Andrzej Oślizło, CEO of Develia talked to Property Forum about the recent acquisition of the Polish portfolio of the French development group Nexity, the current situation in the residential market and plans for investments in the PRS segment.
Develia has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire 100% of shares in Polish subsidiaries of Nexity, a French real estate development company. The price set in the preliminary agreement amounts to €100 million (approx. PLN 453 million). Develia will increase the number of units under construction by approx. 1,400 and will expand the land bank by approx. 2,200 units in Warsaw, Kraków and Poznań.
Adventum Group, which focuses on CEE real estate investments, have completed the fifth acquisition through its Adventum Penta Fund SCA SICAV-RAIF. The fifth acquisition of the fund is the Wola Retro office complex in Warsaw, Poland which was constructed in 2019 by Develia SA.
Develia S.A. signed a PSPA (preliminary sale agreement) with an entity from Adventum Group for Wola Retro, a prime office building located in Warsaw. The price agreed is ca. €69.8 million. Closing is expected by the end of April 2023.
Develia has signed a joint venture agreement with Hillwood. As part of the agreement, a special-purpose vehicle will be created to develop a logistics park with a minimum area of 400,000 sqm GLA on a property located in Malin near Wrocław. The estimated value of the entire project will exceed PLN 1.5 billion.
Develia plans to deliver 600-800 apartments in the Private Rented Sector segment (PRS, institutional rental market) this year, the company said. The current land bank allows the company to build nearly 9,000 sqm premises.
Develia has signed a letter of intent on a joint venture with Hillwood Polska regarding the intention to jointly invest on a property located in Malina near Wrocław, involving the construction of a logistics centre with an area of at least 400,000 sqm of GLA. The estimated value of the entire project will exceed PLN 1.5 billion.
Andrzej Oślizło, CEO of Develia, one of the largest Polish developers has talked to Property Forum about the recent sale of Wrocław landmark, Sky Tower, PRS perspectives and the current market conditions in the residential sector in Poland.
Develia Group has signed a preliminary agreement with an investment fund managed by Adventum Group to sell all its shares in Wrocław Sky Tower. The sale price set at €84.4 million, will be reduced by the value of unpaid incentives for tenants. Finalization of the transaction is expected at the end of 2021.
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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