Greek Ministry of Justice inks contract for the development of the new Piraeus Courthouse premises
The project contracted has a total budget of €80.954 million.
The Greek Ministry of Justice inks contract for the construction and purchase of the new building of the Piraeus Courthouse, through the Judicial Buildings Financing Fund (TA.X.DIK.).
The development project of the new Courthouse has a total budget of €80.954 million and is designed to be the first "green" public property in Greece. Upon completion, the property will house the First Instance Court, the Court of Appeal, the Administrative Court of First Instance, the Administrative Court of Appeal, the First instance prosecutor's Office, the Appeal Court prosecutor's Office and the Small Claims Court.
The transfer agreement for the purchase of the property was signed by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice and President of TA.X.DIK., Mr. Panos Alexandris and the Managing Director of DIMAND S.A., Mr. Dimitris Andriopoulos, in the presence of the Minister of Justice, Mr. Giorgos Floridis, the Deputy Minister, Mr. Ioannis Bougas, the Mayor of Piraeus, Mr. Yiannis Moralis and the President of the Bar Association of Piraeus, Mr. Ilias Κlappas.
The property is rounded by Chaidariou, Fokionos and Papastratos streets, in the area of Agios Dionysios in the Municipality of Piraeus and spans an area of 12,350.14sqm. The new building, with an estimated total are of 36,000sqm. will house the courts and judicial services of Piraeus city.
The Courthouse will be situated in a 500m distance from the METRO and the Suburban railway's stations and is designed to be a modern office complex, in accordance with the internationally recognized LEED certification standards. With regards to compliance with the National and European legislation, the building's energy consumption is expected to be at least 20% lower than the thresholds set for zero-energy buildings.
Additionally, the new building will be surrounded by green spaces that will significantly upgrade the entire region.