On March 21, representatives of Panevėžys and Visaginas municipalities of Lithuania visited Rēzekne within the project LLI-386 “Trans-Form” to acquire experience of Rēzekne Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in brownfield revitalization.
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, a meeting of the Saeima Sustainable Development Commission took place in Riga. One of the objectives was to study how the status of Latgale Special Economic Zone (Latgale SEZ) and Rēzekne Special Economic Zone (Rēzekne SEZ) has influenced the development of Latgale's economic activity.
In 2018, the turnover of Rēzekne Special Economic Zone (SEZ) enterprises exceeded EUR 100 million, according to provisional data of performance indicators. Other performance indicators of Rēzekne SEZ enterprises have also significantly improved.
An investment object production complex, Viļakas street 1, is offered within the successful implementation of infrastructure development projects in Rezekne city, located at the territory of the Rezekne Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
November 18, 2018, Arvīds Zelčs, manager of "Rēzeknes dzirnavnieks" Rēzekne Special Economic Zone JSC, long-term member of Rēzekne SEZ Entrepreneurship Commission, has received the award "Rēzekne Honorary Citizen" for his special merit in favor of Rēzekne.
At the end of October, the first study visit of the partners took place, within the framework of the Trans-form project (LLI- 386). It all started with a walk tour through the two degraded areas of Prague. Accompanied by the Master of Natural Sciences at Charles University in Prague - Jan Sýkora, seven suburbs of Prague - Hološovice and Karlina, were explored, previously there had been industrial and military territories, and in 2002 were severely affected by floods, which led to the destruction of buildings, streets and other infrastructure.
One of the main development goals of the Rēzekne Special Economic Zone authority is to ensure attraction of investments and creation of new jobs in Rēzekne and Rēzekne Municipality, therefore large infrastructure projects are being implemented for business development, as well as investors are invited to form their companies in the territory of Rēzekne SEZ. Potential investors now have a plot of land for development at Komunāla street, Rēzekne (total area 8.63 ha) with access to the road and engineering communications.