Futureal Group celebrated the launch of its €300 million Etele Plaza’s construction with a foundation stone laying ceremony. Buda's biggest shopping centre is a key element of the group’s property development projects s in Budapest’s 11th district.
Atrium Polska opened the extension of its Atrium Targówek shopping centre in Warsaw. On 25 October, a new fashion alley was opened with 32 shops, introducing 27 new brands to the shopping centre. The food court area has also received a new upgraded look. Following the remodelling, 8,600 sqm of new leasable area was added to bring the total GLA to 60,600 sqm.
Diófa Asset Management, on behalf of its Magyar Posta Takarék Real Estate Fund, has reopened the Shopmark shopping centre in the southern part of Budapest. The complete overhaul the 24,000 sqm building was started in February by KÉSZ Építő Zrt.
The Polish retail market maintains its momentum despite the partial Sunday trading ban. This year’s supply is expected to hit approximately 490,000 sqm, the highest annual level in the last three years. Of that total, 52% will be delivered in cities a population of more than 400,000 while 42% will be handed over in cities with a population of less than 100,000, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest report.
Deputy Mayor of Belgrade, Goran Vesić and CEO of MPC Properties Ingo Nissen have officially laid down a foundation stone at the construction site of a new shopping centre in Belgrade with over 43,000 sqm of sales space and a total built area of 130,000 sqm. The project is a joint venture of MPC Properties, the largest investor in the region of South-East Europe and Atterbury Europe, focused on shopping centre investments and retail development opportunities in Europe, which will collectively invest more than €110 million in this project.
One of the most active commercial property developers of Budapest is expanding its portfolio. In addition to several office projects, it started the Hungarian capital’s first retail development in nearly a decade. Tibor Tatár, Futureal’s CEO talked to Property Forum about new projects and the challenges a developer needs to face.
Arena Mall shopping centre in Bacau, a reference for the retail market in the Moldova region, will enter into a comprehensive extension and modernization process that will result in a 60% increase of its leasable area and in the construction of a multi-storey car park.
Less than four months after deciding to enter Panattoni Park Tricity East I, Chemart International Trader has decided to expand and occupy an additional 3,000 sqm. The company was represented in the negotitions by Axi Immo.
Newgate Investment has signed lease agreements for two Polish premises with a total area of around 1,200 sq m, previously leased by Neonet. A Rossmann shop will open on the space in Zgierz and a Media Expert shop in Grodzisk Mazowiecki.
Three new tenants from the science and education sectors have chosen Wrocław's Silver Forum office building for their premises. The largest space - almost 2 thousand sqm - will be occupied by the private Navigo Wrocław Secondary School.
Building on the successes of last year, GARBE Industrial Real Estate CEE is responding by promoting Martin Stratov to the position of GARBE Director for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Veronika Zacha will be the new Head of Business Development and Construction in the Czech Republic and Jan Hradecky will move to the position of GARBE Project Management Manager for the Czech Republic.
Gellért Berkes has been appointed as Head of Property Management at ConvergenCE. He has been a member of the real estate development team for two and a half years. He has nearly 15 years of professional real estate experience.
MLP Group has announced that Tomasz Zabost has resigned as a member of the management board with immediate effect, without stating the reasons for his resignation. He became a member of MLP Group's management board in January 2015.
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