Accor, the majority shareholder of Orbis, exercised its buy-out option right over the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge hotel, located in Budapest, with a buy-out date of 31 May 2017. The value of the transaction has been estimated at €44 million.
Deutsche Hospitality’s first hotel CEE hotel is set to open in by 2019. IntercityHotel Budapest will be located in a newly constructed building in forint of the City’s Eastern Railway Station (Keleti pályaudvar). It will have 300 rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a conference area and an underground car park with 200 spaces.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, announced an agreement with QPR Properties Kft, part of Constellation Hotels Holding Ltd., to debut the W Hotels brand in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest. Located on Andrássy Road, the hotel will be situated directly across from the State Opera House, businesswire.com reports.
Hotel capacities in Hungary will grow by approximately 2,000 rooms over the next two years, which corresponds to 4,000 new hotel beds, so Hungary and in particular Budapest will be prepared to meet the tourism challenges of coming years, according to KPMG's latest analysis.
A new luxury destination is taking shape in the Polish retail market with the opening of Europejski Hotel. The capital is to see the completion of the renovation and redevelopment of one of Warsaw’s most recognized buildings with 160 years of history. The 2,700 sqm of ground floor retail area will feature boutique units. Cushman & Wakefield is responsible for commercialisation of the scheme.
Hotel investment activity in CEE – from the Adriatic Coast to the Baltic Sea – has been booming in the second half of 2016, with numerous hotel properties being on the market and several transactions taking place, as hotel property specialist Christie & Co reports.
Cushman & Wakefield’s EMEA structured finance team has secured a €50+ million refinancing for Budapest’s Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace on behalf of SAS Holding Kft, the owner of the hotel building.
The Real Estate Workout department of Erste Group Bank AG, has concluded the sale of the luxury resort Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Sun Gardens to a Chinese investor under the terms of a share deal. The property – one of the largest hotel complexes in Croatia – enjoys a prime beachside location in Dubrovnik.
Cushman & Wakefield Echinox moves its headquarters to the office building developed by businessman and former tennis player Ion Tiriac near Piata Victoriei in Bucharest. The company rented here a space between 300 and 500 sqm.
CBRE Romania will move from this summer to a new headquarters. The company rented almost one floor of One Tower, which has 1,400 sqm.
Furniture retailer Mobexpert leased 2,000 sqm of warehouses and offices in Constanța Business Park, developed by Global Vision and Globalworth. Following recent transactions, Constanța Business Park has reached an occupancy rate of 70%.
Olga Szczęsna has joined JLL Poland's Office Agency Department, where she has taken up the position of director. Olga will be responsible for the commercialization of buildings from the Patrizia portfolio, including N21, Metron and G9, as well as the Central Point building, currently under construction in the centre of Warsaw.
JLL Romania consolidates its industrial team by recruiting Ciprian Sîrbu in order to provide Supply Chain services on the local market. Ciprian Sîrbu has over 10 years of experience in logistics, e-commerce, and industrial supply chain, completed by 7 years in which he worked in the IT field. His role within JLL is to provide advice to customers in streamlining the supply chain like the need for such services increases.
Simona Costache has joined Romanian developer One United Properties as Executive Director, Residential Sales. With 15 years of experience in real estate, Simona has been involved in sales, rental and facility management for residential developers in Bucharest.
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