Ostrava Airport has opened an air cargo terminal called Cargo 2 at the airport in Mošnov in the Novojičín region (25 minutes south of Ostrava). It cost CZK 139 million (€5.6 million) to build and was constructed by the Ostrava company HSF System. The terminal will increase the airport's capacity and improve the quality of cargo handling, the Czech News Agency (ČTK) reports.
According to the State Employment Service, as of September 1, 2023, the number of vacancies in the construction industry exceeded the number of registered unemployed. Representatives of the largest developers in the capital speak of a shortage of workers. Olga Solovei summarised what is happening in the labour market in the construction sector of Ukraine in an article prepared by the Ukrainian Real Estate Club for Property Forum.
Kaufland intends to significantly reduce CO2 emissions in the future in the construction of new stores. Therefore, the retailer is currently testing various alternatives to materials such as concrete and steel at pilot locations. In Bratislava, the company is opening the largest timber store in Slovakia. In Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg, a store is being built using recycled building materials including items such as walls, the facade, and the parking lot.
Few multi-unit residential construction works started in Hungary, a little above HUF 50 billion, mainly a few larger projects. And although Q2 brought a rise in Activity-Start, the value of the indicator was far below the quarterly numbers of 2017-2019 and 2021-2022, according to the latest EBI Construction Activity Report.
Jacek Korwin-Małaszyński and Michał Korwin-Małaszyński, Members of the Board of APP Projekt, one of the leaders in construction engineering in Poland, have talked to Property Forum about the current situation on the property market, prices of the materials and the impact of the '2% Safe Credit' on the industry.
Leoš Anderle, CEO of Sekyra Group spoke to Property Forum about the residential projects of the Group not only in Prague but also in other cities, including abroad. He also shared what kind of buildings are the most complicated to build.
Jiří Oslizlo, Chairman of the Board of Agrop Nova talked to Property Forum about the unique properties of wood and wooden constructions and how he would like to use his life experience from abroad to help reconfigure Czech thinking and ways of building.
The neglected premises south of the National Bank of Slovakia building should soon change. A new development has been in the pipeline since 2018. Originally, the developer was Penta Real Estate. At the beginning of 2022, however, the plans in the locality were transferred to the portfolio of the new company Alto Real Estate, which was created by splitting off from Penta, yimba.sk reports.
Petre Niculae, Founder of Pedro Construct, spoke with Property Forum about the new residential project whose development started this year, the challenges in the construction market and the company’s strategy of integrating innovative technologies in the design, construction, and development phases.
Confectionery Batida has joined the tenants of the LIXA City Gardens retail concept that is being arranged in the LIXA office complex near the Daszyński Roundabout in Warsaw.
Vileda expanded its office located in MyHive IO-1 in Warsaw, owned by CPI Property Group, to 712 sqm. Przemysław Urbański from Avison Young Poland supported Vileda in the negotiation process.
The LUX MED Group extended a 2,200 sqm lease agreement in the O3 Business Campus in Kraków managed by EPP
Axi Immo is developing its Capital Markets Department. As of November 2023, Jakub Grabara was appointed as Associate Director in the Capital Markets Department. He will be responsible for transactional services, i.e., acquiring, purchasing, and selling commercial real estate.
Romanian developer ARQA has named Alexandru Rădulescu as Chief Sales Officer. During his career, he has overseen the sale of 17 residential and mixed-use projects.
Multi Corporation appoints Ola Zajac as New Business Ventures Manager. Ola will be looking for new business expansion strategies and venture capital investment opportunities across Europe and will be based out of Lisbon.
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