The gross take-up in the Prague office market has increased by 41% in Q2 2022 compared to Q2 2021. The volume of office construction also increased y-o-y by 47%. Leasing activity was driven by IT companies and the rent gap between newly completed and existing buildings continues to widen, says the office market report for Q2 2022 published by The Prague Research Forum.
The Green Point office building in Prague's Smíchov district will expand the assets of WOOD & Company's Office subfund. The eight-storey building has 7.5 thousand sqm of lettable office space available and at the moment half of it is already occupied. The amount of the acquisition from Ronaldsay B.V. was not published by WOOD & Company.
Penta Group has expanded its real estate portfolio in the centre of Prague by another building. In an e-auction, Penta was the only bidder to acquire the former post office building at Masaryk railway station in Hybernská Street for a bid price of CZK 220 million. Now the contract will be signed and the price will be paid. Both parties to the transaction have confirmed it to the Czech Press Agency.
Developer AFI Europe has announced the completion of the Tulipa residential project on a five-hectare brownfield site in Prague 3 Strašnice. This latest, fifth phase with an eight-storey apartment building cost the developer more than CZK 250 million and will be the only one dedicated exclusively to rental housing with 61 apartments.
The Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) has agreed to sell the Lannův palác in the centre of Prague to the building's main tenant, local real estate developer Finep, for CZK 201 million. The party wants to use the proceeds to pay off its debts, novinky.cz reports.
The real estate fund NEMO, founded by the real estate group Českomoravská Nemovitostní three years ago, enlarged its portfolio to a total value of over CZK 3 billion. The new acquisition is the Corso Karlín office complex in Prague 8, the fund announced today.
The Dům Radost project in Prague 3 in Žižkov, where SIKO Group as the new owner plans six hundred rental apartments, is one step closer to realisation. The Ministry of Culture has stopped a review procedure that could have seriously complicated the project for the owners, writes Seznamzprávy.cz.
The Julius Meinl family has opened a new hospitality project in Prague with 168 accommodation units. Designed by architecture and design firm Matteo Thun & Partners, The Julius Prague has been created to cater for both short and long-term stays. Spacious communal areas, relaxing lounges and professional co-working spaces enable guests to network, meet like-minded people or unplug.
Massive construction worth billions of crowns is being prepared around the route of the new D metro line, which is currently under construction in Prague. The company Reflecta Development will build buildings with apartments and offices on lucrative land near the Thomayer Hospital for restituents, reports the daily E15.cz.
Skanska will invest CZK 970 million in the first phase of the brownfield residential project Modřanský cukrovar. On the right bank of the river Vltava, 112 apartments and seven commercial premises within the area of 10,500 sqm will be built. After six phases of the project, there will be 797 housing units, Skanska announced on its website.
Gemini Park Tarnów will see the debut of the first Unisono shop in eastern Małopolska. The new tenant will occupy a 152 sqm unit. The store will open later this year.
The Gemini Park Tychy shopping centre is extending cooperation with its long-standing partner, the Silesia Jeans brand. The multibrand, which offers brands such as Levi's, Mustang, Lee and Wrangler, will soon open its second shop in the Tychy mall. The new store will be filled with clothes and accessories from two American fashion brands: Tommy Jeans and Calvin Klein Jeans. The new unit will be 140 sqm in size and is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2023.
Building E belonging to the Nowy Rynek complex developed by Skanska in Poznań, although still under construction, is already attracting its future tenants. The international company Wunderman Thompson Technology will open its office here on approximately 2,000 sqm.
108 Agency promoted Matej Indra to Head of Industrial Agency for the Czech Republic.
Michał Ozimek has joined the Valuation department at Corees Polska - Commercial Real Estate, taking up the position of Senior Valuation & Investment Analyst. Working in the agency's Warsaw branch, he will be responsible for supporting processes related to the development of property valuations.
P3 Logistic Parks strengthens its team in Poland. Having worked as Deputy Head of Leasing since 2019, Iwona Sadowska has now been promoted to the position of Head of Leasing.
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