Prologis announced that it has signed lease agreements with Arvato Polska for 30,835 square metres at Prologis Park Błonie. The transactions include a lease renewal for 22,510 square metres and a new lease for 8,325 square metres of additional distribution space.
Prologis announced that it has signed a lease agreement with Bonami, a Czech e-commerce homewares retailer, for 5,795 square metres at Prologis Park Prague-Airport DC1. The transaction was facilitated by 108 Agency.
Prologis has announced that it will deliver an additional 20,500 square metre facility for Mall.cz, an online consumer goods and electronics store at Prologis Park Prague-Jirny. The building is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2016.
Demand for industrial space lifted significantly in Q1 2016 in Budapest industrial markets and the hegemony of BTS projects has not broken yet. In the Budapest-South submarket vacancy rate dropped to 4.4% triggering two speculative projects, CBRE reports.
The vacancy rate in the Czech Republic industrial market reached 4.2%, having decreased by 96 bps since Q4 2015. The Industrial Research Forum has announced its final industrial market figures for Q1 2016.
Prologis announced that it has begun development of a 21,000 square metre speculative facility at Prologis Park Budapest-Sziget. This will be the first speculative logistics building in the Hungarian market since 2008. Completion is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.
Prologis has announced that it has completed a 30,000 square metre expansion of a distribution facility in Rawa Mazowiecka – located in Central Poland – for Pepco, a leading clothing and houseware retailer. Construction ended three weeks ahead of schedule. Once operational, the facility will serve as Pepco’s Central European distribution hub.
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%.
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.
Penta Investments has appointed three new Partners. Fabrice Dumontheil, Václav Jirků and Marián Slivovič have become co-owners and leaders of Penta. Fabrice Dumontheil has been with Penta since 2012. He is the CFO of the entire group, responsible for the strategic financial management of Penta group as well as for group IT strategy. Václav Jirků will be responsible for managing the healthcare investment portfolio as well as the international network of Dr.Max pharmacies. Marián Slivovič will primarily cover Penta's investments in banking and Slovalco, as well as in media projects in Slovakia and Czech Republic.
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