CTP’s portfolio of industrial and logistics spaces in Romania reached 2.1 million sqm in January 2022, with representatives of the company suggesting that the country can become a logistics hub for the region.
CTP Romania, the largest developer and owner of warehouses in the country, has more than 270,000 sqm currently under construction in Bucharest and regional cities, accounting for around 26% of all development underway at the group level.
CTP, the industrial and logistics developer, has acquired seven buildings covering 153,000 sqm from Olympian Parks Group for an undisclosed sum. The assets are located in Brașov, Timișoara, and the south of Bucharest, which are some of the cities with the biggest stock of warehouses.
CTP says it has taken over around 112,000 sqm of industrial space from Zacaria Industrial, representing parks in four cities, for an undisclosed sum. Following the acquisition, CTP has started operations in Craiova and expanded its presence in Sibiu, Arad and Oradea and its local portfolio has edged close to 2 million sqm.
The Romanian commercial property market has turned over a new leaf in recent years. Thanks to growing interest from international investors 2017 is set to become a record year on the Romanian investment market. The industrial market is among the segments growing especially strongly with one player in particular expanding its portfolio rapidly. Ana Dumitrache, Co-Country Head of CTP Romania shared her take on the Romanian market.
FitFabric will open a fitness club in the WIMA Widzewska Manufaktura mixed-use complex, developed by Cavatina Holding on al. Piłsudskiego in Łódź.
Stokrotka, Polish grocery chain has leased almost 3,000 sqm (including 125 sqm of office space) in 7R Park Bydgoszcz I warehouse complex.
German healthcare services provider doctari group has opened a technology hub in Iulius Town, the mixed-use project based in Timișoara. The company plans to hire 30 tech specialists in the new office.
Nikola Ristivojevic has started a new position as Director of Capital Markets at Coreside Savills in Serbia. He previously worked as Senior Consultant at CBS International, a member of Cushman & Wakefield Alliance.
Victor Răchită has been appointed Leader of the Industrial & Logistics department of real estate consultancy CBRE Romania. He has more than 20 years’ worth of experience in the property industry, working for more than a decade for CBRE.
JLL Hungary is launching a business development division in order to maximize synergies between its existing departments and to increase the operational efficiency of its services. The new business unit, responding to rapidly changing market and client needs, will be led by Tamás Pál MRICS, who has more than a decade and a half of experience in the commercial real estate market.
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