Expocity Albania will launch the 2nd Edition, Construction, Architecture and Urban Planning Fair on February 20-22, 2020. This trade fair will serve as an important platform for the main actors in the construction, architecture and urban planning sectors. In addition to being an effective communication platform, this fair will inform and highlight the latest developments including of new concepts, products and services in Albania and the region. In the 2nd edition, a special focus and pavilion will be given to Smart Buildings, including effective solutions, materials and equipment needed to ensure the conditions for their realization.
The construction industry has been and continues to be vital to the Albanian economy for many years, turning into one of the main engines and promoters of economic development. During the first three months of 2019, a total of 245 construction permits were approved for new buildings, thus marking an increase of 10.9% compared to 2018 over the same period. The construction surface approved during the first quarter of 2020 for new buildings is about 581,236 m2, increasing by 2.9 times compared to the same period in 2018.