[PHOTOS] How the db City Centre project will change St Julian's skyline

Compare and contrast using our photo-slider to see how the Maltese skyline will change with the db City Centre project on St George's Bay

The Environmental Impact Statement issued by the db San Gorg developers has revealed contrasting images of how the high-rise hotel will change the skyline on St George's Bay.

The proposed hotel of 315 rooms and 209 residences, and casino have been tagged at a construction cost of €300 million.

The developers benefited from a €60 million deal for the transfer of land at St George’s Bay occupied by the Institute of Tourism Studies, to Seaport Franchising, the company owned by hotelier Silvio Debono of DB Hotels.

The interest of hotelier Silvio Debono in the St George’s Bay land where the Institute for Tourism Studies stands was a known secret in business circles and one which Debono himself, the owner of the Seabank, made a subtle reference to back in 2013. But Debono had denied the rumours when MaltaToday asked him whether he was interested in developing a hotel on the site of the ITS.

 

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