The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) has confirmed that the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express Warsaw - The HUB and conference centre located in The Warsaw HUB complex have been awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating. They are the first hotels in Europe to receive this certification. Since July last year, nearly 12 thousand objects all over the world have been trying to obtain this certification. As a result, the entire complex of The Warsaw HUB meets the stringent security requirements against COVID-19.
Radisson Hotel Group announced the relaunch and repositioning of Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest, following a major capital investment to transform the hotel’s lobby and garden area, as well as increase the hotel’s room inventory by more than 600 rooms.
Representatives of the global hotel industry have found themselves in a very difficult situation due to government restrictions that significantly limited the possibility of doing business. Justyna Kijewska, Associate, Senior Portfolio Manager at Cushman & Wakefield, talks about the current health of the hotel sector and predictions of hotel owners.
Radisson Hotel Group has announced a €24 million investment program in Radisson Blu Bucharest Hotel, owned by Revetas Capital and Cerberus Capital Management, that will include the redesign of common spaces and the increase of the room count.
Deutsche Hospitality has opened its first IntercityHotel in Budapest. The 312-room hotel, realised by the Hamburg-based B&L Group, will be Deutsche Hospitality's first property in Hungary. Located right next to Keleti Railway Station, it will also feature resplendent latest generation IntercityHotel interior design by the Milan-based architect Matteo Thun.
Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of Hotel Imperial Plovdiv, a member of Radisson Individuals. The newest addition to the portfolio of the Radisson Individuals brand, which initially launched in Europe in Q4 2020, also marks the group’s return to the Bulgarian market.
Hotel chain Accor has signed a management contract with the owner of Binderbubi Hotel & Spa in Mediaș. As part of the agreement signed with local company Daflog, the hotel will be the seventh in Romania to join the Mercure network.
Local developer Nordis Group aims to increase its presence in the hotel business and attract more investors. The company has invested in two projects with high tourism potential in the mountains and the seaside.
The B&B Hotels Group secured its financial situation by acquiring €180 million, of which €100 million are funds from the launched bank loan, and €80 million is the result of a capital increase. This will allow the implementation of new development plans in Europe and in the world. Additional funds will be allocated to the continuation of acquisitions and construction of new hotels in the next 5 to 10 years, also in Poland.
Grupa Azoty, a producer of fertilizer and chemical components has extended its lease in the Warsaw Trade Tower. The company occupies 1,160 sqm in the skyscraper, which is owned by Globalworth.
108 Agency Slovakia has mediated the lease of 720 sqm for its client Mercurtrade in Beta – Car Park Pezinok.
Kontri Sp. z o.o., an e-commerce company has decided to lease a 2,800 sqm warehouse and office space in a private distribution centre near Białystok in Poland, owned by the Dutch investor Duif Real Estate Sp. z o.o. AXI IMMO was responsible for comprehensive tenant service.
At the beginning of July, Aleksandra Gawrońska will take up the position of Head of Residential Research at international advisory company JLL. Aleksandra has ten years’ experience in the areas of consulting and complex real estate analysis. Before joining REAS (now part of JLL) in 2018, she worked at Colliers International, where she was responsible for publications, reports and analyses of the office market in Poland.
JLL in the Czech Republic announced the appointment of Steffen Walvius as Head of Sustainability Services and ESG. In his new role at JLL, Steffen Walvius will help clients with building on their own sustainability performance. JLL will thus offer this service as the first provider on the Czech real estate market.
Gabriella Sasvári has been promoted to Managing Partner of Horizon Development's Board of Directors in Hungary. As Development Director, she also dedicates her time to important property development projects including Promenade Gardens, Szervita Square Building and ParkSide Offices.
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