Czechs are still afraid of cooperative housing. It is the preferred form of ownership for only 3% of those who plan to buy a flat or house, while 13% do not even consider it when buying a property. However, due to the rise in mortgage rates and property prices, cooperative housing is more affordable and thus 22% of respondents have recently improved their opinion on it, according to a survey by Komerční banka and Modrá pyramida, a building society.
Czech industrial developer Contera has obtained a syndicated loan from ČSOB and Komerční banka in the total amount of €155 million. Most of the funds will be committed to refinancing the developer’s portfolio of warehouses and production halls in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which are owned and operated by Contera together with US investment company TPG Capital. The remainder of the loan is allocated to the development of new projects.
Heilind has leased approximately 4,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in the Hillwood Mysłowice park. Heilind distributes electrical and electronic installation components. The transaction was brokered by Cushman & Wakefield.
IT company Scalo is opening an office in the CitySpace space in the MidPoint 71 office building in Wrocław. The software specialists will occupy around 3.5 thousand sqm.
Heilind, a global distributor of connectors, relays and terminal blocks, has leased around 4,000 sq m of warehouse and office space in Hillwood Mysłowice. The lease transaction was brokered by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.
Garbe Industrial Real Estate CEE expands its teams in the region with the appointments of Veronika Zacha and Jan Hradecky, both are coming from Panattoni. Veronika Zacha is joining as Senior Business Development Manager for Czechia and Jan Hradecky will hold a Project Manager position.
Colin King has been appointed Strategic Advisor of Romanian PropTech Bright Spaces. King has worked for over 30 years with large public companies and private mid-cap growth businesses, all with revenue well in excess of £1 billion.
Bryan Wilson has left Wilsons as Partner and is now Head Of CEE at DUAL Asset, a London-based comprehensive title insurance solution provider.
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