Property markets in CEE have solid building blocks and the region can attract more investment across the commercial sector, with industrial and private student housing standing out, concluded speakers at the CEE Investment Update London 2023 event last week, organised by Property Forum and RICS.
Facebook parent company Meta has paid £149 million to end a lease contract for the 1 Triton Square office building owned by British Land in London. The move shows that big tech companies are looking to lease less office space as employees adopt the hybrid work system, FT.com reports.
2022 has started with a significant milestone for CEE-based proptech company Maxify – the opening of a new office in London, with the UK now acting as its primary legal jurisdiction. At the same time, the company has moved its IT infrastructure to be hosted in the Netherlands.
Slovak real estate company JTRE has agreed a construction loan of £177 million with ICG Real Estate on its flagship London development, Triptych Bankside. The loan will be for the development finance of the £400 million GDV mixed-use scheme which, when complete, will deliver residential, office, and retail at 185 Park St, SE1. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2022.
Innovation and technology will fundamentally change the world of real estate, but real estate professionals don’t always find the best way to embrace these changes. Here are our top 10 takeaways from FUTURE: PropTech London, a proptech event that took place on 2 May.
Demand for flexible workspace across the world saw record growth in 2017, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. The firm’s Co-working 2018 report reveals the extent to which the sector has evolved and matured with the UK leading the way globally.
General optimism, attractive investment opportunities and more capital characterises the Central and Eastern European property market that is now considered a favourable investment destination by international investors. The second Emerging Europe Property Forum, co-organised by Portfolio Property Forum and RICS, took place on 8 November at the RICS HQ in London.
In one of the largest single office deals in the City of London market this year, international real estate developer HB Reavis is selling 33 Central to Wells Fargo, the third largest bank in the U.S. by assets. Upon completion in Q3 2017, 33 Central, which is HB Reavis’ first London development, will allow Wells Fargo to consolidate all of its London-based team members in a single location.
International sportswear brand Nike has chosen the Bonarka Shopping Centre in Kraków for the first location of its shop in the Nike Rise model. The retail space of the two-storey store is 1,000 sqm.
Poland's largest Monnari store has opened in the Serenada Centre in Krakow. The shop has an area of 605 sqm. Monnari is a Polish clothing brand. It has more than 200 stationary stores throughout Poland, as well as an online shop.
A McDonald's restaurant is joining the tenants of Nowa Sukcesja retail centre in Łódź. The 140 sqm restaurant will be located in the catering area, on the first floor.
GTC Group appoints two people to head up its shopping centres in Poland Anna Borecka will take over as director of Galeria Jurajska in Kraków. Meanwhile, Marek Ciszewski will take the helm at Galeria Północna in Warsaw.
Anna Bartoszewicz-Wnuk joins the Velis Real Estate Tech team as Head of Central & Eastern Europe and will be responsible for the company's development in the CEE markets.
DVM group, an integrated architectural and construction services provider is restructuring its design department. Ákos Csécsei has been appointed to head the architectural design department and Tímea Fekete-Tóth to lead the interior design department. The managers have grown with the company, with multiple projects to their name.
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