Unusually, due to the current situation, Euroconstruct has issued an interim forecast which is a revision of the June construction market forecast. The results have been summarised by János Gáspár, head of Euroconstruct's Hungarian research institute, Buildecon.
The construction sector in Bulgaria, and building construction in particular, was not affected as hard as others by the COVID-19 crisis, according to a report by the Eastern European Construction Forecasting Association.
Arad-based developer Wallberg has secured a €7.3 million loan from Garanti Bank for the construction of the second tower of the XCity Towers complex, the first residential tower in the city of Timișoara, a project worth €75 million which will total 955 apartments.
The first building of the Resi4Rent project, being part of the Warsaw Brewery, has obtained its occupancy permit. In the all-purpose part of Warsaw's Wola district, revitalized by Echo Investment, Resi4Rent has developed 450 apartments for long-term rent. The first tenants have been moving in.
Cordia International, the residential development platform of Futureal Group has successfully managed its second bond issuance on the Budapest Stock Exchange to finance its further expansion, predominantly in CEE. The developer raised HUF 36 billion (€105 million) in its latest transaction which was heavily oversubscribed by financial institutions and achieved a 2.46% yield. Last November Cordia successfully placed a HUF 44 billion (€305 million) 7-year bond at 3.82% yield.
Hochtief Polska has signed a contract for the execution of the nursing home Residence Saint Jadwiga at Pulaskiego/Traugutta in Wroclaw. The project is being carried out for Orpea Polska sp. z o.o. The construction works start in the near future and will take about 19 months.
Echo Investment has gained a building permit for the Bonarka Living residential estate in Kraków. The project is being developed in close proximity to the Bonarka City Center and an over two hectare nature reserve. The first apartments will be handed over to tenants at the turn of 2021 and 2022.
A new real estate project will be developed in the Northern Romanian city of Bistrița on the grounds of the old location of the largest Romanian construction materials manufacturer’s former factory, in partnership with local real estate developer Alfa Construct Partners. Within this partnership, TeraPlast offers the land and Alfa Construct will build the properties at its own expense.
A planning permit has been issued for Penta Real Estate’s The Residence Nuselský Pivovar development in Prague’s Nusle district. As part of the €77 million (CZK 2 billion) project, the developer will build 450 residential units on the site a historic brewery.
Speedwell has launched sales for the second phase of Triama Residence, the residential compound developed in Bucharest, so a new stock of apartments is now available. The developer is starting a new building, after selling more than 90% of the apartments built in the first phase, which will be delivered at the end of this year.
The Park Warsaw, managed by White Star Real Estate, gained new tenants during Q3 and Q4 2023. The latest leases saw the start of cooperation with companies such as RedNet Property Group, which leased 523 sqm in building B1, Puratos (430 sqm in building B5) and Yokogawa (563 sqm in building B5).
New Post International Poland has selected and leased approximately 5,600 sqm of a warehouse with office space in the Logicor Okęcie logistics park in Warsaw. The company operates in the transport and forwarding industry.
Efigence, a technology company specialising in the design and implementation of solutions for the financial and e-commerce sectors, has extended its lease of 1,200 sqm of office space at Platinium Business Park in Warsaw's Mokotów district.
Szymon Zduńczyk has joined the Management Board of Karimpol Poland as of 1st of March, 2024. The former Executive Director has been promoted to Managing Director and Member of the Management Board of the Group's Polish subsidiary. Mr Zduńczyk is the first Pole in the company's history to sit on its Management Board alongside Andreas Prokes and Harald Jeschek.
Building on the successes of last year, GARBE Industrial Real Estate CEE is responding by promoting Martin Stratov to the position of GARBE Director for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Veronika Zacha will be the new Head of Business Development and Construction in the Czech Republic and Jan Hradecky will move to the position of GARBE Project Management Manager for the Czech Republic.
Gellért Berkes has been appointed as Head of Property Management at ConvergenCE. He has been a member of the real estate development team for two and a half years. He has nearly 15 years of professional real estate experience.
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