Justyna Kędzierska-Klukowska, Head of the Warsaw office at Berlin Hyp AG, talked to Property Forum about the current availability of financing and the conditions of the Polish real estate investment market.
Apart from the Northeastern part of Hungary, home of many developments of Infogroup, Southern counties also have huge industrial potential which should be materialised, says Ádám Székely, Managing Director of Infogroup. Property Forum asked him about the ways and risks of warehouse and logistics developments in the country.
Justyna Filipczak, Head of CEE at Cromwell Property Group, talked to Property Forum about the current investment trends, the attractiveness of retail and office properties and the company`s ESG agenda.
Slowly, the residential market should "normalize" and the classic buy/sell market will revive again due to the reduction of interest rates, but this will not happen before the end of this year and the end of summer 2024, explained in an interview for Property Forum Tereza Kouklová, Managing Partner at SFG Holding.
Ján Krnáč, Executive Director of Cresco Real Estate, talked to Property Forum about the opportunities in the Czech and Slovak residential market. He also explained the “rent to own” scheme developed for those not able to afford a mortgage right now due to the higher interest rates.
Witold Zatoński, Founder of Syrena Real Estate, talked to Property Forum about the profitability of revitalizing older office buildings, the challenges related to such projects and the development of the PRS market in Poland.
Crowdfunding can be a valuable tool in diversifying investment portfolios for both sides but it is not easy to navigate the multitude of crowdfunding platforms and their projects on the market. Jan Večerka, CEO of Czech crowdfunding platform Brikkapp, explained in an interview for Property Forum how to effectively navigate the world of crowdfunding and what to look out for.
Arkadiusz Rudzki, Executive Vice President, Leasing & Sales for Skanska’s commercial development business unit in CEE, talked to Property Forum about the duration of the supply gap in the Warsaw office market, the current interests of investment funds and Skanska’s Scandinavian approach to implementing the ESG principles.
Property Forum talked to Carolien Gehrels, Global Director of Energy Transition at Arcadis, on the occasion of the RICS World Built Environment Forum – Europe event, where she was one of the keynote speakers.
Steffen Szeidl, CEO of Drees & Sommer, spoke with Property Forum at Expo Real about the challenges of property development and the potential for business growth in Europe. He cites the electrification of the economy and the upgrade of the existing stock of buildings as new growth avenues for Europe.
iO Partners Serbia concluded its first office deal when Office Me, a coworking space, leased 1,100 sqm of office space in the Artklasa building in Belgrade.
With the support of Coreside Savills, video game development company Nordeus has decided to renew its lease for 6,100 square meters of office space within Green Heart Business Park, located in Belgrade.
Natura Bakery will lease almost 200 sqm of space on the ground floor of Poznan's Nowy Rynek E office building, developed by Skanska. The premises are scheduled to open in spring 2024.
As of December 2023, Dorota Lachowska has joined the market research team at Knight Frank Poland as director of the department.
MLP Group is strengthening its sales team in Poland with the appointment of Przemysław Fijałkowski as Leasing Manager responsible for the lease of space in projects located in southern Poland.
Axi Immo is developing its Capital Markets Department. As of November 2023, Jakub Grabara was appointed as Associate Director in the Capital Markets Department. He will be responsible for transactional services, i.e., acquiring, purchasing, and selling commercial real estate.
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