Romania’s industrial and logistics market expanded by over 500,000 sqm during 2022, with around half of all deliveries based in the Bucharest region, according to a report by real estate consultancy Colliers.
VGP has acquired a new tenant for its newly prepared technology park in Ústí nad Labem, situated in the northern part of the Czech Republic at a 90-kilometre distance from Prague. The new tenant in Hall A at VGP Park Ústí nad Labem City is Bosal, a company from the automotive industry.
Last year MLP Group recorded very good results as regards contracts signed with tenants. During the period, the Polish developer of logistics facilities leased in approximately 240,000 sqm of space. The largest number of contracts were signed at the MLP Pruszków II park near Warsaw and MLP Poznań West. This year the level of commercialisation is planned to go up by about 20%.
A new inner city warehouse, Gdynia City Logistics, will be built in Gdynia on Północna Street, just 9 km from the city centre, less than 30 minutes drive from the airport and 10 minutes from Gdynia Port. Torus, as part of the diversification of its operations under the name Torus Logistics and in cooperation with BTV Real Estate, has just received a decision on land development conditions.
Building warehouses at post-industrial sites is more difficult and complicated than greenfield projects. It takes more time and money. Brownfield sites are, however, an excellent alternative for developers facing a shortage of land. Brownfield redevelopment is also aligned with sustainability and urban renewal, say Jakub Kurek, Head of Industrial and Warehouse, Newmark Polska, and Michał Rafałowicz, Regional Director, Newmark Polska.
Peakside Capital Advisors has selected a general contractor for phase 1 redevelopment of the City Point Targówek urban logistics park. The contract will be executed on an EPC basis by Kajima Poland. Phase 1 demolition work is currently in progress. Ultimately City Point Targówek is to provide nearly 100,000 sqm of warehouse and office space, meeting the highest standards in sustainability. Handover of the first building to tenants is expected to take place by the end of this year.
International logistics and transport company Emons is significantly expanding its network of logistics centres in the Czech Republic. As of February 2023, it will open its new logistics centre in Ostředek, close to the D1 motorway. Advised by Savills Czech Republic and Slovakia, it has leased over 6,000 sqm of warehouse space at Sázava Logistics Park, which was built by development and investment company UDI Group.
Industrial developer CTP has leased 2,800 sqm to the food supplements manufacturer Sun Wave Pharma in the industrial park CTPark Bucharest South, located in southern Bucharest.
INATECH Packaging, the protective packaging and insulating materials supplier, has leased 2,300 sqm of office and warehouse spaces in CTPark Oradea Cargo Terminal.
SIDE GRUP, the Romanian distributor of cleaning and hygiene, has leased 1,500 sqm in CTPark Oradea Cargo Terminal. The deal was brokered by real estate consultancy JLL.
M Core appoints Magdalena Kowalewska as the new Chief Operating Officer at LCP Properties, Poland. This comes at the same time that Krystian Modrzejewski has accepted a post as the Group Head of Expansion for Poland, where he will be responsible for realising the opportunity for land and asset acquisition in aid of portfolio growth. LCP Properties Poland is part of the M Core group, which brings together family-owned companies that invest in and manage real estate. It comprises LCP, Proudreed, Sheet Anchor, GIPAM and Evolve Estates.
Michał Kloch was appointed as Cost Management Lead, Poland in the Project & Development Services team of Cushman & Wakefield with effect from 1 March. In his role, he heads a team of quantity surveyors and is responsible for oversight of construction costs during all project delivery phases and for preparation of cost analyses and reports.
Two people have joined the REINA Company. Since February this year, Michał Baranowski acts as Business Development Manager and Joanna Turalska supports the work of the team as Leasing & Team Coordinator.
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