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News Four CEE cities among top EMEA investment destinations
20
Mar
2017

Four CEE cities among top EMEA investment destinations

by Ákos Budai
London has been ranked as the most attractive European city for real estate investment for the sixth consecutive year, according to CBRE’s annual Investor Intentions Survey being launched at MIPIM 2017. At 6th place Warsaw is the most attractive CEE city among investors. Prague placed 8th, with Budapest (10th) and Bucharest (14th) also making in the top 15. 
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News MIPIM: New trends in CEE investment
15
Mar
2017

MIPIM: New trends in CEE investment

by Ákos Budai
Whilst 2017’s volumes from South Africa are not likely to match 2016’s records, the numbers from Asia could well match or exceed last year’s, given the large number of potential sources that capital can hail from in that vast, deep and liquid arena. Asian investors see CEE as a risky higher return diversification opportunity compared to Western Europe according to the report released at MIPIM from Colliers International.
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News Europe needs more energy efficient buildings
08
Mar
2017

Europe needs more energy efficient buildings

by Ákos Budai
Buildings account for over 40% of energy consumption in Europe, of which   around 75% are not energy efficient. This illustrates the importance of obtaining sustainable development certificates for both newly-developed and existing buildings. Their energy efficiency is assessed based on modeling and energy simulations. However, so far, there has not been any analysis regarding the actual energy consumption of a building: what is the impact of the implementation of innovative systems, appropriate management, specifications and the expected level of the users’ comfort on the building energy performance? These issues have been thoroughly addressed in the first study in Europe, conducted by Skanska, Go4Energy and Cushman & Wakefield, which analyses office buildings in Poland.
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News CEE hotel investment market continues to boom
06
Mar
2017

CEE hotel investment market continues to boom

by Ákos Budai
The investment volume achieved in 2016 totalled almost €1.2 billion with 46 transactions recorded in core CEE hotel investment markets. In comparison, 2015 reached just over €700 million with 45 transactions. Austria was the star performer with almost €800 million transacted, which made up 67% of the total investment volume. In other CEE markets volume was lower than in 2015 with a particular decline in Poland which more than halved in volume. The Czech Republic accounted for 18% of total CEE investment share; most of the investment took place in Prague which saw 7 transactions including the Hilton Old Town, Park Hotel and Chopin Hotel.
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News Unlike in 2007, everybody is thinking now
01
Mar
2017

Unlike in 2007, everybody is thinking now

by Ákos Budai
Even though all figures available as well as market sentiment point to further growth on the Hungarian commercial property market, its players still keep looking over their shoulders for potential threats to this growth. According to the speakers of the Portfolio - RICS Valuation and Investment 2017 conference, global politics and potentially rising interest rates pose the biggest threat for CEE. We report from Budapest. 
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News Colliers appoints new Managing Director for CEE
28
Feb
2017

Colliers appoints new Managing Director for CEE

by Ákos Budai
Colliers International announced that Luke Dawson has returned to Colliers International, effective immediately, in the role of Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).
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News Balmain and Sharman Church set up CEE advisory firm
27
Feb
2017

Balmain and Sharman Church set up CEE advisory firm

by Ákos Budai
The partners of Balmain Asset Management and Sharman Church Chartered Surveyors have signed an agreement to merge the advisory businesses of Balmain and Sharman Church. The combined entity will trade under the newly established name of BSC Real Estate Advisors. The firm will provide clients with a complete set of service lines across all commercial property sectors including offices, retail, investment, industrial and property management. Balmain Asset Management will continue to trade as a completely separate entity continuing its focus on Asset and Investment Management.
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News Warimpex sells 8 CEE hotels to Thai investor
24
Feb
2017

Warimpex sells 8 CEE hotels to Thai investor

by Ákos Budai
Warimpex announced the partial sale of its hotel portfolio to Thai investor U City Public Company Limited (U City). The transaction includes eight hotel participations – two of which are partially (50 per cent) owned by UBM Development AG (UBM) – which comprise approximately 50 percent of Warimpex's total real estate assets and which have a property value of approximately €180 million (excluding the stakes of UBM in that portfolio). 
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News CEE industrial markets follow Germany’s footsteps
21
Feb
2017

CEE industrial markets follow Germany’s footsteps

by Ákos Budai
The amount of industrial space leased in key Central and Eastern European markets in 2016 was the largest ever recorded, totalling 5.7 million sqm. This represents a 25% increase over the preceding two years when about 4.5 million sqm was leased. The strong take-up among tenants was linked with an extensive new development at 2.2 million sqm. The findings are based on the research conducted by Cushman & Wakefield, which has been monitoring the industrial property market in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia over an extended period.
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News Poland remains popular among investors
20
Feb
2017

Poland remains popular among investors

by Ákos Budai
Poland remains the powerhouse of Central and Eastern Europe attracting close to half the capital invested in the region over 2016 as activity grew 5% over the year to €5.2 billion. According to Cushman & Wakefield, with the uncertainty around upcoming elections in major European countries and the ongoing Brexit challenges, Poland and the CEE region will maintain their strong position as a focus for any pan-European investment strategy.
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Latest news


New leases

  • A showroom of the IWC Home and Dion brands has opened in the Homepark Janki retail park, owned by the Pradera European Retail Parks Fund, occupying about 680 sqm of retail space.
  • Hatrans Logistics, which operates in the logistics and transportation services sector, has leased 5,000 sqm of warehouse and office space at the Hillwood Łódź Chocianowice park.
  • TPL Logistic has leased nearly 3,700 sqm of warehouse and office space in the P3 Blonie park near Warsaw, thereby increasing the space it previously occupied to 5,000 sqm in two warehouses.

New appointments

  • At the beginning of July, Jesika Mackiewicz took the position of Business Manager of Warsaw projects at Matexi Poland. She will be responsible for development of the company portfolio of residential projects and land purchases.
  • Rafał Kincer has been appointed CEO of Polski Holding Hotelowy. The new head of the state-owned hotel company will take the helm in mid-July.
  • Anne Kavanagh, former CEO of residential and mixed-use developer Telford Homes (of the Trammell Crow Company group), has been appointed president of ULI Europe. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) also announced the appointment of Angela Cain as global CEO.

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