ISSUE #96

Aria’s interlude – 24.09.2003
Prague has a new upscale hotel in Malá Strana – Aria Hotel. The hotel’s motif is based on music, so music was also the theme of the launch reception. The event hosted many celebrities, and food was prepared by the team of Nils Jebens, who operates the hotel restaurant Coda.


Craig Stapleton (left), US ambassador and local restaurateur Nils Jebens


Tomáš Kolowrat (left), figure-skating legend Ája Vrzáňová (second from left), Henry Kallan, owner of the Aria hotel and singer/moderator Martina Kociánová


Singer Lucie Bílá and entrepreneur Václav Fischer


Henry Kallan (right) and Vladimír Dlouhý, former minister of industry and trade


Jan Bubeník (left), owner, Bubeník & Partners and Terrence Valeski, CEO, Eurotel

A toast to Americká – 02.10.2003
Orco Property Group developers opened the gates on yet another exclusive project – Americká Park. Guests from the area of real estate and interior design enjoyed a glass of sekt while viewing the site’s new flats and offices.


Alexandre Delmas (left), director, Ligne Roset; Silvano Pedretti, co-president of Orco Property Group with his wife Anna; and Magdalena Dietlová, editor-in-chief of Xantypa magazine


Nigel Young (left), managing director of MIPA and Bedřich Skalický, general director, Realitní společnost ČS


Jan Kasl (left), former Lord Mayor of Prague and chairman of the European Democrats party, and Marc Edde, general manager, Ipsal


Evan Lazar (left), partner with Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Jean-Franc,ois Ott, CEO, Orco Property Group

What lies beneath? – 09.10.2003
After years of decay, the former hotel Kriváň at I. P. Pavlova square changed its suit and emerged as a new office building. Only the facade remained, while the interior has become that of a modern office complex.


Andrew Smith (left), director, CB Richard Ellis; Přemysl Chaloupka (middle), director, Knight Frank; Omar Sattar, director, DTZ


Ian Rowbotham (left), senior consultant, Haarman Hemmelrath, Vladimír Socha, director, American Appraisal


John Breaux (left), managing director, Lexxus, Eric Royer, commercial director of I. P. Pavlova project


Petr Urbánek (left), legal representative, Europolis Invest, Pav Younis, attorney & solicitor, Weinhold Legal

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