Globalworth’s revenue and net operating income rose by 9.9% to €114.0 million and by 17.1% to €79.6 million as compared to H1 2019, respectively, mainly due to the acquisition of standing properties in Poland and completion of the development of properties in Romania. Globalworth has published its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2020.
Globalworth published a trading update summarising the key highlights of its operating performance during the first six months of the year, including some further updates as to the impact of the pandemic crisis on its operations.
In the first half of 2020, Globalworth leased nearly 50,000 sqm of office space in its buildings in Poland. In the last 3 months, during very difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the asset management & leasing department of the CEE office investor has signed contracts for a total area exceeding 28,000 sqm.
Globalworth's portfolio in Romania has been consolidated by the prolongation and extension of the lease contracts for a period of 3 - 11 years with key partners such as Adecco, Cegedim, Clinicile și Laboratoarele Sfânta Maria, Mazars and a major bank.
Starting July 2020, Rondo Business Park, an office complex located in Kraków, will be managed by Globalworth. A percentage of over 80% of the company's Polish portfolio is represented by in-house managed assets.
Globalworth is taking over the property management of five more office buildings in its Polish portfolio. Centrum Lubicz Office in Kraków and Bliski Centrum, Philips House, Nordic Park and Batory Building I in Warsaw have a combined area of over 50,000 sqm.
Starting May 2020, Kraków’s Podium Park office building is managed by specialists from Globalworth. The in-house property management model, which allows operating closer to tenants, is one of the most important elements of the strategy of the investor.
Globalworth has announced changes to the company's Board of Directors. Bruce Buck, who was appointed as an Investor Director by Zakiono on 13 December 2017, has ceased to be a Director with immediate effect and Martin Bartyzal has been appointed as an Investor Director with immediate effect.
iO Partners Serbia concluded its first office deal when Office Me, a coworking space, leased 1,100 sqm of office space in the Artklasa building in Belgrade.
With the support of Coreside Savills, video game development company Nordeus has decided to renew its lease for 6,100 square meters of office space within Green Heart Business Park, located in Belgrade.
Natura Bakery will lease almost 200 sqm of space on the ground floor of Poznan's Nowy Rynek E office building, developed by Skanska. The premises are scheduled to open in spring 2024.
As of December 2023, Dorota Lachowska has joined the market research team at Knight Frank Poland as director of the department.
MLP Group is strengthening its sales team in Poland with the appointment of Przemysław Fijałkowski as Leasing Manager responsible for the lease of space in projects located in southern Poland.
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.
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