One of Slovakia’s and the region’s largest developers continues to focus on mixed-use projects across its markets. Pavel Pelikán, Executive Director at JTRE talked to Property Forum about the company’s recent transactions, ongoing projects and the UK business.
The industrial and logistics market is booming across the region with e-commerce and logistic companies being the main drivers of growth from the tenant side. Laurent Jechoux, Business Director at Czech industrial developer Contera talked to Property Forum about current projects, market trends and the company’s entry into the office market.
Living, Wing’s residential property development umbrella brand, has announced the launch of its newest residential park development. Located on the shore of the Rákos Stream in District 13 of Budapest, Le Jardin will be Living’s greenest residential project to date.
At the end of May, the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, has approved an amendment to the building law that aims to accelerate approvals on large construction projects. If approved by the Senate and signed by the President, it should come into force on July 1, 2023. Property Forum asked two renowned market experts for their comments on the possible changes.
Futureal’s HelloParks continues its development in the western agglomeration of the Hungarian capital, next to the M1 motorway, in Páty. This is the largest project in the history of the company and will complement HelloParks Fót in the North and HelloParks Maglód in the East, next to the airport. The total pipeline of Futureal Group’s industrial and logistics property development company, HelloParks, has now reached 900,000 sqm of GLA around Budapest.
A new shopping centre, part of the multifunctional Bořislavka Centrum complex developed by KKCG Group, is set to open in Prague on June 4. Located next to the Bořislavka metro station, the centre will feature approximately 9,000 sqm of retail space.
Futureal’s Budapest One office park has achieved another major milestone in its development, as the second and third phases of the complex have reached their highest point. Budapest One will house both Vodafone's new headquarters and BT's regional service centre.
GLP has leased 20,000 sqm of logistics space across two logistics parks in Czech Republic and Slovakia. The company is developing further GLP Parks in Ostrava and Brno, with an additional two developments in the pipeline for next year.
Avestus Real Estate has selected the general contractor for the Infinity office building in Wrocław. Comprehensive implementation of the project to be developed at Jana Pawła II Square (at the junction of Legnicka and Nabycińska streets) will be the responsibility of Eiffage Polska Budownictwo S.A. The investment with a total lease area of almost 22,000 sqm is scheduled to be completed in Q1 2023.
Czech industrial developer Contera is entering a new segment and will deliver an office building in the heart of Ostrava. The new project, named Organica, is set to boast intelligent control systems and environmental friendliness, the company announced on LinkedIn.
Westinghouse Electric Company will occupy a space of over 1900 sqm in the Zabłocie Business Park B office building in Kraków. JLL represented the tenant during the contract negotiation process.
Grupa Azoty, a producer of fertilizer and chemical components has extended its lease in the Warsaw Trade Tower. The company occupies 1,160 sqm in the skyscraper, which is owned by Globalworth.
108 Agency Slovakia has mediated the lease of 720 sqm for its client Mercurtrade in Beta – Car Park Pezinok.
Spaceflow, a tenant experience company, appoints Ken Norton as its Vice President of Sales. Among Norton’s goals is to accelerate the growth of its client base, while scaling Spaceflow's sales team in their international markets and optimizing the sales processes. Norton joined Spaceflow after three years as Head of Sales at LandInsight, now Landtech. Prior to joining LandInsight, he was in Business Development at Estates Gazette.
Benoit Lheureux will replace Gerard Gallet as a CEO of Auchan Polska. Gerard Gallet will remain a Member of the Board.
Tomasz Łapiński, former CFO of Cordia Poland, has returned to the company as Development Director and Vice President. He will be responsible for strengthening Cordia's position in Poland, its development and further integration with Polnord.
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