Spanish investment fund Danube Property, which acquired four office buildings in Bucharest prior to the 2008 crisis, plans to sell its last asset on the Romanian market, after selling another one during the state of emergency, profit.ro reports.
Bucharest has been named one of the top 10 European Tech Cities of the Future for 2020/21, according to fDi and TNW. The Romanian capital ranks as #7 making the Central & Eastern European city with the highest score. Five other cities – Warsaw (#15), Sofia (#20), Prague (#22), Tallinn (#23) and Krakow (#24) have made it into the top 25.
Hypermarket chain Albert has sold Obchodní centrum Čestlice to HSTN Holding, a private investment platform founded in 2017 by the founders of Sportisimo. The sale was facilitated by Cushman & Wakefield.
Aviv Park Zrenjanin, a 25,000 sqm open-air shopping centre in the Vojvodina region of Serbia, has officially started operating under the management of BIG Shopping Centers. The new operator acquired the building earlier this year.
Cyprus-based real estate developer Everty Group intends to invest up to €100 million in Bulgaria during the next four years. The announcement follows the group's first major investment in Bulgaria, the acquisition of the 40,000 sqm Perform Business Centre in central Sofia back in 2019.
Allianz Real Estate has purchased the Eiffel Square office building in central Budapest from Hungary’s Green Real Estate Development Investment Fund, managed by Equilor Fund Management, in an off market-deal facilitated by JLL. The transaction was signed in May and closed in early June. Even if several investment transactions were derailed by the Q2 lockdown in Hungary, the transaction progressed in line with the original time frame.
The Arete investment and real estate group signed a loan agreement with Raiffeisenbank for up to €80 million. The funds will be used to refinance the existing real estate portfolio of the second ARETE fund (ARETE INVEST Sub-Fund CEE II) and to invest in new industrial assets.
Philippines-based investor ISOC Group has acquired buildings A and B of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice, developed by Skanska, from a fund managed by Scandinavian investor NIAM. In Poland, the buyer is represented by Augusta Cracovia.
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