Trieste – Former Departmental Building

The property, built in 1895 by Architect Sagors, is located in the heart of the Friulian capital and has 5 floors for a gross floor area of 17,800 square metres.

The area in which the building is located is characterised by easy accessibility, given its proximity to the main transport infrastructures: the Trieste Centrale railway station, only 450 metres away, enables Trieste Airport - Friuli Venezia Giulia to be reached in less than 30 minutes and Venice in approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

The property, which is located in the historic centre of the city, can be used for tourist accommodation, management, commercial, residential, services and collective equipment.

An additional parking area measuring 2,500 square metres located in Via Flavio Gioia, adjacent to the railway station, can also be acquired.

piazza vittorio veneto, 3 - Trieste (TS)


Property types
Historical building
Permitted uses
Other Functions, Commercial, Office, Parking Area
Land area (m²)
17,810 m²
Total GIA (m²)

The property is located in the historic centre characterised by a management, commercial and residential urban context.
Based on general variant no. 66 of revision and adjustment to the General Urban Zoning Plan approved by the Municipality of Trieste with the D.C. no. 37 dated 15/04/1997 of the Decree of the President of the Regional Government 0300/Presidential Decree 23/09/1997, the property falls in zone U1 - area for public services and equipment, enclosed within zone A0 - Historical Centre, of which the regulations are listed.
ART. 5.15 - U - areas of collective interest
ART. 5.15.1. - U1 - areas for public services and equipment
ART. 5.1.1 - A0 - Historic Centre
Permitted activities and uses:
# Residence;
# Commercial activities and public exercises in general;
# Management activities, studies and offices;
# Craftsmanship activities of service to the residence;
# Religious, cultural, educational, health, sports, welfare and similar public and private institutions;
# Places for recreation and entertainment;
# Hotels, guest houses, etc.;
# Public or private garages compatible with the road system, also with reference to the provisions of Article 9 of Law 122/89.
On 16 April 2015, the New Municipal General Zoning Plan was adopted, to which the owners made counterclaims to the observations/oppositions, referred to in position no. 600, which were accepted.
The General Zoning Plan adopted provided for the modified S2b zone in zone A0, as per the proposal accepted in variation of position no. 600.
The information regarding the General Zoning Plan and mentioned above are merely indicative and not exhaustive; therefore, any urban planning opportunity must be previously assessed and ascertained with the Local Administration and the competent Authorities in accordance with the regulations in force and the constraint with the property remaining subject to the protection referred to in Article 12 paragraph 7 of Legislative Decree 42/04.

State of maintenance and repair
Occupation status

The building was built in 1895 by the architect Sagors; it is developed on five floors above ground, plus an attic, with a gross floor area measuring approximately 17,810 square meters, of which approximately 14,400 square metre gross for office use. It is a large ashlar-clad quadrilateral on the ground floor and mezzanine, plastered in the three upper floors; the ground floor is characterised by arched openings and the main floor has gabled windows. The façade is characterised by an alternation of balustrades with ionic semi-columns resting on high bases, a motif also present in the lateral foreparts with the semi-columns replaced by pilasters. On the top floor, alternating with the other windows, as small as those on the mezzanine floor, are embossed decorations with plant motifs. The façade is completed by corbels, decorated with heads, which support the end balustrade. The building is equipped with 1 lift and 1 good lift; the single heating system for the entire building is diesel fuel; the rooms used as former offices are fitted with an intranet connection. In the building there are, in addition to the rooms used as former offices and related accessories, a former apartment of measuring approximately 250 square metres located on the second floor with main access from the staircase on Via Milano, a former cinema/theatre measuring approximately 1,090 square metres on the ground floor, mezzanine and first floor with access on Via Filzi, a former bar measuring approximately 300 square metres with main entrance on Piazza V. Veneto, a former cafeteria measuring approximately 565 square metres with entrance on Via Filzi and a telephone exchange. The majority of the rooms located on the ground floor have direct access from the square or from the surrounding streets. The property does not have indoor nor outdoor parking areas. The building has some visible lesions, for which, following an expert’s report, it has been ascertained that there is no need to carry out any consolidation works on the masonry structures. There are some land registry non-conformities that do not result in a change in the income (listed only as an indication: window or door infills, sporadic case of moved partition, removable mezzanines in part of the rooms on the ground floor).

The property complex is located in the historical centre of Trieste, in an area known as “Borgo Teresiano” between Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Via Milano, Via Filzi and Via Galatti; it is located approximately 300 metres away from the Trieste Centrale railway station and the bus terminal and is adjacent to the main public (Post Office, Finance, Court), administrative (Province, Region) and economic (Porto Franco Vecchio, Banks and Insurance Companies) facilities. The area is well served by public transport. Transport Routes: Ronchi dei Legionari airport is approximately 41 kilometres away – Direct domestic flights: Alghero, Bari, Catania, Milan, Naples, Rome and Trapani; Direct international flights: Barcelona, London, Munich and Valencia. Railway line Venice Trieste, 156 km Motorways: A4 Venice Trieste Km 164; A23 Trieste Tarvisio Km 166 continues through Austria; E61 Trieste Ljubljana Km 94.


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