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News Retailers continue to expand in Poland
09
Feb
2017

Retailers continue to expand in Poland

by Ákos Budai
Poland’s total retail stock stood at nearly 14 million sqm at year-end 2016. Shopping centres continue to dominate the market, accounting for 73% of the country’s stock, followed by retail warehouses (18%), retail parks (8%) and outlet centres (1%). Last year’s new supply totalled 460,600 sqm, of which more than three-fourths were delivered across shopping centres. Twenty two new retail schemes were opened in 2016: 15 shopping centres, the largest being Posnania in Poznań (99,000 sqm) and Galeria Metropolia in Gdańsk (34,000 sqm), two retail parks and five standalone retail warehouses. Extensions and redevelopments of 13 existing schemes provided 74,000 sqm of leasable space, making up 16% of the total annual supply. Cushman & Wakefield presented its latest report on Poland’s retail market.
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News Changing investor profile hits all of CEE
08
Feb
2017

Changing investor profile hits all of CEE

by Ákos Budai
Total commercial real estate investment across CEE (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia) reached €4.4bn in Q4 2016, a 27% increase on Q4 2015. This took full year volumes for 2016 to just over €11bn, an 11% increase on 2015 (€9.9bn), bucking the wider trend across Europe and on the continent where volumes shrank year-on-year. Cushman & Wakefield Czech Republic predicts a further growth of the region. 
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News Polish regional office markets on the rise
03
Feb
2017

Polish regional office markets on the rise

by Ákos Budai
In 2016, total office stock in Poland’s eight key regional cities (Krakow, Wrocław, Tricity, Katowice, Poznań, Łódź, Szczecin and Lublin) rose to nearly 4 million sqm. Krakow, Wrocław and Tricity remain the largest regional office hubs. Office take-up hit nearly 590,000 sqm, which represented a 50% rise on the average for the years 2011–2015. Cushman & Wakefield presented an overview of the Polish regional office market for 2016 in its latest report.
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News US and Hungarian investors spend the most in Budapest
02
Feb
2017

US and Hungarian investors spend the most in Budapest

by Ákos Budai
Investors spent €1.54 billion in 2016 in the Hungarian commercial real estate market surpassing the 2015 level by 107%. Last year both office properties and retail properties were in request, thus CBRE is expecting a similar or even higher turnover for 2017.
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News Strong competition for Prague and Bratislava
02
Feb
2017

Strong competition for Prague and Bratislava

by Ákos Budai
In most Central and Eastern European countries the commercial property market is heavily concentrated in the capital city and modern offices in secondary or tertiary cities are virtually non-existent. Luckily, that is not the case in the Czech Republic, where there are cities outside of Prague, most notably Brno, that offer attractive opportunities for international companies. Czech-based developer CTP invited us for the opening ceremony of the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel and showed us the city’s property market.
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News Tenants to continue to enjoy the upper hand in Warsaw
31
Jan
2017

Tenants to continue to enjoy the upper hand in Warsaw

by Ákos Budai
In 2016, office supply in Warsaw rose by 65% on the annual average for the period 2011–2015. The largest number of new office buildings was delivered in the City Core and the Fringe. Take-up came predominantly from the business services sector. Cushman & Wakefield presented an overview of the Warsaw office market in 2016 in its latest report.
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News Investors are likely to love CEE retail in 2017
31
Jan
2017

Investors are likely to love CEE retail in 2017

by Ákos Budai
2016 reached the volume of €11.8bn in investment markets across Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania, according to a research report by Colliers International. Aside from Poland, investment flows in 2017 will be close to or higher than 2016’s.  The retail sector might see continued rental growth and high investment levels across the region.
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News 2017 to see many new investors entering Hungary
30
Jan
2017

2017 to see many new investors entering Hungary

by Ákos Budai
The sound global and domestic investment climate generated a major push in property investment activity in Hungary reaching the second highest ever registered annual volume of €1.7 billion in 2016, i.e. 133% up from the previous year. The most popular type of assets were offices with a share of 56%, followed by retail at 25%, while industrial deals accounted for 11% of the overall volume.
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News Is it time to say goodbye to property brokers?
26
Jan
2017

Is it time to say goodbye to property brokers?

by Ákos Budai
Search engines have become an integrated part of the daily life of people and companies as well. Not only the process of buying a book or planning a vacation has changed drastically over the last decade but companies looking for office space are also turning to the Internet more often. The latest Tea & Talk session, co-organised by RICS Hungary and VLK Cresa in Budapest, helped us understand how changes in technology will affect brokers, tenants and landlords.
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News Vacancy increases on the Warsaw office market
25
Jan
2017

Vacancy increases on the Warsaw office market

by Ákos Budai
In 2016, the Warsaw office market grew by 407,000 sqm of new space in 21 projects. The vacancy rate has grown by 1.9 pp on a yearly basis to 14.2 of total stock with central locations having lower occupancy rates than non-central locations. The Polish Office Research Forum has published its data on the Warsaw office market for Q4 2016. 
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Latest news


New leases

  • AGS Estate has joined the group of tenants at the .BIG office building, located in the southern part of Kraków. The company is operating in the nationwide real estate market, in the HoReCa sector. GS Estate has leased over 300 sqm of space for a new dining facility.
  • International IT company Sollers Consulting has moved its regional Kraków office to the Browar Lubicz complex. The new office will occupy more than 1,200 sqm of space.
  • Another brand is joining the ranks of new stores in the expanded Turawa Park retail park near Opole (southern Poland). The Tedi chain store will occupy a unit of about 920 sqm.

New appointments

  • Savills has announced significant changes and promotions within its investment advisory, valuation, communication, and marketing departments in Poland. Karina Szafrańska has been promoted to Head of Valuations and Małgorzata Lińska-Bator has been promoted to Director in the Investment Department. Additionally, Marta Kołodziejska has been appointed the new Head of Marketing & Communication.
  • Residential developer STC Partners has appointed Elena Palade as Sales Director, while Bogdan Băzărea is the new Technical Director of the company. Palade has over 10 years’ worth of experience in real estate sales, while Băzărea’s career spans more than 20 years.
  • At the beginning of July, Jesika Mackiewicz took the position of Business Manager of Warsaw projects at Matexi Poland. She will be responsible for development of the company portfolio of residential projects and land purchases.

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