Hungarian developer Infogroup has closed a successful bond issue as part of the National Bank of Hungary's (MNB) Bond Funding for Growth Scheme. During the rating procedure, the group was assigned BB- and the bond was rated BB. The funds raised through the bond issue will be used to carry out industrial property projects.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (pbb) and Helaba have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling €130 million to refinance “Dock In Office Park” (4 buildings) in Prague for Crestyl Group. pbb and Helaba are acting as joint lead arrangers providing equal portions of the funding. pbb also acted as facility and security agent of the transaction.
UK-based property investor Resolution Property, a key partner of leading Chinese investment firm Fosun, has acquired its third office building in Budapest. The 16,270 sqm BC 140 building, located on the Váci Road office corridor, has been sold by German asset management company DWS.
MidPoint71, an office building developed by Echo Investment in Wrocław, will become the new head office of the Business Service Centre of 3M. The tenant will move into the new location in the first quarter of 2022.
At the end of April 2021 Adgar Poland bought the building of PDT Wola. With an area of almost 10 thousand square meters, the structure is located in the middle of the historical Wola and for years has been one of the most important points on the architectural map of the district. Part of the building will be destined for the Brain Embassy – providing coworking space, offices, private spaces for companies, and conference and training rooms.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has successfully subscribed to a €24.7 million ticket as part of an inaugural five-year €300 million green bond issuance by MAS Securities BV. The firm is wholly owned by MAS Real Estate Inc., an investor and operator of predominantly retail real estate assets that focuses on CEE.
Hungarian state-owned NIPÜF Group has completed another sales transaction with the sale of a nearly 3 ha plot in the Inpark Martonvásár industrial park, located southwest of Budapest. A Hungarian chemical company will build a 4,000 sqm production hall on the property by 2022.
Romanian Impact Developer & Contractor said it has secured two bank loans worth more than €13 million from Libra Bank to start new investments in the Greenfield residential project, located in northern Bucharest.
LCP has signed a purchase contract for a retail park in Rawa Mazowiecka, located between Warsaw and Łódź. It offers over 2,700 sqm of GLA and 45 parking spaces. The size of the entire plot is over 5,200 sqm. Among the tenants are Kik, Dealz, Martes Sport and CCC.
Grupa Azoty, a producer of fertilizer and chemical components has extended its lease in the Warsaw Trade Tower. The company occupies 1,160 sqm in the skyscraper, which is owned by Globalworth.
108 Agency Slovakia has mediated the lease of 720 sqm for its client Mercurtrade in Beta – Car Park Pezinok.
Kontri Sp. z o.o., an e-commerce company has decided to lease a 2,800 sqm warehouse and office space in a private distribution centre near Białystok in Poland, owned by the Dutch investor Duif Real Estate Sp. z o.o. AXI IMMO was responsible for comprehensive tenant service.
At the beginning of July, Aleksandra Gawrońska will take up the position of Head of Residential Research at international advisory company JLL. Aleksandra has ten years’ experience in the areas of consulting and complex real estate analysis. Before joining REAS (now part of JLL) in 2018, she worked at Colliers International, where she was responsible for publications, reports and analyses of the office market in Poland.
JLL in the Czech Republic announced the appointment of Steffen Walvius as Head of Sustainability Services and ESG. In his new role at JLL, Steffen Walvius will help clients with building on their own sustainability performance. JLL will thus offer this service as the first provider on the Czech real estate market.
Gabriella Sasvári has been promoted to Managing Partner of Horizon Development's Board of Directors in Hungary. As Development Director, she also dedicates her time to important property development projects including Promenade Gardens, Szervita Square Building and ParkSide Offices.
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