Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych PZU, one of the largest investment fund companies in Poland, dealing inter alia in investments on the real estate market, has chosen a new manager of its office assets. Starting from the end of August, Knight Frank will be responsible for the management and commercialization of 9 buildings in Warsaw, Wrocław and Gdańsk.
Private investment company Cimex Group has appointed Savills as property and leasing manager for its portfolio of twelve properties – ten in Prague, one in Plzen and one in Karlovy Vary – in the Czech Republic, starting August 2020. The total floor area of the buildings is more than 100,000 sqm and the portfolio currently provides premises for more than 500 tenants.
Starting July 2020, Rondo Business Park, an office complex located in Kraków, will be managed by Globalworth. A percentage of over 80% of the company's Polish portfolio is represented by in-house managed assets.
Globalworth is taking over the property management of five more office buildings in its Polish portfolio. Centrum Lubicz Office in Kraków and Bliski Centrum, Philips House, Nordic Park and Batory Building I in Warsaw have a combined area of over 50,000 sqm.
Real estate developer Hagag Development Europe and Global Vision signed a collaboration agreement for the property management services of Hagag’s office building H Victoriei 109. Thus, Global Vision takes over the administration of the property located on Calea Victoriei.
Savills has been appointed property manager of Posejdon, a €78 million (PLN 350 million) office, conference and hotel complex in Szczecin. The building is entering an operational phase, with more office tenants moving in and the first retail stores now open. The opening of two hotels (four- and three-star hotels) is scheduled for the second half of 2020.
FitFabric will open a fitness club in the WIMA Widzewska Manufaktura mixed-use complex, developed by Cavatina Holding on al. Piłsudskiego in Łódź.
Stokrotka, Polish grocery chain has leased almost 3,000 sqm (including 125 sqm of office space) in 7R Park Bydgoszcz I warehouse complex.
German healthcare services provider doctari group has opened a technology hub in Iulius Town, the mixed-use project based in Timișoara. The company plans to hire 30 tech specialists in the new office.
GalCap Europe is further expanding its team. With immediate effect, Mag. Peter Tatzl will strengthen the fund and investment management division as Director of Investment.
Czech developer Contera has promoted Svetozár Rohoň MRICS as Country Manager for Slovakia.
Vlad Săftoiu has been appointed Head of Research at real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield Exhinox. He has been working for the agency since September 2017. He has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at the University of Essex and a Master’s degree in International Security at the University of Warwick in the UK.
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