Romanian developer Iulius has inaugurated Palas Campus, the biggest office building in Romania with a total leasable area of 60,000 sqm, of which 54,000 sqm are offices and the rest retail premises. The project was completed in three years following an investment of more than €120 million.
Panattoni has just completed its logistics centre in Kojetín and handed it over to multinational e-commerce company Amazon for use. It is the first fully-fledged multi-storey distribution centre in the Czech Republic and is currently the most modern logistics hall in the country thanks to its equipment and environmentally friendly approach as well as its high energy self-sufficiency. The value of the building is more than CZK 5 billion (over € 202 million). The project was financed by Accolade.
Accolade Group has signed a €137.5 million (roughly CZK 3.4 billion) loan agreement. Thanks to this, the company will be able to finance the construction of a large multi-storey distribution centre near Kojetín in the Olomouc Region (located in the northeast of the Czech Republic) for the online store Amazon, writes the daily E15.
The Polish branch of BNP Paribas Real Estate represented one of the Asian clients of the BNP Group in the acquisition process of a distribution centre in Świebodzin In Western Poland, which was developed by Panattoni. The Korean fund became the new owner. The property with a GLA of 190,000 sqm is fully leased to Amazon, one of the largest e-commerce providers in the world.
Panattoni will construct a robotic fulfilment centre for Amazon on a brownfield site, formerly used for a sugar factory settling tanks, near Kojetín in the Přerov region. It will be the first fully-fledged multi-storey logistics building with state-of-the-art technological equipment in the Czech Republic. The zone was developed by the Accolade Group, which is also the investor and owner of the industrial park.
Amazon announced that will open three new offices in Romania and add a further 500 new permanent roles by the end of 2021. Amazon plans to open a new office in Timișoara and two new offices in Iași. The company has a total permanent workforce in Romania of more than 2,500.
Amazon continues to invest in Poland and will create over 1,000 new permanent jobs in Swiebodzin within a year of opening. Its tenth facility in Poland will include advanced Amazon Robotics technology, with 3,000 robotic drive units supporting the company’s associates.
Panattoni received a BREEAM International New Construction certification with a Very Good rating. The new endorsement was awarded to the developer’s 60,000-square-metre project for Amazon in Okmiany near Bolesławiec. The facility was recognised for its features, including the water system which obtained the highest possible score.
The development of e-commerce has a growing impact on the development of the industrial real estate sector. The origins can be found in the change of our shopping habits – the popularization of e-commerce has revolutionized logistics operations in warehouses, according to Adrian Semaan, Consultant at the Industrial and Logistics Agency at Cushman & Wakefield Poland.
Panattoni Europe has built a facility for Amazon in Gliwice of record-breaking size and functionality. The project, featuring in excess of 210,000 sqm and four storeys, is the company’s largest building in the country and has been fitted out with advanced Amazon Robotics technology.
Salzgitter Mannesmann Acélkereskedelmi Kft. has signed another long-term lease agreement in the ZenGarden office building in Budapest. The redesigned workspace will take up over 500 sqm in the building.
The New Balance brand has expanded the space of its showroom in Galeria Warmińska in Olsztyn, Poland. The American brand's shop currently occupies an area of almost 200 sqm.
GLP has signed a contract with Victaulic, which has leased 7,500 sqm of space in the newest building of GLP Poznań Airport Logistics Centre at Poznań's Ławica airport.
DLA Piper’s Prague office has appointed a Corporate partner with a focus on technology Tomáš Ščerba, Real Estate partner Michal Hink and Banking, Finance and Restructuring counsel Leo Javorek.
Following Magdalena Sekuła's resignation from the Supervisory Board of LPP, and the reduction of the number of Supervisory Board members below the statutory minimum, the Supervisory Board appointed Jagoda Piechocka as a Supervisory Board member.
Florin Suicescu has been named COO of Forty Management. With over 30 years of management experience, he has held senior positions in real estate and hotel developments.
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