“Skonto Būve” Has Completed the Reconstruction of the Third and Fourth Floors of Cesis New Castle



At the end of the year the second stage of the Cesis New Castle, implemented by “Skonto Būve” Ltd, was completed. It included the reconstruction and renovation works on the third and fourth floors of the Castle, as well as the staircase of the Castle. Facilitation of the Castle’s exterior has been implemented as well.

During rebuilding works a facilitated conference hall for 50 people was constructed on the third floor of the Castle. It is equipped with all the necessary sound and translation systems. The loft has been rebuilt to create an exhibition hall-gallery there, which can be used for both – exhibitions, as well as organising museum-teaching programmes and other educational events.

The authenticity of the finishing and layout has been retained within all the tasks, natural linseed oil and casein glue based paints have been used. Fittings authentic to the century have been worked into the finishing, forger production has been used.

“Skonto Būve” Will Launch Reconstruction and Renovation Works at the Bank of Latvia Building



 “Skonto Būve” Ltd. has been announced the winner of the tender and in January will already launch the reconstruction and restoration works on the Bank of Latvia building at Kr.Valdemāra iela 1b.

The luxurious Bank of Latvia building was constructed in 1890 and its designer was Johannes Koch. The reconstruction and renovation works of the building will be executed in a-4050-square-meter-space, fully renovating the building’s exterior as well as the interior.

The reconstruction works will be executed while retaining the authenticity of the finishing and layout, and while applying solutions that comply with safety requirements of a modern bank.

Currently “Skonto Būve” has taken over the building for the implementation of the construction works. The construction works will be launched immediately after receiving the construction permit and will last for 16 months.

The Construction of the First Three Residential Buildings at the Ulbrokas iela Complex has been Completed



The first construction stage of the municipality residential building complex, implemented by "Skonto Būve" Ltd at Ulbrokas iela13, in Pļavnieki, has been completed and the first three twelve-storey residential buildings have been commissioned.

480 apartments are located in the buildings with a total residential space of more than 31 thousand square meters. Next to the buildings a fully facilitated yard is located as well, with benches and children’s playground. Already by the end of January the construction of multi-storey car park with 685 parking spaces will be also have been completed.

“Skonto Būve” Ltd receives certificate of gratitude from the Gymnastics Federation of Latvia


“Skonto Būve” Ltd has received a certificate of gratitude from the Gymnastics Federation of Latvia for the support provided in organising the Olympic Cup Riga 2010, an international rhythmic gymnastics competition.

“We are grateful to also be able to host an international contest of this kind in Riga and Latvia, as it is a large and significant event and an important contribution to the popularisation and development of rhythmic gymnastics,” says Vera Lobanova, Secretary General of the Gymnastics Federation of Latvia.

“Skonto Būve” Ltd. has been supporting the Gymnastics Federation of Latvia since 1997.

The Riga Rooster Christmas Tree Receives a Letter of Appreciation from Riga City Council


SIA “Skonto Būve” has received a Letter of Appreciation from Riga City Council for its investment in the aesthetical improvement of Riga’s urban environment and for the involvement in the project “Riga’s Christmas Path”, enriching the festive mood in the city with one of the most splendid Christmas and New Year’s decorations – the Riga Rooster Christmas Tree.

The project “Riga’s Christmas Path” by Education, Culture and Sports Committee of Riga City Council was created with a goal to address the companies, institutions and enterprises in Latvia, that are willing to present the capital city, its residents and visitors a special holiday mood.

To complement the urban environment and its design objects and to promote Riga as a creative and innovative city – the homeland of the Christmas tree – SIA “Skonto Būve” in the alley at Brīvības iela alongside the Cabinet of Ministersplanted the Riga Rooster Christmas Tree.