pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a long term acquisition facility, in a total amount of €108 million, to a company managed by CBRE Global Investors on behalf of a German separate account. The transaction closed in January 2017. pbb acted as arranger and sole lender under the facility.
An industrial area, located in Prague – Horní Počernice has been sold by Carrier to a private investor. The property has a total area of 12,621 sqm. It consists of an administrative building, two warehouses and plots for parking and material manipulation. It features 4,822 sqm of covered premises and offers possible future development.
ČS Real Estate fund, the largest and oldest Czech open-ended property fund, managed by REICO, has acquired the Park One office building in Bratislava for €35.6 million from private investment firm Falcon II Fund.
Belgian developer Atenor announced the sale of building A of the Váci Greens office complex in Budapest to a group of private Hungarian investors. This building is the first of the three buildings built by Atenor on the Váci Corridor.
One of the subsidiaries of Plaza Centers has completed the sale of Suwałki Plaza shopping and entertainment centre in Poland to an investment fund for €42.3 million, which is in line with the last reported book value, the company reports.
Zeus Capital Partners LP, a private equity fund managed by Zeus Capital Management has sold Kambanite Business Centre (KBC), located in Sofia, Bulgaria, to a group of undisclosed European institutional investors. This is the Fund’s largest portfolio investment, which was acquired at the end of 2011.
Echo Polska Properties (EPP) has concluded a preliminary acquisition agreement with two real estate funds managed by Blackstone, to acquire 4 retail properties for €166.57 million. The properties are Galeria Twierdza in Klodzko (€40.67m), Galeria Twierdza in Zamosc (€53.51m), Galeria Tecza in Kalisz (€23.21m) and Wzorcownia Shopping Centre in Wloclawek (€49.17m).
Investors spent €1.54 billion in 2016 in the Hungarian commercial real estate market surpassing the 2015 level by 107%. Last year both office properties and retail properties were in request, thus CBRE is expecting a similar or even higher turnover for 2017.
AEW has sold the Smíchov Gate office building in Prague 5 after almost ten years of ownership on behalf of one of the funds managed by AEW. The new owner is Redside, manager of real estate open-ended investment fund NOVA Real Estate (SICAV). Cushman & Wakefield facilitated the sale of the property.
At the end of last year Colliers sold the former Bricostore DIY-unit in Törökbálint to Régió, a Hungarian toy company. The building has approx. 12,000 sqm of GLA and will be used by Régió for warehousing purposes.
The District Labour Inspectorate in Gdańsk will move its headquarters to the Palio Office Park B office building located on the site of the Gdańsk Shipyard. The institution will rent more than 1.7 thousand sqm on two floors in the facility.
Societe Generale Branch in Poland and SG Equipment Leasing Poland, companies belonging to the French financial group Societe Generale, are moving into the Studio complex by Skanska in Warsaw. Both companies will occupy offices in Building B on ul. Łucka. They will be the first of four tenants in the office building completed in Q4 2023. In total, Skanska's investment offers 16,400 sqm of office space, which is now fully leased.
Warsaw-based team Nrep and Urban Partners has moved to new premises in the Metropolitan office building at 3 Pilsudski Square.
Aleksander Loster has been appointed as Director in Savills Poland investment team, headed by Mark Richardson since 2023. In his new role, he will be responsible for working with international investment funds during the sale and acquisition of retail, industrial, warehouse and alternative assets.
Piotr Wilewski joined Walter Herz Investment Advisory Department as Land Acquisition Manager. He is responsible for acquiring land projects, preparing analyses of investment potential and searching for ways to build real estate value.
GTC Group appoints two people to head up its shopping centres in Poland Anna Borecka will take over as director of Galeria Jurajska in Kraków. Meanwhile, Marek Ciszewski will take the helm at Galeria Północna in Warsaw.
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