The modern office stock in regional Romanian cities is set to reach around 1.3 million sqm in the next five years if the planned projects spanning 275,000 sqm will be delivered in this period, according to a report by real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield Echinox.
Transactions of new office rental, relocation and pre-rental in Romania’s regional cities reached 70,393 sqm during 2022, which was 22% more than in 2021. Almost 90% of the lease deals were closed in cities that are university centres such as Iași, Cluj-Napoca and Timișoara, according to a report by Fortim Trusted Advisors.
Asking prices of homes in Romania rose by 6% year-on-year to €1.682 per sqm during 2022, while the number of property deals slightly grew last and the demand in the residential segment has started to fall, according to a report by real estate classifieds platforms Imobiliare.ro.
Average asking prices of new and old apartments in Romania fell by 0.2% in November compared to the previous month to €1,704 per sqm, with Constanța, Iași and Cluj-Napoca recording slight gains of prices, according to Imobiliare.ro.
Demand for logistics and industrial space is close to registering a new record in 2022 as the vacancy rate reached 4.3% at the end of Q3, which is one of the lowest levels in the last decade, according to real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield Echinox.
The office leasing market in Romania has recorded a fall of 18% in gross take up in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period of last year, although Bucharest has seen a slight increase, according to a report by real estate consultancy JLL Romania.
Industrial developer CTP has leased 2,800 sqm to the food supplements manufacturer Sun Wave Pharma in the industrial park CTPark Bucharest South, located in southern Bucharest.
INATECH Packaging, the protective packaging and insulating materials supplier, has leased 2,300 sqm of office and warehouse spaces in CTPark Oradea Cargo Terminal.
SIDE GRUP, the Romanian distributor of cleaning and hygiene, has leased 1,500 sqm in CTPark Oradea Cargo Terminal. The deal was brokered by real estate consultancy JLL.
M Core appoints Magdalena Kowalewska as the new Chief Operating Officer at LCP Properties, Poland. This comes at the same time that Krystian Modrzejewski has accepted a post as the Group Head of Expansion for Poland, where he will be responsible for realising the opportunity for land and asset acquisition in aid of portfolio growth. LCP Properties Poland is part of the M Core group, which brings together family-owned companies that invest in and manage real estate. It comprises LCP, Proudreed, Sheet Anchor, GIPAM and Evolve Estates.
Michał Kloch was appointed as Cost Management Lead, Poland in the Project & Development Services team of Cushman & Wakefield with effect from 1 March. In his role, he heads a team of quantity surveyors and is responsible for oversight of construction costs during all project delivery phases and for preparation of cost analyses and reports.
Two people have joined the REINA Company. Since February this year, Michał Baranowski acts as Business Development Manager and Joanna Turalska supports the work of the team as Leasing & Team Coordinator.
REINA Company specialises in comprehensive transactional and echnical consultancy for organisations using office space.
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