P3 has acquired three attractive plots with a total surface area of 32 ha at the end of last year. They are all located within the administrative boundaries of large cities like Łódź, Wrocław, and Bydgoszcz.
Investment transactions on the Romanian real estate market could exceed the €1 billion threshold this year, considering the projects in various stages of negotiation, according to Colliers. At present, there are several transactions in the pipeline worth at least €100 million each, and others are ready to go on the market
Prologis has acquired additional development land near its existing logistics park in Ostredek, Czech Republic. Located on the other side of the highway running through the site, the addition of another 7.15 hectares with potential development space of 27,000 sqm will take the total park area to 196,000 sqm. This will allow the park to provide even more development opportunities beyond the 8,880 sqm building DC1 currently under construction.
GLP has closed an acquisition contract for a 22.3-hectare plot in Szigetszentmiklós, next to its existing Sziget Logistics Centre near Budapest, the larger part of which has already been let to Fiege Group. GLP has simultaneously obtained an occupancy permit for the first building, while two further units are under construction. The two phases of the project will comprise more than 150,000 sqm of prime warehouse space.
The volume of land transactions for commercial and residential projects totaled €800 million in 2021, which is a 15-year high, according to real estate consultancy Colliers. Retailers and residential developers have generated roughly 90% of the deals.
Immofinanz is following its market entry in Italy with the expansion of its Stop Shop retail park brand across the Adriatic region in line with the corporate strategy. In Croatia, plans call for an increase in the number of Stop Shops from the current level of 4 to more than 20 locations over the medium term. The completion of a newly developed Stop Shop and the expansion of an existing location is scheduled for the first half of 2022. Detailed market and location analyses indicated high demand by the Croatian population for decentralised, local supplies. This conclusion led to a decision by Immofinanz to secure 22 sites in medium-sized Croatian cities for the development of Stop Shop retail parks. The purchase price for these sites totals approximately €80 million.
Panattoni is kicking off its first investments in Hungary. On the plot purchased in Herceghalom, 30 km from the centre of Budapest, Panattoni Park Budapest West will be built with a total space of 75,500 sqm. The developer has also acquired land for City Logistics Budapest I in Törökbálint, halfway between Herceghalom and the Hungarian capital. Both investments will encompass jointly up to 100,000 sqm.
CPI Property Group announced that the Group has signed disposals that will raise gross proceeds of about €700 million and net proceeds of about €550 million following repayment of associated asset-level debt.
ROCKWOOL is expanding its office space in the Nowy Rynek D building, developed by Skanska in Poznań. In 2020, a competence centre was established on an area of 6,000 sqm. Now, the company has decided to lease additional 900 sqm.
Primark has opened the doors of its fourth shop in Poland for the first time in Katowice's Silesia City Center. The store occupies more than 3,600 sqm of retail space.
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.
From the beginning of December at BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland, Małgorzata Fibakiewicz will head the Office Department and Justyna Magrzyk-Flemming will take up the position of Head of Business Services.
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.
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