Romanian developer One United Properties has sold Bucharest-based One North Gate, an office building spanning 4,500 sqm with an occupancy rate of 80%, to Element Investiții Imobiliare, owned by domestic investors, in a deal worth €6 million.
Romanian developer Iulius has announced plans for a new office building in the Palasi Iași complex. This will be the eight-office building in the complex that will be developed following an investment of around €40 million.
Cushman & Wakefield has summarized the first quarter of 2023 and trends shaping the Polish office market. While development activity in the core office locations continues to slow, occupier demand appears to be recovering, particularly in regional cities. Prime office rents in central locations are, however, on an upward trajectory.
Q1 2023 saw a recovery in the Prague office space market. Growing demand may be met with lower availability of new premium space in the coming years, as only a smaller number of new projects are currently under construction. This may affect the currently stabilized price level of rents. Serviced office centres and ESG-compliant projects are on the rise. These findings come from a quarterly market survey conducted by Colliers.
Cushman & Wakefield has summarized the first quarter of 2023 and trends shaping the Warsaw office market, which came third among key European office locations for take-up. The Polish capital is entering a phase of renewing leases made in the peak years of 2018-2019. Another positive development is the prospect of several new construction starts in the city’s central zones. According to Cushman & Wakefield, new projects will experience the strongest upward pressure on rents.
The largest office complex in Central and Eastern Europe – Business Park Sofia, started its long-term transformation into a greener and more active urban space that offers complete experiences, recreation, and culture to its residents and guests.
Following other large corporations, New-York based asset manager BlackRock will order a massive return of its employees in the office starting this autumn. The company added a day to its current requirement of three days a week in the office in a bid to boost collaboration and training of its employees.
MOL Campus, the headquarters of the biggest company in Hungary, has already obtained a BREEAM Excellent certification. The complex offers 86,000 sqm of office and some retail space on 28 floors to host 2,500 staff.
Coci E-Motion, a Polish electric bicycle manufacturer, leased over 4,200 square meters of space within City Logistics Warsaw IV in Annopol by Pannatoni. Cushman & Wakefield advised Coci E-Motion during the negotiations.
Another brand from the CCC Group portfolio has joined the tenants of Galeria Sudecka in Jelenia Góra. The new CCC store will occupy 725 sqm of space. Customers can also do their shopping at the new Rossmann drugstore (450 sqm).
The EPP-owned Galaxy shopping centre in Szczecin is strengthening its offer by developing its partnership with HalfPrice. The relaunched showroom now has a wider assortment and larger floor space - about 3,200 sqm.
Daniel Rutkowski joined Walter Herz Investment Advisory Department, currently consisting of six people, and took the position of Development Manager. He will be responsible for searching for and acquiring investment projects, developing investment potential analysis and building the value of real estate.
Dariusz Proniewicz has joined MDC2's team of experts to take on the position of Development Director BTS, with responsibility for the development of BTS investments.
Karol Czupryński has joined the management board of Empik. He will take the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Czupryński has previously worked at Allegro, Procter & Gamble and Boston Consulting Group, among others.
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