Student housing, co-living and hospitality properties continue to shine in the CEE region. Despite some legal discrepancies, heavily undersupplied, they remain the assets sought-after by investors, claim the experts of CEE Property Forum 2022.
The Julius Meinl family has opened a new hospitality project in Prague with 168 accommodation units. Designed by architecture and design firm Matteo Thun & Partners, The Julius Prague has been created to cater for both short and long-term stays. Spacious communal areas, relaxing lounges and professional co-working spaces enable guests to network, meet like-minded people or unplug.
New international hotel chains will appear in Budapest for the first time. Budget hotels will remain competitive. Slow recovery of conference tourism gives some hope to the hospitality industry in Hungary, Csaba Tóth, Director, Head of Hotels at CBRE Hungary says to Property Forum.
Radisson Hotel Group is launching a rapid testing service for meeting and event attendees at properties across its EMEA portfolio. The testing program builds on the Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol launched in 2020. In addition, upon full implementation of the program every hotel will be able to provide guests with the option to visit an easily accessible and affordable PCR testing location, either at the hotel site or in its vicinity.
TPG Real Estate, the real estate platform of global private investment firm TPG, announced that it has completed the purchase of A&O Hotels and Hostels, the largest fully integrated, privately-owned, hostel platform in Europe. The transaction will help A&O expand and enhance its operations.
There is a positive outlook of stable growth for the Polish hospitality market as the country’s hotels continue to attract both domestic and foreign tourists. Warsaw remains one of the most popular destinations, especially for business travel, with 139 hotels offering over 15,000 rooms. Cushman & Wakefield has published its latest report.
Signify is relocating its existing headquarters in Lódź. The new office, located in the city centre in the Hi Piotrkowska complex, has an area of over 2,800 sqm. The tenant was assisted in the signing of the contract and the process of arranging the new office by the consulting firm CBRE.
Magwise Medical Centre is a new tenant of the Wola Retro office building in Warsaw owned by Develia. The clinic, which specialises in mental health, has taken nearly 390 square metres of space on the ground floor of the building.
Logistics company Fiege will lease approximately 5,000 sqm in the ONE industrial park in Lovosice built by Cromwell Property Group. The transaction was arranged by Matěj Indra, head of the industrial department at 108 Agency Czech Republic.
Lucia Niculae has been appointed Business Development Director of Romanian construction company Pedro Construct. She has been an investor since 2018 and currently manages her own property portfolio.
108 Agency promoted Matej Indra to Head of Industrial Agency for the Czech Republic.
Michał Ozimek has joined the Valuation department at Corees Polska - Commercial Real Estate, taking up the position of Senior Valuation & Investment Analyst. Working in the agency's Warsaw branch, he will be responsible for supporting processes related to the development of property valuations.
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