and flowers were proudly more

21.04.2007 A Second big complex planned near Borovets
Analogue of the big project “Super Borovets” is under development by the businessman Hristo Kovachky. It will be situated in Mala Tsurkva, Govedartsy more

05.04.2007 Hyper Borovets
New ski projects are launched in Samokov region, while “Super Borovets” awaits its start. Hristo Kovachki is the new big investor in the region. more

03.04.2007 TOURISM BAROMETER: Bulgaria opens summer season 2007
A solemn ceremony held on March 25 marked the beginning of the tourist season for Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast.

The ceremony was held at more

02.04.2007 Razlog Municipality Will Build Four Golf Complexes With Private Investors
Razlog municipality has created four joint companies with private investors in order to complete the construction of four golf-complexes. The meeting more

29.03.2007 Bulgarian ski resort Bansko now a citywide WiMAX hotspot
Nexcom Bulgaria, the local telecom operator, said it has provided a blanket WiMAX coverage in ski resort Bansko. Nexcom said it picked Bansko for the more

“Malko Tarnovo” Municipality is in the heart of Strandzha Mountain and is wholly located on the area of the homonymous nature park. Less than five more

21.03.2007 PROPERTY FOCUS: Bulgaria's Ownership Act changes
On March 9, Parliament gave its final approval to amendments to the Ownership Act, opening the way for foreigners and foreign legal persons to more

20.03.2007 Bulgaria 'shares traits of Spanish property market
Bulgaria offers property investment opportunities that are similar to countries such as Spain, but at a fraction of the cost, an expert has claimed. more

19.03.2007 First-Time UK Buyers Opt for Bulgaria, Turkey, N France
Bulgaria, Turkey and northern France are the current hotspots for British first-time buyers overseas, reports The Observer.

"You can buy a one or more

16.03.2007 Sozopl - Apollonia Magna – Accent of the Heritage Of the Black Sea City
Sozopol is the oldest city on the Bulgarian Black-sea coast. It was founded in 610 B.C. as Greek colony, under the name of Apollonia Pontica. The more

09.03.2007 The Contract For The Realization Of Sports-and-Tourist Center
The mayor of Smolyan and the investor Kiril Asenov signed the contract for the realization of Sports-and-Tourist Center “Perelik”. The team is more

09.03.2007 Balkans Set to Experience Tourism Boost in 2007
Bulgaria is bracing itself for a 10% rise in foreign tourists during 2007 as a total of 5.6 million are expected to visit. Joining the EU increases more

07.03.2007 Parcels Are Expensive If They Are Sitauted In The Vicinity Of Highways
The fast rate of increasing of the foreign investments in the last years will be a fact in the year 2007 as well. Some of the main reasons for that more

07.03.2007 The Airport Becomes the New Business Center of Sofia
The zone around Sofia Airport, which has been repulsively neglected for years, and even made the ex Prime Minister Simeon Sax-Coburg Gotha rather more

07.03.2007 Mud as guarantee of success
In the near past, this ancient, quiet, rather undistinguishable resort town was familiar to the Russians only because of the Bulgarian toothpaste “ more

27.02.2007 British invasion brings boom for Bulgaria
In the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo, perched on three hills above the Yantra river in central Bulgaria, there used to be only two estate agents. more

23.02.2007 Bulgaria In The Steps Of Costa Del Golf
Bulgaria is experiencing a boom in golf course development as developers are trying to change its image from a seasonal tourist destination with more

21.02.2007 The Coasts Of Tsarevo Attract Building Contractors
The coasts of Tsarevo attract new investors who build holiday settlements and sell apartments to foreigners. The tourist agency that mainly works on more

21.02.2007 European Companies Are In Search Of Officies In Plovdiv
Representatives of big Western companies are expected to start searching for European offices for rent in Plovdiv during the present year, say more

21.02.2007 Designs For Nearly BGN 23 Million Are Envisaged For 2007 in Stara Zagora
The investment programme of Stara Zagora Municipality for the present year includes the construction of sites at the total amount of BGN 22.774 more

20.02.2007 The Municipality of Razlog Increased Its Investment Programme To BGN 14 Million
The building-investment programme of Razlog municipality for the year 2007 is with nearly BGN 2 million more expensive than last year’s one. The more

20.02.2007 Forty Belgian Families Settle in Varna
Forty Belgian families will settle in Varna. They have purchased apartments-to-be-built in a residential complex that will be constructed in more

20.02.2007 Increasing number of tourists to visit Pamporovo in 2008
Preliminary contracts of main tour operators in Pamporovo winter resort for the season 2007-2008 showed that the number of tourists increase by 20 to more

19.02.2007 Last Year Has Been The Year Of Investments in Kardjali
The funds that have been put to use for infrastructure sites in Kardjali during the last year amount to BGN 12.461 million. A growth with 32% in more

19.02.2007 “Glavbulgarstroy” takes up “Super Borovets”
“Glavbulgarstroy” will buy the shares of “Contract 99” in “Rila Samokov 2004”. Thus the biggest construction company will construct the “Super more

16.02.2007 The Bulgarian Residences Are At The Thid Place Of Rise In Europe
Bulgaria was at the third place of rise of residences in Europe in 2006 although the growth of their prices was vastly delayed comparing to the more

15.02.2007 Perelik Project – a step ahead
The negotiations between the strategic investors of the “Perelik” sport & tourism centre have now ended, announced the mayor of Smolyan Dora Yankova. more

15.02.2007 There is someting about Maglizh...
The town of Maglizh is located in the center of Southern Bulgaria, between the Stara Planina and Sredna Gora Mountains, in the region of Stara more

13.02.2007 British Interest in Bulgaria Goes Up
Over the period of one week, two British print media published articles saying that Bulgaria’s real estate sector was among the most attractive in more

13.02.2007 Boom of the Deals with Agricultural Lands in 2006
The number of the deals with agricultural lands reached 92 000 in 2006 which is an increase of nearly 100% compared to the preceding year, said at a more

12.02.2007 Pomorie Municipality sells 3200 decares for a golf complex
The town council of Pomorie took a decision to sell real estate properties through a non-attendance auction. The plots comprise of land owned by the more

07.02.2007 Bulgaria Property Investment Draws Significant Returns
Sitting at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Bulgaria is increasingly attractive for investors and tourists alike. With a population of 7.5 more

06.02.2007 Bansko Invest BGN 19 Million In The Town Infrastructure In 2007
For the second consecutive year the biggest investment program in the region of Blagoevgrad is in Bansko. The Municipal Council approved a budget of more

06.02.2007 The First Eco Hotel in South Eastern Europe will be Built in the Village of Zdravkovets
“Hilltop” – the first demonstration hotel for eco-innovations in South Eastern Europe will be built in the village of Zdravkovets, Gabrovo region. “ more

06.02.2007 Third golf complex will be built in the region of Bansko
The building of the third golf complex of “BalkanStroy” AD in the region of Bansko will start in the beginning of 2008 and will last for a period of more

01.02.2007 Bulgaria Is the 34th Country in the Best Places For Living List
France is leader in the world classification; Bulgaria attracts with low prices and favourable climate

Bulgaria is the 34th country in the world more

31.01.2007 Mall of Vidin to be built near Baba Vida fortress
During the middle ages, when Vidin was the capital of the Bdinsko Kingdom – 1360, the town was very important trade centre that had close business more

30.01.2007 European Sun for Bio Agriculture
Bulgaria can already sell in the EU, without disguising the bio products in a foreign trademark

Bulgaria has unexpectedly turned out to be one of more

26.01.2007 Bulgarian property fund buys land for logistics center in Vidin
Local real estate investment trust has bought for an undisclosed amount a land plot near the ferry port in Vidin, on the Danube, which will be more

24.01.2007 7 million euro - and Zmeyovo becomes a world attraction
The Zmeyovo project at the amount of 7 million Euro is one of the first eco-tourist attraction applying on the principle of the public and private more

24.01.2007 Ski instructors in Pamporovo carry snow with blankets
The ski instructors in Pamporovo are trying to save the season. After working time, they carry snow on blankets and spades to the snowless parts of more

24.01.2007 Closed Complexes and Satellites - A Residence Trend
A Lithuanian company starts construction of a “a city within the city” in Sofia, for the amount of 500€ million. It will build a multi-functional more

24.01.2007 Malls and residential complexes spring like mushrooms in 2007
The construction of an industrial park on a piece of land near the future Danube Bridge 2 will be one of the greatest investments in Vidin, amounting more

23.01.2007 PROPERTY FOCUS: Bulgaria\'s residential complexes trendy
Residential property prices in Bulgaria might increase by more than 70 per cent in the next five years as a result of the country’s European Union more

22.01.2007 Construction works in Bansko can compete with Shanghai
"The resort of Bansko is the new Shanghai in the middle of Eastern Europe," the latest edition of Austrian magazine News reads. "Gold-digger's more

16.01.2007 There is something about Pchelin...
Or, better said, about Pchelinski Bani. For a start, it is one hour away from Sofia, driving on the (very good) motorway to Plovdiv. Then, the view more

16.01.2007 Spa and Golf Tourism in Bulgaria Have Development Potential
The number of tourist visits to Bulgaria in 2006 is nearly seven per cent higher than the number of visits for 2005, deputy head of the State Agency more

New rules have come into force about the identity cards of European Union citizens permanently resident in Bulgaria.

The changes follow the more

09.01.2007 2006 IN REVIEW: Bulgaria's year of discoveries: What lies beneath
Bulgaria's population has increased by three since 2005, two men and one woman. In August, archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology more

09.01.2007 Bulgaria Dream Area Landmarks Rendezvous EU
A few days since Bulgaria enjoys its accession to the EU, the annual international conference Bulgaria Dream Area has been the first business event more

09.01.2007 2006 IN REVIEW: Bulgaria's property market: Bless this house
Framed by the window of my seventh-floor attic studio, just on the outer limit of today’s 10-meter visibility, is the silhouette of a lone more

08.01.2007 Citizens of Bulgaria`s Razlog and Bansko Protest Against Natura 2000
Citizens of Razlog and Bansko will block the road from Simitli to Gotse Delchev in a protest against the introduction of Natura 2000 ecological more

05.01.2007 Bulgaria business property transactions top 0.5 bln euro in '06
Over 1.5 bln euro will be invested in the development of business properties in Bulgaria in the next 1-2 years. The top deals for 2006 were the more

03.01.2007 Biggest East European Logistics Centre to be Built in Bulgaria
Schenker Bulgaria plans the construction of the biggest East European logistics centre in Bulgaria.

The company would invest 7.5 million euro in more

03.01.2007 Property Prices Up in Bulgaria`s Resorts, Despite Impressive Supply
Vacation property in Bulgaria appears to be inexpensive for foreign buyers and for wealthier Bulgarians, which leads to further price increases. more

03.01.2007 Reactor Closure in Bulgaria a Mistake - Van Orden
European Parliament (EP) rapporteur for Bulgaria Geoffrey Van Orden said that discussion on the work and closure of Bulgarias Kozloduy nuclear power more

“Berkovitsa Balkan” project – a good opportunity for sport and tourism
*with the kind cooperation of Berkovitsa municipal

The highest peak in more

21.12.2006 Artificial Snow Saves Ski Season in Bulgaria
Bulgaria's EU accession on January 1 won't send up the cost of the ski lift passes, a poll of Standart shows. Bulgaria's four big winter resorts, more

19.12.2006 Construction control in Bulgaria requested
The head of the state Agency for Tourism (AT), Mario al-Djebouri, requested on December 7 that the AT take control over issuing construction permits more

18.12.2006 Take It Vitosha Style
The mostly frequented mountain of the two-million-large Bulgarian capital Sofia is attractive during any season with two wildlife reserves, three more

18.12.2006 Land ownership eased in Bulgaria
Individuals and companies from European Union states that are permanently based in Bulgaria will be able to buy land for a second home here, and will more

18.12.2006 Bansko - the fun starts here
Sun, snow, ski, snowboard and many emotions – that’s how the new skiing season in Bansko was officially opened on 16. December 2006. The event more

15.12.2006 Discovery Of The Oldest Active Monastery in Europe Near Stara Zagora
The oldest monastery in Europe was founded by St. Athanasius the Great of Alexandria in AD 344 year. This statement was proved on January, 2004 when more

14.12.2006 Irish Company Starts Cheap Flights From The Airport in Plovdiv
The famous Irish low cost airplane company - Ryan air will open regular cheap flights from the international airport in Plovdiv to Germany, England more

14.12.2006 Taking the pulse of Bulgaria
The papers have been full of headlines warning us of the flood of migrants queuing to come to the UK on January 1st - the day when Bulgaria joins the more

14.12.2006 Smaller Villages in Bulgaria Come Up With Winter Tourism Opportunities
A number of small villages in the Smolyan region will offer additional accommodation to meet the tourist interest during the Christmas holidays. more

14.12.2006 The Ski Resort Of Byala Cherkva Will Be a Real Competition To Pamporovo With 10 000sq.m. Long Ski Runs
A new ski – center, spread over the area of 2000 sq.m. will be build in the ski resort of Byala Cherkva. This was announced yesterday by the mayor of more

12.12.2006 The first eco center is to be made in Plovdiv
The old school in the village of Sitovo is going to become the first eco-cultural centre in the region of Plovdiv. This was announced yesterday by more

11.12.2006 A lift will connect Smolyan with Pamporovo
The cable car will carry 1000 persons per hour

A lift will connect Smolyan with Pamporovo and the TV tower and Snejanka Tower. Very soon the more

11.12.2006 An airport, new roads and archeological projects will turn Smolyan into a tourist pearl
An airport and new roads will attract investors, said the mayor Dora Yankova

- Mrs Yankova, what are the perspectives before Smolyan? Does the more

The inclusion of Bulgarian territories in the European environmental network Natura 2000 would have positive effects on Bulgarian tourism, leader of more

06.12.2006 Future Profit Potential for Property in Bulgaria in 2007
There comes a time in any emerging property market’s period of transition when it stops emerging and it actually arrives, and 2007 could very well be more

06.12.2006 Sports & Tourism Centre Perelik
Kiril Assenov is an ambitious local businessman, and manager of “Perelik” AD, the company that won the municipality competition for the construction more

05.12.2006 Bulgaria Will Supervise the Black Sea
Bulgaria has launched a system of 23 points, which allow a complete monitoring of the sea in terms of physical, chemical and biological indexes. more

05.12.2006 Construction In Bulgaria To Become More Expensive
The lack of skilled workers, more expensive construction materials and electricity will bring up construction prices in 2007, Capital weekly more

04.12.2006 Snow business in Bulgaria and Switzerland
When it comes to winter destinations, Bulgaria and Switzerland are increasingly stealing the show. Stephen Wood finds out why

What Switzerland and more

01.12.2006 5,4 billion leva to be invested in construction in Bulgaria in 2007
“Investments in the building sector next year are expected to be 5,4 billion BGN”. This was the prognosis of the participants in an international, more

01.12.2006 Home market generates 80% of spa hotel biz in Bulgaria
Some 80% of the guests of local spa and wellness hotels and resorts are Bulgarians with mostly Brits and Germans making up the remainder, found a more

30.11.2006 Perelik - the Newest Bulgarian Ski Resort!
Independent presents the limited opportunity to reserve an exclusive suite in an exciting new project - Hotel Complex Perelik! Situated near the more

30.11.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: Money needed for the development of Bulgarian tourism
A lot of money is still needed for the development of Bulgarian tourism and this fact was proven by several things happening in the past week. more

30.11.2006 Bulgarian Ski Resort`s Neighbour Starts Environmental Campaign
The recent rapid expansion of Bulgaria’s ski areas has alarmed some environmental groups, who claim developers are ignoring environmental protection more

29.11.2006 Belene NPP Deal Signed in Bulgaria, Reactor Closure to Happen
On November 29 the National Electric Company (NEC) and Russia's Atomstroyexport will sign an agreement for the construction of Belene nuclear power more

29.11.2006 Bulgaria Breaks New Record in Property Sales for 2006
Low prices, long-term investment prospects and changes in lifestyle have fuelled record-high property sales in Bulgaria for 2006, a realtor data more

28.11.2006 Full of eastern promise
Riding the gleaming blue Doppelmayr gondola up the Pirin mountains over a pine forest blanketed by overnight snow, it was easy to imagine we were in more

27.11.2006 Bulgaria Q3 nation-wide surge in building permits
Building permits were issued in all Bulgarian regions in the third quarter of 2006, indicating that investors are finally making their way to more

23.11.2006 Sun, sea and IKEA shelving ... now 300,000 Brits own a property abroad
Drive through almost any pretty French or Spanish town and there is bound to be a derelict villa asking for some love and attention. Just a lick of more

23.11.2006 255€ Million to be Invested in New Tourism Projects near Bansko
There are several major projects for development in the region of Bansko, which attract the investors` interest and considerably increase the prices more

21.11.2006 Millions for Sofia Airport area
Tishman International is to invest 200 million euro in a new commercial park near the Sofia International Airport. The project will be co-financed by more

27.11.2006 New Low-Cost Flier to Land in Bulgaria
The biggest budget carrier in Europe, the Irish Ryanair plans to open several new bases and will consider destinations in Eastern Europe.

The more

13.11.2006 Reach a peak
IT'S time to get your thermals on as this year's ski season gets under way - follow this essential guide to the best slopes.

Bansko, Bulgaria more

13.11.2006 Tourism up in Bulgaria
Visits to Bulgaria by foreign tourists rose by 5.1% year-on-year from January-September 2006, according to the latest data of the National more

13.11.2006 Snowboarders come in from the cold
David Schuh has been snowboarding since 1985, back when he and other fans were considered renegades on the slopes. Today, all that has changed.

" more

13.11.2006 Bulgaria golf course
Bulgarian construction firm Balkanstroy will invest 240 million levs ($156.8 million) over the next three years to build a golf and ski complex in more

13.11.2006 New ski and golf centre to be built in Bulgaria
An extravagant new ski and golf centre, designed to bring in tourists from around Europe, is to be built in Bulgaria it has been announced.

To be more

10.11.2006 Open skating rink in Bulgaria's capital this year
A new skating rink will start functioning behind the National Palace of Culture in Sofia this winter. The rink's area is 600sq m and it will open on more

09.11.2006 Bulgarian Company Balkanstroy to build ski, golf centre in Razlog
Balkanstroy, the local construction company, will build a ski and golf complex near Razlog, South-western Bulgaria, said the InvestBulgaria Agency more

08.11.2006 Is It Still Possible to Profit from Property in Bulgaria?
Speculative investors bought Bulgarian property well before confirmation was received that Bulgaria would join the EU; so now that Bulgaria's EU more

08.11.2006 State Tourism Agency’s Budget to Double Next Year
Sofia/London. The budget of Bulgaria's State Agency for Tourism will double next year, the agency told FOCUS News Agency. Mario Al-Jebouri, chairman more

08.11.2006 Razlog hotel starts set to outpace Bansko
Construction activity in Razlog, South-western Bulgaria, will catch up with and overtake rival winter tourism destination Bansko over the next 2 more

08.11.2006 Foreigners will be able to buy land in Bulgaria
The Government approved on Thursday 2nd November 2006 draft amendments to the Ownership Act in connection with the changes in Article 22 of the more

07.11.2006 Bulgaria sea resorts boost 9-mo earnings
All tourism companies traded on the Bulgarian stock exchange have recorded in their non-consolidated financial reports a bump in January-September more

07.11.2006 Tourism Revenues in Bulgaria Up by 5.45%
Bulgaria has banked over EUR 1.557 B from foreign holidaymakers in the first nine months of 2006, the deputy head of the State Tourism Agency more

07.11.2006 Nearly 200 Million Euro to be Invested in Golf Course
A golf course will be built at the total cost of 195 million euro near the resort town of Pomorie, Bulgarian southern Black Sea coast. Today Kabland more

07.11.2006 CEZ to invest 2.2 million leva in Bansko electricity network
Czech company CEZ would invest 2.2 million leva in the electricity network of Bansko winter resort in 2007, Darik Radio reported.

The investment more

07.11.2006 New ski facilities in Bansko Ski Zone
During the new winter season in Bansko ski area there will be two brand new four-seat lifts at guests’s disposal. One of them connects “Banderishka more

07.11.2006 New Sports & Tourism Centre set up in Berkovitsa
Berkovitsa municipality and Glavbolgarstroy would work on a new sports and tourism centre in Berkovitsa and under Kom peak in Stara Planina Mountain. more

07.11.2006 Japanese tourists interested in Bulgaria's Veliko Turnovo
The dream customers of every hotel owner in the world — Japanese tourists — are flocking to Veliko Turnovo.

This finding was made at the second more

07.11.2006 Bulgaria to Perform at International Tourism Fair
Bulgaria will take part in an International Tourism Fair opening Monday in London, RIA Novosti reported.

This is the 27th edition of the fair and more

06.11.2006 CEZ Plans to Invest BGN 2.2 Million in Energy Distribution Network in Bansko
The CEZ company is planning to invest BGN 2.2 Million in energy distribution network in Bansko mountain resort, the company reports. In the next year more

06.11.2006 Mall of Sofia Witnesses Wedding Oaths
The largest shopping and entertainment centre Mall of Sofia has turned also into a silent witness of love offering space for a weekend wedding more

06.11.2006 Bulgarian property market woos foreign investors
Bulgaria will join the European Union on Jan 1, 2007, and is on the verge of becoming the Riviera on the Balkans. The improved economic conditions, more

06.11.2006 Bulgarian Holiday Pearls Booked to the Brim for New Year
Bookings for New Year at Bulgaria's best winter resorts are already unavailable, local tour operators informed.

There is no bedspace vacant in more

03.11.2006 More than 4.2 Million foreign tourists visit Bulgaria
More than 4.2 million foreign tourists have visited Bulgaria by September 2006, a Council of Ministers press release said.

The figure represents more

03.11.2006 Japanese Tourists visit Bulgaria because of Sumo Wrestler
The number of Japanese tourists interested in visiting the birth place of Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kaloyan Mahlianov Kotooshu is going up.

Nearly more

03.11.2006 Mario Al-Djabouri: Golf, Congress and Hunting Tourism could Attract Solvent Tourists’ Attention to Bulgaria
The chairman of the State Agency of Tourism Mario Al-Djabouri visits Varna as Tourism and Leisure Fair opens. His schedule included an official lunch more

03.11.2006 Bansko getting ready for setting up of Dobrinishte Ski Zone
Bansko municipality was on its way to select a company responsible for the planning of a ski zone close to Dobrinishte village.

The value of first more

03.11.2006 Bulgaria govt backs 194 mln euro coastal golf complex
InvestBulgaria, the local investment promotion authority, Tuesday granted a First Class Investor certificate to locally registered Cabland for its more

02.11.2006 New tendencies in vacation property market
New tendencies in the vacation property market in Bulgaria were to be expected, agents said during the Southeast European economic forum that began more

01.11.2006 Roman Amphitheatre in Stara Zagora
As an old town with rich history Stara Zagora offers many interesting places for visiting. One of them is the Roman Amphitheatre ‘Augusta Traiana’. more

31.10.2006 New law on tourism expected in Bulgaria
A new law on tourism is expected to be drafted by the end of November, Mario al-Djebouri, head of the State Agency for Tourism (SAT) announced on more

30.10.2006 Nessebar Municipality offers most vacation property for sale
The biggest number of vacation properties was offered for sale in the coastal city of Nessebar and the nearby resorts.
The region continues being more

30.10.2006 Bulgaria investment authority bets big on golf
The combined tab of the golf projects in various stages of development across Bulgaria is around 700 mln levs, said the InvestBulgaria Agency, the more

30.10.2006 Bulgaria in Top Three Overseas Mortgage Distributors by 2020
Bulgaria will be one of the top three countries for overseas mortgage distribution by 2020 according to a study by Alliance & Leicester Mortgages. more

27.10.2006 Cost of Dobrinishte skiing zone development to reach 260 mln levs
Local company Dobrinishte Ski said the skiing zone it is developing between the city of Dobrinishte and the Bezbog peak in the Pirin mountain, more

26.10.2006 Property price increase highest in Varna and Bourgas
Property prices in Bulgaria increased over the summer, data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) shows.

The increase was highest in the more

26.10.2006 Bulgaria offers great skiing, luxury hotels at bargain prices
“Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I’d see skiing like this in Bulgaria,” Borislav Kostourkov, a Bulgarian journalist and skier admitted on more

25.10.2006 8 Low-Cost Flyers Willing to Land at Bulgaria's Seaside
Bourgas Airport at the south of Bulgaria's seaside is currently negotiating with 8 low-cost air carriers that are willing to open flights to the hot more

25.10.2006 Lower corporate tax will lead to increase of wages
After Bulgaria's accession to the EU corporate tax in the country will be reduced from 15% to 10%, the lowest in the Union. This is a significant more

25.10.2006 Foreigners Buy Hotels in Bulgaria
Profiteers cede their territory to investment funds

"Foreign investment funds are among the few potential buyers of hotels in Bulgaria. The more

25.10.2006 Bulgarian Ski Resorts expand
The construction boom that began in Bulgaria’s resort of Bansko a few years ago is rapidly being matched by that in the other two main Bulgarian ski more

25.10.2006 Bruno Crosby: Bulgaria Needs Transparency of Real Estate Market
Bruno Crosby is the Secretary General of FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation.

Q: Why did you choose Sofia to host this event?
A: We more

25.10.2006 Tourism Fuels Buy-to-Lets Success in Bulgaria
Buy-to-lets in Bulgaria are gaining ground as tourism levels reach an all-time high, real estate experts comment.

"The tourism boom is having a more

24.10.2006 Property in Bulgaria a buy to let success
According to the November issue of Quest Bulgaria, the specialist English monthly magazine about Bulgaria and Bulgarian property, tourist numbers are more

24.10.2006 Bulgaria's rural tourism sees 25 per cent increase
According to Zoritsa Stavreva of the Bulgarian Association for Alternative Tourism (BAAT), Bulgarian family hotels and guest houses are, as a whole, more

24.10.2006 Real Estate Expo presents new projects and luxury property
The fifth edition of the largest real estate trade show in Bulgaria, Real Estate Expo, took place from October 20 to 22 in Sofia.

More than 100 more

19.10.2006 Bulgaria Welcomes 1.5 M Tourists for Summer 2006
Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts have received nearly 1.5 million foreign tourists for the 2006 summer season, shows a survey of the Analysis of Tourism more

17.10.2006 Real estate forums held in Bulgaria
Housing units with a total floor area of 2 million square meters will be built in Sofia in 2006, and annual housing sales in the city will total more

17.10.2006 Bulgaria Is the 9th Most Attractive Place to Invest
Bulgaria is the ninth most attractive place in the world to invest in. The country is ranked fourth in the Southeast Europe as regards the attracted more

16.10.2006 Property worth eight billion Euro sold in Bulgaria in 2005
Property to a value of eight billion euro was sold in Bulgaria in 2005, National Real Property Association chairperson Orlin Vladikov said during an more

16.10.2006 Bulgaria - Alternative Place for All Seasons
Bulgaria is a holiday address, destined by nature and it is a spur of the moment affair to pick the timing for a visit here. As calls for developing more

13.10.2006 Bulgaria's Ski resort expand
The construction boom that began in Bulgaria’s resort of Bansko a few years ago is rapidly being matched by that in the other two main Bulgarian ski more

12.10.2006 Vidin hosts International Theatre Fest
Bulgaria’s town of Vidin is to host for the fourth time the Comedy on the Balkans international theatre festival, Bulgarian news agency BTA reported. more

12.10.2006 Bulgarian Villages Stitch up Association
About 5,000 villages in Bulgaria have registered a non-governmental organization to seek the promotion of rural tourism, more investments and more

12.10.2006 A lift will change the bus from Smolyan to Pamporovo
The cable car will decide the problem with the parking lots in the resort during the winter season

A lift will connect Smolyan and Pamporovo. The more

11.10.2006 The First Bridge Balkan Championship was opened in Stara Zagora
The First Bridge Balkan Championship was official opened by Mr. Evgeni Zhelev, Mayor of Stara Zagora Municipality in the “Vereya” Complex on 10th of more

11.10.2006 Holidays to Bulgaria
A lot more people these days are choosing Bulgaria for their summer holiday. As more and more people are discovering Bulgaria as holiday destination more

11.10.2006 Property prices rise in Blagoevgrad
Property prices in Bulgaria's town of Blagoevgrad rose by 15 per cent in the past two months, Darik Radio reported.

Blagoevgrad is in more

10.10.2006 Neolithic dwellings found in Stara Zagora
Two houses from a settlement of the Neolithic age, dating from the 6th millennium BC are disposed in a small museum in Stara Zagora- the fifth more

10.10.2006 VAT, customs systems adapt as Bulgaria joins the EU
Bulgaria’s entry into the European Union on January 1 2007 will mean that the country will join the EU VAT Information Exchange System (VIES).

At more

10.10.2006 Bulgaria courses gain official licence
Bulgaria is having something of a tourism boom at the moment, what with ski resorts such as Bansko and seaside resorts on the Black Sea.

Now its more

10.10.2006 The Val d'Isere of the future?
With tiny prices, Bansko in Bulgaria is being touted as a rare chance to buy a place in the snow. But can it live up to the hype? Jamie Doward more

10.10.2006 The day of Stara Zagora
On the fifth of October 2006 year, the citizens of Stara Zagora celebrated three events. As each year, they officially celebrated the day of Stara more

06.10.2006 Foreign Investment in Bulgaria
What is the legal treatment of foreign investors in Bulgaria?
• Equal rights and position of the Bulgarian and foreign investors • Priority of more

06.10.2006 Austrias EVN Unveils Long-Term Plans for Bulgaria
Austrias EVN, unveiled plans to invest in waste recycling, gas distribution, water services and the purchase and building of power stations in more

06.10.2006 Over 800,000 Tourists Expected to Visit Bulgaria’s Ski Resort of Bansko This Season
Bansko. ‘At the moment all ski equipment is being subjected to reparation and maintenance. We are working hard in the mountain in view of the more

06.10.2006 Bulgaria: Get the party started
This country is looking forward to joining the EU, but we're already heading over to Europe's new funky-town, says Adrian Mourby
It wasn't all that more

05.10.2006 Skiing in Borovets
Eastern Europe's biggest ski resort (40km), Borovets suffers from many of the usual complaints about this finance-friendly region. Most commonly more

03.10.2006 Investors are about to pour over 200 million Euros in Plovdiv!
“The size of the complex is tremendous. These are a few buildings with total living area over 126 decares.The high ones are situated in a ring around more

03.10.2006 The various faces of a beautiful Bulgarian town…
Stara Zagora is an old town with interesting history. Trough the years it has changed its face many times but the old, traditional buildings are more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria has all that tourists may crave
Sofia - Bulgaria has all that tourists may crave - seacoast, ski slopes, old cities and villages, palaces, museums and abundant history - but it has more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria office properties tipped as hottest market niche ‘07
No major spike in property prices is expected after Bulgaria joins the EU on January 1, 2007, said members of the managing board of Bulgaria’s more

03.10.2006 Burgas port mulls yacht marina
The management of the Burgas port, on the Black Sea, is considering vacating some of its operative premises for the construction of a passenger and more

03.10.2006 Airport concession in Bulgaria receives go-ahead
The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) approved the concession of the coastal airports in Varna and Bourgas.

CPC approved the more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria receives 4 offers for construction of Danube Bridge II
Three consortia and one Spanish company have filed bids for the design/construction of Danube Bridge II, spanning the river at Vidin-Calafat.
FCC of more

02.10.2006 Austria's EVN eyes status of multi-service utility in Bulgaria
Austria's EVN, the majority owner of the regional electricity distribution companies in Bulgarian cities Plovdiv and Stara Zagora, is interested in more

02.10.2006 Giving Eastern Europe a chance
The region is largely undiscovered by Americans, though there's much to explore. But Asians and Western Europeans are visiting.

When I was a more

02.10.2006 Bulgaria struggles to bridge gap with the West
Poised to enter the European Union in 2007, Bulgaria is struggling to shed its image as a far-flung Eastern outpost, with its drab cookie-cutter more

05.10.2006 The construction of Maritsa Gardens is about to begin
The first stage from the construction of one of the biggest residential complexes, has already been completed, announced Schraga Rusanski- the Chief more

02.10.2006 Parliament finally votes in Law on sojourn of EU citizens in Bulgaria
After Bulgaria joins the EU citizens from EU countries will be able to stay in the country with an identification card and a passport for a term of more

05.10.2006 Mini Town for One Billion Levs Built Downtown Sofia
A mini town for one billion levs will be built in one of Sofia's residential districts by 2012. The investment in the multifunctional complex which more

29.09.2006 Bulgarian co plans to build 3 shopping malls
Local company Densi Stroy plans to build 3 or 4 entertainment and shopping centers styled after the Central Mall in Veliko Tarnovo, Northern Bulgaria, more

02.10.2006 Sofia Goes Retro for World Tourism Day
A retro tram transports Sofia's citizens to mark World Tourism Day on September 27.

Sofia's deputy mayor Tzvetan Tzvetanov and the representative more

29.09.2006 The new Spanish Costas for Britons
After years of talks, Bulgaria and Romania will join the EU in January under strict conditions. For Britons, among the many areas of life which will more

02.10.2006 Golf & Spa Resort near Stara Zagora
Over EUR 20m invests a British company into a golf course with a holiday village in Stara Zagora, the start of the construction works is for Nov. more

29.09.2006 Honky Tonk Festival
For the first time in Bulgaria !!!
The festival HONKY TONK starts tonight 28.09.2006 in downtown Plovdiv. During this night in eleven of the best more

28.09.2006 Nearly 4 million foreigners visit Bulgaria in 2006
A total of 3 716 193 foreigners visited Bulgaria from January to September 2006, State Agency for Tourism head Mario al-Djebouri said.

The more

29.09.2006 Card acceptance network in Bulgaria's resorts examined
One out of three owners of restaurants and retail outlets along Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast plans to accept bank card payments.

The more

27.09.2006 In Bulgaria’s Future: Clubs, Caddies and Golf Carts
Golf is not a favorite pastime here. Bulgaria, one of the poorest of the former Soviet bloc countries in Europe, never developed a tradition of more

27.09.2006 Pamporovo - buy your own Ski Shack
Bulgaria is a fast-growing ski destination with three major resorts in the shape of Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo. The season is a lengthy one with more

27.09.2006 Just 52,000 euros for a Bansko Bolthole
Bansko is without doubt Bulgaria’s number one ski resort and is the longest established of Bulgaria’s three (Borovets and Pamporovo complete the trio) more

27.09.2006 The importance of Bulgaria's tourism bodies
Bulgaria’s non-governmental tourism organisations insist that the sector be monitored by a ministry, instead of the currently existing State Agency more

27.09.2006 Bansko Sport Fest 2006
Bansko Municipality and the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena are holding the Bansko Sport Fest 2006 in October.

The event is taking place for the first more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria – Hot Or Not?
When the question arises as to whether Bulgaria is still a good place to buy, the answer is yes, but only if you know where and what.

Bulgaria more

27.09.2006 Budget boarding in biggest Bulgarian resort Borovets
Skiing is becoming more and more popular in eastern Europe, and Bulgaria is no exception.

The resort of Borovets, located 1,350 metres above sea more

27.09.2006 Foreign tourist visits to Bulgaria up
New statistics on the number of visits to Bulgaria by foreign tourists in the first half of this year sounded an encouraging note, but the downward more

27.09.2006 Bright ideas on the Black Sea
The Black Sea coastline has long been a favourite place for people to take their holidays and as the countries bordering the Black Sea open up to more

27.09.2006 Concession Procedure for three ports and an airport in Bulgaria launched this year
By the end of the year Bulgaria would launch concession procedures for three port terminals and one airport.

The port terminals Varna North, the more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria Is New European Tourist Sensation
Bulgaria is poised to become the next big thing in European tourism, this year's Croatia. It's still a little ways off - maybe the next big thing more

15.09.2006 Royal Cove Golf & Beach Club Residence: first sod
Today was the first day of construction at the Royal Cove Golf and Beach Club Residence. The mayor of the town of Kavarna, Tsonko Tsonev and the more

27.09.2006 Stara Zagora: the various faces of a beautiful Bulgarian town…
Stara Zagora is an old town with interesting history. Trough the years it has changed its face many times but the old, traditional buildings are more

27.09.2006 Brits Migrate to Bulgaria
Last week it was reported that over half a million Poles had entered the UK after their accession to the EU in 2004, but we hear less about the more

27.09.2006 Bansko Now and Then
Just over 3 years ago, Bansko, Bulgaria was a relatively unknown provincial Bulgarian town of some historical significance, enjoying relative more

11.09.2006 Germany's Fraport to invest 100 mln euro near-term in Varna, Burgas airports
Travellers using the airports in Varna and Burgas, major gateways to Bulgaria's Black Sea coastline, can look forward to faster ground services as of more

27.09.2006 UK Trades Union Congress Wants Bulgarians, Romanians In, Scotland Welcomes Bulgarian Job Seekers
Scotland is ready to welcome Bulgarian and Romanian job seekers even if Great Britain decides to introduce restrictions for these two countries' more

27.09.2006 Irish ready to buy up the world
Release that pension fund, unlock the SSIA and dissolve your mutual fund - there is a new investment in town.
That's right, forget about buying a more

27.09.2006 Iceland Discovers Bulgaria as Tourist Destination
Icelandic tourists have been discovering Bulgaria as a favourite tourism destination this year, according to data by the state Tourism Authority. more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria's Biggest Mussels Plantation near Kavarna is No Fishy Tale
Tasty mussels, plucked and processed in Bulgaria's biggest molluscs
plantation, will soon head for the gourmands' tables,

A total of EUR 7 M more

07.09.2006 Majority of demand for Bulgarian property coming from UK
The majority of demand for Bulgarian property currently originates from investors in overseas property from the UK and Ireland, according to an more

27.09.2006 Sofia - A capital investment idea
Cities, particularly those in soon-to-be EU member states, are rapidly emerging as the safest bets. As multinational companies look for more

27.09.2006 Stanishev: Bulgaria Has Suffered Enough
If Bulgaria were a dangerous place, would so many British citizens invest in real estates and settle in Bulgaria, Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev more

27.09.2006 Lighthouse Golf Resort
The shaping work of the first six holes at Lighthouse Golf Resort, Bulgaria is progressing well and the installation of the drainage system has more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria, Romania under strictest EU eye
Bulgaria and Romania are set to get the go-ahead to join the European Union on January 1 under the strictest conditions ever applied to new members more

27.09.2006 Antique City Complex in the centre of Sofia
Archaeological finds in the centre of Sofia would be connected in an underground antique tourism complex.

The network would include the ancient more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria's holiday homes market develops
On August 24, an international real estate compamy published the first market overview of the Bulgarian holiday homes market. The report documents more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria's FIBank offers mortgages to foreigners
Bulgaria’s First Investment Bank (FIBank) said on August 28 it had launched a service for extending mortgage loans to foreign citizens.

Theese more

27.09.2006 German retailer Kaufland opens store in Varna
German discount retailer Kaufland will inaugurate this week an outlet in Varna, on the Black Sea, the company's 5th store launch in less than 2 more

27.09.2006 Bulgarian coastal roads to be renovated
National Roads Agency received numerous offers for two renovation of coastal roads, Darik Radio reported.

Six companies presented their offers to more

27.09.2006 Bulgarian building boom is not affecting prices
Sofia house prices ‘stabilised’ during the first half of 2006, the international estate agent partnership Colliers International has reported. Its more

27.09.2006 Bansko becomes a small corner of Britain
Until recently Bulgaria’s ski resort of Bansko was almost entirely Bulgarian but now the resort is attracting increasing number of British property more

27.09.2006 Land Plots Near Albena Break Price Records
A square meter of farmland near Albena seaside resort has reached a record price of 100 euro/sqm, especially in the vicinity of Rogachevo, a village more

27.09.2006 Real Estate Prices in Bulgaria Up 20%
Real estate prices in Bulgaria have increased by 20% over the last year, according to London-based Night Frank Estate agents, cited by 24 Hours more

27.09.2006 Seventy British Families Settle down in Gabrovo
While British media regularly circulate publications as to how dangerous it is to live in Bulgaria, seventy British families have chosen to settle more

27.09.2006 Foreigners own 43% of Bulgarian equities
Foreign investors are among the biggest shareholders of Bulgaria's public companies, shows data released by the Bulgarian financial regulator. more

27.09.2006 700 000 tourists to visit Balchik this summer
Nearly 700 000 tourists are expected to visit the Balchik Palace by the end of the summer season, director of the Balchik cultural institute Toshko more

27.09.2006 Czech Tourists Rediscover Bulgaria's Seaside
Bulgaria is once again becoming a paradise for Czech tourists, local media claim.
With moderate prices, quality of services offered raising by the more

27.09.2006 Final EU inspection begins in Bulgaria
European experts would start the final inspection of Bulgaria’s success in the fight against corruption on August 21.
Interior Minister Roumen more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Sees End-Of-Season Rush
Bulgaria's seaside resort of Sunny Beach is so fully booked that some hotels have resorted to adding campbeds in the rooms to accommodate the more

27.09.2006 Bulgarian Ski Resort to See Ring Road
Bulgaria's ski resort of Bansko will see a new ring road, which will be built over the following year.

Traffic jams that are hellish at the peak more

27.09.2006 Independent: Bulgaria's Bansko Overrun by Brits
Bulgaria's Balkan resort of Bansko has seen the other side of the immigration from Eastern Europe, the Independent writes on Saturday, focusing on more

27.09.2006 Skiing holidays more affordable than ever
Family skiing holidays are more affordable than ever and with more hotels and resorts catering for all family needs there is no reason why the whole more

27.09.2006 Neilson launch new ski brochure
Neilson launches its new second edition ski brochure for 2006/7 this month featuring eight new resorts and a raft of new product refinements. Already more

27.09.2006 Snowshoeing in Eastern Europe
Snowshoeing in Eastern Europe

I've become a big fan of Explore trips since my recent Icelandic volcano trek with the budget adventure outfitter. more

27.09.2006 Alternative Tourism Gains Ground in Bulgaria
Alternative tourism is among the sectors to which Bulgaria puts weight, the country's state-run tourism agency announced in Salzburg, Austria.

The more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria tenders gas distribution licence for ski resort Bansko
Bulgaria's power regulator has launched a competitive procedure for the award of a gas distribution licence for the territory of ski resort Bansko. more

28.09.2006 Join the tee set
Celebrity golf courses can drive up value, says Jill Parsons

HARDLY a week seems to go by without the announcement of a celebrity-endorsed golf more

28.09.2006 Mini – Bulgaria will be built near the Black Sea
50 minimize copies of the most important culturally – historical monuments will be located over 1000 decares near the sea. This was announced by the more

28.09.2006 Gary Player: The New Tiger Woods could be from Bulgaria
World golf legend Gary Player, who visited Bulgaria for a few days, believes that the new Tiger Woods could be a Bulgarian.
“I like Bulgaria very more

28.09.2006 Ancient Thracian Town to Draw Tourists to Bulgaria
A Thracian town dating back to IV century B.C. in central Bulgaria has the potential to become one of the country's archaeological hotspots, more

28.09.2006 When the snowman brings the snow…
It is that time of year again, you dig out your less than comfy ski boots from the back of the cupboard, the kids get excited about making snowmen, more

28.09.2006 The Nestinarstvo Phenomenon
The Nestinarstvo Phenomenon

Nestinarstvo is a unique, almost unknown phenomenon, an enigma representing a tiny fragment of the Bulgarian cultural more

28.09.2006 Backward Bulgarian Village Set to Become Tourist Hotspot
A central Bulgarian village, far away from the modern civilization, is on its way to attract the attention of a large number of investors from both more

28.09.2006 Bulgarian Building and Construction Chamber envisages 15% growth year-on-year
The volume of construction works in Bulgaria will expand by 15% over the next three years, the Bulgarian Building and Construction Chamber Simeon more

28.09.2006 Property Prices in Eastern Europe increasing fast
Property prices were registering the highest increase in East European countries, data of the British property company Knight Frank, presented in more

28.09.2006 Investments in Real Estates in Bulgaria Are the Biggest
Over the first six months of the year the direct foreign investments in Bulgaria were 1.411 billion euro, sources from the Bulgarian National Bank ( more

28.09.2006 St. Forty Martyrs Church in Veliko Tarnovo welcomes tourists after 30 years
For the first time in 30 years tourists will have access to St. Forty Martyrs Church in Veliko Tarnovo, Northern Bulgaria. The great Tsar Ivan Assen more

28.09.2006 Bulgaria fulfils 82% of EU-related reforms
Nearly 82 per cent of the measures listed in the action plan for Bulgaria’s on-time EU accession were already applied, European Integration Minister more

28.09.2006 Scotswoman Opens Flamenco School
A settler from Scotland, who for several years now lives in Veliko Turnovo, decided to open a flamenco school. Brigit Prince, a namesake of the more

28.09.2006 More Bulgarian municipalities to become tax havens
From 2007 another sixteen municipalities in Bulgaria will become very attractive investment-wise, thanks to a 100% profit tax relief. The Finance more

28.09.2006 Brand New Shops Sell at 3000 EUR/m2 in Sofia
Sale prices of high street shops under construction in the capital Sofia go as high as 3000 EUR/m2, according to data of local real estate sites. more

28.09.2006 Stara Zagora mineral spa
Stara Zagora mineral spa is situated at the western part of the Sredna Gora Mountain, at 370 m above sea level. This is an attractive resort offering more

28.09.2006 Interest of British in Bulgaria's tourism opportunities persists
It appears that nothing can spoil the interest of UK holidaymakers towards Bulgaria, as their number continues to grow despite the recent terrorist more

28.09.2006 Shopping mall under construction in Sunny Beach resort
A shopping mall is under construction in Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach and should open for business in 2007.

Royal Garden Mall will more

28.09.2006 Homes with spas included
First came golf courses, now luxury holiday villas have taken leisure facilities to a tempting extreme. Graham Norwood profiles homes with spas more

28.09.2006 Tourism development predictions in Bulgaria
Bulgarian tourism will develop at a comparatively high pace, but the country will continue to lose tourists from some of its main markets. This was more

28.09.2006 Brits fuel global property boom
British bargain hunters are fuelling a boom in house prices around the world. With relatively few bargains to be found here, tens of thousands are more

28.09.2006 Bulgaria Closes Exotic Jazz Fest
The attractive jazz festival in Bulgaria's Bansko has reached a spectacular end the past weekend, mixing jazz with exotic ethno sounds. more

28.09.2006 Demand for vacation property in Bulgaria maintaines high level
Bulgaria’s vacation property maintained its status as the most profitable real estate investment.

A research of showed that most luxurious more

28.09.2006 Sofia Outskirts See Office Construction Boom
More and more office buildings have been built in the outskirts of Bulgaria's capital over the last few years.

Companies, specializing in trading more

28.09.2006 Gulf real estate investors eye Bulgaria`s tourism market
Bulgaria, comprising three distinct regional micro-property markets – the mountains, the city and the Black Sea Coast – has experienced a significant more

28.09.2006 Bulgaria's Bansko is burgeoning ski resort
Bulgaria is becoming increasingly popular among Britons keen to go skiing but not wanting to pay Zermatt prices.

British Airways is among those more

28.09.2006 Magic Bagpipe Sounds from the Rodopi Mountain
The Rodopi Mountain is a place where each tree knows some legend and each meadow can tell a glorious story. It is a birth place of the legendary more

28.09.2006 New highway construction contract to be signed in Bulgaria
The contract for the construction of the new Liulin highway would be signed in the Road Executive Agency on August 8, Darik Radio reported.

The more

28.09.2006 Rocks, Rock & Roll and Golf in Kavarna, Bulgaria
For the last couple of years Kavarna Resort turned into one of the most attractive spots for property development at the Bulgarian North seaside. The more

28.09.2006 Sensational golden dagger reveals the secrets of life in Thrace 5,000 years ago
A well-preserved 5,000-year-old golden dagger recovered from a tomb in Bulgaria has been described as a "sensational" find that sheds light on the more

28.09.2006 Cuban Latino Star Hits the Road to Bansko
Latino star Raul Paz, born in Cuba, landed in Sofia in a cap and glasses-on manner more appropriate to a tourist than to a celebrity as he is. more

05.10.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: Bulgaria's developers preparing for strong winter season
Seemingly unaware of the summer heat, Bulgaria’s developers are preparing for a strong winter season.

Bulgarian company Prima Invest BG has more

28.09.2006 Kavarna and Shterbinka in Russia celebrate five years as twin towns.
Five years has passed since the town of Kavarna on the North Black Sea coast was twinned with the Russian town of Shterbinka.
Dignitaries from more

28.09.2006 Britons Note Bulgaria's Golf Potential
Bulgaria is predicted to have 40 golf courses in a dozen years, according to the UK website
They wrote that particularly at the Black more

28.09.2006 Visa regime
The Bulgarian government decided to lift the visa regime for the citizens of the U.S., Great Britain and 11 other countries, Romanian news agency more

28.09.2006 Bulgaria's Plovdiv Spends EUR 25 M on Roads
Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, will have its road infrastructure fully renovated, at a cost of EUR 25 M.
Many of the city's main more

28.09.2006 New Sofia Terminal Opens in November
The new terminal of Sofia Airport will be ready by September and meet its first visitor in November, according to the Transport Ministry.
The new more

28.09.2006 Tee Time for Bulgaria’s Northern Black Sea Resorts
Sea and ski have been the traditional focuses for Bulgarian property investment; however, golf is just beginning to emerge as the third market for more

28.09.2006 Ailing Romanian tourism looks to Bulgaria
Bulgaria has always attracted more foreign tourists than Romania. But when Romanians themselves start choosing the neighbouring country's coastal more

28.09.2006 Fifty years since the Golden Sands resort was found
Three-day fiesta will be organized for the guests and tourists of Golden Sands
resort as it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The organization of more

29.09.2006 Investors are keen to buy in the Balkans
As emerging property markets go, few can rival the hype or promise of Bulgaria, three areas of which are now being heavily marketed to UK buyers. more

29.09.2006 Jazz Mingles with Salsa in Bulgaria' Bansko
The annual Jazz Festival at all-season-loved resort of Bansko will open this year with a salsa party.

The singing of Raul Paz passioned up by more

05.10.2006 Bansko plans bigger airport
Rapidly expanding Bulgarian ski resort Bansko, which has recently announced a cap on new building projects, is to look in to the possibility of more

29.09.2006 Gary Player press conference
Gary Player has already purchased a property in the sport and tourist complex located near the town of Balchik. Two days ago he promised to bring more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria's Burgas Next with Own Mall
After Bulgaria's first shoppig malls opened this year in Sofia, seaside Burgas is about to enjoy a large complex of its own, too.
The shopping, more

29.09.2006 Over 1000 Englishmen Settle in Bulgaria
During the last year alone, 1152 Englishmen have settled in Bulgaria, according to the report on the migration situation for 2005 that is to be more

29.09.2006 3 Bulgarian Investment Areas
As emerging property markets go, few can rival the hype or promise of Bulgaria, three areas of which are now being heavily marketed to British buyers, more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria's Tourist Trade Set for
Bulgaria has seen its popularity among tourists rocket in recent years and the country's tourist trade looks set to see another bumper year in 2006, more

29.09.2006 Brits Seek Break from the Heat in Bulgaria's Resorts
More than two million Brits are heading off for holiday favourites this weekend to escape the sizzling heat that swept the country, show estimates of more

29.09.2006 Packed Planes Head from London to Bulgaria's Varna Airport
If cheap fares are the key to filling domestic flights, the scorching heat wave in Great Britain seems enough to ensure full planes on the routes to more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria's property becomes 1.6 per cent more expensive
Property in Bulgaria became on the average 1.6 per cent more expensive from April to June 2006.
The average price of sq m of property reached 819.3 more

29.09.2006 Bulgarian Property Experts Hail Law for EU Citizens
A leading Bulgarian real estate agency has warmly welcomed a fresh rule for EU citizens visiting Bulgaria.

Allowing them to enter the country and more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria 'making progress'
A new report has revealed that Bulgaria is making good progress towards meeting its required targets for entry into the European Union.

Bulgaria more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria leads the charge in European property investment
Bulgaria is fast becoming the hottest European property destination thanks to a raft of factors which are making it difficult for British investors more

29.09.2006 Bansko Bulgaria Is Newest Favourite
The Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko is shaping up to be the big hit of the 2006-2007 winter ski holiday booking season. Ski holidays in Bansko proved more

29.09.2006 Gary Player back in Balchik
The famous golf champion Gary Player, known as the Black Knight of golf, is coming in the town of Balchik tomorrow. The designer of the golf course more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria: Will it be Sand, Snow or City?
As emerging property markets go, few can rival the hype or promise of Bulgaria, three areas of which are now being heavily marketed to British more

29.09.2006 EUR 843,000 Invested in Varna Airport
Since the beginning of 2006 over EUR 843,000 has been invested in the airport of Varna, the facility's head Yanko Yankov has announced.

The more

29.09.2006 Bulgarian Resorts Sport International Credit Rating
International credit agency Global Ratings presented Bulgarian resorts with certificates for short- term and long- term credit rating, which is more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria ready to leave its past behind and join Europe
In an article named Iron Curtain Lifted Slowly On Country Brimming With European Allure, the San Francisco Chronicle describes latest developments in more

29.09.2006 Golf course tempts property investors interested in Bulgaria's Bansko
The number of tourists winter resort Bansko would be able to accommodate during the next winter season would increase by 20 000, representatives of more

29.09.2006 Year-round foreign demand for village houses in Bulgaria
Latest property market tendencies revealed that the sales of village houses was no longer dependent on the season.
Usually the demand for houses in more

29.09.2006 BULGARIA: Iron Curtain lifted slowly on country brimming with European allure
"We must inform the police about you," said the desk clerk at my hotel.

For a moment I was gripped with long-dormant, behind-the-Iron-Curtain more

29.09.2006 SS Konstantin and Elena Holding to invest in ski resorts
SS Konstantin and Elena Holding, owner of the Black Sea resort of the same name, will invest in the construction of tourist facilities in the nation' more

29.09.2006 Property: Locals Get a Taste of the Lifestyle They Fancy*
Sofia's two gleaming new shopping malls are giving Bulgarians a taste of the western European lifestyle to which they aspire.

Both feature more

29.09.2006 A Hot Summer’s Day In Plovdiv
You get out of bed and you feel the heat straight away, you know that it is going to be one of those hot balmy days, especially when your staying in more

29.09.2006 FT: Bulgarian Resorts Competitive for All Seasons
Foreign holidaymakers have been rediscovering Bulgaria as a tourism destination, making the tourism industry the country's biggest foreign exchange more

29.09.2006 Bansko ski resort plans building airport for Boeing 737 and Airbus
The southern Bulgarian municipality of Bansko plans to build an inner airport that will accept planes from EU countries, announced on more

29.09.2006 Bulgaria presents tourism destinations to Russian Journalists
The State Agency for Tourism (SAT) organised a trip around Bulgaria for Russian journalists as part of the Cabinet's programme for advertising the more

29.09.2006 British Airways fly from Varna to London's Gatwick
British Airways announced Monday that its flights from Varna to London's
Gatwick will continue to fly throughout the whole year.

The British more

29.09.2006 40 km of ski pistes will be constructed nearby Bezbog Chalet
The start construction works for 40 kilometers ski pistes from Dobrinishte to Bezbog chalet in the Pirin Mountain was announced the mayor of Bansko more

29.09.2006 “Air Sofia” will construct its fourth golf course in Bulgaria
The Bulgarian air - plane company “Air- Sofia” started the preparation for the construction of a brand new golf course with 18 wholes at the foot of more

29.09.2006 Expect More Arrivals in Sunny Beach from Varna and Bourgas Airports
Unprecedented levels of tourists have already been reached alone in 2005, with the airport expansions already planned for Varna and Bourgas, this more

29.09.2006 Traffic at Varna Airport up 3.7 per cent in June
The passenger traffic at the Varna coastal airport increased by 3.7 per cent in June.

The number of passengers serviced at the airport in June more

29.09.2006 World Bank funding set to boost Bansko property
Thanks to a new four year finance package from the World Bank, Bansko has been singled out by the Bulgarian government to utilise investment upgrades more

29.09.2006 International Exhibition Centre in Bulgarian town of Plovdiv to be sold
French and Italian companies specialising in congress tourism showed interest in buying Plovdiv International Fair exhibition centre, the fair's more

29.09.2006 Bulgarian Commerce
Plovdiv occupies a strategic position not only in Bulgaria but also in Europe and the Middle East, making it an ideal place to relocate and start a more

29.09.2006 Further progress for blossoming Bulgaria
There is new evidence today of Bulgaria's continued progress as it cements its reputation as a European property hotspot.

Bulgaria is set to join more

29.09.2006 British interest towards Bulgaria's Property Market
British company Future Asset Management began advertising Bulgaria as a profitable property investment destination.

Over the past few years more

04.10.2006 Greek construction tie-in to invest 5 mln euro in Sofia development
The consortium formed by Greek companies Gek Group and Lamda Development plans to invest 5 mln euro in a 13,500 sq m site in Sofia, reports news more

04.10.2006 Improvements at Bulgaria's Coastal Airports Ease Tourists
Bulgaria's coastal airports have undertaken different measures to ease the
passengers' serving process.

The Transport Ministry announced that two more

04.10.2006 Holiday Hot Spots: Homes Abroad
BULGARIA is on course to join the European Union next year - and that\'s fuelling a massive property boom.

New blocks of holiday homes are more

04.10.2006 Barcelo Hotels to Run a 5-Star Hotel in Bulgaria's Seaside Resort Sunny Beach
Spanish hotel operator Barcelo Hotels and Resorts has inked a management contract with Galaxy Property Group, under which more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria
An exhaustive article about Bulgaria, the headline reading "Bulgaria -the Rose of the Balkans", was published in the latest weekly issue of one of more

04.10.2006 Bansko hosts Jazz Festival for ninth consecutive year
For the ninth consecutive year Bulgaria’s Bansko winter resort would host an international jazz festival.

The event would take place from August 8 more

04.10.2006 Danube's Calafat Bridge complete by 2010
The construction of the train and auto traffic bridge involves the investment of approximately 317 million euros, according to Romanian and Bulgarian more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria hopes for 10 percent rise in tourism revenue
Bulgaria can hope for a rise in tourism revenue by up to 10 per cent this year, Government officials say.

Meanwhile industry sources make less more

04.10.2006 Power slalom at Bulgaria's Black Sea coast
Within two years the National Electric Company (NEC) will construct several new substations along the Black Sea coast with a view to improving more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria's Invest Body Mulls Industrial Zones Promotion
The establishment of more industrial zones and reduction of the corporate
tax are placed as top priorities for the new management of the state-run more

04.10.2006 Why Buy In Bulgaria?
Many people will be spending their holidays in Bulgaria this summer and no doubt a large proportion of them will be considering buying a holiday home more

04.10.2006 New Sofia airport runway to open in Sept
The first passenger jets will land on the new runway of the Sofia International Airport in early September, said the airport's executive director more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria's ‘Westward Move’ attracts property seekers
An article named The Bulgarian Property Renaissance, published on 999 Today website presents Bulgaria as an increasingly appealing destination for more

04.10.2006 Russian Tourists Prefer Bulgaria to Turkey
More and more Russian tourists choose to visit Finland and Bulgaria in the summer rather than going to Turkey.

Vladimir Strzhalkovsky, director of more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria still tops property investment hotspots
Bulgaria has managed to further improve its reputation as a property investment hotspot in the last three months, according to property investment more

04.10.2006 Property Investment in Bulgaria offers high return rate
Bulgaria was among the countries offering greatest return of real estate investment, said.

According to official statistics more

04.10.2006 Europe Discovers Attractive Properties in Bulgaria
Bulgaria and Romania that are about to join the European Union (EU) over the next year are promising real estates hotspots, an international report more

04.10.2006 Fraport AG to operate Bourgas and Varna Airports in Bulgaria
The Bulgarian government, under an international bidding process, has awarded Fraport AG the concession for modernizing, expanding, and operating more

04.10.2006 Bansko to develop year-round tourism opportunities
Bulgaria's Bansko mountain resort would search for ways to attract tourists year-round, The Independent reported.

Until recently Bansko was the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: Tourism on a Roll
Bulgaria faces key choices on its path to becoming a major tourist destination.

Tourism is on a roll in Bulgaria. For the last several years, the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria to Spend EUR 10 M on Seaside Purifying Station
Seaside resort Golden Sands' new water purifying station will cost about EUR 10 M, Bulgaria's Deputy Regional Development Minister Dimcho Mihalevski more

04.10.2006 Enlargement plans for Bulgaria's Mountain Resorts
Bulgaria plans to invest over one billion leva in enlarging Borovets ski resort with 140 km of ski tracks and with new hotels having accommodation more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria's Telco Improves Winter Resorts Networks
The Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) will invest BGN 2 M in the modernization of the network in three of Bulgaria's major winter resorts. more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria enjoys strong economic growth
The property investment industry in Bulgaria has received something of a helping hand with news of significant economic development in the first more

04.10.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: New thinking on spa tourism in Bulgaria
HILTON APPOINTMENT: Hilton Sofia announced on June 9 the appointment of Markus Fritz to the position of director of operations, replacing Uwe Kunz, more

04.10.2006 Discovering Bulgaria
The rise in investment in Bulgaria, especially in the ski and beach resorts has had the effect of encouraging investment in other parts of the more

04.10.2006 Plovdiv – Spartacus
You have seen the film and maybe even bought the ‘T’ shirt – ‘I’m Spartacus”. To those who are thinking of visiting Plovdiv this summer it might be more

05.10.2006 Bulgaria's Black Sea Region with Renovated Roads in July
By the end of June the repair works of the infrastructure in the Black Sea region is to be completed, it appeared Wednesday.
The executive director more

04.10.2006 Foreign developers to invest in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna malls
Shortly after the launch of the Mall of Sofia and City Center Sofia, Bulgaria's first Western-style shopping malls, foreign investors have announced more

04.10.2006 New bridge to connect and develop regions in Bulgaria and Romania
A new bridge over the Danube River, joining border regions in Bulgaria and Romania is expected to help the development of these areas, International more

04.10.2006 Super Borovets - start of the construction team visited Samokov municipal, to check the development of the Super Borovets project.

Two important meetings marked the more

04.10.2006 Possible contractors examine Danube Bridge II spot
Representatives of the five foreign companies that the European Commission (EC) defined as eligible to take part in the Danube Bridge II construction more

04.10.2006 Coastal roads in Bulgaria to be repaired by the end of June
Roads to Black Sea cities and coastal resorts would be ready for the start of the tourism season and all repairs would be completed by the end of more

04.10.2006 Reuters: Fraport wins Varna, Burgas airport concession contract
The Bulgarian government has picked Germany's Fraport to run two large airports in the Black Sea tourist hotspots of Varna and Bourgas, a government more

04.10.2006 Good news for golf fraternity
Forget Spain and Portugal: golf developments are now being built all over the world.

Golf has always attracted buyers at the middle to top end more

04.10.2006 Bridge to a new era for Bulgaria and Romania
Construction has not yet begun, but a new bridge over the Danube is already lifting hopes among Bulgarians and Romanians on both sides of the river. more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria nat'l power operator to build substations in resort areas
Bulgaria's national power grid operator NEK said it will invest 30 mln euro in the construction of a number of substations in areas with spotty more

04.10.2006 The Bulgarian property renaissance
The latest property hotspot which is attracting thousands of ordinary British investors is Bulgaria.
And the interest is growing by the day. It's more

04.10.2006 Bansko heading Bulgaria's Olympic bid
With the summer months upon us, it is inevitable that the majority of property investors are currently fixated with the Black Sea resorts in more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian Leaflet to Attract More Dutch Tourists
A specially prepared leaflet presenting Bulgaria as an attractive tourism destination is to draw more Dutch tourists to the Balkan country.

The more

04.10.2006 Kazanluk hosts children’s charity event
On Friday 26 – Sunday 28 May The Cedar Foundation, a Bulgarian-based charity benefitting children, held their first fundraising auction event. The more

04.10.2006 OMV invests 4 mln euro in Vidin petrol base
Austrian oil and gas group OMV said it has invested 4 mln euro in the petrol base in Bulgarian city Vidin, on the Danube, it acquired earlier this more

04.10.2006 Burgas Airport Expects Two Million Passengers
The airport of the southern coastal city of Burgas expects two million passengers during this tourist season, which is about 50,000 passengers more more

04.10.2006 Varna Airport Looking to Intensified Traffic
The airport of Bulgaria's seaside center, Varna, is expecting an increased
number of international flights.

Varna Airport hed Yanko Yankov has more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria opens skies to EU air carriers
Bulgaria has opened its civil aviation market to competition with the signing June 9 of European Common Aviation Area (ECAA) pact.

The EU agreed more

04.10.2006 Fall for The Mall
For all devoted shoppers, for lovers of a pleasant visit to a cafe with friends, for movie maniacs, for families who wish to spend quality time more

00.00.0000 Six Companies Want to Invest in “Perelik” Project
The candidates have offered to invest up to 300 millions euro for the construction of Perelik sports-centre in the Rodopi Mountain Range.

That more

04.10.2006 Brand New Project for Development near Govedartsi
A brand new project for development of Northern Rila is now being prepared by the Samokov municipality and the local businessman Hristo Kovachki. more

04.10.2006 ISIA Approves Of Bulgaria’s Ski Facilities Boosting Sofia 2014
Representatives of 22 countries took part in an Ski Instructors Association (ISIA) congress in the Borovets winter resort June 4 and got acquainted more

04.10.2006 Englishmen Settle in the Balkan Range
Grannies from the Elena Balkan (central Bulgaria) study English in order they could negotiate with potential buyers from Great Britain. For the last more

04.10.2006 New-Builds Most Demanded in Sofia
New-build apartments boast the briskest demand for housing in the capital, where most of the offers for apartments for sale are concentrated, shows more

04.10.2006 Interest rates in Bulgaria uninfluenced by EU accession
Bulgaria's EU accession will have no direct influence over the loan interest rates.
Banker newspaper quoted Bulbank executive director Levon more

04.10.2006 Investors Pour 350 Million Levs in Wind-farms in Bulgaria
In a few weeks the state will support with terrains and infrastructure investors, who plan to pour 350 million levs (1 euro = 1.95 levs) in the more

04.10.2006 2005 Was Another Record Tourism Year
European Tourism Insights 2005 & Outlook for 2006, the European Travel Commission's (ETC's) second annual report on the state of the travel and more

04.10.2006 Higher number of foreign tourists expected in Bulgaria
Between three and five per cent more foreign tourists are expected to visit Bulgarian summer resorts this season.

The increase came mainly from more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian realtors: 10% of residential demand is speculative
Over 10% of the demand for new residential properties in Bulgaria is speculative, developers said in the sidelines of the Construction and Investment more

04.10.2006 Optimism high in Bulgaria
Accession to the European Union is inevitably going to play a central role in the future of property investment in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian property more

04.10.2006 British Airways Launches Night Flights from Gatwick
British Airways will launch three new night flights between London and Sofia. The airplanes will take off from Gatwick Airport at 10:55 PM on Tuesday, more

04.10.2006 First Choice to push Bansko in Britain
Tour operator First Choice plans to increase 10 times the number of Bansko ski holidays sold on the British market for the '06-'07 winter season, more

05.10.2006 Accommodation in Bansko
Bansko, in the Pirin Mountains in south-western Bulgaria, has opened more than 150 accommodation buildings since December last year, local more

04.10.2006 Working Foreigners
The Government approved a package of amendments to the effective legislation, regulating the residence and employment of foreigners in Bulgaria. The more

04.10.2006 Ecotourism in Bulgaria
The ecotourism sector in Bulgaria will face increased foreign tourist interest this summer season. Close to 30 groups of Spanish and French tourists more

04.10.2006 Berlin Billboard Promotes Bulgaria
Bulgaria's diplomatic mission in Berlin now boasts a large billboard promoting the Black Sea country's tourism, reports said Monday.

"Closer that more

04.10.2006 Sofia to initiate parking lot construction procedure
Sofia and the country’s winter resorts were among the most preferred destinations for foreign tourists during wintertime, data from the National more

04.10.2006 Further investment boosts Bulgarian property market
Hardly a week goes by without news emerging from Bulgaria about another planned investment project as the country looks to enhance its reputation in more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria, Greece to Revive Ancient Perperikon Together
Bulgaria and Greece will pool efforts together to bring the ancient Thracian sanctuary of Perperikon to new life.

A project envisioning the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Shortlists 5 Bidders for Danube
The government has invited five bidders to place binding offers in a tender for the construction of a euro160 million (US$205 million) bridge across more

04.10.2006 New Accommodation Figures For Sofia 2014
The release of updated statistics for tourist accommodation in Bulgaria has been announced by the National Agency of Tourism and should boost Sofia’s more

04.10.2006 BA Extends London Flights to Sofia, Varna
British Airways announced five more early-hours flights from Varna and Sofia London's Gatwick to manage the traditionally heavy summer schedule. more

04.10.2006 New tourism board in Bulgaria proposes development strategy
Bulgaria remained unpopular as a tourist destination abroad despite the millions of tourists attracted each year, Lyudmil Stoikov, member of the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria to develop further ecotourism opportunities
Bulgaria’s ecotourism sector expects increased foreign tourist interest this summer season.

Nearly 30 different groups of Spanish and French more

04.10.2006 Eleven houses in the Kazanlak Municipality welcome Japanese tourists
Japanese will distil Bulgarian brandy and will make rose petal jam together with their hosts from the Kazanlak villages (central Bulgaria). Tourists more

04.10.2006 New Bulgarian mountain resort to absorb 255 mln euro
The InvestBulgaria Agency issued Friday a First Class Investor certificate to local company Sports and Tourism Center Perelik for its investment more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian ski resort Bansko adds 150 accommodation facilities
More than 150 new hotels, guest houses and holiday complexes were registered between December 2005 and May 2006 in Bulgarian ski resort town Bansko, more

04.10.2006 New Winter Resort to Rise in Bulgaria
Bulgaria will see the building of a new winter resort near Smolyan in the Rhodope Mountains.

"Sports and Tourism Centre Perelik" plan to invest more

04.10.2006 Tourism Center to Rise among Ancient Perperikon Remains
A tourism center will be constructed among the remains of the ancient Perperikon, a Thracian complex uncovered in Bulgaria.

The project is in its more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria a hot property destination for Welsh
THE number of Welsh families buying property abroad is on course to double within the next seven years, with Bulgaria proving the hot destination. more

04.10.2006 The changing face of European property investment
With property investment television programmes dominating the listings, it is inevitable that real estate is beginning to attract more and more more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Will Receive Eur 5.6 mln Under PHARE Programme
Bulgaria invited a tender procedure to select contractors on the project of “Helping the Development of Regional Tourism By Improving the Adjacent more

04.10.2006 Property Market survey ranks most popular regions in Bulgaria
24 Chassa published a survey ranking Bulgarian regions based on the property demand. Sozopol offers over 400 plots for hotel construction and prices more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora - Ayazmoto Park
While in Stara Zagora why not spend a whole day in the magnificent Ayazmoto Park. There is plenty to do and see. You can visit a zoo or an more

04.10.2006 USA Today: Go to Bulgaria, It is Cheap
"If you're committed to a trip to the Continent, consider countries that are still emerging as tourist destinations such as Romania and Bulgaria more

04.10.2006 Diving center under construction in Tsarevo
Russian company Lalov Egrek has kicked off the construction of a 6 mln euro diving center on the territory of the Tsarevo municipality, on the Black more

04.10.2006 Arabian tour operators eye Bulgaria
Tour operators from the United Arab Emirates are interested in selling Bulgarian holiday packages, Bulgarian ambassador to UAE Milen Keremedchiev more

04.10.2006 Tour-operators Expect Growth of 8% in Tourism
Tour-operators expect a growth of 8% in 2007 if Bulgaria's parliament decides to keep the 7% VAT on tourism. The number of the holiday-makers in more

04.10.2006 100 Million Euro to be Invested in Shoumen
In two years the first technology park in Bulgaria will be a fact. It will lie on 200 ha near the town of Shoumen, northeastern Bulgaria.
Only for more

04.10.2006 RIU’s ninth hotel in Bulgaria
The RIU chain will be opening two new establishments in the eastern Mediterranean in May: ClubHotel Riu Miramar on the Bulgarian coast near Obzor and more

04.10.2006 German tour operator ITS returns to Bulgarian ski resorts
After a two-year absence, German travel company ITS has decided to include a couple of Bulgaria's ski resorts in its winter '06-'07 catalogue, said more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora Night Life
If you are visiting Stara Zagora this summer try the popular night life. There are many venues to cater for every taste. Drinks are relatively cheap more

04.10.2006 Eco Skyscrapers to Rise in Bulgaria
Eco skyscrapers from a last generation might rise in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, Black Sea cities Burgas and Varna and the country's second city more

04.10.2006 EC Creates European Common Aviation Area, Bulgaria Joins
Òhe European Commission signed an agreement for the creation of a European Common Aviation Area with Bulgaria, seven more countries from South more

04.10.2006 New buildings replace older property in the Bulgarian Capital
Experts predict a construction boom in Sofia's centre. In two years at most new luxurious complexes would replace the old buildings in the capital, more

04.10.2006 Germans and Spaniards Bid for Ruse
Foreign investors are competing to invest in Ruse (northeastern Bulgaria). Spanish, German and Greek companies are willing to buy terrains and build more

04.10.2006 Sofia malls welcome global brands to Bulgaria
Global brand-name apparel, footwear and cosmetics retailers and restaurant chains have opted for flagship stores at the two Western-style shopping more

04.10.2006 Plovdiv International Spring Fair
This week is the annual Spring Fair at the Plovdiv International Fair. So far visitors have been entertained by a musical dance troupe, a staged more

04.10.2006 Why Buy Property In Bulgaria?
Located in South Eastern Europe, Bulgaria is bordered by Greece and Turkey to the South, Romania to the North and Macedonia and Serbia to the West. more

04.10.2006 Landlords look abroad for richer returns
As the buy-to-let market withers in Britain, more people are looking at far-flung destinations, writes Clare Francis

THE downturn in the UK more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian property market gains appeal
Property investment in Bulgaria has in recent years been something of a slow and steady affair, with many investors appreciating the potential for more

04.10.2006 Pamporovo builds up
Administrative and bureaucratic procedures and the ill-developed infrastructure at the Pamporovo mountain resort were the main obstacles for building more

04.10.2006 Railway in Bulgaria: High Speed Rail Plans
The Bulgarian cabinet approved on April 27 a draft agreement on the construction of a high-speed railway network in South East Europe. The document more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora - Restaurant Krimm

One of the advantages in being in Stara Zagora is the choice of restaurants that are on offer. The food is nearly always fresh and the Bulgarian more

04.10.2006 A town for 25 000 people will be build near Tsarevo
The north zone will be competing with Nessebar, Sozopol, with new Riviera

A completely new town will spring up in the next 1-2 years nearby more

04.10.2006 Best Ski Season Ever for Bulgaria
The Bulgarian Ski Federation and the Sofia 2014 Bid Committee announced today that the 2005-2006 ski season drew record visitors to Bulgaria. A more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora - Kiparis Restaurant
There are many varied places to eat in Stara Zagora but if you want to go to a traditional Bulgarian restaurant that has that little bit more to more

04.10.2006 Smaller apartments gain popularity on Bulgarian property market
Smaller apartments become increasingly attractive for property buyers in Bulgaria. The majority look for one or two-bedroom apartments.
Because of more

04.10.2006 Investors in Bulgaria shifting to larger property
Preferences and shopping habits of Bulgarian buyers are shifting toward larger facilities, a leading agency found in its report on retail property in more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora Night Life - Absolut Club
While in Stara Zagora why not sample the night life, and what better place to start than the ' Absolut Club'.
If you enjoy the latest music from the more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora - Sport and Leisure
If you like ten pin bowling, billiards, pool and darts then you are in for a pleasant suprise if you visit Stara Zagora this summer.

A new club more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian sea resort operator Albena eyes disused Balchik air base
Albena, the Bulgarian travel company that operates the eponymous sea resort, is negotiating with the defence ministry for joint access to a disused more

04.10.2006 Sofia, Bulgaria: An Ancient City That Wears Its History Well
THE storm had just broken, taking with it the August mugginess. I looked up from the balcony of my hotel across the dampened city of Sofia, the more

04.10.2006 The essence of Bulgaria
Caroline Carr, from Lancashire in the north of England, a Cardiff University graduate and newly-qualified teacher, shares her first experiences of more

04.10.2006 Press praises Bulgaria’s property market
The Wall Street Journal and London-based newspaper The Independent have published articles praising property market opportunities in Bulgaria.

In more

04.10.2006 Appetite for European property investment on the rise
Property investment for many in the UK has become a central part of planning for the future and the European market is understandably attracting much more

04.10.2006 New property investment trends in Bulgaria
Real estate market tendencies show a considerable increase in the sales of hotels under construction.

According to a "24 Hours Daily" report the more

04.10.2006 Italian Consortium to Distribute Gas in Western Bulgaria
Two Italian companies are going to supply gas western Bulgaria, comprising the larger part of Vrac, Bansko, Goce Delcev etc as this was recently more

04.10.2006 Europe’s new ski frontier
The mountains of eastern Europe offer potential bargains for winter holiday homebuyers. Peter Conradi checks out the options
The reaction among more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Air to launch flights from Dublin
The increase in flights to Eastern Europe continues apace as Bulgaria Air announced it would launch two routes from Dublin.

Flights from Dublin to more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: Sofia So Good
Robert Nurden sees potential in city flats, ski apartments and seaside resorts
Who would invest in property in a former Eastern Bloc country? They more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Presented at Belgrade Tourism Bourse
Bulgaria as a tourism destination will be presented at the 28th edition international tourism bourse in Belgrade - IFTS'06. More than 520 national more

04.10.2006 The Independent: 4 Types of Property Opportunities in Bulgaria
The property investment opportunities in Bulgaria fall into four main categories, wrote the Independent on Wednesday in an article that praises the more

04.10.2006 Economy Briefs
Choose Bulgarian!
Small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) account for 99 per cent of the Bulgarian economy and attract 67 per cent of the more

04.10.2006 Golf in Bulgaria - luring the buyers
In 15 years time there will be 40 golf courses in Bulgaria - on the Black Sea coast, around Sofia, Elena, Gabrovo, Trun, and Miroviane. There will be more

04.10.2006 The schedule for the execution of the priority infrastructure projects until 2015
The schedule for the execution of the priority infrastructure projects until 2015.
The prime minister gave assignment to the resore ministers to more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Trails France, Spain as Top Property Buyers Destination
Bulgaria ended up at No 4 spot among the most popular destinations to British overseas property buyers in a ranking, topped by France and Spain. more

04.10.2006 Tourism services VAT in Bulgaria changes
The value-added tax (VAT) for hotel services will become seven per cent starting January 1 2007, according to the VAT draft law accepted in more

04.10.2006 135 Passengers Enjoy 1st BA London-Varna Flight
A total of 135 passengers, including UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Jeremy Hill, arrived in Varna on Wednesday evening with the first British Airways more

04.10.2006 Biggest Balkan Business Centre in Bulgarian City Stara Zagora
The construction of the biggest Balkan business centre will begin in Stara Zagora. The project investment totals 300 million leva and the centre will more

04.10.2006 Economic development and investments in Bansko resort
“Bansko – the capital of winter resorts in East Europe” is what journalist Wolf Alexander Hannisch wrote in an article for the German “Die Zeit” more

04.10.2006 Why is it worth investing in Bulgaria?
Over the recent couple of years Bulgaria has become a magnet for foreign investors. In fact there are two countries attracting the financial currents more

04.10.2006 A day out at Plovdiv International Fair
You have seen the sights, eaten in the best restaurants, visited the numerous cafes and night clubs seen many music concerts at the open air more

04.10.2006 How we felt in love with Bulgaria
What are the first images which spring to your mind at the mention of the word ‘Bulgaria’? Female weightlifters? Dour, unsmiling locals? Sinister more

04.10.2006 The Diary: Skiing in Borovets
As I made my way back to the car after the Irish St. Patricks Day reception, I couldn’t help but notice how beautifully all the buildings in more

04.10.2006 Annual Corporate and Celebrity Charity Ski Event - Bansko 2006
On April 8 2006, an annual corporate and celebrity ski event is being organised for a second year in Bansko by John Hazlewood, CEO of Balkanwood Real more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria to grant concession contracts for Sofia, Plovdiv railway stations
Concession contracts for the central railway stations in Sofia and Plovdiv will be awarded by the end of 2006, said transport minister Petar more

04.10.2006 Overgas ready to pipe natural gas to ski resort Bansko
Bulgarian gas supplier Overgas is ready to build civic gas distribution networks in Bansko and Simitli, said Bansko mayor Alexander Kravarov. more

04.10.2006 Sport Opportunities increase the appeal of Bulgarian property
Bulgaria offers sport opportunities available in already well-known international sport centres. As a result more property seekers, interested in more

04.10.2006 Bansko gets bigger
Bansko, Bulgaria (Ski Press) Bulgaria’s rapidly expanding ski centre at Bansko has signed up famous international and domestic stars including more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria’s prices still low, but rising fast
Bulgaria, the wannabe 2014 Winter Olympic host and wannabe EC member is continuing to see property prices soar from their low beginnings, although more

04.10.2006 Companies in Bulgaria to Register Off-Court
Companies operating in Bulgaria shall register their businesses at the newly established Registry Agency to replace existing court files.
As of 1 more

04.10.2006 Civil Airport to Be Constructed near Gotse Delchev
Investors show serious interest to the construction of a civil airport near the town of Gotse Delchev, southern Bulgaria.
The businessmen are ready more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Leads in Property Hotspots Ranking
Experts have long predicted Bulgaria will maintain its position as attractive place for real estate seekers, Assetz Property News Service reported. more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria tops property investment hotspots
The latest Property Investment Tracker from Assetz has found that Bulgaria is leading the way as an overseas hotspot.

While experts have been more

04.10.2006 Investors eye disused military airport in Gotse Delchev
Investors are lining up to convert the military airport in Gotse Delchev, South-western Bulgaria, into an aerial gateway to nearby ski resort Bansko, more

04.10.2006 The Rise and Rise of Bulgarian Property
Anyone who has bought property in Bulgaria will tell you that the prices are so low, it is impossible to lose. Prices will continue to rise. The only more

04.10.2006 Investing in Plovdiv
Despite the predictions of a falling market property in the UK it is still a good idea to look at other world property markets, especially those in more

04.10.2006 The faces of change in Bulgaria
Ability to adapt decides who moves forward and who gets left behind

The elderly gentleman was eager to talk to me because I was American. He more

04.10.2006 Greek Firm Aikon Builds Hotel in Vidin, Bulgaria
Aikon, a unit of Greek construction, energy and real estate group Gek, plans to build a 5-star hotel in Vidin, North-western Bulgaria, said Aikon more

04.10.2006 Plovdiv International Fair
As well as being a tourist centre. Plovdiv is also a reknowned industrial and commercial centre. The Plovdiv International Fair is a means by which more

04.10.2006 What does the future hold for Bulgaria’s real estate market?
Valeri Vulchev, Real Estate Managing Partner

The Bulgarian commercial property market has experienced dynamic development in all sectors, with more

04.10.2006 International wine exhibition starts in Bulgaria
The largest vine-growing and wine-making exhibition in the Balkans started in Bulgaria’s second-largest city of Plovdiv on March 15, hosted by the more

04.10.2006 FT: Westerners Find Second Home in Bulgaria
Estate buyers from Russia, Ireland, Spain and France are eager for Bulgaria's seaside, the Financial Times said Saturday.
The story points out a more

04.10.2006 British Airways to launch Varna-London flights in late March
British Airways will open a regular Varna-London service on Mar 29. The flight will be performed on Wednesday and Saturdays until the end of May. Two more

04.10.2006 Hemus Air Resumes Flights to the Most Prestigious European Airport
After a four-year break Bulgarian jets will resume flights to the biggest and most prestigious European airport - Heathrow in London. The first more

04.10.2006 Number of Russian Tourists Up by 20%
The number of Russians coming to Bulgaria in January and February 2006 has increased by respectively 57 and 53%, according to information from the more

04.10.2006 Brits Fall for Bulgarian Charms
Investment has been the incentive for most buyers in Bulgaria, with off-plan apartments forming the bulk of sales. But a new trend is emerging as a more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: a darling of the property market
Confidence in the Bulgarian property market appears to be on the rise, as growing numbers decide they are prepared to invest their money in more

04.10.2006 Snow show with Miss Bulgaria
Miss Bulgaria 2000 Magdalina Vulchanova and US film director Michael Cory Davies will be among VIP guests at a charity snow show in Bansko.

The more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria maps out infrastructure priorities until 2013
Bulgaria will award concession contracts for all domestic airports, excluding the Sofia International Airport, and for the Trakia, Maritsa and Struma more

04.10.2006 High-Speed Motorway Construction Underway
Bulgaria's Executive Road Agency said it will award a contract for the design of a high-speed motorway linking Dupnitsa, on the road to the Greek more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria increases transit options
The state railways companies of Bulgaria and Germany will cooperate to boost traffic from Western Europe to the Middle East, Bulgarian news agency more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria hopes to join the single European currency, the euro, in 2009
Bulgaria hopes to join the single European currency, the euro, in 2009, Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev said Monday.
He made his remarks at a more

04.10.2006 Bansko Introduces Online Avalanche Alert
Bulgaria's top ski resort of Bansko has introduced an online alert to prevent tourists from wandering off in avalanche-frequented areas. more

04.10.2006 A Glimpse Upon the History of Stara Zagora
Stara Zagora, ‘the town of lime trees and cypresses’, was established in ancient times on a major crossroad from the Danube River towards the Aegean more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria seen as attractive ski destination
The Times reports winter resorts in East European countries offer attractive vacation property.

The publication writes various misconceptions more

04.10.2006 Ski home bargains in Bulgaria
The Bulgarian property market has been receiving more good press this week, with properties around the popular ski resorts given particular praise. more

04.10.2006 A little place on the piste
A ski home for as little as £30,000? Nicola Venning finds bargains in Bulgaria

Skiing down fresh powdery slopes in the morning, a soothing soak in more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian Property appeals to sports enthusiasts
Sports fanatics looking for a property investment project abroad would do well to take a serious look at Bulgaria.

While many of a sporting more

04.10.2006 International company to invest 90 mln euro in golf course near Kavarna
The construction of a new golf course near the village of Bozhurets, in the coastal Kavarna region, will kick off in mid-March, according to the more

04.10.2006 Buying Real Estate in Bulgaria is a Super Bargain
"You live like a king in Bulgaria with US $10,000," writes the New York Times

"Buying real estates in Bulgaria is among the most profitable more

04.10.2006 Interest toward Bulgarian agriculture sector
Bulgaria’s forthcoming accession to the European Union in 2007 or 2008 has triggered an unusual interest both in and out of the country towards more

04.10.2006 Brits look for property in Bulgaria
Though the UK property market continues to show signs of recovery, investors seem to be keener than ever to look further afield, with Bulgaria the more

04.10.2006 Plovdiv Fair – International Agricultural Exhibition
Business people from Europe and all over the world have been congregating at Plovdiv International Fair for the International Agricultural more

04.10.2006 Construction of 2nd Danube Bridge May Start by Summer
Starting the construction on the second Danube Bridge at Vidin-Kalafat is a priority in the bilateral relations of Bulgaria and Romania, which needs more

04.10.2006 Ski Fans Went Wild Riding in Bansko
The off-piste snow conditions in Bansko offered excellent "rideable" terrain for this year's Wild Ride 2006 contest.

The event, traditionally more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria - in the top three countries for expected growth in 2006
The reports show that there had been a 60 per cent increase in interest in Bulgaria within the past six months, with both holiday makers and more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian ski resorts: serious alternative to France, Switzerland or Austria
Bulgarian ski resorts are now a serious alternative to France, Switzerland or Austria for U.K. investors looking to buy investment property abroad more

04.10.2006 The lure of emerging property markets
Property investors from the UK are now willing to step out of the comfort zones of France and Spain and are prepared to seek out better returns on more

04.10.2006 Second Bridge Over Danube Must Be Ready Till 2009
Deadline for building of second bridge over Danube river at Vidin-Kalafat is 2009, Bulgarian Transport Minister Petar Moutafchiev stated today at more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian Ski Resorts Score Top Marks
What is the standard of the most popular Bulgarian resorts as regards organization, conditions and prices? What could make foreign tourists give more

08.11.2006 Plovdiv - The Magic of the Old Town
typical architectural style from the Renaissance period of BulgariaDeclared an architectural museum, a town within a town, protected by UNESCO and a more

04.10.2006 Bansko is your door to the future
- What brought you in Bulgaria and Bansko?
Marc Giardelli: I come often here since the year of 2004 when I saw project, which were extremely more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian ski resorts attract property investors
Property investment in Bulgaria has an edge over a number of its European rivals in that with a thriving ski industry, it is able to attract more

04.10.2006 When the ice melts
A decent ski property can flourish in summer as well as winter

The great advantage of owning a ski property is the ability to enjoy it all the more

04.10.2006 Property investors head for Bulgarian ski resorts
The growing appeal of Bulgarian ski resorts is attracting the attention of overseas property investors.

For British investors considering buying more

04.10.2006 Velingrad
This region offers the opportunity of enjoying good health, beautiful scenery, skiing and an attractive night life. For visitors who want to stay more

04.10.2006 Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, Nazareth, Pearl Jam in Bulgaria
Another Bulgarian coastal city will try to earn musical glory in the summer of 2006. Nessebar has attracted names like Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, more

04.10.2006 The Property Market in Bulgaria
BULGARIANS have been able to take out a mortgage and buy a home only in the past four years. The change has unlocked a property boom. Prices are more

In January 2006 the overall business climate in Bulgaria improved by 1.6 points compared to the December levels. The improvement comes mainly from more

04.10.2006 Further optimism for Bulgarian property market
Property investment throughout Europe remained strong last year, with the likes of Bulgaria and Cyprus continuing to offer viable alternatives to more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: how to spend your holiday
BULGARIA’S Black Sea coast is sunny and sandy, and an inexpensive alternative to Spain and Portugal. Bulgarians are willing hosts, and have made more

04.10.2006 Low cost carriers to fly to Bulgarian coastal cities Varna, Bourgas
Hungary's Wizz Air and Norway's Norwegian Air Shuttle will launch flights to Bulgarian coastal cities Varna and Bourgas, Dnevnik learned from the more

04.10.2006 UK property investors advised to look abroad
It is understandable that many people investing in property for the first time are tempted to limit their search to the UK, but experts have been more

04.10.2006 SOFIA SO GOOD
ALMOST every major city in Central and Eastern Europe seems to aspire to be the “new something”. That Sofia is on this shortlist represents a more

04.10.2006 Osogovo Mountain near Kyustendil
Osogovo Mountain is situated on the western border of Bulgaria. The highest peak in the mountain is Ruen Peak (2252). It is right on the border line more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria tempts British property investors
British investors are flocking to Bulgaria's ski resorts, keen to cash in on their growing appeal to the international and domestic holidaymaker more

04.10.2006 Rising property prices in Bulgaria
The average price of a house in Bulgaria's cities shot up by more than 36 per cent in 2005, according to the National Statistical Institute. more

04.10.2006 Property prices in Bulgaria on the rise
Property prices in Bulgaria increased by 36.6 per cent in 2005, compared to the previous year, according to National Statistical Institute data. more

04.10.2006 Living in Stara Zagora
Stara Zagora is a good place to live and work in. It has well established industries, a good health service and an excellent educational system. The more

04.10.2006 Leisure time in Stara Zagora
There is plenty to do and enjoy in Stara Zagora. There are parks, shops, art galleries, restaurants, cafes, places of historical interest and a more

04.10.2006 Ski resort Borovets beats growth forecast
Borovets, the mountain resort located 72 km south-east of Sofia, has welcomed 20% more visitors so far this winter season in comparison with the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria tempts UK property investors
With the increased availability of cheap flights and the current popularity of relocation television programmes, property investors from the UK are more

04.10.2006 Stara Zagora-the fifth largest city in Bulgaria
The fifth largest city in Bulgaria is situated at the foot the Sredna Gora Mountain. Rich in natural resources and a prime tourist spot. more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian railway, sewerage network projects get ISPA funding
The finance ministry and the delegation of the European Commission signed on Wednesday, January 11, the financial memorandums for 133.2 mln euro in more

04.10.2006 Plovdiv Region
The Plovdiv region occupies over one seventh of all the arable land in Bulgaria and also has a very large industrial sector. Foreign investors, more

04.10.2006 The year for expatriates in Bulgaria
THE year 2005 was a busy one for expatriates in Bulgaria.

They witnessed the adoption of numerous amendments and bills by Parliament in more

04.10.2006 1.2 M Brits Expected in Bulgaria in 2008
About 1.2 M British tourists will probably choose Bulgaria as their Holiday destination in 2008, James Knight, Managing Director of leading property more

04.10.2006 Property market in Bulgaria to see further growth
Bulgaria’s property market is going to experience further growth in investment next year. An indication of the expected development is the increased more

04.10.2006 Property tax increases in Bulgaria
Sofia residents will have to pay between 20 and 60 leva higher property taxes this year. Starting from January, the new tax evaluations will produce more

04.10.2006 Majority of resort infrastructure in Bulgaria ready
The investment in infrastructure for Bulgaria’s leading winter resorts Borovets, Bansko and Pamporovo in the past couple of years has produced most more

04.10.2006 What to buy in PLOVDIV
What to buy in Plovdiv

Which type of property you wish to purchase depends on what type of person you are, your interests, the size of your family, more

Two opportunities for construction of an airport in Pirin Mountain are already being discussed, after the mayor of Bansko municipal announced that more

Chepelare is the new hit for the Bulgarian ski lovers. The resort in the Rodope mountain offer the cheapest lift passes, nice pistes, and cosy hotels more

04.10.2006 Prognosis for Real Estate Market 2006
"The prices will rise by 10%," brokers say.
However, the prices of the luxury apartments in the center of Sofia and at the seaside will increase more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria as third most popular overseas property destination according to HIFX industrial study
The UK newspaper The Herald devoted its attention to the Bulgarian property market. The interest was initiated by the industry study, by currency more

04.10.2006 One of the perfect property investment opportunity is to buy real estate in Bulgaria
Bulgaria was classified as "the new Costa del Sol" according to the UK Daily Mail one year ago. There are many people who are starting to look for more

04.10.2006 British Property Buyers in Bulgaria up 77% y/y
An increasing number of Britons are buying second homes in Dubai and Bulgaria, according to a recent report of the British consultancy company HIFX. more

04.10.2006 Foreigners Obliged to Declare Purpose of Bulgarian Stay
Upon entry to Bulgaria, a foreigner should declare in writing the purpose and address of the stay, under changes to the regulations for applying the more

04.10.2006 Sofia Fashion Street Goes Pedestrian-Friendly
Although the creation of pedestrian-friendly urban environments is still in its infancy in Sofia, the capital's fashion Vitosha boulevard may remain more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria - a byword for international property investment
A report issued today has referred to Bulgaria as one of the most rapidly advancing nations in Europe and suggests that it is becoming a "byword for more

04.10.2006 Irish people interested in houses along the seaside
The President Georgi Parvanov opened a traveling exhibition for Bulgarian treasures in Dublin

Most of the business people who had breakfast with more

04.10.2006 Exploring Plovdiv
Plovdiv is not just a place with a relaxed cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is also a great starting point for exploring the surrounding more

04.10.2006 Groundwork laid for Bulgarian Property boom
The last week has seen a number of key developments in Bulgaria that appear to have paved the way for the expected property boom in the coming years. more

04.10.2006 Cyprus and Bulgaria ranked top for buying abroad
Cyprus and Bulgaria have been rated as the best places to buy a property abroad in 2006.

At the same time property investment firm Assetz has more

04.10.2006 Zheravna - a Fascinating Balkan Legend
The village enchants with its beautiful 18-century architecture. Old inns, shops and fountains of the 17th century are preserved

The village of more

04.10.2006 Wonders of Dobrudja Attract Tourists even from Japan
Unique monasteries are cut into the rocks near The Suhata Reka - a river whose bed fills with water only in rainy years

The northeastern region of more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: Where a nod up and down is no and from side to side is yes
IF I SUCCEED in persuading you to give Bulgaria a try, you must carry a substantial phrase book and remember this: In Bulgaria, when you want to more

04.10.2006 Sofia Property Prices Up 6%
Real estate prices in Bulgaria's capital have increased by 6% over January-September this year, a regular Industry Watch report said Thursday.
But more

04.10.2006 President Parvanov Urges Irish Business to Invest in Bulgaria
The Irish business community has a year and some months to make a breakthrough on the Bulgarian market, said Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov more

04.10.2006 Parvanov Visits Ireland
Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will pay an official visit to Ireland and will get acquainted with Dublin's experience in the EU integration. more

04.10.2006 TUI Brings More UK, Scandinavian Tourists to Bulgaria
Europe's biggest tourism company TUI brought about two percent more tourists to Bulgaria in the 2004/2005 season as more Scandinavian and UK more

04.10.2006 Bansko the rising star of Bulgaria
Although searches for Property abroad on the internet have shown some impressive results recently regarding Bulgaria. Towns and cities within more

04.10.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: Bulgaria’s tourism sees rising prices and visitor count
Rising prices and visitor figures are two processes that go hand-in-hand in Bulgaria’s tourist industry, recent data shows.

A total of 4 360 239 more

04.10.2006 Skyscraper to Be Built on Bourgas Beach
The construction works of the building will cost some 50 million euro

The first skyscraper in Bulgaria will be built on the Bourgas beach, more

04.10.2006 Highway to Link Danube to Greece
One of Bulgaria's priorities is to build a highway connecting Thessalonica, Sofia and the Danube cities of Vidin and Lom (Bulgaria) before 2013. So more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria’s “Jewel in the Crown“
Plovdiv has everything – history, culture, shopping, sport, restaurants and excellent hotels . It is surprising that it is often overlooked more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria - the new Spain?
A review of search engine entries during the last three months has revealed that Bulgarian property is quickly becoming one of Europe's leading more

04.10.2006 Spanish property Doom. Bulgarian property Boom!
Over the last 3 months on the internet there has been a steep decline in Spanish property searches and huge increase in demand for Bulgarian more

04.10.2006 Foreign Interest in Bulgarian Property High
Bulgaria remains a hot spot for foreign real estate investors despite a clear slowdown in property price growth, experts said Tuesday -- and expected more

04.10.2006 Foreign Tourists Spend 1.7 Billion Euro in Bulgaria
Foreign tourists have spent 1.661 billion euro in Bulgaria, according to data from the Tourism Agency. The takings are for the first nine months of more

04.10.2006 Buying in Sofia
Although still a relatively new kid on the block, Bulgaria is fast becoming the property hotspot of Europe. Seduced by its favourable climate, with more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian boom set for slopes
The property market in Bulgaria has been growing in confidence over recent years and a bumper 12 months in 2005 looks set to continue.

Property more

04.10.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: Skiing legends for Bansko
AFTER the successful launch of last year’s snow season in Bulgaria’s top winter resort of Bansko with Italian Alberto Tomba, another two skiing more

04.10.2006 Shumen Coaxes Three Million Tourists
Tour agencies from Italy, France and Belgium are now offering tours to the some of the most famous ancient towns of Bulgaria. Pliska was the first more

04.10.2006 Foreign investment in Bulgaria makes a jump
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bulgaria increased by 11.5 per cent year-on-year in the first nine months of the 2005 amid fears for the country’s more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria breaks property records with bumper year
Bulgaria's growing property market has experienced yet another record breaking year of investment, with around 250,000 homes expected to be sold and more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria lands in Top 20 of global outsourcing destinations
Bulgaria has entered for the first time A.T. Kearney's annual ranking of the most attractive locations for 'offshoring' of service activities such as more

04.10.2006 Jan-Sept foreign arrivals up 6% y/y
Over 6.1 mln foreigners entered Bulgaria in Jan-Sept, up 6% y/y, including 3.5 mln tourists and over 2 mln transit travellers, said the National more

04.10.2006 Golf Course Project for 53 million Euros in Kableshkovo, near Sunny Beach
A new golf and entertainment complex costing 53 million euros will be constructed on land surrounding Kableshkovo village in the Pomorie more

04.10.2006 Japanese Declare Their Love on Tsarevets
The Sound and Light show is the perfect present for weddings and birthdays

To fly from Japan to say you love somebody on Tsarevets, the fortress more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian ski resort Bansko may get new Gondola lift
Bansko, the ski resort town located some 160 km south of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, could have a second gondola lift, said city mayor Alexander more

04.10.2006 Financiers: Invest Your Money in Real Estates
"If you are afraid that your bank deposits will devaluate, invest your money in real estates. Despite the fact that the prices of real estates have more

04.10.2006 Danube Bridge 2 near Vidin
Bulgarian Minister of Transport: We are Determined to Keep all Deadlines for Construction of Danube Bridge 2

“It is expected that the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Increasingly Attractive to Foreign Investors
Bulgaria and Romania promise to become the most attractive countries in the South Eastern Europe region for foreign investors.

According to a more

04.10.2006 Sofia Selects Architect to Build 1st Skyscraper
Bulgaria will have its first skyscraper erected by the architect to be pronounced winner in this year's European Architectural Awards VIZAR'2005. more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria to Rival Spain in Golf
Bulgaria may become Spain's major golf tourism rival if this branch is developed in the country, according to Manuel Ferri Sanchez, head of the Ferri more

04.10.2006 Parliament Okays Reforms in Corporate Tax Law at 1st Reading
Bulgaria's Parliament passed on first reading the amendments to the Corporate Tax.

Under the new reforms the social expenses tax will be decreased more

04.10.2006 Ski Celebrities Open Season in Bansko
Bansko, voguish ski resort in southern Bulgaria has recently won deserved fame among fans of the winter sports. This year the most famous skiers of more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria — The Secret Rose of Europe
With a still struggling economy since the fall of Communism, hidden in the Balkan region, Bulgaria is Eastern Europe’s secret rose. It’s beauty and more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria: Where Bargain-Seekers Ski
BULGARIA may be known for certain things - its ancient monasteries, for instance, or the local habit of nodding one's head to say no - but skiing more

04.10.2006 Work on Project Super Borovets Continues
The work on project Super Borovets will continue. National Movement Simeon II leader Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha met with Samokov’s mayor Angel Ivanov, more

04.10.2006 Elhovo: On the edge of the forest
Drive into Elhovo, a small town set among rolling pasture land in south-east Bulgaria, and you enter a time warp. Weathered concrete buildings, more

04.10.2006 Mary Draycott Is the Newest Citizen of Haskovo
For over 10 centuries the town of Haskovo in southern Bulgaria has been like a bridge between Europe and the Orient. The town boasting 1000-year-long more

04.10.2006 Sofia with EUR 1 B Worth of New Homes by End-2006
A total of 1,5 million square meters of newly built floorage will be on sale in the capital Sofia alone by the end of 2006, the State Construction more

04.10.2006 British Prefer Pirin Mountain to the Alps
"Bansko and Borovets winter resorts are among the most preferred by the British ski destinations," the head of the Bulgarian Association of more

04.10.2006 Varna leads Bulgarian property market price-wise
The value of homes in the coastal Varna area outpaced the residential market in the capital Sofia in Q2, according to data supp[lied by Bulgaria's more

04.10.2006 Slope off to Bansko, Borovets & Pamporovo
Andorra, once the Brits' favourite destination for bargain snow is gradually moving upmarket, so more skiers are looking east for uncrowded pistes more

04.10.2006 Perfect retreats for skiers
Ski holidays are costly, so buying property in a resort could make life easier

Traditionally, autumn is the time when many people start planning more

04.10.2006 The Bulgarian Property Market - An Overview
Bulgaria is located in southeastern Europe. Situated in the east-central portion of the Balkan Peninsula, bordering the Black Sea. Covering an area more

04.10.2006 A salute to British Investors in Bulgaria
AS the Financial Times put it earlier this year, “an Englishman’s second home in the sun may have long been his casa, but in the 21st century it is more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian Home Prices Tripled over 2000-2005
Home prices in Bulgaria's regional centers have increased 1.5 to 3 times over the last five years. That emerged Wednesday as the country okayed a new more

04.10.2006 Foreigners to Have Free Access to Jobs in Bulgaria
Citizens from the European Union member countries will be able to work in Bulgaria at equal footing with the Bulgarians, according to the amendments more

04.10.2006 The Times: Bulgaria Goes Bling
Wonky chairlifts, draughty dormitories and watery beetroot soup? Don't believe it - Bulgaria (well, certain parts of it) will soon be the chic place more

04.10.2006 Dobarsko, near Razlog: Christ on a Rocket in Village Church
The walls of the church are covered with 460 images, painted over four centuries

In the village of Dobarsko, near Razlog (southeastern Bulgaria) more

04.10.2006 British Embassy Advises Investing in Bulgaria
The British Embassy in Sofia has recommended Bulgaria to potential UK investors.
British business successes in Bulgaria are in distribution centres, more

04.10.2006 Tales from the Rousse Riverbank
'Everything that I was to experience later in life, had already happened in Rousse'

THIS enigmatic phrase was written by Elias Canetti, Bulgaria's more

04.10.2006 Central Balkan: Making money grow on trees
Tourism is big business in Bulgaria, and business is booming on the Black Sea coast. But as seaside villages disappear under a plethora of hotels and more

04.10.2006 Eastern bloc resorts get the vote for top bargains
Investment boost is benefiting budget skiers

Old favourites Pamporovo and Borovets have stylish new hotels and there is also a new resort. A few more

04.10.2006 Vidin: Rock of ages
LIMESTONE is a sedimentary rock formed over 100 million years, as fossils and other materials compress and congeal in shallow water. During the earth’ more

04.10.2006 Brussels Nods Tender Papers on Lyulin Highway Supervision
The European Commission has approved the tender paperwork for the construction supervision of Lyulin Highway.

Bulgaria's Road Authority will more

04.10.2006 EC Okays Danube Bridge 2 Constructors Short List
The European Commission has given its approval to the short list with the construction companies of the Danube Bridge 2.

The Bulgaria-Romania more

04.10.2006 Bulgarian EIBank Co-funds 12 Mln Euro Spa Complex Near Ski Resort
Bulgarian commercial bank Economic and Investment Bank (EIBank) has co-financed the construction of a 12 million euro ($14.4 million) spa complex more

04.10.2006 According to the biggest ski fair in London Bansko will be the European hit this winter
“Bansko is the best and most contemporary site for ski holidays east of the Alps and there is no doubt in this statement.”

This is the assessment more

04.10.2006 The project Samokov - Borovets - Beli Iskar: balance between tourism development & nature protection
The new Borovets project will be a system of tourist cores, which will include the populated areas of Samokov and Beli Iskar. The idea is to find new more

04.10.2006 Medieval Fortress to Be Built near Aheloy
A historic complex reviving the time of King Simeon the Great will be built near the Bourgas village of Aheloy. The mega-project is dedicated to the more

04.10.2006 Sofia: The price of buildings near the Bulgarian Wall Street rose by 20%
Scores of stylish offices and trade buildings form the business centre of Sofia. A skyscraper with 30 floors is one of the new buildings in the more

04.10.2006 New hotels under construction in Central Balkan region
Two hotels and a dozen guest villas are currently under construction in the resort village of Ribaritsa, said Daria Zarichinova, president of the more

04.10.2006 Bulgaria Okays Danube Bridge 2 Loan Scheme
Bulgaria has ratified the funding contracts for its second bridge over the Danube River, linking the country with Romania.
The scheme includes loans more

04.10.2006 Golf project for Pavlikeni area, Veliko Tarnovo District, tabled by Icelandic firm
Holm Group of Iceland has presented to the municipality of Pavlikeni, Central North Bulgaria, plans for the construction of a golf course and related more

04.10.2006 EU Grants Funds to Renovate Old Houses in Lom
"Sixty-five old houses, built in the Viennese style, will be renovated with funds granted by the EU" Mayor of the Danube city of Lom Penka Penkova more

03.10.2006 SN Brussels Airlines offers Borovets ski destination
This winter, SN Brussels Airlines offers direct regular flights to no less than 11 ski destinations. SN offers daily flights to the slopes within more

03.10.2006 Off-plan Apartments: Purchase Price and Profit Tax
When you buy an off-plan apartment in Bulgaria, you will find that it is common practice for a lower value than the actual purchase price to be more

03.10.2006 Some autumn alternatives- Part 2
AT the start of the second part of our journey among the villages near Gabrovo and Veliko Turnovo, we had come to the end of the road.

Following more

03.10.2006 Karlovo: In the heart of Bulgaria
KARLOVO was the home of Levski. Need I say more to establish the town’s place in Bulgaria’s heartland? If you are interested in the real Bulgaria, more

03.10.2006 Sofia, the Heart of Bulgaria, Divided by Invisible Line of Old and New
Two hundred miles from the sandy Black Sea coast that draws most tourists to this Balkan country lies the gritty, pulsating heart of Bulgaria. more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria beckons: Eastern European nation revealed on road trip
If you want a good look at what Bulgaria is like, try seeing it with someone who knows.

On a recent trip to the country, a friend and I — both more

03.10.2006 Vitosha Gets Extreme Sports Run
Sofia's Vitosha Mountain will soon have a run for extreme skiing and snowboarding, according the strategy for development of the site.

The Aleko more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria Air Starts Manchester Flights
The Bulgarian flag carrier inaugurated Sunday the first one of its regular flights to Manchester.

Bulgaria Air now serves 14 destinations in the more

03.10.2006 Some 400,000 Guests Expected in Bansko
Tens of new hotels will open doors for the ski season in Bansko resort, southern Bulgaria. Some 350,000 tourists visited Bansko last winter. The more

03.10.2006 Brief summary of social events from Elhovo
There have been a lot of questions about whether British children can study if they move to Bulgaria. Other social topics have also been of great more

03.10.2006 To offer the skiers a world of diversity...
If you're thinking of a skiing holiday, usually Austria or Switzerland come to mind, and there are some great resorts and packages on offer there - more

03.10.2006 Some autumn alternatives
A little late in the year for the seaside, somewhat too early for the ski resorts; if you are drinking white wine or mastika, it is because you do more

03.10.2006 Englishmen Welcome Parvanov in Belyakovetz
On the Tzarevets Hill, in Veliko Turnovo (northern Bulgaria), the President delivered a speech on the occasion of the Independence Day and gave many more

03.10.2006 Nessebar Declared Capital of Tourism
"Over 1 million tourists visited Nessebar resort, southern Bulgarian seacoast, this summer," the chair of the municipal council of the Bulgarian more

03.10.2006 Sofia to Reach the Balkan Mountains
Sofia will enlarge to the north, towards and on the slopes of the Balkan Mountains, believe architects and designers who plan the city's future. more

03.10.2006 F1 Boss Builds Yacht Port in Bulgaria
Eddie Jordan to build a residential complex near Obzor and asks for a golf course terrain

Eddie Jordan, the Formula 1 Jordan team owner will build more

03.10.2006 Important information: BULSTAT widens reach
NEW categories of persons and entities required to obtain a BULSTAT registration, a tracking designation sponsored by the National Statistical more

03.10.2006 In the realm of Orpheus
I have just returned from a hiking holiday in the Rhodopes, the mountains of Orpheus. This extensive mountain range has a beauty and mystery, much of more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria attracts Irish investors in droves
It was probably written in the stars that when the Irish discovered the price of property in Bulgaria they would flock there in their droves, and so more

03.10.2006 Bulgarian and foreign resort investors and residential real estate developers ready to flex their golfing muscles
With more than five new golf resort and leisure-integrated real estate developments in the pipeline, Bulgaria is in its early stage of development more

03.10.2006 2 new ski runs built in Chepelare
Over 100,000 levs have been invested in the 2 new runs constructed at the Mechi Chal ski center in Chepelare, the resort town located 80 km south of more

03.10.2006 Scandinavians Rediscover Bulgarian Black Sea
The number of tourists from the Scandinavian countries and Denmark has increased by 29.7% year-on-year, according to passenger data from Burgas more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria: From city to sea
LEGEND has it that when God gave out pieces of the Earth for peoples of the world to settle on, He left the Bulgarians till last, giving them with more

03.10.2006 Welcome to the Costa del Bulgaria
British tourists are flocking to this country's Black Sea coast, says Robert Nurden. But there are still some quieter corners to explore
A story more

03.10.2006 Investors hit the slopes in Bulgarian ski resorts
Ski resorts boasting year-round rentals and yields of up to 12%, approximately double those available in the coastal resorts, offer the best option more

03.10.2006 Yachts and hunting will bring rich tourists to Bulgaria
The foreign holiday-makers spend between 500 and 800 euro for 10 days in Bulgaria, Deutsche Welle maintains

Yachts, hunting and luxurious hotels more

03.10.2006 Sofia: Following the yellow brick road
Armed with a camera, a pencil and a notebook, Clive Cooper set out to explore Sofia’s yellow brick road that runs through the area surrounding more

03.10.2006 Weather is beautiful ... have bought converted watermill...
Some people snap up more than just postcards on holiday, write Ben Flanagan and Nick West

Thousands of people each year return from their overseas more

03.10.2006 TOURISM BAROMETER: Visitor figures
A TOTAL of 2 714 000 foreign tourists vacationed in Bulgaria in the first seven months of the year, seven per cent more than the same period a year more

03.10.2006 Euro Introduced in Bulgaria before the Czech Republic and Poland
Bulgaria will introduce the euro about 2010, while it will become the official currency in the Czech Republic and Poland thereafter. Estonia, Litva more

03.10.2006 Overseas Property: Black Sea bonanza
Bulgaria’s coastline is attracting foreign property investors like bees to honey. PETER CONRADI does the maths, wondering if they’ll profit in the more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria Looms as the Next Real-Estate Hotspot
A villa overlooking the Black Sea? Or a flat in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia? If you happened to be vacationing in the area this year, you might have more

03.10.2006 Rila Magic
WITH icy streams gurgling through lush tree-covered mountains, it’s easy to see why Ivan Rilski chose the Rila mountains to lead his hermetic life. more

03.10.2006 Bulgaria: Heaven and earth
A trek through Bulgaria's Rila Mountains takes in shimmering lakes, dense woodlands and ancient monasteries

As I scrambled over the last mounds of more

03.10.2006 Central Balkan National Park Encompasses Nine Wildlife Reserves
The Central Balkan National Park lies in the heart of Bulgaria, nestled in the central and higher parts of the Balkan Mountains Range. It was more

03.10.2006 Dionysus, Orpheus and Apollo in Kardjali Museum
Prof Nikolay Ovcharov granted unique archeological findings to the History Museum in Kardjali, southeastern Bulgaria. These are the three figurines more

03.10.2006 Battle of the Black Sea
Bulgaria has a relatively short 280km coastline. While most of the attention has so far focussed on Black Sea resorts including Varna and Sunny Beach, more

03.10.2006 2.7 Million Foreign Tourists Had Their Holidays in Bulgaria
Over 2.7 million foreign tourists had their holidays in Bulgaria in the first 6 months of 2005. This is what the report of the Ministry of Culture more

03.10.2006 Direct Flight to Link Sofia, Manchester
National air carrier Bulgaria Air is launching new route from the country's capital Sofia to Manchester, UK.
The first flight will take place more

Foreigners are highly interested in the purchase of apartments along Bulgaria's southern Black Sea coast. The price for a sq m of property there more

27.09.2006 Bansko Overcrowded in the Summer
The mountain resort becomes a bustling place during the Rock, Jazz and folklore festivals. The foreign tourists mostly buy red waist-bands and more

27.09.2006 Sliven & Yambol: Life off the beaten path
Sliven and Yambol occupy a grey zone for most expats in Bulgaria. Far from the ski resorts in the mountains and just outside the area marked as the more

27.09.2006 Over 10,000 New Beds for the Tourists in Bansko
Bansko, southern Bulgaria, is turning into into a round-the-year resort, which enhanced the interest of the investors in this beautiful mountain more

27.09.2006 Direct Flight to Link Bulgarian Black Sea Capital, London
British Airways will launch a new summer route from Bulgaria to the United Kingdom in 2006 by introducing a two times weekly service from Varna to more

27.09.2006 Investments in Bansko reach 400 M EUR
Some 400 mln euro have been invested over the last 2 years in Bansko, the ski resort town located some 160 km south of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, said more

IT WAS a Thursday. I got a last-minute offer of a holiday. I texted all my pals - what's Bulgaria like?

Silence. No one knew anything about more

27.09.2006 Bansko Summer Jazz
BANSKO is the place to be for music this summer in Bulgaria. Following hot on the heels of this weekend's July Evening Disco Rock Concert, is the more

27.09.2006 Three Monasteries in the region of Montana
The Klisura Monastery of “St. St.Cyril and Methodius” is located 80 km. north of Sofia, at the foot of Todorini kukli peak in Western Balkan Range, more

27.09.2006 Tourist Flow to Bulgaria Goes Up
The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria has increased by 5.6% in the first six months of the year.

Over June alone the growth rate was 11.5%, more

27.09.2006 Tourists Throng in Bulgaria’s Balchik Palace
A record number of 62 thousand tourists have visited the palace that once belonged to the Romanian queen Maria in the town of Balchik (Bulgaria's more

27.09.2006 Eastern Europe set for property boom
Research conducted by The Property Investor and Homebuyer Show has found that cheap flights and cheap property are attracting canny investors to more

27.09.2006 Ski Legend Girardelli to Open Sports Centre in Bansko
Ski legend Marc Girardelli and the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort Bansko will establish a joint venture for the creation of a major more

27.09.2006 What Drives the Bulgarian Property Market & Practical Advice on How to Invest in It
Written by two of Bulgarian Properties English Representatives - Mr. Adrian Musgrave & Mr. Andrew Willis

Identified some four years ago by the more

27.09.2006 Sveti Vlas resort Can Accommodate 15,000 Guests
Investments in hotels and restaurants that suit all tastes run at 10 million euro

In recent years the once forlorn fishermen's village of Sveti more

27.09.2006 New small business ventures to Bulgaria
MELISSA Harpen hadn’t planned to come to Bulgaria. A friend in England saw one of the ever-growing number of televsion programmes made about the more

27.09.2006 Bronze Statuette of Orpheus Discovered in Bulgaria
The Roman figurine confirms the hypothesis that this was the ancient singer's sanctuary

A unique Roman bronze statuette of Orpheus was discovered more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria to Develop as Congressional Tourism Destination
Bulgaria can receive up to 15 million visitors as a congressional tourist destination. If that potential is fulfilled the country can benefit USD 9 more

27.09.2006 New Industrial Park for Sofia
Southeast Europe's largest industrial park is expected to rise in Sofia, investors announced Wednesday.
The EUR 200 M project is funded by the more

27.09.2006 Sozopol - Gem of the Bulgarian Black Sea
Sozopol means town of salvation in ancient Greek and is one of the oldest settlements in Bulgaria. It was founded 2600 years ago by Greek migrants more

00.00.0000 Kosharitsa: an alley will connect the holiday village to Sunny Beach
Sunny Beach is still considered to be the pearl of the Black Sea Coast - in spite of the never ending rumors about it! One thing is known for sure - more

27.09.2006 The Rose Festival in Karlovo
As we announced in the first week of June, Karlovo has become self proclaimed capital of the most beautiful and aromatic flower – the rose. This more

05.10.2006 Gary Player: Bulgaria is going to have the best golf course in the world
In combination with its beautiful nature and interesting historical sights, the region around Kavarna is becoming an attractive tourist site for more

27.09.2006 The West Goes East
This summer hundreds of thousands of British holidaymakers are moving east, shifting allegiance from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea.

Most are more

27.09.2006 New Border Checkpoint Links Bulgaria, Turkey
Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened a new border checkpoint at Lessovo- Hamzabeyli on more

27.09.2006 Price of Agricultural Land Up by 500%
The rapid pace, at which the prices of real estate in Bulgaria is going up, has been also spotted by the Wall Street Journal broadsheet newspaper, more

27.09.2006 UK Pays for Sozopol Cleanup
The UK Embassy in Bulgaria has funded a EUR 15,000 operation for cleaning up the harbour of Sozopol, one of Bulgaria's most beautiful seaside more

27.09.2006 A SALUTE TO BRITAIN: UK interest in the Bulgarian property market
Interview with Bulgarian Properties’ CEO MIHAIL CHOBANOV

Q: What is the typical profile of a UK client interested in buying property in Bulgaria? more

27.09.2006 Super Borovets Project: APPROVED
The Government has approved the conception for the tourism development in the region of Samokov

The Council of Ministers approved the development more

27.09.2006 Sofia, the Belle of the Balkans
Just another Saturday night in this capital so long disparaged as a Balkan backwater. Just another wine bar with a 24-page wine list. Just another more

27.09.2006 Great Turnovo
Veliko Turnovo is the Shangri La of Bulgaria. Clustered on hills – its houses like red-roofed barnacles – and divided by serpentine rivers, the city more

27.09.2006 Bridging both sides of the Central Balkan National Park
The beauty of Bulgaria: wild, untouched and preserved for the future!
This winter, Bulgarian Properties Ltd. opened three brand new offices in more

27.09.2006 CENTRAL BALKAN NATIONAL PARK: welcome to mother nature
Central Balkan National Park is one of the most valuable and largest protected areas in Europe. The Park was established for the conservation of the more

27.09.2006 The Times: Best bargain bases
A decade ago, buying a European property invariably meant cruising the Costas or unearthing an undiscovered corner of the Dordogne. Now Britons are more

27.09.2006 Luxury Real Estate Gains Popularity in Bulgaria
Demand on Bulgaria's luxury real estate market is rapidly growing, with a tendency to cover about 10% of the property market in the country. more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria: Unspoilt Villages, Cheap Property
The Bulgarian property market is among the cheapest in Europe, along with Portugal, Italy, Lithuania, Greece, The Times wrote on Friday.

It points more

27.09.2006 Bulgarian Properties Ltd. sponsored the Elhovo basketball team in the Third National Streetball Competition!
Bulgarian Properties – Elhovo Office sponsored the Elhovo basketball team in the Third National Streetball Competition, which took part on Saturday more

27.09.2006 4th June 2005: Welcome to the Rose Valley Festival in Karlovo
On the first Saturday of June Karlovo becomes the capital of the most beautiful and aromatic flower – the rose. This festival is an opportunity to more

27.09.2006 Balkan boom heralds
When Bulgaria enters the European Union in 2007, the grey clouds of its communist past will be swept away as money pours in to develop the economy. more

27.09.2006 In praise of Plovdiv
It was about 10 o’clock in the evening. The air was warm. Below me on the street, a group of people were standing outside a bar called “Pleasure.” more

27.09.2006 Sofia: Sports Palace Built in King Boris III Garden
A unique building will tower in the Garden of King Boris III, in the capital city of Sofia. According to the designs, it will be larger and more more

27.09.2006 Balkan tiger goes on the prowl
The Romanian and Bulgarian stock markets have both tripled over the past two years in anticipation of imminent EU membership, but analysts insist more

27.09.2006 The Bulgarian Revolution
Anyone hoping to retire overseas on a budget should look to Bulgaria and the E.U.’s expanding eastern border

Thanks to recent property price rises more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria celebrates signing of EU accession treaty
Bulgarians were celebrating nationwide, with children off from school Monday, as the former communist state was set to sign an accession treaty to more

27.09.2006 Panichishte: the big bite
A consortium between two huge companies from Austria and Italy, which prefer to stay anonymous for now, will invest over 100 million euro for the more

27.09.2006 Tourism above the sea level!
Bulgaria is now “cheap ski vacation in the Far east of new Europe” for the European tourists. The winter tourism that has just 15% of the revenue of more

05.10.2006 Sofia - the Manhattan of Bulgaria
New neighborhoods with new high-leveled buildings up to 26 meters, business city with 32 floored skyscrapers, six new regions, free from parked cars more

27.09.2006 Sofia My Small London
Buses will carry tourists along city in the night; 30 laser beams will shine from the top of the parliament according to the accepted strategy for more

27.09.2006 Cheap ski vacation in the Far East of Europe
Kris, 25-year old woman from Manchester UK is a ski lover, who conquered many difficult ski pistes in France and Austria. She works in one of the more

27.09.2006 English Wedding at Pamporovo Ski Runs
Two English subjects swore eternal fidelity in the very middle of a ski run in Pamporovo resort
yesterday. The ground in front of Bohemians more

27.09.2006 BULGARIA: Lost (and Found) in Translation
If I succeed in persuading you to give Bulgaria a try, you must carry a substantial phrasebook and remember this: In Bulgaria, when you want to more

27.09.2006 Plovdiv’s Pleasures
Our car has broken down. I’d never thought I’d make a problem out it, but travelling to Plovdiv by Public Transport didn’t seem very appealing to me. more

27.09.2006 Snowshoeing in the Rila Mountains: Best foot forward
SNOWSHOEING in the Rila Mountains sounded like just what the doctor ordered, after a bout of very nasty flu in January left me with the winter blues. more

27.09.2006 Two luxurious golf playgrounds on the Black Sea Coast
Two brand new luxurious golf playgrounds will transform the Bulgarian Black Sea coast in even more attractive tourist destination. The grounds will more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria banking on skiing, sun and snow
Europeans looking to invest their money are turning to the East, writes Caroline O’Doherty

You are in a valley between two beautiful mountains,” more

27.09.2006 Vitosha: slippery slopes
It’s pure luxury, after a 10 km drive from Sofia you are in winter wonderland, a.k.a. Vitosha Mountain.
On one cold Sunday afternoon I decided to more

27.09.2006 EU citizens able to acquire Bulgarian land from 2014
The Parliament approved at third and final reading Friday the second constitutional amendment. Foreign natural and legal persons will be able to more

27.09.2006 Pamporovo: Sun, Ski and Surprises
If you like to ski or love the winter sports, Pamporovo will offer you unforgettable moments on the ski pistes. Being the sunniest winter resort in more

27.09.2006 Slopeside bargains in new Europe
In the late 1980s, Bulgaria's communist government built a no-frills ski lodge for students and installed a creakingly slow chair-lift on the slopes more

27.09.2006 Why have residential real estate prices increased?
The increase in residential real estate prices in the recent months has brought unprecedented media coverage of the real estate market.One can read more

27.09.2006 I remember when... in was in Bansko
We've all come across them - those smug people who boast about how they enjoyed holidays in wonderful places before they were spoilt by mass tourism. more

27.09.2006 Bansko - a modern fairy tale
Something is happening in the heart of the Balkans. Perfectly maintained ski pistes with total length of 65 kilometers, 26 kilometers ski- lifts, more

27.09.2006 Black sea gold rush
A RELIABLE formula for buyers of overseas property used to be something along the lines of: cheap property + sun + sea = happiness. Now there is a more

27.09.2006 Discovering Karlovo
A nice evening drive over the smooth road through Plovdiv ended in the town in Karlovo (144 km east of Sofia). A group of close friends invited me to more

27.09.2006 Bulgaria attracts with its low prices
Bulgaria has had its fair share of both good and bad press over the past couple of years, but it is still an area which has proven very popular with more

27.09.2006 A house for the cost of a car
Who would buy a rural property in the middle of nowhere in Bulgaria? The Brits, that’s who. Sunday Times correspondent visits the towns where more

27.09.2006 Golf Club Air Sofia: family holiday and fun 40 min drive from Sofia
At the foot of Sredna Gora Mountain near the town of Ihtiman, 40 km away from the hectic capital Sofia, this luxurious entertainment and leisure time more

27.09.2006 Lovely party in the village of Granitovo
Norma and Alan Paddock, the happily married couple, which settled in the village of Granitovo several months ago and confessed they have fallen in more

The town of Sozopol lies on a small rocky peninsula in the southern area of the Bourgas Bay. Every summer the ancient town welcomes numerous tourists more

While the likes of Sunny Beach have been compared with Blackpool, all-inclusive resorts such as Elenite (above) are aiming for more well-to-do more

So you’ve been to Bansko in the winter. You’ve tried to walk its crowded streets and tried to find a parking space.
You’ve been skiing in the day more

People from UK learn to speak Bulgarian in the village of Ustrem near Elhovo

Brook Family: "There is nothing tastier than the home made rakia and more

Bulgaria, one of the richest European countries in historical vestiges, seeks to make tourists discover its inheritance.
But it butts against a lack more

On Monday, the Mayor of Sliven Mr. Yordan Lechkov (and former player at the National Football Team) opened the second golf playground in Bulgaria. more

1400 EUR/sq.m. for a luxury property in Sofia
People from UK, Germany and Austria went crazy about buying luxurious properties in Sofia. This more

27.09.2006 Bulgarian Properties Ltd. sponsored a young sportsman at The European Championship for Power Triathlon in Prague! He won a bronz
Bulgarian Properties Ltd. decided to sponsor a young and perspective athlete for the European Championship for Power Triathlon in Prague this year. more

04.10.2006 News aboout the construction of the Danube bridge between Vidin and Calafat
• Properties for sale in Vidin and around

(BGNES 02 Oct more

British investors have shown considerable interest in the Bulgarian real estate market.
UK Daily Telegraph reported that British investors' more

Bulgaria’s national flag and NATO flag fluttered in
centre Sofia as the capital marked the accession
of seven new member states.
Photo by more

Bulgaria, together with six more former Soviet-dominated nations, became full-fledged NATO member in the most ambitious expansion in the Alliance more

British and Irish people buy houses in Bulgaria because of the low prices and the beautiful nature
In three years time, the average prices of the more

“We chose the sunny Bulgaria to spend our old age. Your country is enchantingly beautiful – a piece of the paradise. We live in peace and abundance more

$ 50,000 have been paid by Allan Thornton and his wife Patricia for this lovely home in a village close to Veliko Tarmovo. Photo by V. Angelova, Trud more

Mayor Dimitar Gechev is happy that the newcomers liven Granitovo...“This is a positive process for our village,” says the mayor of Granitovo Mr. more

Three new pistes with total length of 5 kilometers and two modern four-men lifts will be constructed in Pamporovo till the start of next winter more

Jeremy Hill, who last week presented his credentials as UK ambassador to Bulgaria, spoke to VELINA NACHEVA about bilateral relations and the more

It was once the epitome of grim Communist uniformity, but Bulgaria is emerging as this year's hot destination for British tourists.

Sales figures more

Photo by www.BulgariaSki.comDuring the last decade Bansko turned into one of the most popular ski-centers in Bulgaria. The town is situated at the more

Rural and Eco-tourism are forms of tourism, practiced by inquiring tourists, who while travelling and exploring new and not very popular places, more

Bulgaria is a politically stable country, and the introduction of a currency board in 1997 stabilised the country's economy. However, as is more

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