As students are preparing to resume their university studies in person, asking rents in large cities have gone up by up to 10% by the end of August 2022 compared to the same period of last year, according to property platform Imobiliare.ro.
Romanian company Eden Capital Development has started the development of the second phase of the Cortina North residential project in Bucharest that will include close to 1,000 apartments, with the first deliveries expected in the second half of 2023.
Another Prague brownfield will be turned into a residential project. Development group Crestyl will be building on the site of the former Waltrovka in Prague's Radlice district. The plan is to build a total of 170 flats for CZK 1.5 billion (almost €61 million) on the land, which the company bought with a zoning permit from the Red Group at the turn of this year. Preliminary construction work on the Semerínka project should start at the turn of the year and the entire project is scheduled to be completed within three years.
Property developer Prime Kapital has delivered four out of five apartment buildings in its first residential project in Bucharest. The company has invested €47.8 million in the project that will feature 458 apartments.
The third and final stage of the Hron Residence project in Zvolen, Slovakia, is now starting to be built. Arkon, the developer of the €15 million project, has announced the final stage launch on its social media.
Investment group DRFG has started to build a new apartment complex in Mladá Boleslav in Michalovice. As part of the project, called Green, an apartment building with more than a hundred apartments, garages and a large garden with a water reservoir will be built within two years. The market value of the project is CZK 634.6 million (€25.9 million), according to DRFG spokeswoman Monika Brichtová.
The investment volumes in Romanian residential projects reached 4.6 billion lei (€933.5 million) in the first quarter of 2022, which was up 50% compared to the same period of last year, according to a report by real estate consultancy Colliers.
Confectionery Batida has joined the tenants of the LIXA City Gardens retail concept that is being arranged in the LIXA office complex near the Daszyński Roundabout in Warsaw.
Vileda expanded its office located in MyHive IO-1 in Warsaw, owned by CPI Property Group, to 712 sqm. Przemysław Urbański from Avison Young Poland supported Vileda in the negotiation process.
The LUX MED Group extended a 2,200 sqm lease agreement in the O3 Business Campus in Kraków managed by EPP
Axi Immo is developing its Capital Markets Department. As of November 2023, Jakub Grabara was appointed as Associate Director in the Capital Markets Department. He will be responsible for transactional services, i.e., acquiring, purchasing, and selling commercial real estate.
Romanian developer ARQA has named Alexandru Rădulescu as Chief Sales Officer. During his career, he has overseen the sale of 17 residential and mixed-use projects.
Multi Corporation appoints Ola Zajac as New Business Ventures Manager. Ola will be looking for new business expansion strategies and venture capital investment opportunities across Europe and will be based out of Lisbon.
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