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Selvino - Restoration of the former mountain colony of "Sciesopoli"

Via Cardo 64 - 24020 - Selvino (BG)


Sciesopoli is a construction built in the 30s that worked as summer colony; after the World War Il it became a place of rebirth for hundreds of orphan children escaped from the Nazi concentration camps. This unique building is made up of four pavilions: two realized in xx century style and two in rationalist style. The former functioned as dormitory and dining hall, the latter as little hospital and swimming pool with an auditorium overhead. The aim is to continue the restoration, started with the activities of waterproofing and stabilization of the structure, with different works of renovation outside and inside the building. In order to attract interest for Sciesopoli's restoration as regards its active role as Shoah's orphans-shelter, it is in development a temporary art exhibition to be realized before the beginning of the renovation work


Selvino is sited about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 11 kilometers northeast of Bergamo.
Located at 1.000 metres above sea level in the spectacular landscape of the Orobie Prealps, Selvino is one of the most renowed holiday spot.
It is able to offer many opportunities for sports lovers and it's the perfect starting point for outdoor walks.
Who's looking for relax and free time instead, can find many different attractions and events all year round.
Selvino is also known because of the numerous quartz crystals in the area, found in the rocky layer dating back to the Quaternary age that covers the Mesozoic rocks.




Total GFA

1.500 sqm: education
1.500 sqm: enterteinment
1.500 sqm: wellness
1.500 sqm: touristic

Reference sector

Hospitality/Tourism, Education and Training, Entertainment, Assistenza sanitaria


Investors, Developers, Operators, Final users

Type of operation

Redevelopment, Restauro

Investment type

Sales, Partnership, concessione, Location

Asset Value/Investment Value

€ 1.000.000,00 (asset value) + € 10.000.000,00 (investment value)
(di cui capitale richiesto) € 11.000.000,00 (asset value + investment value)

Competitive advantages

SALE: 3.000 €/square metre RENT: 100€/square metre

Competitive advantages

Building of historical and architectural value, important as example of Italian rationalism and also witness of a unique history as regards to Shoah.
For this reason in 2015 the building was recognized as part of the Italian cultural heritage: it can benefit from fiscal/ Tax and regulatory advantages for monuments. This former colony is located within a 18.000 square metre of park, at the edge of the village of Selvino, in a favourable and panoramic position.


Railway Station
Nembro Centro (BG)

12 km

Orio al Serio (BG) - BGY

26 km

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