The office market in Bucharest could start to see a mode generalized increase in rents due to a limited volume of deliveries slated for 2023 and a limited vacancy rate for modern buildings, predict experts of Colliers.
Demand for office space in Bucharest was flat at 286,100 sqm in 2022 compared to the previous year, while the vacancy rate fell slightly to 12.54%. Demand was driven by the IT sector, which had a share of more than 25% of the office leasing market, according to JLL Romania.
Polish fashion retailer LPP has leased 65,000 sqm in CTPark Bucharest West for its new regional distribution centre that will cover southeastern Europe. The park spans around 770,000 sqm and is located near the Romanian capital.
Alesonor said it would kick off the development of Agora, the facilities component of the Amber Forest residential complex, which includes commercial, medical and sports investments. The developer has already secured a partnership with Pescariu Sports and has leased the first commercial space in the complex located near Bucharest.
Demand for new offices in Bucharest rose by 13% in 2022 compared to the previous year, with 332,922 sqm of spaces leased in the city during the past year, according to real estate consultancy Fortim Trusted Advisors.
Residential developer Redport Capital has purchased a land plot of 10,800 sqm and warehouses covering 4,700 sqm near a project that the company is currently developing in the Petrom City area in northern Bucharest.
Catering products supplier Bidfood Farutex has become the first tenant of DC4 building at Prologis Park Wrocław III, having leased 9,795 sqm. Farutex will move into its new space in August 2023.
Warsaw's Renova shopping mall, located in Targówek and owned by Napollo, has just opened the first outlet of the Mother Earth brand in Warsaw. The outlet will be located on the ground floor of the mall.
Gdańsk's Galeria Zaspa has gained a new tenant. Clothing brand Sinsay has taken nearly 600 sqm of space in the facility.
Oscar Kazanelson - the current Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ROBYG - has been appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vantage Development. This is related to the decision to build synergies within the TAG Immobilien Group.
Piotr Chemperek has joined the experts of the Office Space Department at Colliers Poland, taking the position of Associate Director. He will be responsible for advising companies in the medical sector.
Magda Twarowska joins Logicenters Poland, the logistics arm of NREP, as Head of Commercial. She will be responsible for managing tenant relations and leasing activities, covering the standing assets and projects held by NREP NSF IV portfolio company, BIK S.A.
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