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Topping out ceremony at Merks Magnolijas – the latest project by Merks

On 4 November, the construction company Merks celebrated the topping out ceremony at the Merks Magnolijas residential project to honour the commencement of the final phase of construction. This is Merks’ first residential project in Pārdaugava and its first stage will consist of two 3-storey buildings with 96 apartments in total. The project is scheduled to be ...


Free Cross-Country Ski Track “Merks Green Track” Opens in Zakusala, Riga

The construction company “Merks” has opened a free activity track “Merks Green Track” in Zakusala, Riga, which will serve as a cross-country ski track in winter and other seasonally appropriate activities in the rest of the year. Ski equipment rental will also be available on the new track. “Merks Green Track” is located on one ...


Topping out ceremony for the new kindergarten at Liedaga Street 6

On Thursday, 8 December, leaders of Liepāja State City Council attended the symbolic topping out ceremony and congratulated the builders of the new kindergarten at Liedaga Street 6. The building is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2023. As per the tradition, a wreath of evergreens was hoisted on the ridge of the roof of ...


Elemental Skanste to become the first building in Latvia rated Outstanding by BREEAM

Following redesign, the office building project Elemental Skanste being constructed in the Skanste neighbourhood of Riga has undergone a series of changes and research with the key aim of becoming BREEAM Outstanding certified upon completing the construction. It is thus to become the first building in Latvia with such a high rating. The Elemental Skanste ...


The legendary House of Benjamins accommodates Ukrainians

For several months now, the historic House of Benjamins has become home for Ukrainian refugees who need a temporary place of stay in Riga. This has been made possible by the real estate developer Kapitel and the construction company Merks, along with support from the initiative “I Want to Help Refugees”. The 19th-century architectural monument ...


25 years in Latvia – construction company Merks celebrates milestone anniversary

September marks the 25th anniversary of the construction company Merks in Latvia in 1997. In total, the company has completed more than 150 different construction projects, including housing for more than 2,200 families and buildings under construction. Over 25 years, Merks has become one of the industry leaders in Latvia and its name has become synonymous ...


Apartments in Stage 3 Residential House Project “Merks Viesturdārzs” is Now for Sale

Booking of apartments in the third and final stage of the residential house project “Merks Viesturdārzs” situated at Rūpniecības Street 33, Riga, has started. 90 apartments and 4 commercial premises were constructed during stage three. The project is expected to be finalised at the end of 2023. “Merks Viesturdārzs” is the largest residential block in ...


GUSTAVS Business Center holds the topping out ceremony

On August 25, real estate developer GALIO GROUP together with the partners – construction company Merks, SEB Global Services centre in Riga and architect office Vilnis Mičulis, held a topping out for the future GUSTAVS Business Center. Celebrating the start of the final stage of construction, the rafters of the new building were decorated with ...