Kostenets Resort,  Kostenets, Bulgaria

The Kostenets Resort, based in Sofia, is  a proposed planned development of an all-season resort in Kostenets-Belmeken, Bulgaria.  Brent Harley and Associates were retained to conduct a feasibility study of the area to assess its all-season resort potential.  The primary goal of the project is to develop  a mountain resort that will provide “a truly peaceful environment immersed in nature, consistent luxury and comfort in all of the resort’s facilities, the availability of a wide variety of sports and activities and quality of service on par with international upper-class resort standards”.  The resort was found to have the capacity to support world class skiing, mountain biking and hiking as well as a variety of health and wellness offerings, taking advantage of the areas natural hot springs.

Site Visits

BHA engaged with local authorities and the client through a number of site visits which complemented the mapping analysis done in-house. The results of the study are currently being used to secure final planning permissions from the government.