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Construction sector in 2020: The state paves the way for revenue growth

Construction sector in 2020: The state paves the way for revenue growth

The sharp increase in public funding for roads, railways, and gas infrastructure has boosted the revenue of the biggest construction companies in Bulgaria


Housing loans granted in Q2 ’21 in Bulgaria reach 12-year peak

Housing loans granted in Q2 ’21 in Bulgaria reach 12-year peak

Transport & logistics sector leads among corporate borrowers in April-June


The Week: Russia’s silent move, Parliament in mayhem, Housing market booms

The Week: Russia’s silent move, Parliament in mayhem, Housing market booms

Old faces, new falls from grace and a BMW you can buy cheap


The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The story of one of many government-built arenas designed not to support sport, but to boost friendly infrastructure companies


The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan


Bulgaria enters final miles of road to euro area

Bulgaria enters final miles of road to euro area

A roadmap for transition to the single currency puts focus on consumer protection and transparency


The industrial future of south-central Bulgaria

The industrial future of south-central Bulgaria

Stara Zagora’s coal-powered energy sector faces uncertain prospects, but local industrial zones have economic potential


Bulgarians still prefer to invest in real estate

Bulgarians still prefer to invest in real estate

Low mortgage rates, steady economic growth, and rising personal incomes fuel a surge in demand for real estate, shows a report by Nielsen Admosphere


When long-time leaders refuse to leave; the shortest-lived Parliament in a 100 years; tourists are welcome

When long-time leaders refuse to leave; the shortest-lived Parliament in a 100 years; tourists are welcome

K Insights 30/04: What do football and politics have in common, dubious court about to be disbanded


Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

K Insights 23/04: Some problems in the budget and a hope for sunshine in North Macedonia


Demand for housing is on the rise

Demand for housing is on the rise

The housing market was active in the first quarter of the year, pushing property prices upwards


Bulgaria’s (non-)recovery plan

Bulgaria’s (non-)recovery plan

Bulgaria stands to receive 12 billion levs (6.1 billion euro) in 2021-2026 from the Recovery Plan for Europe, and will be spending the funding as it always has - on weak, ineffective projects


Mortgage lending did not bend to the pandemic

Mortgage lending did not bend to the pandemic

The overall property loan volume in Bulgaria grew in 2020 as demand remained high even during the pandemic


The largest construction companies

The largest construction companies

In addition to paying, the state is now constructing as well


What’s in it for Bulgaria in the EU’s Green Deal?

What’s in it for Bulgaria in the EU’s Green Deal?

Bulgaria’s government is underwhelmed by the European Commission’s attempts to further increase EU climate change mitigation goals


Blagoevgrad’s Ivy League college

Blagoevgrad’s Ivy League college

The town housing the American University in Bulgaria fails to tap its potential because of its location


Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

The local economy continues to move in sync with European trends, while opportunities for reforms slowly dwindle


Bulgaria - Turkey: The Perils of Engagement

Bulgaria - Turkey: The Perils of Engagement

Bulgaria appears to be doing Ankara’s bidding


Stara Zagora's new groove

Stara Zagora's new groove

From industry to operas and luthiers, the region has the best economic growth potential in Bulgaria