News High demand leads to increasing portfolio diversification

High demand leads to increasing portfolio diversification

by Property Forum
Low interest rates and high inflation continue to drive demand for investment properties with the residential asset class remaining highly popular. As more and more private individuals, family offices and trusts are diversifying their portfolios, Arnold Investments has greatly expanded their commercial property segment. Investments in critical retail properties, logistics and offices are currently interesting, but hotels are also performing surprisingly well. Multinational brokerage firm Arnold Investments, which supported almost 100 transactions in 2021, summarised key investment market trends in Austria and other regional countries.
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News Prague apartment prices are catching up with mid-range locations in Austria

Prague apartment prices are catching up with mid-range locations in Austria

by Property Forum
In 2021, the excess demand in the Austrian apartment building market will continue to lead to solid increases in the values of residential and commercial buildings. However, according to Arnold Investments, prices in very good and good locations have currently stabilised at a high level. Entry-level prices for local properties within the “Gürtel” (beltway) are currently starting at €4,000 to €5,000 per square metre.
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News Arnold Investments plans further expansion in Europe

Arnold Investments plans further expansion in Europe

by Ákos Budai
Markus Arnold, CEO of Arnold Investments talked to Property Forum about the current state of the European property investment market and the important role advisors play in it. He also shared details about the company’s expansion strategy for the coming period.
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News Arnold Investments reports strong activity for H1 2021

Arnold Investments reports strong activity for H1 2021

by Property Forum
“An Investment in commercial property is attractive to investors who want to invest their money and generate higher yields. Commercial real estate investments are also becoming more popular with private investors to complement the portfolio”, explains Markus Arnold, CEO of Arnold Investments. This trend led to a strong half-year performance in the commercial sector for the investment brokers. With a transaction volume of about €100 million and 90,000 sqm of space brokered, the company declared a healthy six-month balance. “Two thirds of the transactions were concluded in Austria and one third in our other European branches where further deals are imminent. In most of the deals both buyers and sellers are advised by Arnold Investments”, reports Markus Arnold in greater detail.
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New leases

  • Elegance Decor, the home & deco company, has leased 400 sqm in Bucharest-based Equilibrium 1 for its new office. The building has a total leasable area of 20,700 sqm and was developed by Skanska.
  • Majorel Polska, an international outsourcing services provider has extendied a lease agreement for the next 2 years and leased additional 400 meters for a new project - IT Hub in recently modernised Globis Poznań by GTC. It now occupies 3 200 sqm of A-class workspace. CBRE has advised Majorel Polska on concluding the lease contract.
  • NEPI Rockcastle Poland has extended its office lease agreement and enlarged its premises in the Cosmopolitan Twarda 4 building in Warsaw city centre. The shopping centre owner and operator now occupies 1,500 sqm of offices in the building.

New appointments

  • Tamás Kiss has joined Hungarian asset management company Diófa Alapkezelő Zt. and has been appointed deputy CEO. Previously he worked for several brokerage firms as a director of asset management and director of investment or compliance unit.
  • Tomasz Pietrzak, with MLP Group for more than five years, has been promoted to the position of Leasing Director Poland. Until recently responsible for the commercialisation of warehouse space in the Warsaw region, now he will manage leases across Poland.
  • Savills has hired Dušan Drábek who joins its industrial agency team with immediate effect. Based in Savills Prague office, the new Associate Director will work alongside the Head of Industrial Agency, Chris LaRue.


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