The vacancy rate on the Budapest industrial market declined 2.2 percentage points q-o-q, reaching a record low of 5.9% at the end of Q1 2017. The Budapest Research Forum published its quarterly industrial market analysis.
Panattoni Europe is to build another distribution centre for Castorama Polska. The project, one of the biggest in Poland, will be delivered in Stryków. Contruction works will commence later this April. The lease was mediated by experts from JLL.
The departure of ICU Medical from the manufacturing complex in the southwestern Slovak city of Vráble, made a modern light–industrial facility available for sale on a vacant possession basis. The complex consists of facility with a gross usable area of 7,000 sqm and 3 ha of available land for further development The new owner, Slovak company TESGAL, provides surface treatments of metal parts used mostly in the automotive and consumer industry.
With the sale of its 51% holding in the Aerozone logistics park to M7 CEREF I in Budapest, CA Immo has completed the strategic withdrawal from the logistics segment that began in 2012. Over the past few years, almost 500,000 sqm of logistical space in total has been sold in Poland, Romania, Hungary and Germany.
P3 has raised the final column on 26,000 sqm of warehousing and offices at P3 Błonie park near Warsaw in Poland. The space is being developed on a BTS basis for Antalis, a distributor of paper, packaging systems and plastics for visual communication.
First Property Group has agreed to sell one of its three directly held properties in Romania, a logistics warehouse in Ploiesti, for €3.2 million. The purchaser, Aquila Part Prod SRL is also the current occupier of the property.
Diófa Asset Management has purchased the South Pest Business Park from Wing Zrt. The new owner is Magyar Posta Takarék Property Investment Fund, which is Hungary's second largest domestic open-ended fund. The city logistics scheme, located in the 9th district, is 90% occupied. The South Pest Business Park was transacted for app. €29.1 million (HUF9 billion).
P3 has completed the first two warehouses at P3 Prague D11, developed partly on a Build-to-Suit basis for Exiteria and FM Logistic, comprising a total of 60,000 sqm. The warehouses are among the largest buildings planned for the park and account for over a third of its total size. The rest of the site can accommodate eight further warehouses ranging from 3,000 sqm to 26,000 sqm. After completion, P3 Prague D11 will provide a total of 155,000 sqm.
The first building of 8,000 sqm of the fully sustainable logistic Garbe Green Park Piestany is already fully leased and the development process of the second building is starting soon.
Crown Square, an office building located near Rondo Daszyńskiego metro station in Warsaw, will welcome three new tenants: Foodcom (1,000 sqm), Orifarm (400 sqm) and Avenga (300 sqm). The landlord was advised on the transactions by real estate advisory firm Savills.
BIMs Plus Poznań, distributor of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology products as well as plumbing system and technology products has leased more than 4,700 sqm of space at the MLP Poznań West logistics park.
Dorota Mielke has joined Office Agency team of BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland and taken the position of Associate Director. Her main task in the new role will be taking care of business development and advising on office strategies and space rental.
Dariusz Domański has been promoted to be a Managing Partner at White Star Real Estate in Poland. He will be responsible for Residential Development business of White Star Real Estate and White Star Residential Management operating businesses. Darek will also continue to manage White Star’s flagship project- Elektrownia Powiśle.
Mariusz Cieśliński has joined the Polish team of MNK Partners to take up the position of Investment Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the investment processes of funds across Europe.
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