The project is located in the City of Zadar, northern Dalmatia (Zadar County) with a goal of further development of sports tourism in the City of Zadar. It includes the construction of the accommodation and additional sports facilities at the existing sports center Višnjik covering 202,000 m2. The sports center has already built a reputation among domestic and foreign athletes as a great place for preparation for sports season, because of its long-year possibility to perform sports activities.
There are already several facilities at the center: a multipurpose central sports hall “Krešimir Cosic” with 8,000 seats; 4 auxiliary halls and gyms, each with 1,000 seats, intended for sports, music and other events; an indoor swimming pool complex (a large, small and children’s swimming pool as well as a diving tower); a press salon and a VIP salon.
The Project includes the construction of several new objects:
• Sports hotel****, with 120 rooms (gross area of 16,560 m2)
• Sponsor’s house with business offices and commercial capacities (19,200 m2 of gross area)
• Tennis centre on a total land area of 8,200 m2
• Outdoor swimming pool complex with an Olympic-size pool, recreational pools, a pool for diving with a diving tower and a children’s pool.
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Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
City of Zadar
Form of project announcement
By implementing the new project and constructing additional accommodation and sports capacities, the Sports Center Višnjik will develop into a large centre offering sports and accommodation services to athletes, sports clubs and sports unions.
Indicative timetable of project development
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Project looking for additional PPF assistance
Project looking for additional MDB assistance
Is project multi jurisdictional?
Stage 2: Project Investigation
112.6 M USD 100 M EUR
Indicative Funding Source
Not Yet Known
Have any external advisors been appointed yet
Details of Advisors appointed
Is the project contained in national/sub national infrastructure plan or strategy
Please outline any studies (for example environmental, engineering etc.) that will be completed prior to a full business case development
Opportunity for Private Sector Involvement
Construction, Not yet known
Stage 3: Start of Project Feasibility / Business Case
Legal Advisors Appointed
Financial Advisors Appointed
Technical and Other Advisors (inc Project Preparation Facility) Appointed
Is a Business Case Being Prepared?
Business Case Prepared By
Preparer company/department name
City of Zadar
Estimated Business Case Completion Date
Estimated Time To Start Of Procurement
Unable to be estimated at this time
Any other relevant information relating to the project process
The project is in accordance with the City’s physical plans. The City Government brought a decision to start process of changes and amendments of the current Urban development plan (UDP) of the location, which had been in force since 2001. The preliminary designs for the Tennis center and Outdoor swimming pool complex have been completed. The commercial
and accommodation facilities will be developed according to the amendments to the UDP.