Hotels are under extreme pressure across Europe and there is no investors’ rush to put money in these assets under the current tough economic conditions. Property Forum asked Péter Takács, Investment Director at Newmark VLK Hungary about the way out from this crisis and the chances of local mid-size investors in the CEE region.
Consumer behaviour is changing and shoppertainment is a big opportunity to continue to generate engagement and drive loyalty. Outlet centres can offer a wide range of branded goods and a variety of excitement for the whole family in our turbulent times, Csaba Imre, Country Manager of ROS Retail Outlet Shopping, the operator of Premier Outlet Centre in Biatorbágy, Hungary explains in our latest interview.
Josef Wiedermann, Managing Director of UBM Development Czechia talked to Property Forum about recent changes, ESG strategies and provided insight into the company’s ambitious plans for becoming the largest developer of timber buildings in Europe.
Service providers, including international property agencies, are bound to adjust their services to the rapidly changing demand from occupiers, developers and investors. Property Forum asked Kata Mazsaroff, the recently appointed Managing Director of Colliers Hungary to unveil her expectations about the commercial real estate market in the region and in Hungary in particular.
Magdalena Bartkiewicz-Podoba, CEO, Liebrecht & wooD Poland talked to Property Forum about their newest large-scale, mixed-use investment in Warsaw, revitalization-related challenges and creating a valuable urban fabric.
Kamil Kowa, Member of the Board and Head of the Corporate Finance & Valuation Department at Savills Poland, talked to Property Forum about the current slowdown in the Polish residential market, PRS funds' expansion and the forecast for private student accommodation in that country.
We can see more interest coming from government entities to rent office space in modern office buildings in CEE. We also see large companies centralising their office spaces in a single building. Property Forum asked Tomasz Lisiecki, CEO of TriGranit about his assessment of these trends.
Błażej Czwarnok and Marcin Muszel, Partners in the Real Estate Practice at Gide Loyrette Nouel spoke with Property Forum about the PRS market, economic turbulence caused by the war in Ukraine and legislative changes coming to the Polish real estate sector.
Piotr Szafarz, Partner, Head of Real Estate in Poland and CEE, Dentons talked to Property Forum about the forecasts for the PRS market in Poland, the impact of the war in Ukraine on the European properties and the expected changes in financing conditions.
As service charge budgets are set for 2023, occupiers and landlords with vacancy can expect significant operational cost increases across their real estate portfolios. Property Forum talked to Ryan Wray MRICS, Principal at Avison Young Czech Republic to understand what you can do to make savings and get better value from your budget.
The Access Group, the UK provider of business management software, has leased 4,200 sqm of office space in Iulius Town Timișoara. More than 400 specialists work in the Global Operation Center based in United Business Center 0, and the company plans to double the number of tech specialists by the end of this year.
Centrumrowerowe.pl is opening a stationary shop in Warsaw. The shop will be located in the CH Okęcie Park and will be launched on 1 April. It is to have as much as 2,700 sqm of floor space.
Intive global tech company has let 62 workstations in the flexible Myhive office in Myhive Crown Tower (Warsaw), belonging to CPI Property Group. Savills and Workthere assisted with the transaction.
CPI Property Group is expanding its retail leasing department. Dariusz Kafara has been appointed as the new Leasing Manager. At the Warsaw branch of the company, Dariusz is responsible for maintaining the maximum level of commercialisation in two retail park chains from the group's portfolio - CityMarket and STOP SHOP.
Brian Nyeng Olesen, formerly head of commercial at the Salling Group, has been appointed as the new managing director of Netto Polska. The position was previously held by Hugo Mesquita.
M Core appoints Magdalena Kowalewska as the new Chief Operating Officer at LCP Properties, Poland. This comes at the same time that Krystian Modrzejewski has accepted a post as the Group Head of Expansion for Poland, where he will be responsible for realising the opportunity for land and asset acquisition in aid of portfolio growth. LCP Properties Poland is part of the M Core group, which brings together family-owned companies that invest in and manage real estate. It comprises LCP, Proudreed, Sheet Anchor, GIPAM and Evolve Estates.
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