What is Bulgaria’s alternative to Russian nuclear fuel?
The Eastern European country is trying to diversify its supplies as others in the region have already done
Nikola Stoyanov, Luximmo: Bulgarians are buying real estate abroad, especially in Greece, Dubai and Spain
The richest are attracted to the French Riviera and more recently the alpine resorts, the founder and manager of a high-end real estate agency tells "Capital"
Bulgaria tables another army modernization plan, but relies on allies to plug holes
Spanish aircraft and Italian ground troops to reinforce NATO’s flank in the country
The housing market: the top is near
High demand and low supply drive prices up. War, weakening economies and rising mortgage rates may cool down the market
Bulgaria’s green transition can be accelerated by the energy crisis in Europe
The net zero goals of bulgarian companies were the focal point of the Net Zero Economy Forum
Demand for housing in Burgas is greater than supply
New construction projects now expand the city towards the mainland - and some of them are quite large
Gabrovo continues to promise good yields from properties
There are deals with one-bedroom apartments for renovation for about 70,000 BGN in the city center and about 55,000 BGN in the neighborhoods. However, the supply is very limited and is mostly socialist-era housing
The risks in front of Bulgaria’s 2023 budget
With or without a regular government in place, the new parliament can vote on Budget 2023 but probably it will not have the will to cut spending
Changed designation of agricultural land. Is it still for development?
The new status is bound with time limits and loses legal effect in case of inaction
Sofia’s flips over gas supplies show how fraught energy policy is after defying Moscow
After an inexplicable postponement, the caretaker gov’t and Bulgargaz finally open bids for short- and long-term LNG deliveries
The Donev cabinet’s appeasement of Gazprom may cost Bulgaria dearly
The potential restart of payments - in rubles - to the Russian gas giant, advocated by President Radev’s caretaker cabinet could incur 1.8 billion euro in damages for Sofia
Radev’s revenge, the looming deficit and a frog
Reality is back with a vengeance, GDP keeps growing, and our Real Estate report is out
What’s cooking before the 2 October snap vote?
The new political season kicks off with smear campaigns, corruption allegations and president’s interference that would likely result in yet another fragmented parliament unable to support a government coalition
Budget 2023: red lights everywhere
The next government will have several options: raising taxes, increasing the deficit and debt, or reforming spending
Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene NPP: to be or not to be
In the next couple of decades, the country does not need a new nuclear capacity; by then it should decide on its nuclear energy’s future