Prologis has started the construction of a new, state-of-the-art speculative facility totalling 14,000 square meters at Prologis Park Budapest-Harbor to provide further sustainable space. Scheduled for completion in Q2 2020, the new building will even have its own motorway access.
Similarly to 2017, the Airbnb activity in Budapest showed strong growth (25% y-o-y) in overnight stay in 2018 as well, exceeding 1.8 million. This figure reached 70% increase by the end of last year since 2016, says the latest Budapest city report on Airbnb released by Colliers International and Hotelschool The Hague.
ExxonMobil’s Global Business Services Center has signed a lease, agreeing to occupy GTC’s entire Pillar office building, which is currently under construction and due for delivery early Q1 2022. This is the largest deal in an office building that is already under construction in the history of Hungarian office transactions. CBRE represented ExxonMobil in this record-breaking transaction.
The vacancy rate on the Budapest industrial market reached 2% at the end of Q3 2019. Total demand amounted to 154,825 sqm, indicating a 42% increase from the figure noted in the same period last year. The Budapest Research Forum published its quarterly industrial market analysis.
ibis Styles Budapest Genius in the 11th district of Budapest will welcome first guests in the fall of 2020. According to the recently signed agreement, Accor Pannonia Hotels Zrt. will manage the hotel.
Futureal Group has started the development of the final office complex on Corvin Promenade in Budapest, Hungary. Corvin7 developed in two phases will offer nearly 30,000 sqm of gross leasable area (GLA) in the immediate vicinity of Corvin Offices.
Atenor has opened a new showroom in Aréna Business Campus Building A that is under construction in Budapest. The building will be handed over in Q2 2020. At the same time, construction of Building B has already been started.
HB Reavis has received a new syndicated loan from Erste Group and Raiffeisen Bank International Group (RBI Group) for the construction and development of Agora Budapest. The recently signed facility amount of €140 million makes it one of the largest in the Hungarian real estate sector. The financing club is led by Erste Group as book-runner and facility agent. Erste Group and RBI Group will finance the Agora Budapest project with equal parts.
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