Stokado, a company owned by Redefine Properties and Griffin Capital Partners, has acquired Top Box, a self-storage rental company. As a result, Stokado has added 4,500 sqm to its portfolio of operating assets and a further 4,500 sqm to the development pipeline.
Griffin Capital Partners is expanding its team of professionals. Klara Dyjas and Karol Podgórski have joined the investment department, both as Associate Investments, while Mikołaj Pilarski, Senior Financial Controller, and Joanna Glinka, Junior Financial Analyst, have joined the finance department.
Student Depot plans to complete two new investments in Warsaw and Łódź in the autumn. Both student residences will open at the beginning of the academic year 2023/2024, thereby increasing Student Depot's portfolio by nearly a thousand beds. The new residents will find fully furnished rooms, coworking areas, multimedia rooms, as well as fitness zones.
International Industrial Properties (IIProp), a logistics platform focused on investing in industrial and logistics space, owned by Madison International Realty and Griffin Capital Partners, sold a single-let logistics property in Germany. This is the company's second transaction in Germany, following its first portfolio sale in June 2022.
Redefine Properties and Griffin Capital Partners have set up a venture to acquire Stokado, Poland's second-largest self-storage operator, to establish a platform to fast-track investment through development activity within this sector.
Kajima Europe and Griffin Capital Partners acquired a 70% stake in HYMON, Poland's leading photovoltaic installation company. This is the second joint initiative by these partners in Poland's renewable energy market, having taken a majority stake in PAD RES, a leading developer in Poland's clean energy asset space, in 2021.
Berlin-based property developer firm Bauwert AG is entering a strategic partnership with Hungary’s Wing Group, as well as international investment & asset manager Griffin Capital Partners. For this purpose, the three companies signed an agreement under which Wing and Griffin will together acquire 60% of Bauwert’s shares. The remaining 40% will be kept in the ownership of the existing shareholders. Wing Group will have a controlling interest in the company.
Kajima Student Housing and Griffin Capital Partners have completed the development of a 795-bed Student Depot dormitory in Kraków, its largest residential scheme in Poland since the partnership entered the Polish market in 2019. The construction of the 11-storey, 25,000 sqm building took 17 months, making it one of the fastest large-scale residential developments with fit-out completed in Poland.
International Industrial Properties (IIProp), an industrial and logistics platform owned by Madison International Realty and Griffin Capital Partners, has launched the development of a 93,500 sqm warehousing park in Nadarzyn, on Warsaw’s southwestern outskirts.
Griffin Capital Partners is the new name of the rebranded investment and asset manager Griffin Real Estate. By changing its name and revising its visual identity, the company wants to highlight the shift to private equity that has taken place in Griffin’s investment strategy over the last years.
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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