This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

21st June 2023 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham discussed the future of Big Bets in Brno region

AmCham member companies had a chance to meet with Brno City officials and discuss the future of Big Bets in Brno and Brno metropolitan area. 
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19th September 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The construction of the Roztyly Plaza office building has progressed to the final stage. Its cladding, internal installations and modifications of the surroundings are being completed

The new Roztyly Plaza office building, which is going up in Prague 11 right next to the Roztyly metro station, has advanced to the final stage of construction. Work is now underway on the completion of the outer cladding and on the extensive glazing of the skylight, which will ensure the inner atrium will be illuminated with daylight. Technological equipment is being installed inside the building. Pavements were installed in the building's vicinity, systems were installed to collect rainwater and the existing asphalt was replaced with low-noise asphalt. There are also plans for new bus stops and, for example, with the planting of greenery on the rooftop terrace. Upon its completion at the beginning of next year, the building will add to the market 21,700 m² of latest-generation offices (almost half of which have already been rented) and 1600 m2 of retail units on the ground floor, with planned use for a grocery store, pharmacy or drug store, all supplemented with a modern cafeteria. The studio Aulík Fišer architekti is behind the architectural design of the building and the investor of the entire project is the Passerinvest Group.
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11th September 2023 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Real Estate Accounting Guide 2023 - a practical guide through the current tax and accounting issues specific to the real estate sector

We are pleased to present the eighth edition of the publication examining the current tax and accounting regulations specific to the real estate market. The guide has been prepared by Deloitte’s experts for practitioners in charge of accounting and tax matters in real estate companies across the Central Europe.
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4th September 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Property Index Overview of European Residential Markets

The Czechs rank second to last across Europe in the availability of their own housing. After Slovakia, housing is the most expensive in relation to wages. For a 70 m2 flat, Czechs need the equivalent of 13.3 average gross annual salaries. The Czech Republic has long been one of the European countries with the least affordable housing.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic