2021 was a year of unprecedented activity of Czech investors and developers on the Polish real estate market. Czech entities are competing with major German, American and Israeli players and so far they are performing very well in the race for the best assets.
Optimum Ventures Private Equity Fund (owned by Optima, the fund manager of the National Bank of Hungary's foundations) and an affiliate of Lone Star Funds (an American private equity firm) have entered into a conditional share purchase agreement, pursuant to which Optima will acquire a majority shareholding (61.49%) in Globe Trade Centre S.A., a Polish company trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Online grocer Barbora has leased around 3,000 sqm in the Park City Logistics Katowice I logistics park.
Reka Rubber Polska, a manufacturer of rubber products has leased almost 2,000 sqm of warehouse space in MLP Poznań West. Rock Estate agency helped to negotiate the deal.
International design studio Buro Happold has extended its lease in the central-Warsaw Spektrum Tower building owned by Globalworth. The company occupies 1,300 sqm of office space.
Globalworth announces that Andreas Papadopoulos, Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board that he wishes to resign from his role but that he will stay on for an interim period, leaving the company by 30 April 2022.
Máté Bihari has been appointed Director of Leasing and Sales by Horizon Development in Hungary. He joined the Horizon Development team in 2017, where he played an important role in leasing commercial projects.
Nikola Ristivojevic has started a new position as Director of Capital Markets at Coreside Savills in Serbia. He previously worked as Senior Consultant at CBS International, a member of Cushman & Wakefield Alliance.
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