The European Central Bank has highlighted growing vulnerabilities in housing markets and stretched financial asset valuations in its Financial Stability Review for November 2021. The ECB has also warned of an increased likelihood of a correction in both residential and commercial real estate markets.
The latest Property Talks event, organised virtually by RICS Hungary, focused on renewable and alternative energy sources and their role in the built environment. Eight real estate experts shared their insight on this topic in the form of six presentations and one panel discussion.
As of September, Omar Sattar, a real estate professional with more than 25 years of experience in the sector at companies like DTZ, Avestus Capital Partners, and Colliers International, has taken over the management of the real estate investment team of the Czech and Slovak investment platform Crowdberry. The company now provides private investors with a greater volume of specific investment opportunities in high-quality residential projects and commercial real estate.
From retail survival and sustainability investment through to the impact of automation and major political and economic change, Cushman & Wakefield’s new EMEA insight report explores the major themes the commercial real estate industry needs to keep in mind next year.
Start-ups, venture capital investors, property developers and investors, asset managers, agents, advisors, valuers, tenants, property and facility managers from Hungary, CEE and beyond are coming together at Budapest PropTech Forum 2019 to share their vision for the future and to learn about the next phase of our profession.
Cushman & Wakefield has published a report on the impact of autonomous vehicles on commercial real estate. Ongoing urbanization combined with increasing demand for goods and people to be moved in mass means that mobility now matters more than ever, says the report.
Despite being late in its cycle, the global real estate market is benefiting from strong returns for investors and a positive global economic outlook, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate – The Global Outlook for 2018, an annual forecast of global real estate investor sentiment published jointly by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report notes that in this highly competitive, late-cycle property market, the real estate industry must embrace technology, new business models, and the concept of “space as a service”.
ROCKWOOL is expanding its office space in the Nowy Rynek D building, developed by Skanska in Poznań. In 2020, a competence centre was established on an area of 6,000 sqm. Now, the company has decided to lease additional 900 sqm.
Primark has opened the doors of its fourth shop in Poland for the first time in Katowice's Silesia City Center. The store occupies more than 3,600 sqm of retail space.
Signify is relocating its existing headquarters in Lódź. The new office, located in the city centre in the Hi Piotrkowska complex, has an area of over 2,800 sqm. The tenant was assisted in the signing of the contract and the process of arranging the new office by the consulting firm CBRE.
108 Agency announced the appointment of Petr Jílek as the new Head of Property Management for the Czech Republic.
From the beginning of December at BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland, Małgorzata Fibakiewicz will head the Office Department and Justyna Magrzyk-Flemming will take up the position of Head of Business Services.
Lucia Niculae has been appointed Business Development Director of Romanian construction company Pedro Construct. She has been an investor since 2018 and currently manages her own property portfolio.
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