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Naval base for sale in Norway. Now could be the time to act if you have always wanted to own some top-secret Cold War equipment. Amongst European economic worries, NATO, which owns the 15,000m2 Olavsvern base near Tromsø, is to sell the property to the private sector. Talks of the future of the Cold War submarine base have been ongoing since 2009 when the government decided there was no use for it any longer. The asking price is around 105 million kroner, and the aim is to transfer the base to its rightful new owner during 2012.

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Naval base for sale in Norway

Published on Sunday, 18th December, 2011 at 21:50 under the news category, by John Price   .
Last Updated on 19th December 2011 at 10:27.

Now could be the time to act if you have always wanted to own some top-secret Cold War equipment.

Olavsvern
Olavsvern
Photo: Skifte Eiendom


Amongst European economic worries, NATO, which owns the 15,000m2 Olavsvern base near Tromsø, is to sell the property to the private sector.

Talks of the future of the Cold War submarine base have been ongoing since 2009 when the government decided there was no use for it any longer. The asking price is around 105 million kroner, and the aim is to transfer the base to its rightful new owner during 2012.

“NATO has said that there are no ties between Olavsvern and the military anymore. The base can thus be deleted from NATO's records, and means it can now be sold on the open market,” said Skifte Eiendom’s regional manager Trond Eliassen to NRK.

The facility, designed to withstand a nuclear attack, has well-maintained buildings with office space, meeting rooms, large warehouses and new barracks.

Caveat emptor: The annual electricity bills run into millions.



Published on Sunday, 18th December, 2011 at 21:50 under the news category, by John Price   .
Last updated on 19th December 2011 at 10:27.

This post has the following tags: olavsvernsale, natosubmarinebase.





  
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