S IMMO has recently made major commitments towards building a fully ESG-compliant office portfolio in Budapest with a large acquisition and an ambitious green energy initiative. Géza Barabas, Country Manager of S IMMO Hungary talked to Property Forum about upcoming investment plans and the company’s ESG strategy for the Hungarian market.
There is a belief that ESG costs money but in fact, the opposite can be true, says Stefan de Goeij, Head of Property Management at Avison Young in the Czech Republic. He talked to Property Forum about compliance, commitment and tackling all the components of ESG in the real estate industry.
Development margins in Poland have been under pressure in recent years which is taking effect in a smaller number of projects under construction with planned occupancy dates in 2022 and 2023. Property Forum talked to Mariusz Frąckiewicz, Country Director at Avestus Real Estate Poland about the post-Covid office market in Poland, the impact of inflation and surging land prices.
Karol Pilniewicz, Chief Investment Officer of Futureal Investment Partners talked to Property Forum about entering the investment market, the condition of the retail sector after two years of pandemic restrictions and current financing conditions.
COVID-19 has significantly changed what clients are looking for across different real estate sectors, including facility management. Libor Holík, CEO of B+N Czech Republic and Slovakia talked to Property Forum about current challenges and opportunities in the facility management business.
Robert Snincak, Head of Investment Operations CEE and Krystian Pachowka, Head of Logistics Asset Management CEE at CBRE Investment Management talked to Property Forum about the current investment trends in CEE countries, the rise of the warehouse and PRS markets in Poland and the recent changes in financing conditions.
The attitude of young Poles towards the concept of property is changing. Property Forum talked to Andrzej Gutowski, Vice President and Sales Director of Ronson Development, another Polish large residential developer, which has recently decided to include PRS apartments in its offer.
2021 was a busy year for Romanian real estate agency Griffes with 44,000 sqm of office space leased, a new project as co-investor and the company’s first international leasing mandate. Andreea Paun, Managing Partner and Founder of Griffes talked to Property Forum about the results of last year and shared the company’s expansion plans for 2022.
Bogdan Doicescu, Development Director and Executive Board Member at Bog’Art, spoke with Property Forum about the company’s construction pipeline and the outlook of the real estate market in Romania going into 2022.
Renata Osiecka, Managing Partner at AXI IMMO talked to Property Forum about the new sources of demand on Polish warehouse markets, financing new logistics projects and forecasts for the nearshoring trend.
Signify is relocating its existing headquarters in Lódź. The new office, located in the city centre in the Hi Piotrkowska complex, has an area of over 2,800 sqm. The tenant was assisted in the signing of the contract and the process of arranging the new office by the consulting firm CBRE.
Magwise Medical Centre is a new tenant of the Wola Retro office building in Warsaw owned by Develia. The clinic, which specialises in mental health, has taken nearly 390 square metres of space on the ground floor of the building.
Logistics company Fiege will lease approximately 5,000 sqm in the ONE industrial park in Lovosice built by Cromwell Property Group. The transaction was arranged by Matěj Indra, head of the industrial department at 108 Agency Czech Republic.
Lucia Niculae has been appointed Business Development Director of Romanian construction company Pedro Construct. She has been an investor since 2018 and currently manages her own property portfolio.
108 Agency promoted Matej Indra to Head of Industrial Agency for the Czech Republic.
Michał Ozimek has joined the Valuation department at Corees Polska - Commercial Real Estate, taking up the position of Senior Valuation & Investment Analyst. Working in the agency's Warsaw branch, he will be responsible for supporting processes related to the development of property valuations.
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