Green light for ‘al fresco pavements’ despite resident objectors
Tribunal ‘sympathised’ with objectors, but said a balance has to be reached between business and pedestrians
Villa Bonici owners to propose development brief
In February 2014, the MEPA board turned down an application for 188 apartments in four blocks, the highest being 12 storeys high.
Neighbours’ veto on zoning removed

Consent of 75% of neighbours no longer required for presenting an application to change street alignment and zoning of a particular area

Consent of 75% of neighbours no longer required for...

Sliema townhouse to make way for apartments

MEPA overturns case officer's negative recommendation after application had...

MEPA overturns case officer's negative recommendation...

Mriehel Towers: Gasan and Tumas to invest €70 million

Din l-Art Helwa and FAA question legality of inclusion of Mriehel in high rise...

Din l-Art Helwa and FAA question legality of inclusion of...

Government de-lists Marsaxlokk building

Although dilapidated, the building was protected from demolition as proposed in a development application presented in 2002 and later rejected in 2011.  

Although dilapidated, the building was protected from...

Gasan and Tumas towers to dominate Mriehel skyline

The four towers are expected to consume seven million kWh of energy, the...

The four towers are expected to consume seven million kWh...

2,937 new dwellings approved in 2014

2014 saw the highest number of maisonettes approved since 2008 and the second highest number of new units resulting from conversions of older buildings since...

2014 saw the highest number of maisonettes approved since...

New property website promises efficient, hassle-free listings

homefinder.com.mt makes listing a property for rental or sale easy and...

homefinder.com.mt makes listing a property for rental or...

[WATCH] MEPA amnesty a clear failure of planning regulator

Environmental NGOs out in force against MEPA amnesty for buildling violations

Environmental NGOs out in force against MEPA amnesty for...

Appeals planning board issues Villa Degorgio permit

The façade of the building will be retained but an overlying additional...

The façade of the building will be retained but an...

Sliema Pjazzetta project gets green light

MEPA says current open space safeguarded for public enjoyment

MEPA says current open space safeguarded for public...

Balzan houses: Haunted by the Sixth Schedule?

MEPA can grant permits in listed properties even if enforcements are pending on...

MEPA can grant permits in listed properties even if...

Tapping into Malta - a luxury approach

The blog will also feature interesting lifestyle stories from around the world, and all listings will have a ‘review’ section, allowing readers the...

The blog will also feature interesting lifestyle stories...

Government architect to evaluate property only on suspicion of abuse

End of system where all property sales had to be followed-up by inspection from...

End of system where all property sales had to be...

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty launches property ‘Portfolio’

Portfolio artfully unites extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives

Portfolio artfully unites extraordinary properties with...

German franchise BUTLERS comes to Malta

The new Butlers in Sliema, which is operated by Miller Retail, is a high profile outlet set out to offer customers a pleasant leisurely environment in one of...

The new Butlers in Sliema, which is operated by Miller...

Getting the light right

Light and lighting design is integral to architecture: it reveals beauty, function and form. It defines the image, colour and texture of buildings, interiors,...

Light and lighting design is integral to architecture: it...

Lateral Living

Today’s modern homes tend to reflect a practical urban lifestyle, with the family centre being at the heart of the household. Open-plan spaces have...

Today’s modern homes tend to reflect a practical...

CSB partner is Malta Sotheby’s new managing director

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty appoints Michael J. Zammit as...

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty appoints Michael...