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Beyond population decline: 5 takeaways from the 2021 census

Beyond population decline: 5 takeaways from the 2021 census

Fewer working people, decimation of the North, migration as important as death - those are some of the basic lessons from the preliminary results of the demographic study published last week



Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Most expectations are for more of the same, but rising interest rates and soaring prices of construction materials might cool down the sector


The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

K Insights: Is small necessarily bad, how many tunnels can you dig for 12 bln. levs and what do e-buses and corruption have in common


The "City Lovers" of Bulgaria

The "City Lovers" of Bulgaria

Three stories of active citizens, who have a plan how to make life better for their communities - sponsored by Capital and the British Embassy


Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Excluding the subway and the garbage plant, substantive improvements have been lacking, even though the city has received 3 billion euro from the EU


Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

The emergence of the Regional Centre for Contemporary Arts "Toplotsentrala" in South Park has the potential to fan the flames of Sofia's cultural scene


ING Bank, Sofia: Our clients are very open to doing business more sustainably

ING Bank, Sofia: Our clients are very open to doing business more sustainably

Grzegorz Konieczny, Country Head, ING Bank Sofia and Marina Kobakova, Head of Sector Coverage, ING Bank, Sofia


Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


Sofia’s new residential district

Sofia’s new residential district

Investors plan to inject 60 mln euro in a new complex of up to 3,300 apartments near the Central Railway Station


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


The office market’s explosive growth during the pandemic

The office market’s explosive growth during the pandemic

Sofia office market added 100, 000 sqm in the second quarter of 2021 and the overall vacancy rate reached 14.3%


The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

To party or not to party, that is Kiril Petkov’s question, (some) Covid restrictions, after all, and even more expensive electricity



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


Yambol’s furniture king

Yambol’s furniture king

Videnov grows its business with 20-million-lev investment


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


Summer is here: the most inviting hangouts, in and out of Sofia

Summer is here: the most inviting hangouts, in and out of Sofia

Several recommendations for recently opened or renovated fine dine and casual places in the capital, countrywide and on the seaside


The Black Wednesday: The multimillion pit in the heart of Varna

The Black Wednesday: The multimillion pit in the heart of Varna

How Varna Municipality paid 21 million euro in state money for a parking lot belonging to BSP mogul Georgi Gergov


The shrinking of Sofia's Grand Kanyon

The shrinking of Sofia's Grand Kanyon

After Garanti Koza's bankruptcy in Turkey, a locally-registered company says it will continue building the megaproject