Zeitgeist Asset Management has announced that on January 1st, 2022, Maximilian Mendel, one of the most experienced practitioners in PRS, student housing and other fields in the living sector, will assume the position of Managing Director of their Polish subsidiary.
Dorota Latkowska-Diniejko, Vice-President of the Board of REINO Partners talked to Property Forum about the changes caused by the pandemic in the Polish market and waiting for the long-awaited law implementing REIT-type financial structures.
In light of the pandemic, HB Reavis is reassessing its approach to divestments. Peter Pecnik, Poland Country CEO and Group CFO of HB Reavis talked to Property Forum about COVID-19’s impact on the Polish office market and also shared details about the company’s financing strategy.
Hungarian investor Diófa Asset Management has appointed new senior officials, including a new CEO, deputy CEO and chairman, the company announced. Following the recently completed acquisition of Diófa, Indotek Group expects the fund manager to secure a substantial market share in Hungary and increase its presence in the CEE region.
2020 was a channelling year for investors and asset managers but also a chance to lay a new foundation for tenant relationships. Vladimír Bolek, Portfolio Management, Member of the Board at IAD Investments talked to Property Forum about the effects of the pandemic and shared his investment strategy for 2021.
As part of a new climate strategy, one of the leading German asset managers is also targeting net-zero emission portfolio by 2050 – German investment manager KGAL has committed to becoming a climate-neutral company by the beginning of 2021 by offsetting all greenhouse gas emissions connected to its operations. Emissions calculated per employee will be reduced by 5% annually during the next 10 years. It has also pledged to have a net-zero emission investment portfolio by 2050. The targets are set out in the company’s newly announced climate strategy.
From March 2022, Skyliner will become the new headquarters of the Polish branch of Colonnade. The insurer will occupy the area of 1,500 sq m. The company operates in the field of “non-life” insurance products for corporate and individual clients.
108 Agency Hungary has mediated a lease of 5,000 sqm for Citronex at WLP Budapest East Business Park. Citronex is a Polish family company that has been on the market since 1988, setting the highest standards in many diverse industries.
108 Agency Slovakia has secured a lease of 3,392 sqm for a confidential client in the Plus Centrum office building located in Bratislava.
Diófa Fund Management has appointed Gábor Pozsgai as the company's new advisor to the Board of Directors. He will be responsible for the development and efficient operation of the sales strategy framework.
Colliers Poland is developing its Workplace Innovation department – Karolina Dudek, PhD has just joined the team as Associate Director. She will use her skills in organisational diagnosis, knowledge of research methodology and design management expertise to support the shaping of sustainable work environments.
Cromwell Property Group has appointed Piotr Goździewicz as senior investment manager for Central and Eastern Europe. He will be responsible for executing a variety of investment strategies of Cromwell and its capital partners in the region with a focus on Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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