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Ivan Kuret Mayor of the City of Split 2007. SPLIT – GENERAL PROFILE 1. CITY PROFILE The second largest town in Croatia and the largest town on the Croatian.

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1 Ivan Kuret Mayor of the City of Split 2007

2 SPLIT – GENERAL PROFILE 1. CITY PROFILE The second largest town in Croatia and the largest town on the Croatian coast of Adriatic (189 thousand inhabitants) Center of the most dynamic administrative, economic, and transportation activities in the region of Dalmatia, with growing entrepreneurship and traffic connections The cultural and historical center of Croatia with rich, diverse, and globally attractive cultural and historical heritage The sports center of Croatia with global reputation in the world of sports The city with the largest potentials for tourism development in Croatia

3 SPLIT – TRANSPORTATION HUB OF DALMATIA 1. CITY PROFILE AIRPORT OF SPLIT The third largest airport in Croatia by volume of traffic, with 1,1 million passengers in 2006 (increase of 92,7% compared to 2001) Direct regular flight connections with more than 30 cities in Europe in the period from April through October SEA PORT OF SPLIT The largest port in Croatia and the third largest port in the Mediterranean by volume of traffic, with 3,5 million passengers in 2005 (increase of 52,3% compared to 2001) Direct regular connections with Dalmatian islands and Italian cities of Ancona and Pescara HIGHWAY A1 Zagreb - Split (- Dubrovnik) OTHER TRAFFIC CONNECTIONS International railway station International coach station

4 SPLIT – CITY OF CULTURE PLACES OF INTEREST Old Town with the Diocletians Palace (under protection by UNESCO) Numerous medieval churches Three theaters Ten museums and galleries Attractive promenades and squares MAJOR EVENTS Days of Marul - festival of Croatian drama Sudamja - traditional celebration of the Patron of Split, St. Domnius Split Summer Festival - program of dramas, operas, concerts, dances, and other performances Split Festival - the most popular pop music festival in Croatia Split Film Festival - the international festival of new film 1. CITY PROFILE

5 SPLIT – CITY OF SPORTS The sports center of Croatia with diverse sports and recreation facilities and major sports events such as: World Championship in Bowling (W) VII. Mediterranean Games European Championship in Swimming, Diving, and Water-Polo World Championship in Bocce European Championship in Athletics European Championship in Sailing (laser) World Championship in Handball (W) Davis Cup: Quarter Finale & Semi-Finale Football Game: Croatia - Brazil World Championship in Sailing (laser) World Championship in Handball (M) World Cup in Athletics 1. CITY PROFILE

6 SPLIT – CITY OF FAIRS, EXHIBITIONS, CONFERENCES, AND CONVENTIONS Center of increasingly dynamic fair / exhibition activities, such as: Croatia Boat Show - one of top ten nautical shows worldwide, with more than 400 boats on an exhibition area of sq.m. SASO - fair of civil construction, timber industry, metal industry, tools, machinery, equipment… GAST - fair of food products, beverages, wines, coffee, hotel and restaurant equipment, furniture… Attractive destination for organizing conferences and conventions with new facilities, including: Hotel Le Meridien Lav Split 5* Hotel Marjan 5* (under reconstruction) Congress Center (in preparation) 1. CITY PROFILE

7 SPLIT – CITY OF BUSINESS 1. CITY PROFILE BANKINGTRANSPORTATIONMEDIASHIPBUILDINGFOOD & BEVERAGECONSTRUCTIONTRADETECHNOLOGY

8 SPLIT – CITY OF TOURISM Tourist arrivals (in thousand) Tourist guest nights (in thousand) CAGR in arrivals: 14,8% CAGR in guest nights: 10,0% Geographical position, urban environment, rich cultural heritage, unique lifestyle, and sports are the main comparative advantages Private and institutional affairs, fairs, tours, sun and sea holidays, nautical vacations, and sports are the main tourist products Most guest nights are generated by tourists from USA, France, UK, Germany, and Italy 25 hotels are in use with approximately rooms and beds, including two 5-star hotels and six boutique 4-star hotels New hotel projects under construction / in preparation: Marjan 5*, Ambasador 5*, Banovina 4/5*, Split 4*, Dražanac 4*, etc. ACI marina (400 berths) & new marina Žnjan City with the largest potentials for tourism development in Croatia (prospects for up to rooms and 1,5 million guest nights until 2015) 1. CITY PROFILE

9 SPLIT – CITY OF KNOWLEDGE 1. CITY PROFILE UNIVERSITY OF SPLIT The largest university in Dalmatia 11 faculties 3 university centers for studies University library Approximately one thousand professors and assistants Approximately 24 thousand students OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE 28 elementary schools 26 high schools Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences

10 SPLIT – VISION OF DEVELOPMENT 2. DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS DEVELOPMENT OF CITY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM AND HIGH TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPMENT VIA PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE CITY ATTRACTIVE TRAVEL DESTINATION WITH STRONG IDENTITY CITY THAT INSPIRES CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE CITY

11 MAJOR CITY PROJECTS 2 1.Port of Split - West 2.Port of Split - East 3.Poljud 4.Stari plac 5.Brodarica 6.Kopilica 7.Duilovo 8.Karepovac 9.Meje 10.Dračevac 11.Sports Center East 12.University Campus 13.Lora DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS 13

12 PORT OF SPLIT - EAST 2. DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS 23,54 hectaresSURFACE Redevelopment of shoreline for the maritime passenger traffic with new port facilities and summer moorings, dislocation of bus and railway stations to Kopilica, and construction of new road access Construction of hospitality, congress, commercial, cultural, entertainment, parking (public garage with parking places), and supporting facilities (total gross developed area above ground of up to sq.m. within the zone of 17,50 hectares) Renovation and conversion of existing buildings within existing frames CONCEPT From 350 to 400 million eurosINVEST. Program preparation since 2006; beginning of realization in 2008/2009TERMS

13 KOPILICA 102,00 hectaresSURFACE Zone A (68,70 hectares): Construction of port, industrial, office, service, hospitality, sports-recreation, public, and cultural facilities Zone B (21,30 hectares): Construction of the main railway station, main bus station, underground parking garages, and supporting office, service, and hospitality facilities Zone C (12,00 hectares): Construction of office, service, commercial, hospitality, sports-recreation, public, and residential facilities CONCEPT From 400 to 450 million eurosINVEST. TERMSProgram preparation since 2006; beginning of realization in 2008/ DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

14 POLJUD 34,54 hectaresSURFACE Construction of sports and recreation facilities within the zone of 17,00 hectares: grass sports fields, tennis center with open-air and indoor courts, premises of the rowing club, baseball and rugby courts, open-air pool Construction of hospitality and entertainment facilities on an extended pier Construction of sports port (400 existing berths and up to 600 new berths) with supporting services and possible partial use of port for fairs, cultural, and public purposes Reconstruction of Poljud football stadium CONCEPT From 150 to 200 million eurosINVEST. TERMSProgram preparation since 2007; beginning of realization in DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

15 BRODARICA 34,00 hectaresSURFACE Construction of sports and recreation facilities and office space (total gross developed area above ground of up to sq.m.): Sports complex for amateur and professional sports - stadium for up to visitors, sports halls, and supporting facilities Underground parking garage for the visitors of the complex (garage will be in the regime of public city garages) Possible commercial, office, and accommodation facilities related to the sports and tourist offerings CONCEPT Approximately 180 million eurosINVEST. TERMSProgram preparation since 2006; beginning of realization in DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

16 DRAČEVAC 14,91 hectaresSURFACE Construction of entrepreneurial center of excellence with business and public spaces (total gross developed area above ground of up to sq.m.): Fairgrounds: multipurpose hall and open fairgrounds Business center with offices, congress hall, lodging, restaurant, bar, bank, commercial center, and underground garages Incubator for development of small and medium size entrepreneurship Technology center for development and scientific-research activities CONCEPT Approximately 66 million eurosINVEST. TERMSProgram preparation since 2006; beginning of realization in DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

17 KAREPOVAC 41,41 hectaresSURFACE Rehabilitation of the municipal dump, selection, treatment, and ablation of solid waste (including projects of sanitation, drainage and pipes for sewage waters, gas station, plant for treatment of sewage waters) Planning of the subject site as a valuable city resource with the defined ownership status (existing dump) and traffic connections Development of mixed-use project (after planning period), including possible conversion of the southern parts (landscaping) CONCEPT From 20 to 25 million eurosINVEST. TERMSFrom 2006 until the end of DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

18 UNIVERSITY CAMPUS 20,16 hectaresSURFACE Development of university campus with the following facilities: New buildings of several faculties Scientific center, technology center, and multimedia center University library Sports hall and sports courts Student center, student housing, and hostel Administrative and supporting facilities CONCEPT Approximately 180 million eurosINVEST. TERMSFrom 2006 to DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

19 LORA 9,40 hectaresSURFACE Development of sports and commercial complex with gross developed area of sq.m. and following facilities: Sports hall with seats ( sq.m.) Garage with parking places ( sq.m.) Business-tourist 25-floor tower ( sq.m.) with offices, retail, hospitality, and other spaces Outdoor areas CONCEPT Approximately 147 million eurosINVEST. TERMSFrom 2007 until the end of 2008 (sports hall) and until the end of 2010 (tower) 2. DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

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