Qormi high-rise ditched, Portelli presents plans for five-storey block
The Mercury House developer Joseph Portelli has officially abandoned plans for an imposing 14-storey tower set on Qormi’s gateway, and has now submitted plans for a...
Could European Landscape Convention limit the way Maltese villages are changing?
After 20 years Malta set to ratify European Landscape Convention, obliging signatories to protect their landscapes – a body of law that could put limits on the way Maltese...
Developer’s Lija folly in olive tree field gets thumbs-down

Anglu Xuereb took field of olive trees and turned it into ‘excessively...

Anglu Xuereb took field of olive trees and turned it into...

Jerma development brief: massive volume will dwarf historic tower and residences

Graffitti: Jerma development brief drafted with the primary intention to accommodate the interests of a few developers and with little concern for the...

Graffitti: Jerma development brief drafted with the...

Maligned rural policy fuelled increase in ODZ swimming pools

663 ODZ swimming pools approved in 10 years: approvals increased after 2014...

663 ODZ swimming pools approved in 10 years: approvals...

Rabat: 33 properties and monuments get high protection status – in pictures

Properties, monuments and visual corridors in Saqqajja and Howard Garden area given high protection status

Properties, monuments and visual corridors in Saqqajja and...

Planning Authority refuses St Julian’s project opposed by residents and mayor

PA strongly objected in principle to this project, saying residential and commerical project wou;d compromise character of St Julian’s village core area

PA strongly objected in principle to this project, saying...

Qormi high-rise ditched, Portelli presents plans for five-storey block

The Mercury House developer Joseph Portelli has officially abandoned plans for an imposing 14-storey tower set on Qormi’s gateway, and has now submitted...

The Mercury House developer Joseph Portelli has officially...

PA approves lower Verdala hotel along with 85 new apartments

The Planning Authority has approved the demolition of the former Verdala hotel,...

The Planning Authority has approved the demolition of the...

Lands Authority objects to Marsaxlokk football club’s project

The Lands Authority has formally objected to development of a new football...

The Lands Authority has formally objected to development of...

Fuel station review closes most 2015 loopholes

The policy closes many of the loopholes found in the 2015 policy, restricting...

The policy closes many of the loopholes found in the 2015...

Updated | Portelli scales down 13-storey Qormi tower to five

13-storey to go down to five, PA approves excavations for first phase...

13-storey to go down to five, PA approves excavations for...

Naxxar elderly home: ERA had warned of precedent, now more land could be developed

A new, three-storey home for the elderly is being proposed just 200 metres away from another home in the so called ‘strategic open gap’ that lies...

A new, three-storey home for the elderly is being proposed...

Illegal road to Gharb fireworks factory could be widened

A country road illegally widened in recent years could be widened even further...

A country road illegally widened in recent years could be...

Plans for Chinese embassy on 19,000 sqm site presented

Despite being 280 metres from a special area of conservation, parts of the...

Despite being 280 metres from a special area of...

MIDI’s 17-storey tower at Tigné approved after transfer from Manoel Island

Planning Authority green-lights new 17-storey tower at Tigné Point after floor-space was transferred from reduced development at Manoel Island project

Planning Authority green-lights new 17-storey tower at...

Marsaxlokk tower to be relocated for new road

The tourism ministry has given notice that it wants to relocate and reconstruct...

The tourism ministry has given notice that it wants to...

11-storey hotel could tower over narrow Gzira road

A 93-room, 11-storey hotel could be set to tower over the narrow Triq Belvedere...

A 93-room, 11-storey hotel could be set to tower over the...

Pembroke residents: Widespread opposition to DB project must be respected

Pembroke residents say that the DB project and other 'unsustainable megaprojects' in the area will exacerbate traffic congestion and harmful air...

Pembroke residents say that the DB project and other...

Over 12,400 building permits make 2019 another booming year for construction

Data shows number of permits for new dwellings registering first decline since 2013 but still the second highest ever in the last years

Data shows number of permits for new dwellings registering...