Ċelebrazzjoni ta’ Imprenditur Malti li għamel Isem għalih u għal Pajjiżna
14 November 2010
Il-Grupp tal-kumpanniji Ax Holdings qed jiċċelebra l-35 anniversarju mil-bidu tieghu. Dan il-grup għandu investimenti fil-kostruzzjoni u s-ettur tat-turiżmu.
Creativity for Energy
4 July 2010
Federation of Building Contractors president Angelo Xuereb warns that Malta risks failings its energy objectives unless it acts fast. Whereas the EU is talking about 20 per cent clean energy by 2020, better insulation and zero energy building as well as a reduction in overall energy consumption, Malta lags sorely behind.
Towards Energy Performance Buildings
6 June 2010
Angelo Xuereb, president of the Federation Building Contractors, say there are many ways to reach energy efficiency involving both the use of alternative clean energy and the reduction of energy use.
Everyone’s Favourite Investment
1 June 2010
Property is considered a favourite investment amongst most Maltese. The price of the property and its fluctuation, therefore, surely creates enormous interest. The Malta economic update spoke to Angelo Xuereb, one of Malta's leading entrepreneurs in property development about the current property market situation.
The Re-excavation and restoration of St Magdalen Ravelins
21 August 2009
For the past 20 years, since October 29, 1989, I have written many articles on how we can revive and restore our capital city Valletta and bring about its renaissance. Recently I published a major practical proposal for the transportation Network car parking and access to our capital city which would complement Renzo Piano's plans.
A new National Museum
12 October 2008
Since I first proposed a master plan for Valletta (The Sunday Times, October 29, 1989), many articles reports, presentations, etc. on the subject of Valletta's rehabilitation have been done and our gem of a capital city still looks neglected.
The Construction Industry
15 May 2008
The construction industry in Malta is thriving well and continues to represent one of the most important sectors in the economy. However, it is an industry inundated with issues like health, and safety, registration of contracted, labour shortage and standardisation, among others.
Malta’s Quality Product
13 February 2008
Quality is the magic word that every European country should be striving for. Understanding that quality products attract quality clients and that poor products don't have the same results is not rocket science. We all know taht if we throw peanuts we will get monkeys. If we want lions, we have to use meat!
Third Party rights in Demolition, Excavation, Construction
2 February 2008
It is undeniable that a frequent cause for court cases are disputes about party walls. This is mainly due to limited space and the construction methods that we have adopted over the past few weeks. Not os long ago, a six-storey building with one basement floor was considered a high structure.
AN Proposes more Marine Activity in Sliema
9 December 2007
Azzjoni Nazzjonali recently proposed the development of the Sliema Waterfront in an attempt to embellish the town and to bring out it true potential. During a presentation of his party's proposals at the Palace Hotel in Sliema, AN deputy leader Angelo Xuereb insisted that the commercial centre should remain based around the promenade of The Strand, Bisazza Street and Tower Road, and not directed to Tigne' Point, where a massive project is underway.
Master Plan for the Reform of an Integrated Public Transportation
14 October 2007
An Integrated Public Transport Master Plan
14 October 2007
Many aspects of our day-to-day lives have changed over time. Yet our public transport system has essentially made no progress since the end of the war unless one includes the removal of the bus conductor!
A Vision…an Illusion
20 September 2007
The government's latest vision for Malta's Grand Harbour is yet another illusion. Over the past 20 years, the government has not been capable of implementing one single project of this magnitude. So, how can anyone believe that it is serious in its vision?
A Five-Star Dream Comes True
16 September 2007
Having established a track record in the hotel construction industry did not make buildings a fourth Hotel any easier for entrepreneur Angelo Xuereb. Mr Xuereb told the Sunday Times last week that his biggest pride and joy was opening his first five-star hotel, The Palace, on time, welcoming the first guests on August 1.
The Accumulated Problem of C&D waste in Malta and how to Deal with it!
24 June 2007
My presentation shall be dealing with the problem of our construction and demolishing waste (C & D waste) and some proposals on how to deal with it. This is based on over 30 years of practical experience as one of the leading local building contractors, as well as from my various positions on numerous boards, councils, committees, etc.
Josie Muscat’s Party Launched
10 June 2007
Azzjoni Nazzjonali (AN), a new right-wing political party, was officially launched yesterday pledging to "clean up" Malta of dirt, corruption and migrants. Steered by former Nationalist MP Josie Muscat, property developer Anġlu Xuereb and university lecturer Philip Beattie, the new party was announced at its first public meeting, held at Le Meridien Phoenicia yesterday morning, that it would be contesting the next election.
Malta Needs Recognised Asset Valuators
19 April 2007
The state of the real estate business in Malta is a very healthy one and the sector is one of the main contributors to the national economy. Any analysis of this market, therefore, has to respect this importance. Since the 1960s the real estate sector has passed through the usual cycle of ups and downs. We are at present on the "up" of the cycle and like it or not we have to accept the downside in the near future.
Construction and Demolition Waste in Malta
25 February 2007
My proposals on how to deal with the problem of construction and demolishing waste in Malta are based both on 30 years of practical experience as a building contractor as well as from various positions I hold on numerous boards, councils and committees.
The FOBC on Excavation Adjacent to Party Walls
7 January 2007
More than 16 months have passed since the Federation of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (FOBC) submitted its final recommendations on the proposed amendment of the law relating to excavation and party walls to the Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC). The initiative was discussed at length within the construction industry and received widespread support.
OPM Essential for Success
6 December 2006
Angelo Xuereb, chairman and CEO of Ax holdings emphasised the necessity of "OPM", that is "other people's money" when operating on the scale of business in Malta, which he has built over 30 years.
27 November 2006
"AX Holdings Philosophy for Success: Creativity, Efficiency, Challenge." Hekk tigħid tabella mwaħħla f'post prominenti fl-uffiċju ta' Anġlu Xuereb, Chairman u kap Eżekutttiv tal-kumpannija AX Holdings. Ma għandix dubju li dan ir-raġel li l-ewwel kuntratt li ħa kien biex jirranġa bankina illum hu wieħed mill-iktar intraprendituri magħrufa fil-gżejjer Maltin, segwa din il-filosofija mija fil-mija biex laħaq il-quċċata tas-suċċess.
A New AX to Grind
23 November 2006
The AX Group is shortly expected to give details of its offer to Suncrest shareholders, who have the option of taking cash at the last traded price of Lm0.267 (October 30) or converting them to new 10-year bonds with early repayment options issued by AX iNvestments. The coupon rate will be 6.7 per cent. The offer is expected to raise LM5 million, Lm 4.16 million of which will go to AX Holdings (Lm1.37 million will be directed to projects), with the balance to go towards Capua Palace which generates over LM 150,000a year in rental income, which would go towards the bind payment.
Hotel bed Stock to Rise by 5000 in three Years
23 November 2006
New hotels or extensions to existing hotels are expected to increase the bed stock by more than 5000 by 2009, Tourism Minister Francis Zammit Dimech said. Only this year the number of available beds increase by more than 600. He said the 37 projects currently underway will entail a cumulative investment of over Lm100 million.
Malta Deserves Quality in the Tourism Sector
23 November 2006
The latest project by AX Holdings is aimed at creating a "prestigious" hotel in the heart of Sliema by next Summer, because Malta deserves quality in the tourism sector"' said AX Holding chairman Angelo Xuereb yesterday. The new five-star hotel by the name of The Palace was initially targeted as an extension to the four-star The Victoria Hotel, but Mr Xuereb said that from the group's findings, it appears that more five-star hotels are needed in Malta.
Lm9 Million Sliema Hotel to Open Next Year
19 November 2006
After four years of hard work, the new five-star hotel, The Palace, right next door to The Victoria Hotel in Sliema, is in its final structural works and will open its doors next summer. The Palace Hotel, an Lm 9 million investment, will "repeat the success of the Victoria retaining its individuality and uniqueness, but stressing service, quality and location. Claire Xuereb, general manager of The Victoria hotel, told The Sunday Times on Tuesday.
Construction Sites Should be Protected
27 August 2006
Leading the Curve
1 June 2006
AX Holdings is one of Malta's leading construction groups. Founded in 1975, the company has been through all the ups and downs of the Maltese property and construction business. The Malta Economic Update spoke to Angelo Xuereb, the group's founder, to discuss their plans for the future.
Is the Increase in Sites allocated for Building Development Justified
21 May 2006
Yes, I agree that after a lapse of around 15 years and in the absence of approval of most of the Local Plans, the building zones had to be reconsidered and increased where it was felt necessary to fill in the existing schemes or to realign the irregular development boundaries. Apart from helping to create an improved urban fabric, interesting streetscapes and regular street networks, this expansion will help to balance the demand and supply of developable property.
Angelo Xuereb hails Beginning of New era in Building Design
14 May 2006
Angelo Xuereb, the president of the Federation of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors believes MEPA's new guidelines will herald a new era in building design and planning for Malta's building developments and constitute another milestone towards a better standard of living.
Quality Construction at Valletta Waterfront
30 April 2006
The Valletta Waterfront, admired by many, has been a breakthrough in the construction industry. Angelo Xuereb, chairman of the AX Holdings Group, tells SIMONNE PACE that quality construction is what really makes this project tick. Up till around ten years ago, Maltese contractors used to marvel at the quality of workmanship overseas.