The property markets of individual countries are affected by a number of external factors, so it is not evident that they are doing equally well in a small region like CEE. What are the strong and weak points of Hungary's property market compared to other countries in the region? How successfully has it weathered the COVID crisis? What will be the best development and investment opportunities in the coming period? These were the questions discussed by the international investors’ panel at the 2021 edition of Property Investment Forum in Budapest.
Globalworth has completed the process of updating the BREEAM certification of its Polish office buildings. In the first half of this year, another 17 buildings in the company’s office portfolio in the country obtained BREEAM In-Use certificates at the ‘Excellent’ level.
The Tristar project, a joint venture between Tristan EPISO 4 and White Star Real Estate gets new tenants in its warehouses in Poland. The company is also focusing on signing lease renewals with key tenants.
In September 2019, CTP announced its goal to certifiy its entire portfolio of industrial buildings according to the BREEAM standard, and in January began the certification process in six countries with local appraisers. CTP now announced the 80% milestone and the 100% certification of its country portfolios in Romania, Serbia and Poland.
AFI Europe N.V. and NEPI Rockcastle announced the conclusion of the transaction for the acquisition of NEPI Rockcastle’s office portfolio in Romania, with a total GLA of 118,500 square meters. The transaction value is in excess of €300 million.
There’s a lot of capital targeting real estate in Central & Eastern Europe but finding the right investment product remains a huge challenge. Panellists of the CEE investment panel at Portfolio Property Investment Forum 2019 in Budapest discussed the risks investors in the region need to keep in mind.
Dentons’ Real Estate team in Warsaw has advised Hines Global REIT on the sale of a portfolio of five logistics properties in Poland. The transaction value was approximately €140 million. The assets were acquired by Gemini Poland Holdcos, affiliates of Blackstone Group.
Even though we are currently in the late phase of the real estate cycle, no significant drop is expected in the coming period. Jos Tromp MRICS, CBRE’s Head of EMEA Research shared his projections for the European property investment market at Portfolio Property Investment Forum in Budapest. These were his key statements and predictions.
Political risk seems not to be affecting the performance of CEE markets. Members of the investment panel at the Portfolio-RICS Valuation & Investment 2018 conference in Budapest are confident about the future of the market and view industrial/logistics and retail as the most attractive asset classes.
Tenant requirements have changed significantly which means that offices need to be maintained at the highest quality in order to retain the workforce. Panellists discussed the future of the office market at the Portfolio FM & Office 2018 conference that was held in Budapest last week.
Almost 5 000 sqm of office space in Skyliner, Karimpol`s investment in Warsaw will be occupied by new tenants – DXC Technology and Luxoft. Both companies are operating in the field of IT services.
IT company Precisely has 1,000 sqm with 90 workspaces on the third floor of Cavatina Hall A in Bielsko-Biała. Knight Frank advised the tenant during the negotiations.
Brain Park, an office complex developed by Echo Investment will become the new headquarters of PepsiCo GBS Kraków. The tenant will occupy over 5,000 sqm and start operating in the new office in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Joanna Lewandowska joined 7R as Head of Construction and Design. She will manage a team of professionals involved in the design and architecture of warehouse and industrial buildings and will also supervise the work of project managers responsible for the execution of 7R investments both in Poland and internationally.
Katarzyna Chwalbińska-Kusek has joined Savills as Associate Director and ESG & Sustainability Lead in Poland. She has been actively promoting sustainable construction principles for 15 years.
Cushman & Wakefield Czech Republic has promoted Lukáš Netolický from the Office team to Partner. Lukáš is Head of Regional Cities CZ at Cushman & Wakefield, leading the firm’s Brno office. His main focus is on the development of its business activities, especially in the office segment.
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