01 March, Chiamami Città
The former pasta factory Ghigi, on the motorway destination San Marino, has been put for sale. It was decided by the Court of Rimini on 27 October 2017. The lawyer Gianluca Laganella, delegated by the Court for the alienation procedure, has published the tender for the public auction scheduled for 29 March 2918. The upset price is set at 8,518,482 euro.
It’s a real estate complex in a state of neglect, with 26 thousand Sq m destined to production activities. The area and the building itself are the (negative) symbol of the manufacturing industry of Rimini. In fact, at the end of the Fifties, the pasta factory Ghigi was the third Italian pasta producer after Barilla and Buitoni. In 1964 the two brothers Emilio e Angelo Ghigi split up: one continued working in Morciano in the original factory and the other established a new factory in Rimini. The market crisis between the Sixties and the Eighties forced many factories to close (from 730 to 200), and the company Ghici suffered from this crisis as well as from the separation of the two brothers. After a series of new owners, the factory closed in 2005 when the property was owned by Colussi. Since then, there have been several requalification proposals that never have been implemented.
In the meanwhile, the building has been left in a state of total neglect. The Municipality of Rimini had to intervene to remove the asbestos that covered the roofs. Now the old factory has been put for sale looking for possible investors. The property is located in a strategical area for manufacturing.
Source: Chiamami Città
Translator: Cristina Ambrosi