For the first time in five years, Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay has replaced New York’s Upper 5th Avenue as the world’s most expensive retail street by rental value, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. The Czech Republic has made it into the top 20 world’s most expensive retail streets. With rents of €230 per sqm per month, Prague’s Na Příkopě Street is at No. 19, leaping three positions up from the last year
CPI Property Group unveiled its new plans and projects at MAPIC. The Group plans to refurbish the Campona shopping centre in Budapest, extend Královo Pole in Brno and Olympia in Pilsen and remodel the food court in the Ogrody shopping centre in Elblag, Poland.
High retail space saturation will attract new tenants to Poland. It is a hallmark of a mature and stable market where retailers are able to make store turnover and expansion plans a lot more easily, says Szymon Łukasik, Head of Retail at Cresa Poland.
Futureal Group celebrated the launch of its €300 million Etele Plaza’s construction with a foundation stone laying ceremony. Buda's biggest shopping centre is a key element of the group’s property development projects s in Budapest’s 11th district.
Atrium Polska opened the extension of its Atrium Targówek shopping centre in Warsaw. On 25 October, a new fashion alley was opened with 32 shops, introducing 27 new brands to the shopping centre. The food court area has also received a new upgraded look. Following the remodelling, 8,600 sqm of new leasable area was added to bring the total GLA to 60,600 sqm.
Trei Real Estate GmbH is expanding its Polish investment portfolio in the retail sector. The real estate company, part of the German Tengelmann Group, has opened its tenth Polish retail park under the Vendo Park brand in Łódź, its second investment in the city. The total cost of building Vendo Park at Gojawiczynska Street in Łódź was approximately €4.4 million.
Diófa Asset Management, on behalf of its Magyar Posta Takarék Real Estate Fund, has reopened the Shopmark shopping centre in the southern part of Budapest. The complete overhaul the 24,000 sqm building was started in February by KÉSZ Építő Zrt.
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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