Student Depot plans to complete two new investments in Warsaw and Łódź in the autumn. Both student residences will open at the beginning of the academic year 2023/2024, thereby increasing Student Depot's portfolio by nearly a thousand beds. The new residents will find fully furnished rooms, coworking areas, multimedia rooms, as well as fitness zones.
The bull run in the European residential sector that was fueled by low interest rates in the past decade has been coming under strong pressure from ECB rate hikes, with valuations stagnating due to the wide gap in expectations between most buyers and sellers, according to research by property fund Catella.
Belgian developer Speedwell has obtained the construction permit for the third building of The Ivy, the premium residential complex located in the Băneasa neighborhood, in Bucharest. The building is part of the second phase of development and represents an investment of €22 million, out of the €160 million value of the entire project.
The Lastavice development project in Belgrade, Serbia, has just completed its rough construction. The first building of the project, which will offer almost 500 flats and require an investment of more than CZK 2 billion (€84 million), will be completed by the Czech developer UDI Group in spring 2024, while the construction of the second of the project's two buildings will begin at that time.
The period of stagnation and waiting on the Prague residential market is over. Along with the spring came a revival in the Prague housing market. The demand is rising, and interest in buying and renting is also growing, according to the latest Knight Frank report.
Redport Capital and Mobexpert Group have announced the completion of the concept design for the Infinity Nord project, located in the Străulești area in Bucharest. The concept was created by the investors alongside London-based architecture house Design International.
According to preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute, the number of newly built residential buildings in the first quarter of 2023 was 1 289, and the number of newly built dwellings was 4,427.
Total transaction volume in the first quarter in Belgrade was €537 million, which represents a decrease of around 5 % compared to the overall amount of €563 million which was registered in the first quarter of 2022, but the overall amount spent is still extremely high, real estate agency Cordon reports.
The residential market in Romania registered a record number of deliveries of 73,332 new homes during 2022, up 3% compared to 2021, driven by the growth in regional cities, according to a report by Colliers Romania.
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.
Homepark Janki is expanding its offer with a new shop selling electric bikes by Engwe. The brand's first Polish showroom has taken up an area of 108 sqm.
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.
Marcin Grabara officially takes over the reins at Rossmann SDP sp z.o.o. from 24 May. He will replace Marek Maruszak as president, who is retiring after 24 years with the company.
CPI Property Group, is expanding the Warsaw structures of its Leasing Office department. Maciej Skubiszewski has been named the new Senior Leasing Manager. he will be responsible for the implementation of the leasing strategy as well as the commercialization and re-commercialization of space in office buildings in CPIPG's portfolio - Central Tower, Concept Tower and Chałubińskiego 8 (CH8).
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