Belgrade Waterfront Appoints Impresa Pizzarotti as Main Contractor for Kula Belgrade

  • World renowned Italian construction company awarded main works package for the 168-metre tall building featuring the capital’s highest observatory deck
  • Kula Belgrade will be the centrepiece of the Belgrade Waterfront and a future landmark of the capital
  • Kula Belgrade will house The St. Regis Belgrade and The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade

Belgrade, Serbia – 26th November 2018: Belgrade Waterfront has awarded the main construction works contract for Kula Belgrade to Impresa Pizzarotti. The 168-metre tall building comprising 40 floors represents the highest building in Serbia and a future landmark of the capital. It will be the centrepiece of Belgrade Waterfront, featuring the capital’s highest observation deck that provides a remarkable panoramic view of the city. Construction works are set to begin in December 2018.

Impresa Pizzarotti is one of the leading Italian companies in the construction sector, and an international player in the construction of complex civil structures, as well as large infrastructure projects. Impressa Pizzarotti executed projects of similar size and complexity as Kula Belgrade in locations such as USA, Australia, Principality of Monaco and Portonovi in Montenegro. Skyscrapers like Marriott AC Hotel, 1 Seaport and 45 Broad Street in New York are the hallmark of the company which is confident to undertake the complex task of constructing this future landmark of the capital.

Nikola Nedeljkovic, General Manager of Belgrade Waterfront, said: “The long-standing expertise and knowledge of Impresa Pizzarotti will play an important role in the construction of this monumental building that emphasizes the spirit and beauty of Belgrade at its best. I am very pleased that we have such a world-class partner coming to Serbia after so many successful projects around the world, to help us towards this major milestone – a first-of-its-kind development in Serbia offering unparalleled lifestyle choices for citizens and making Belgrade an even more attractive destination”.

By combining residential, commercial, hospitality and entertainment offerings, Kula Belgrade will provide a new and unique space surrounded by an open public plaza, ideal for a range of different activities and events.

Marco Faroldi, representative of Impresa Pizzarotti, said: “We are immensely proud and grateful for the opportunity we are given – to build Kula Belgrade, the highest and one of the most important and beautiful buildings in Serbia. We will construct it with the support of Millennium Team, local company that already works successfully with Belgrade Waterfront, and Roberts Construction, leading company in construction of high-rise towers. Impressa Pizzarotti has been actively involved in the construction sector for more than 100 years, in 20 countries around five continents and we will ensure utilizing our international expertise to build this extraordinary masterpiece.”

Recognizing the significance and potential of this building, Marriott International Company chose Kula Belgrade to be home to the exclusive St. Regis brand, which will open its seventh hotel in Europe within this location. The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade, luxury branded apartments, will also be located within Kula Belgrade as a European first, placing Belgrade on the world stage for top-notch destinations.

Kula Belgrade is designed by SOM, and developed by by the global design company AECOM. Belgrade’s strategic location at the confluence of the two big rivers was the main inspiration for architects, together with the historical and cultural landscape of Serbia.

To be complete in 2021, Kula Belgrade will be the centrepiece of the Belgrade Waterfront, which aims to raise the quality of life for citizens, stimulate the economic growth and make Serbia an alluring destination for tourists from all over the world.

 

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About Belgrade Waterfront

Belgrade Waterfront is a spectacular new city hub situated along the River Sava in Belgrade, Serbia. Spread over a site area of approximately 1 million sqm and a total construction area of 1.8 million sqm, Belgrade Waterfront is a modern development by Eagle Hills. It will feature world-class residences and offices, BW Galerija, hotels, educational institutions, modern healthcare amenities, as well as a 1.8-kilometre long public waterfront edge and public parks with leisure attractions.