Réné Benko Looking for Tenants

Professional ServicesReal Estate ♦ Published: October 15, 2010; 20:11 ♦ (Vindobona)

The building of a new luxury shopping street in Vienna has begun. The tenants are still missing. If these are not found soon, the project threatens to fail.

Réné Benko Looking for Tenants / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Atrm [Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)]

The purpose of the Tyrolean property investor René Benko is to build a luxury shopping district, stretching from the former "Länderbankzentrale" at "Am Hof" to the former BAWAG headquarters at "Tuchlauben".

For both properties he has purchased, the building permits already exist.

The construction work also began a few days ago.

The overall project is already in…