License Issued for Greece’s First Skyscraper

The building is part of the redevelopment project at the site of the old airport of Athens, Elliniko, referred to as the largest urban redevelopment project in Europe.

The first license for the construction of a skyscraper in Greece was issued late on Tuesday, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday.

In an interview with private broadcaster Skai TV, the minister said construction of the 198.85 metre-high tower in Elliniko – to be called the Riviera Tower – is expected to begin in a few weeks.


The tower is part of Lamda Development’s Ellinikon project, described as the largest urban redevelopment project in Europe. 

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