Property developer AFI Europe aims to obtain by 2025 the LEED Zero Carbon certification for all ongoing office projects, and also for all future AFI Europe’s projects targeted to be developed in the future in Romania.
The Czech state continues to unsuccessfully trying to sell Prague's functionalist Broadway Palace from the 1930s. The Office for Representation of the State in Property Matters (ÚZSVM) offered it for the third time in an electronic auction, this time with a starting price of CZK 1.05 billion (€43.153 million), but no one took part in the auction, a spokeswoman for the office told the Czech News Agency.
Emma Toma, Head of the Office Leasing Division at AFI Europe Romania, spoke to Property Forum about the developer’s expansion plans in the residential segment and the trend of rising rents in Class A office buildings.
Developer AFI Europe has announced the completion of the Tulipa residential project on a five-hectare brownfield site in Prague 3 Strašnice. This latest, fifth phase with an eight-storey apartment building cost the developer more than CZK 250 million and will be the only one dedicated exclusively to rental housing with 61 apartments.
AFI Europe Romania has secured the LEED Platinum precertification for AFI Tech Park 2, the second phase of the AFI Tech Park office development located in Bucharest. The developer worked with Colliers on the certification process.
EPP has finalised the sale of its 70% stake in the Towarowa 22 mixed-use project in Warsaw to AFI Europe. It is historically one of the largest land transactions in Poland in terms of value, with the total plot value exceeding €180 million.
Property developer Plaza Centers is seeking €262.2 million in damages from the Romanian state, alleging that it recorded massive losses from the Casa Radio project in Bucharest. The company filed a complaint with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington.
On 12th October, a new service office will open in the historic Stary Dworzec building in Katowice. The Cluster Stary Dworzec spaces will occupy 2,000 sqm of space.
A supermarket chain Dealz has joined the tenants of Galeria Bemowo in Warsaw. The new tenant occupies a unit of approximately 480 sq m, on the ground floor of the shopping centre.
Polish interior design brand Dekoria has concluded a lease agreement for premises at Homepark Janki near Warsaw. The space occupied by the company is 133 sqm.
Rafał Bochenek has been appointed to the position of Associate Director, Land Acquisition Manager at the Polish branch of Savills. He will work closely with the firm’s industrial agency and investment advisory team to strengthen its Industrial Services Hub, which delivers services to tenants, investors and developers of logistics properties
Robert Skládal joins Cushman & Wakefield as a partner in the retail leasing team and will lead the team focused on shopping centres.
JLL in Prague announces the appointment of Milan Kilik as its new Head of Office Agency for the Czech Republic as of beginning of October 2022.
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