Romanian developer Element Industrial will invest €20 million in the expansion of ELI Park 3 by 30,000 sqm, with Ferro Romania, a retailer of sanitary installation equipment, pre-leasing 16,000 sqm in the project.
Element Industrial Founder Ionuț Dumitrescu and Sacha Dragic, the Founder of Superbet Group, have launched a new joint venture in the industrial and logistics sector. The development company will be formed through the association of ELI and D Craig Real Estate, the property division of D Craig Holding, controlled by Sacha Dragic. Anca Damour has been named CEO of D Craig Real Estate.
Property investment trust Fortress, based in South Africa, has reached an agreement to purchase ELI Park 1, an industrial project in Buftea-Chitila, near Bucharest, for an undisclosed sum. The sellers of the 50,000 sqm project are Element Industrial and Pavăl Holding.
Fortress REIT, one of the largest developers in South Africa and the majority shareholder of NEPI Rockcastle, buys with €30 million the warehouses built by the owners Dedeman and Ionuț Dumitrescu in Chitila, according to Economica.net.
Muler Onofrei, the former CEO of Element Industrial, joins CBRE Romania in the position of Business Development Director. Muler will focus on the industrial sector, where he has gained extensive experience, previously working for international investors such as ProLogis and Panattoni and laying the foundations of local developer Element Industrial.
Brothers Adrian and Dragoș Pavăl, the owners of the retailer Dedeman, took over 70% of the company through which the businessman Ionuț Dumitrescu develops a logistics park in Craiova under the Eli Parks brand, Profit.ro informs.
South African developer Fortress REIT is close to entering the Romanian logistics market by acquiring the logistic park in Chitila, owned by Element Industrial and Dedeman, according to Ziarul Financiar, which cites market sources.
The first building of 8,000 sqm of the fully sustainable logistic Garbe Green Park Piestany is already fully leased and the development process of the second building is starting soon.
Crown Square, an office building located near Rondo Daszyńskiego metro station in Warsaw, will welcome three new tenants: Foodcom (1,000 sqm), Orifarm (400 sqm) and Avenga (300 sqm). The landlord was advised on the transactions by real estate advisory firm Savills.
BIMs Plus Poznań, distributor of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology products as well as plumbing system and technology products has leased more than 4,700 sqm of space at the MLP Poznań West logistics park.
Dorota Mielke has joined Office Agency team of BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland and taken the position of Associate Director. Her main task in the new role will be taking care of business development and advising on office strategies and space rental.
Dariusz Domański has been promoted to be a Managing Partner at White Star Real Estate in Poland. He will be responsible for Residential Development business of White Star Real Estate and White Star Residential Management operating businesses. Darek will also continue to manage White Star’s flagship project- Elektrownia Powiśle.
Mariusz Cieśliński has joined the Polish team of MNK Partners to take up the position of Investment Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the investment processes of funds across Europe.
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