Commercial Development

At Think Slovenia we can offer commercial developers significant support in their venture in Slovenia. First we have the ability to find the best development plots / properties and assess their potential for resale / rental based on real world experience of over 150 sales and rental and management of 100 units around the country. We have worked with several professional developers to produce business plans for their ventures based on our market experience. In addition we can offer access to an extensive network of tried and tested professionals in building and construction and the ability to assist developers as required as a hub helping to coordinate development plans and works and ensure crystal clear communication between stakeholders. Finally we are able to assist in the sale / rental / management of developed sites.

Free consultation on your property criteria

We offer all our users a free consultation on their property Slovenia search and an impartial recommendation on how best to go about finding the right Slovenian property to fit their criteria and budget.

The Think Slovenia site

Our website is home to circa 200 properties for sale which have been individually selected for their appeal to purchasers of Slovenian holiday homes and investment properties. Many of our properties are reduced price bargains and are available commission free to the buyer. For most of the properties on our site we have direct relationships with the sellers, the remainder are co-marketed in partnership with our Slovenia-wide network of partner agents.

Free bespoke property search

For many clients we not only show properties from our site but also offer a bespoke property search service where we search the market to find the best of what is available for your criteria, helping you to access circa 25,000 properties on the Slovenian market whether they be private sales, through our Slovenia-wide network of partner agents or indeed through another agent, who we have not worked with before. Bespoke search uncovers properties which you may not find independently, plus saves you lots of time and effort finding the right properties / setting up viewings. It is particularly useful for people looking in sought after areas or with specific needs – including land plots or development opportunities and gives you the peace of mind that you have had access to the widest range of the current properties in Slovenia that fit your criteria. There are no upfront charges for bespoke search, please contact us to see if we can help with your search.

Exclusive buyers agent

In some cases we offer the possibility for you to appoint us as your exclusive buyer's agent in return for a reduced agency commission. With this option as well as properties from our site / bespoke search, we can also investigate / arrange viewings of properties you find yourself. Please contact us for more information.

Viewing with Think Slovenia

We can arrange individual viewings of properties from our site but also put together comprehensive viewing programmes combining the relevant properties from our site and your bespoke search. Typically our property viewing programmes comprise circa 10 viewings in 1-2 days. We also appreciate the challenges of viewing property when you are on a tight schedule / with limited time in Slovenia so we arrange viewing schedules designed to maximise your time in Slovenia and minimise wasted time on viewing - with sensible itineraries, minimal waiting around and properties which have been carefully filtered against your criteria.

Register for property alerts

You can register to receive automatic updates on property Slovenia fitting your criteria as they are added to the site by clicking here.   

Our development assistance is only as strong as our partners. Over the years we have built up a very good network of individual contractors all around the country but particularly in Ljubljana and the main tourist regions of the country. Many of these partners worked on several client projects for Think Slovenia.

Our tried and tested partner contractors include:

  • Firm of highly respected quantity surveyors who can price works and help the tendering process
  • Several recommended architectural practices who can assist with design and buildig permission
  • Professional building project managers who are able to assist with management of technical aspects of larger building projects
  • Land surveyors who can arrange border corrections and all other requirements during building a new built
  • General building firms
  • Specialist tradesmen including: roofers, plumbers, electricians, carpenters, heating engineers, tilers, wood flooring specialists, kitchen fitters, facade specialists, plasterers, painters and decorators.
  • Interior designers
  • Recommended suppliers for lighting, tiles, bathroom equipment, window and door specialists
  • Old and new specialist furniture suppliers
  • Landscaping companies

Villa Planina

Villa Planina was Think Slovenia's first project where the client wanted to undertake a major development for tourist rental to be built form scratch. We sourced a stunning piece of land in Rateče, a small village near Kranjska Gora ski resort. Our brief from the client was to build a high quality 4 apartment building furnished and fitted for tourism rental with an area for guests to relax. Together with local developers we built 2 two bedroom and 2 one bedroom apartments with cellar where we planned a table tennis / pool room, ski and boot area, kids room and an area for linen storage. The technical project management and planning side of the build was contracted our by the developer and Think Slovenia assisted the client in appointing and managing independent legal consultants and surveyors to oversee the process. When built, the whole house needed to be furnished and fitted out. We had a mid level budget for this and so used a mix of "off the shelf" furniture, some unique pieces and a lot of made to measure carpentry. We also fitted out the apartments according to 3* tourism regulations but went the extra mile to make sure that guests felt comfortable with high quality linen, towels etc and fully filled out kitchens. We have been renting and managing this property for the owners ever since, keeping it in a good shape with regular maintenance work to ensure that after 10 years the property is still in excellent condition.

 

Villa Nebina

Villa Nebina together was one of largest renovation projects. Purchased by a Slovenian Company owned by a group of 4 English families wanting to develop a portfolio of luxury apartments for the discerning traveller in Slovenia. Villa Nebina, located inthe charming faming village of Rateče close to Kranjska Gora, was originally a large typical farm building, part residential, part barn, dating back to the late 19th century and needing lots of TLC. It may have been abandoned for a few years but nevertheless it was packed full of charm, which we aimed to retain as much of as possible, with as many originall walls and features as possible. We also had to navigate tight  planning restrictions for this protected property and it ws challenge to create 4 apartments to comply with developer's wishes. We worked with a professional devleoper on the works helping the owners appoint and manage their own surveyor and legal consultant to control the works. After completion of works Think Slovenia took on a complete fit out and furnishing brief working to a tight budget to furnish all the apartments and kit them out for rental down to the last spoon and fork. Villa Nebina has been a successful project for many years now, welcoming several hundred tourists every year.

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