According to Savills, investment in the European real estate market is forecast to exceed last year’s level by at least 15% and reach around €270 billion in 2021, with the living sectors and logistics markets likely to account for a significantly higher proportion of total investment than their historic averages. Preliminary estimates of the investment volume in Poland after the third quarter of this year show the absolute dominance of the logistics sector.
Colliers is starting a new business line - Living Services - from the services offered so far by the Corporate Finance department. The new line will focus exclusively on projects in the living sector and will be offered to clients operating not only in Poland but in the entire CEE region.
Poland is leading the industrial market in terms of yearly deliveries and e-commerce is creating strong demand across Central and Eastern Europe, pointed out speakers during the logistics panel of CEE Property Forum 2021, Property Forum’s first real-life event back in Vienna since 2019 which was attended by over 400 people coming from countries all over the region and beyond.
The GDP growth estimate of up to 5% for countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will attract more institutional money in the regional property markets, suggested speakers during the local & cross-CEE investment panel of CEE Property Forum 2021, Property Forum’s first real-life event back in Vienna since 2019 which was attended by over 400 people coming from countries all over the region and beyond.
Professional services and investment management company Colliers today announced that Dorota Paclawska has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), effective October 1, 2021.
In 2021, the excess demand in the Austrian apartment building market will continue to lead to solid increases in the values of residential and commercial buildings. However, according to Arnold Investments, prices in very good and good locations have currently stabilised at a high level. Entry-level prices for local properties within the “Gürtel” (beltway) are currently starting at €4,000 to €5,000 per square metre.
The sellers are the big winners in the current market, but new growth opportunities for investors are still present in the region, commented speakers during the post-COVID-19 investment panel of CEE Property Forum 2021, Property Forum’s first real-life event back in Vienna since 2019 which was attended by over 400 people coming from countries all over the region and beyond.
According to Savills, the European logistics market is on track for another record year, as investment volumes and take-up activity are already in excess of five-year averages at the half-year point. Take up in Poland in H1 2021 exceeded 3,000,000 sqm the first time in history and was higher than France, UK and Spain.
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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