Around 500,000 sqm of logistics spaces have been leased in Romania in the first semester of the year, up 38% compared to the same period of last year, with the largest pre-leased surface of almost 88,000 sqm secured in Prahova County, according to property consultancy CBRE Romania.
Accolade has completed its first photovoltaic power plant in its Bydgoszcz industrial park. This is a significant milestone in the group's long-term strategy toward energy security in its industrial parks in Europe.
Panattoni is launching its latest project in Western Poland, close to the border with Germany. The developer has just purchased a plot in Żary, not far from the E36 route connecting Berlin with Lubuskie province. Panattoni Park Żary will comprise 15,000 sqm, of which 8,000 sqm is to be built as a BTS project. This has already been leased by an international producer of polyurethane foam for (among others) the furniture industry. The company will begin operations in its new premises in the second quarter of 2023. The project is being built to qualify for BREEAM environmental certification at the ‘Excellent’ level.
MLP Group has published its ESG strategy. The company intends to set high environmental standards in the logistics and industrial property sector. Respect for nature and care for the natural environment are to be the cornerstones of the activities carried out by the Group, which is developing a network of urban logistics parks in the Polish, German, Austrian and Romanian markets. MLP Group has set itself a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2026.
7R has obtained financing for expanding the modern logistics complex 7R Park Lublin. The loan agreement has been signed with a syndicate of banks – Santander Bank Polska and mBank. Ultimately, the park will consist of five buildings with a total GLA of nearly 110,000 sqm. Bremer is the General Contractor of the project responsible for the work.
CTP, the developer and administrator of industrial projects, recorded a like-for-like rental growth from its investment portfolio of 4.3% in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period of last year.
Garbe Green Park Piestany in Western Slovakia is on course. The first 4,700 sqm hall is fully leased. The second hall, which will have a final area of 18,000 sqm, is just starting to be built. It should be ready early next year. The news was announced today by the developer.
European Logistics Investment (ELI), a logistics platform in Poland, has closed H1 2022 with 1.2 million sqm of standing, under construction, and secured pipeline projects. Over the first 6 months of the year, ELI has also expanded its landbank, adding 90,000 sqm GLA to its development potential, and initiated the construction of logistics assets with a total GLA of 97,000 sqm.
Two new tenants have joined Galeria Echo in Kielce, owned by EPP. Dealz chain shop has leased a unit of nearly 580 sqm. The retail space of the Carrefour hypermarket is more than 4,500 sqm.
A Rossmann chain outlet has opened in the TGG shopping centre in Wrocław. The new chemist's shop took up over 600 sqm next to the grocery shop. In September, the second TGG site, the Astra shopping centre in Wrocław, will in turn see the opening of a Pepco chain shop.
InPost has opened a second logistics centre in Łódź. Ultimately, almost 300 people will find work in the 8,500 sqm facility. InPost's logistics centre, located in the vicinity of the A1 Central Logistics Hub motorway, occupies 7.5 thousand sqm of warehouse space and 1 thousand sqm of office space.
Agnieszka Boroń has joined Equilis Poland to take up the post of Development Director. She has worked in the construction and development industry for over 20 years, specialising in residential project management. Prior to joining Equilis Poland, she was programme director at Nexity. Prior to that, she worked in managerial positions at Dom Development.
Agnieszka Baczyńska took up the position of Head of Leasing - Retail in CPIPG. She is responsible for the commercialization of retail facilities from the CPIPG portfolio. Baczyńska also manages the leasing of office space on the buildings owned by CPIPG.
Ferenc Gondi has been appointed to a new post as Country Head for CTP Hungary. He's been part of CTP's activity for over 5 years.
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