The increase of VAT to 9% will lead to a price increase, while buyers have a growing interest in green homes, concluded speakers of the residential panel of SEE Property Forum 2023, held in Bucharest recently.
Adi Steiner, Managing Partner of STC Partners spoke to Property Forum about the developer’s new residential project in Bucharest and new investment opportunities being explored nationwide, as well as the increasingly sophisticated requirements of home buyers, with a focus on sustainability.
Romania’s property sector has more liquidity and deals are taking place across sectors, although the country is not in a late stage of price discovery, concluded speakers of the dealmakers panel at the Spring Networking Party 2023, organised by Property Forum earlier this month in Bucharest
STC Partners will invest more than €20 million in a new residential complex comprising over 200 apartments in Bucharest. The first development phase of Quartier Azuga will kick off in October 2022 and is slated for delivery in the first semester of 2024, while the entire project should be completed in early 2025. Crosspoint Real Estate has been appointed exclusive sales agent.
Viking Shared Service Center Cluj has relocated its Cluj-based offices in Record Park, which is owned by AYA Properties Fund and developed by Speedwell. The lease deal was brokered by Griffes.
Asian restaurant Sagakura has signed a lease agreement in America House for a retail space with an area of 103 sqm and a terrace with an area of 130 sqm. Meanwhile, beverage operator Royal Bubble has leased 31.76 sqm and an additional terrace space of 26 sqm in the same building. FruFru, a healthy food & drink option, reopened following a location change in the office project. The lease deals were brokered by Chain Trust.
The Aura Centrum Olsztyn shopping centre saw the opening of the largest Ochnik brand store in the Warmia and Mazury region in Poland. The shop occupies an area of 433 sq m and is located in the modernised passageway of the gallery on level +2.
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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