The office vacancy rate in Budapest increased to 13.2%, representing a 0.6 pps growth quarter-on-quarter and a 2.2 pps increase year-on-year. Two smaller buildings have been handed over while the demand has increased by 14% compared to the previous quarter, the Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
In Q2 2023, the Greater Budapest speculative industrial stock increased by 65,580 sqm, adding six buildings to the stock, while in Regional Hungary, one new building was handed over. The vacancy rate at the end of Q2 2023 was 8.6% in Greater Budapest, an increase of 270 basis points quarter-on-quarter and an increase of 220 basis points year-on-year, the Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
The office vacancy rate increased to 12.2%, representing a 0.9 pps increase quarter-on-quarter and a 2.4 pps increase year-on-year. Total demand reached 76,660 sqm, which is 24% lower than the value registered in the previous quarter, Budapest Research Forum reports.
In Q1 2023, the Greater Budapest speculative stock increased by five buildings, totalling 111,330 sqm, while in regional Hungary, four new buildings were handed over, totalling 45,835 sqm. As a result, the vacancy rate has risen sharply from 3.8 to 5.9%, Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
Lease transactions in the Bratislava office market in the fourth quarter of 2022 reached a total area of 54,532 sqm, which represents around a 41% increase in leasing activity compared to the previous quarter, the Bratislava Research Forum reports.
The office vacancy rate in Budapest increased to 11.3%, representing a 0.3 pps increase quarter-on-quarter and a 2.1 pps increase year-on-year. Net absorption has remained positive by the end of the fourth quarter, amounting to 53,480 sqm and reaching 158,510 sqm year-to-date, the Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
In Q3 2022, the speculative industrial stock in Greater Budapest was expanded by eight buildings, a total of 145,390 sqm, while four new buildings were handed over in Regional Hungary, with a total of 33,380 sqm, Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
In Q3 2022, the volume of new supply in Budapest's office market increased significantly compared to the previous quarter, marking the highest volume since Q2 2020, the Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
The lowest vacancy was registered in North Buda with a 4.4% rate, whereas the highest rate remained in the Periphery submarket (31.4%). Net absorption has remained positive by the end of the second quarter, amounting to 33,720 sqm, Budapest Research Forum (BRF) reports.
Confectionery Batida has joined the tenants of the LIXA City Gardens retail concept that is being arranged in the LIXA office complex near the Daszyński Roundabout in Warsaw.
Vileda expanded its office located in MyHive IO-1 in Warsaw, owned by CPI Property Group, to 712 sqm. Przemysław Urbański from Avison Young Poland supported Vileda in the negotiation process.
The LUX MED Group extended a 2,200 sqm lease agreement in the O3 Business Campus in Kraków managed by EPP
Axi Immo is developing its Capital Markets Department. As of November 2023, Jakub Grabara was appointed as Associate Director in the Capital Markets Department. He will be responsible for transactional services, i.e., acquiring, purchasing, and selling commercial real estate.
Romanian developer ARQA has named Alexandru Rădulescu as Chief Sales Officer. During his career, he has overseen the sale of 17 residential and mixed-use projects.
Multi Corporation appoints Ola Zajac as New Business Ventures Manager. Ola will be looking for new business expansion strategies and venture capital investment opportunities across Europe and will be based out of Lisbon.
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