Mountpark Logistics has started construction work on a 26,000 sqm inventory distribution centre at Mountpark Sered in Slovakia. The building, which has the potential to create over 300 jobs for local people, has been designed to achieve BREEAM ‘very good’ accreditation and is on schedule to complete in the first quarter of 2021.
Total real estate investment volume in Slovakia in H1 2020 reached €432 million which represents a 66% increase on the same period last year, according to data by CBRE. The volume was spread among ten transactions, with the average value of the deals amounting to €43 million, compared to €27 million last year.
108 Agency is expanding into the Hungarian market. The company has now started its operations by cooperating with three local professionals István Fazekas, Marcell Szotyori-Nagy and László Kemenes who have many years of experience in commercial real estate.
The industrial real estate sector remains the least affected commercial real estate sector in Slovakia. In the second quarter, the market recorded solid leasing activity, reaching almost 120,000 sqm of industrial space. Cushman & Wakefield published its Q2 2020 snapshots for Slovakia’s office, retail and industrial sector.
Simultaneously with the opening of the R7 motorway section in Southern Slovakia, the Log Center R7 logistics centre project gained its building permit for its 30,000 sqm logistics hall. The project is developed by Austrian developer Go Asset.
Penta Real Estate has successfully completed the sale of Bory Business Park project to the Karimpol Group development company. The land with a total area of 60,000 sqm is located in the new Bory district in Bratislava and was sold together with a building permit. The project allows the construction of retail space with the possibility of combining showrooms, offices and storage. Both parties have agreed that the transaction value will not be disclosed.
Slovak real estate company JTRE has agreed a construction loan of £177 million with ICG Real Estate on its flagship London development, Triptych Bankside. The loan will be for the development finance of the £400 million GDV mixed-use scheme which, when complete, will deliver residential, office, and retail at 185 Park St, SE1. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2022.
Gorkého 4 Offices in Bratislava’s Old Town, located in the building of the former Chamber of Commerce, has secured its first tenant. Wood & Company will lease the space from owner Kooperativa insurance company, a member of the Vienna Insurance Group. The new tenant will move in in the coming weeks.
Since the start of this year, Penta Real Estate has closed the sale of three office buildings in its portfolio. After selling Rosum in Bratislava, the company completed a transaction in Poland within a single month by selling the office complex D48 and the office building BCT1 in Košice.
Westrock, an American manufacturer of packaging for the cosmetics industry, is a new tenant in Kraków's Quattro Business Park office complex. The company has leased over 800 sqm on the first floor of Building D. Westrock's office at Quattro is scheduled to open later in October.
The Polish provider of logistics and freight forwarding services has ordered about 2,000 sqm of additional space at MLP Poznań West. Once this new space is delivered to the tenant in June next year, Hart Logistics will occupy a total of nearly 12,000 sqm. The adviser in the transaction was Profi Home, a consulting firm.
Samsung R&D Institute Poland has extended the lease agreement for its office space in Warsaw Spire. During the negotiation process, the tenant was advised by a team of experts from JLL.
Robert Skládal joins Cushman & Wakefield as a partner in the retail leasing team and will lead the team focused on shopping centres.
JLL in Prague announces the appointment of Milan Kilik as its new Head of Office Agency for the Czech Republic as of beginning of October 2022.
Agnieszka Boroń has joined Equilis Poland to take up the post of Development Director. She has worked in the construction and development industry for over 20 years, specialising in residential project management. Prior to joining Equilis Poland, she was programme director at Nexity. Prior to that, she worked in managerial positions at Dom Development.
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