Since 2007, when the European Investment Bank (EIB) issued the world's first Climate Action Bond (CAB), green bonds have evolved from a marketing tool into one of the fastest-growing investment vehicles. This trend is also visible in the real estate market and is expected only to strengthen, according to Colliers.
Helaba, Berlin Hyp and pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have jointly underwritten an investment facility totalling €230 million to refinance Warsaw Spire Tower. The asset is owned by Immofinanz. The financing transaction closed in September 2019. Helaba, Berlin Hyp and pbb are acting as joint lead arrangers providing equal portions of the funding, with Helaba acting as facility and security agent of the transaction.
Berlin Hyp and Erste Group Bank have jointly provided Immofinanz a five year secured loan in the amount of €205 million. The syndicate is providing Immofinanz a “one stop” portfolio-refinancing for their office portfolio in Warsaw and is thus replacing seven existing, individual real estate loans. Agent for this transaction is Berlin Hyp.
M7 Real Estate has completed the letting of a 1,025 sqm retail unit at the newly refurbished Csillag Center in Budapest to Polish fashion brand, Sinsay, on behalf of M7 CEREF I.
Insurer Euroins Romania has leased 2,500 sqm in J8 Office Park, the project developed by Portland Trust in northern Bucharest. The office building with a total leasable area of 44,000 sqm will be delivered later this month.
The PYC-SPORT company, a producer and distributor of professional sports equipment, has decided to lease over 3,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in the Panattoni Park Business Center Łódź II. AXI IMMO was advising the tenant in the negotiation process.
Silviana Petre Badea has been named Deputy Head of CEE Capital Markets at real estate consultancy JLL. At the same time, she will hold the role of Managing Director of JLL Romania.
Adrian Bojczuk has joined Tétris' Polish office to take on the newly created position – EMEA Investors and Landlords Client Development Director. He will work closely with the management and business development teams in each country, as well as with the JLL Investor team in EMEA.
Savills has strengthened its Office Agency in Poland with the appointment of Marcin Sabowicz and its Industrial Agency with Adam Włochyński.
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