Hybrid work has accelerated the demand for efficient management of corporate real estate and corporate workplaces to drive real estate rationalization, achieve balanced space utilization and deliver post-pandemic employee experience. The most relevant role in this process will be played by digital solutions that focus on improving the user experience, sustainability, and connectivity in assets. Companies will be looking for an Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) to deliver the highest value add to their employees, tenants and real estate portfolios as such.
The crisis caused by rising energy prices worldwide could give a new impetus to the proptech sector which would make the real estate market more efficient through smart digital solutions. In addition to reducing costs, technology increases efficiency, contributes to sustainability and even offers alternative revenue opportunities. ProptechZoOm.com has conducted a comprehensive analysis of the present and future of the Hungarian digital real estate sector by interviewing proptech industry players.
Czech smart building software provider Sharry has secured further investment. The largest amount of investment comes from J&T Ventures now. This allows Sharry to expand into 50 countries this year, co-founders plans.
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.
Realpad, a European provider of CRM and after-sales management software for residential developers, has significantly increased its customer base in Romania in 2021. After entering the market earlier in 2021, the Romanian team of Realpad has managed to close 20 clients including well-established market players such as Hagag Development Europe, Bog’Art, Synergy, Liebrecht & wooD or leading residential agency SVN Romania.
Data is crucial for residential developers in order to maximise their sales and profit and it’s extremely important to know where to find and how to use the right dada. Sergii Stoliarchuk, CEO of proptech company Maxify, which offers a dynamic pricing management system for residential developers, talked to Property Forum about the role of technology in residential development.
Elegance Decor, the home & deco company, has leased 400 sqm in Bucharest-based Equilibrium 1 for its new office. The building has a total leasable area of 20,700 sqm and was developed by Skanska.
Majorel Polska, an international outsourcing services provider has extendied a lease agreement for the next 2 years and leased additional 400 meters for a new project - IT Hub in recently modernised Globis Poznań by GTC. It now occupies 3 200 sqm of A-class workspace. CBRE has advised Majorel Polska on concluding the lease contract.
NEPI Rockcastle Poland has extended its office lease agreement and enlarged its premises in the Cosmopolitan Twarda 4 building in Warsaw city centre. The shopping centre owner and operator now occupies 1,500 sqm of offices in the building.
AXI IMMO decided to develop and expand its operational activity with an offer of complex services in property valuation. Grzegorz Chmielak was appointed as the Head of the new service line, and he will also manage the Capital Markets Department.
Tamás Kiss has joined Hungarian asset management company Diófa Alapkezelő Zt. and has been appointed deputy CEO. Previously he worked for several brokerage firms as a director of asset management and director of investment or compliance unit.
Tomasz Pietrzak, with MLP Group for more than five years, has been promoted to the position of Leasing Director Poland. Until recently responsible for the commercialisation of warehouse space in the Warsaw region, now he will manage leases across Poland.
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