New office lease and renegotiation agreements were signed for 158,923 sqm during Q3 2023, up 36% compared to the previous quarter on the Bucharest market, according to data from Fortim Trusted Advisors, a member of the BNP Paribas Real Estate Alliance.
Costin Nistor, Managing Director of Fortim Trusted Advisors, spoke to Property Forum about the real estate agency’s plans for 2023, the outlook for the regional real estate market and the growing role of the ESG agenda for the office and soon the residential sector.
Office leasing in Bucharest totaled 128,915 sqm in the second quarter of 2023, up 48% compared to the same period of last year, driven by large deals closed by retail, financial and technology firms, according to a report by Fortim Trusted Advisors, a member of BNP Paribas Real Estate Alliance.
Bucharest accounted for 75% of the total office space that was leased across major Romanian cities in Q1 2023 according to a study by Fortim Trusted Advisors, a member of the BNP Paribas Real Estate Alliance.
Transactions of new office rental, relocation and pre-rental in Romania’s regional cities reached 70,393 sqm during 2022, which was 22% more than in 2021. Almost 90% of the lease deals were closed in cities that are university centres such as Iași, Cluj-Napoca and Timișoara, according to a report by Fortim Trusted Advisors.
Demand for new offices in Bucharest rose by 13% in 2022 compared to the previous year, with 332,922 sqm of spaces leased in the city during the past year, according to real estate consultancy Fortim Trusted Advisors.
America House has become the first-Class A office building in Bucharest to obtain an Outstanding rating according to the BREEAM In-Use certification methodology, after a major investment of €10 million. The certification process was managed by BuildGreen.
Office leasing across the country totaled 108,747 sqm in Q3, up 9% compared to the same period of last year, with Bucharest, Iași and Cluj-Napoca recording the biggest volume of transactions, according to real estate consultancy Fortim Trusted Advisors.
The total stock of retail park spaces in Romania will exceed the supply of commercial spaces located in shopping malls if the current investment activity continues, according to a report by real estate consultancy Fortim Trusted Advisors, member of the BNP Paribas Real Estate Alliance.
The Lux Med Group will join the ranks of the Fabryczna Office Park complex being developed by the Inter-Bud Group as part of the Fabryczna City project - an omni-functional investment being built on Aleja Pokoju in Krakow. The lease agreement between Lux Med Group and Inter-Bud Group was signed for over 1.7 thousand sqm.
The group of tenants of Dekada Nysa (southwestern Poland) is expanding. Family Pets & Zoo will occupy a 258 sqm showroom, where it will offer a wide selection of food, supplements for dogs and cats, cosmetics, toys and many other pet products.
Flexion Mobile Plc's Hungarian branch has chosen traditional long-term office leasing over previously used serviced office rental and is moving to the ZenGarden office building in Budapest.
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.
Dominika Bombik has taken up the position of Marketing and Communications Director at BPI Real Estate Poland. She will be responsible for the creation and implementation of marketing activities for the residential property product portfolio and the developer's image on the Polish market.
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