Industrial developer CTP has opened its first office in Asia in a bid to accommodate growing demand from its clients in this region for investment in production facilities based across Europe. The new office based in Hong Kong will be led by Jaromir Cernik, who joins from fast-growing fintech company Qupital, where he served as a Board Member and Director.
Industrial developer CTP recorded a net rental income of €268.3 million in the first half of 2023, which was up by 26.8% compared to the same period of last year, while the volume of new leases also rose.
CTP has appointed Peter Čerešník as COO. In his new position, he will oversee the company’s construction GLA and occupancy targets, developing CTP’s energy business into a reliable revenue stream and further progressing the areas of procurement, business development and HR strategy.
Industrial developer CTP has recorded a net income of €130.7 million in the first quarter of 2023, up 21.9% year-on-year, while the like-for-like rental growth stood at 7.8%, mainly driven by indexation and reversion on renegotiations and expiring leases. The company’s profit for Q1 2023 was €225.4 million which is 274% above the figure for Q1 2022 (€60.2 million).
CTP Group is aiming to double the size of its pan-European network of business parks to 20 million sqm of leasable space by the end of the decade, over the projected growth of demand across Central and Eastern Europe.
Industrial developer CTP's net rental income amounted to €452.1 million in 2022, which was an increase of 38.3% year-on-year, while like-for-like rental growth was 4.5% last year, mainly driven by reversion on expiring leases and renegotiations, and supported by the 2021 indexation of 1.7%. The company's annual profit decreased by 22.4% from €1,025.9 million in 2021 to €796.5 million in 2022.
Industrial and logistics developer CTP recorded strong like-for-like rental growth of 4.3% in the first nine months of 2022, while net rental income rose 36.8% to €328.2 million by the end of September compared to the same period of last year.
Industrial and logistics developer CTP has named Matthias Bitzan as Country Head for operations in Austria. He joins CTP from Austria’s Erste Group Bank where he was head of Commercial Real Estate Clients and responsible for growing the bank’s loan portfolio in Austria and CEE markets over the last decade.
Industrial developer CTP has kicked off a new €150 million investment program to develop over 200,000 sqm of prime warehouse space in Bulgaria over the next two years. The company will also take over two logistics centres in the capital Sofia from Bulgarian logistics developer and operator Transcapital, as part of the investment efforts.
CTP, the developer and administrator of industrial projects, recorded a like-for-like rental growth from its investment portfolio of 4.3% in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period of last year.
iO Partners Serbia concluded its first office deal when Office Me, a coworking space, leased 1,100 sqm of office space in the Artklasa building in Belgrade.
With the support of Coreside Savills, video game development company Nordeus has decided to renew its lease for 6,100 square meters of office space within Green Heart Business Park, located in Belgrade.
Natura Bakery will lease almost 200 sqm of space on the ground floor of Poznan's Nowy Rynek E office building, developed by Skanska. The premises are scheduled to open in spring 2024.
As of December 2023, Dorota Lachowska has joined the market research team at Knight Frank Poland as director of the department.
MLP Group is strengthening its sales team in Poland with the appointment of Przemysław Fijałkowski as Leasing Manager responsible for the lease of space in projects located in southern Poland.
Axi Immo is developing its Capital Markets Department. As of November 2023, Jakub Grabara was appointed as Associate Director in the Capital Markets Department. He will be responsible for transactional services, i.e., acquiring, purchasing, and selling commercial real estate.
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