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News Construction figures drop in Hungary
20
Feb
2024

Construction figures drop in Hungary

by Property Forum
In 2023, 18,647 new dwellings were built, 9.2% fewer than a year earlier. The number of dwellings to be built under construction permits and simple declarations issued was 21,501, 39% fewer than in 2022, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office reports.
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News How can Slovenia’s ambitious public housing plan impact the market?
14
Feb
2024

How can Slovenia’s ambitious public housing plan impact the market?

by Property Forum
Slovenia is currently grappling with a pressing need for affordable rental housing as demand continues to outpace available supply. Thus, the Minister for Solidarity and the Future, Simon Maljevac, has unveiled an ambitious public policy plan aimed at constructing additional housing units. Dr Aleš Pustovrh, the EECFA’s Slovenian researcher,  has delved into the key components of the government's strategy, examining the challenges it faces and the potential impact on the housing landscape in Slovenia.
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News It is pivotal to destigmatize rental housing
18
Dec
2023

It is pivotal to destigmatize rental housing

by Vera Tumova
Marek Blaha, Head of affordable housing developer Dostupné bydlení České spořitelny, talked to Property Forum about the necessity of expanding the overall availability of housing in the Czech Republic. According to him, one of the strategies to solve such a problem could lie in augmenting the proportion of rental housing and this could be supported by the cooperation of banks, municipalities and developers.
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News Two investors buy project with 300 affordable flats in Prague
07
Jun
2023

Two investors buy project with 300 affordable flats in Prague

by Vera Tumova
One of the first private-sector affordable housing projects in the Czech Republic, Opatov II with 300 flats in Prague 11 by developer Sekyra Group, has reportedly been sold. The transaction has not yet been announced by the buying parties, but credible sources have confirmed it. The transaction was also confirmed by an advisor to the selling party. According to the information available, part of the flats are to be acquired by the insurance company Kooperativa from the Vienna Insurance Group and part should be bought by Dostupné bydlení České spořitelny (subsidiary of Česká spořitelna bank) as the company's second housing project in Prague. The transaction amount has also not yet been disclosed.
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News Czech government gives €34.27 million to build rental housing
14
Apr
2023

Czech government gives €34.27 million to build rental housing

by Property Forum
The Czech government has approved the provision of CZK 800 million (€34.27 million) to a programme to support the construction of rental housing. Most of the money will be allocated to municipalities, but private investors who build apartments in cooperation with the municipality can also receive a part of it. Deputy Prime Minister and Regional Development Minister Ivan Bartoš (Pirates) told to čtk.
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News Residential price growth in Czechia comes to a halt
31
Mar
2023

Residential price growth in Czechia comes to a halt

by Property Forum
High inflation brings something that has not been seen in Czechia for a long time - a halt in the growth of residential property prices, especially flats. Prices of older flats are even falling. Frozen demand will soon hit construction companies. The housing market has slowed down considerably, and players are waiting for further economic development, says David Frič from STEM/MARK (the Euroconstruct member institute in Czechia).
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News Creditas Real Estate to build flats for €1 billion in Czechia
03
Mar
2023

Creditas Real Estate to build flats for €1 billion in Czechia

by Vera Tumova
Over the next 10 years, development group Creditas Real Estate plans to invest €1.151 billion in residential construction in the Czech Republic. It wants to build up to 5,500 apartments, of which 1,000 should be for rental housing. The company's CEO Jiří Vajner informed journalists about this.
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News When can affordable housing become a reality in Croatia?
28
Feb
2023

When can affordable housing become a reality in Croatia?

by Property Forum
Continuously rising housing prices across Croatia, additionally amplified by the country’s recent entry into Eurozone and the Schengen area, have provoked discussions about affordable housing and models that can be applied in Croatia, based on the experience of other countries in the CEE region. Erste Group Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in CEE, became a potential forerunner in setting up an affordable housing concept in Croatia, however, the project is yet to commence and still strongly depends on cooperation with local governments, which are often lacking flexibility or avoiding a tighter and highly publicized joint ventures with the private sector.
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News UDI Group to invest CZK 3 billion in Brno
07
Feb
2023

UDI Group to invest CZK 3 billion in Brno

by Vera Tumova
The UDI Group has acquired an industrial site in Brno in January, which it will operate for the time being while preparing for future redevelopment. At the moment, the plan is to build offices and hotel-type accommodations. If the city changes the zoning plan, as it seeks to do, the developer's final project may change to reflect this.  Construction would be done in phases, with the first phase to begin within two years. The developer announced the acquisition without disclosing the transaction price.
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News Huge plot changes hands in Budapest's suburbs
07
Feb
2023

Huge plot changes hands in Budapest's suburbs

by Property Forum
Prime residential developments will start in this 13-hectare territory in Pilisborosjenő, 7 km northwest of the capital. OC Investment Solutions assisted with the deal, portfolio.hu reports.
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New leases

  • SoftServe has opened an office in the Lubicz Park building in Kraków's Grzegórzki district. The software company has taken up approximately 660 sqm.
  • Global brokerage firm Mercer, part of the Marsh McLennan Group, has renegotiated its lease at the myhive Nimbus building in Warsaw and remains at 7,300 sqm. As of 2021, the building is owned by CPI Property Group Poland.
  • Baskervill, an international architectural, engineering, and design firm, opened up its office in Gdańsk. A 200-sqm space is located in Officyna building.

New appointments

  • Zuzanna Paciorkiewicz, PhD, has been appointed as Head of Asset Services CEE at Cushman & Wakefield following her tenure as Co-Head with Ondřej Fukal.
  • Walter Herz consulting company has announced promotions in the Marketing and Sales team as well as the Tenant Representation team. Karolina Migdał-Koleśnikow has taken on the position of Sales & Marketing Director, and Michał Porzycki has assumed the role of Head of Tenant Representation Warsaw.
  • The Management Board of Polski Holding Nieruchomości S.A. has appointed Maciej Klukowski as a member of the Management Board for Real Estate Asset Management.

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