The rising share of domestic investors has kept volumes high in CEE property markets in the last year and this trend will continue. The overall market outlook is quite optimistic as further declines are expected for inflation and construction costs, concluded panellists of Property Forum's recent online event.
Currently, more than 80% of employers in Romania have less than half of their employees in the office on a normal working day, according to a survey conducted by Colliers among 75 companies whose headcount ranges from several dozen to hundreds of employees.
Around 130,000 sqm of new modern offices could be delivered this year, with a total of roughly 360,000 sqm possible for the 2022-2024 period, though the 2024 calendar could be postponed, according to real estate consultancy Colliers.
Investment transactions on the Romanian real estate market could exceed the €1 billion threshold this year, considering the projects in various stages of negotiation, according to Colliers. At present, there are several transactions in the pipeline worth at least €100 million each, and others are ready to go on the market
Salzgitter Mannesmann Acélkereskedelmi Kft. has signed another long-term lease agreement in the ZenGarden office building in Budapest. The redesigned workspace will take up over 500 sqm in the building.
The New Balance brand has expanded the space of its showroom in Galeria Warmińska in Olsztyn, Poland. The American brand's shop currently occupies an area of almost 200 sqm.
GLP has signed a contract with Victaulic, which has leased 7,500 sqm of space in the newest building of GLP Poznań Airport Logistics Centre at Poznań's Ławica airport.
DLA Piper’s Prague office has appointed a Corporate partner with a focus on technology Tomáš Ščerba, Real Estate partner Michal Hink and Banking, Finance and Restructuring counsel Leo Javorek.
Following Magdalena Sekuła's resignation from the Supervisory Board of LPP, and the reduction of the number of Supervisory Board members below the statutory minimum, the Supervisory Board appointed Jagoda Piechocka as a Supervisory Board member.
Florin Suicescu has been named COO of Forty Management. With over 30 years of management experience, he has held senior positions in real estate and hotel developments.
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