The cities change their skylines with ambitious and impressive accomplishment architectural, symbol economic hegemony, cultural or national expression of more advance technology and the most daring engineering.

The city of Siracusa, known throughout the world for its history and its art treasures, had, in the 30ies of the last century, an industrial development with some factories and warehouses located in the south part of the harbour. One of these factories was S.P.E.R.O. specialized in the production of vegetable oils and soaps. Those factories and warehouses, once active , were decommissioned and the area looks degradated in a way common to many cities.

Restoration and redevelopment. These are the objectives behind the restoration project for a Syracuse industrial area in disuse and completely abandoned since the middle of the 1950s.

When a company’s requirements are paired with the well-being of the community, then a business can say that it is truly fulfilled.

In line with predictions, EXPO REAL 2009 - 12th International Fair of Real Estate – welcomed around 21 thousand visitors from 72 countries. In addition to the visitors, exhibiting companies were represented by more than 14 thousand people, for a total of over 35 thousand participants in all.