No fear of saturation as supply of Athens hotels keeps growing

Omonia and Syntagma squares and the area between them in the center of Athens have recently evolved into the most hotly desired place to invest in property in Greece, with hotel units being at the focus of attention.

As many as 10 new four- and five-star units are set to open this year and in the first few months of 2020. The main trend observed as investors rush to cover demand for the Greek capital as a tourism destination has been the renovation and relaunching of shuttered units and the creation of new ones by changing the use of existing properties, mostly offices.

This is why tourism and hotel groups as well as construction companies have been particularly active on this front in the last 18 months.

Interestingly, property market officials are not worried about oversupply phenomena, as was the case some 10-15 years ago, as Athens has great scope for growth....

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