Retail centres face pressure from different angles and most of them have started refurbishment programs including energy efficiency investments. Is that enough or do they need to invest more to keep up? Property Forum asked Judit Balatoni, Secretary General of the Hungarian Council of Shopping Centres (HCSC) about the ways operators meet current challenges.
Tomáš Pardubický, CEO of Czech residential development company FINEP has talked to Property Forum about the necessary transformation of the real estate market and shared plans about the company’s expansion in the build-to-rent segment.
Andreas Kozma, Founder & CEO of integrated real estate management system provider iREMS International, talked to Property Forum about the value of data for property companies and shared his recommendations for property owners regarding their data management processes.
Dagmara Kowalik, CEO of Digital Bunch, a digital marketing agency specializing in 3D production and software, has talked to Property Forum about current trends in visual marketing of real estate and the next big things in it.
This year, Mint Investments will continue focusing on creating above average returns with minimum risk for its investors in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Katarina Lindbergh, Partner of Mint Investments discussed this year’s plans for new residential projects in Prague and Bratislava with Property Forum.
Zuzanna Kurek, Investor Relations Manager and ESG Committee Member of One United Properties, spoke with Property Forum about the ESG agenda of the Romanian developer and its role in growing the value of the company. Moreover, she also discussed how sustainability is becoming a strategic element in the developer’s negotiations for funding with banks and capital market investors.
Growing e-commerce facilitates increased investment in fulfilment services and generates more specialized logistics centres to build. Hungarian company Boxy Zrt. takes advantage of this, and now Property Forum asked András Táncsics, CEO of the company to elaborate on the plans for expansion in Hungary.
Alex Tomášková, CEO of JRD Land and JRD Development expects to see a gradual revival of demand for residential real estate at the turn of this year and next year. She believes that the energy crisis helps clients to be aware of the quality and energy efficiency of the company’s projects. Highlighting the positive in a negative situation, she talked to Property Forum about the Group’s development plans and ESG strategy.
Alicja Kuczera, CEO of the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) talked to Property Forum about the impact of the energy crisis on the local property market, the development of a circular economy and environmental awareness in Poland.
The Aura Centrum Olsztyn shopping centre saw the opening of the largest Ochnik brand store in the Warmia and Mazury region in Poland. The shop occupies an area of 433 sq m and is located in the modernised passageway of the gallery on level +2.
Zwieger, a brand selling small household appliances for the kitchen, has joined the ranks of tenants at Designer Outlet Sosnowiec (southern Poland). The newly opened showroom has 105 sqm.
Aviareps will lease almost 187 sqm of office space in the newly modernised LIFE Building in Warsaw, formerly the Atrium Tower, owned by Austrian company VIG FUND. JLL Polska is responsible for the full commercialisation of the LIFE Building, while Biuro Na Miarę represented the tenant, Aviareps, in the negotiation process.
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.
Romanian developer ARQA has named Alexandru Rădulescu as Chief Sales Officer. During his career, he has overseen the sale of 17 residential and mixed-use projects.
Multi Corporation appoints Ola Zajac as New Business Ventures Manager. Ola will be looking for new business expansion strategies and venture capital investment opportunities across Europe and will be based out of Lisbon.
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