Cushman & Wakefield has announced new appointments to its Central & Eastern Europe leadership team. The new structure aims to provide the firm’s clients, many of which view CEE as a whole, with a platform to support requirements across the region, while complementing and coordinating activity at a country level in Central Europe as well as Russia and Turkey.
Without a doubt, the pandemic has brought many changes for the retail market but many developers see this as a time for trailblazers. Christoph Andexlinger, Chief Operations Officer at SES Spar European Shopping Centers discussed with Property Forum the effects the pandemic had on the company’s operations and shared some details about future plans.
In 2020, we saw a significant shift in the perception of warehouses and the role they play in the economy. Investors now see them as highly valuable assets. Tomasz Lubowiecki, President of the Board at Polish logistics developer 7R talked to Property Forum about prosperity on the warehouse market, last mile logistics and difficulties around nearshoring.
Immofinanz announced on 29 January 2021 that RPR Privatstiftung has concluded a share purchase agreement on the sale of its share in RPPK Immo GmbH with Revenite Austria S.à.r.l. on 29 January 2021 and that this share purchase agreement is subject to the condition precedent that Eurovea Services s.r.o., which holds the second share in RPPK Immo GmbH in addition to RPR Privatstiftung, consents to the transfer by 31 March 2021 at the latest.
The real estate industry has been sitting on valuable data for long, now it’s taking advantage of it. Alexander Rafajlovič, who joined CA Immo as Head of Market Research & Data Analytics in January, talked to Property Forum about the importance of data on the real estate investment market and shared his expectations for the year ahead.
B+N Referencia Zrt. has acquired ISS Group’s interests in Central and Eastern Europe. With an internationally significant acquisition, the Hungarian group became one of the most notable facility management providers in the region. The transaction concerns the main subsidiaries of the ISS Group in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary.
The pandemic brings a substantial evolution rather than a catalyst for a revolution. It accelerates ongoing changes in real estate strategies that otherwise would have taken years to implement, says Arkadiusz Rudzki, Executive Vice President of Leasing & Sales at Skanska office development in CEE, who shared his thoughts on workplace trends with Property Forum.
CPI Property Group plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 and commits to transition all electricity purchases by the Group to 100% renewable sources by 2024. The company announced changes to the Group’s environmental strategy and targets.
Immofinanz announced on 14 March 2021 to launch a voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of S Immo to acquire a controlling interest pursuant to section 25a of the Austrian Takeover Act. The offer price per share of S Immo AG has been announced as €18.04 on a cum-dividend basis. Immofinanz announces that the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Immofinanz have resolved upon an increase of the offer price to €22.25 on 25 March.
108 Agency has secured the renewal of 2,800 sqm for its client ČSAD Invest Logistics in Prologis Park Bratislava.
CA Immo has leased 1,400 sqm of office space in the Missouri Park office building, currently under construction in Prague 8 – Karlín, to law firm Allen & Overy.
DSV Solutions, an international logistics services provider has extended its current contract at Panattoni Park Sosnowiec I and expanded its leased area by another 2,750 sqm. JLL represented DSV Solutions during negotiations.
Gábor Gratzl has reinforced the WING team as Business Development and Transaction Manager since February 2021. Prior to his current position, he worked as a senior investment advisor for the CBRE Hungary Capital Markets Consulting team for more than five years.
Jana Prokopová has been appointed Leasing & Asset Director for the Czech Republic at Skanska‘s Commercial Development business unit.
Karolina Furmańska has joined the Consulting & Research team of Cushman & Wakefield Poland as a Senior Residential Analyst with responsibility for advisory to PRS clients. Prior to joining C&W, she was a member of JLL’s Living Investment Team, which was responsible for transaction advisory comprising rental apartments, purpose-built student accommodation, co-living and other income-producing assets in the residential sector.
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