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.
Atrium European Real Estate published an update on trading for the three months ended 31 March 2020 and an update on trading in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. A progressive reopening has been launched from 4 May in Poland and is planned from 11 May in the Czech Republic and 3 June Slovakia, although it is too early to say when the company’s assets will return to full operation.
Take-up on the Bratislava office market amounted to 26,000 sqm in Q1 2020 which represents a 58% decrease compared to Q4 2019. The Bratislava Research Forum (JLL, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers International) published the office market figures for Q1 2020.
PNK Group, an international industrial real estate developer, concluded the sale of two of its modern industrial buildings with a total area of 45,000 square meters in its industrial park near Bratislava. The facilities in PNK Park Sered’, providing a regional base for Polish fast-fashion conglomerate LPP and German-based manufacturer in automotive industry Wegu, were acquired by the REICO IS ČS on behalf of ČS nemovitostní fond, for €30.6 million.
CPI Property Group has relocated its headquarters to the Warsaw Financial Centre. The legal, technical, marketing and PR teams will take up close to 800 sqm of office space.
German medical furniture manufacturer Stiegelmeyer has leased 3,600 sqm of warehouse space in GLP Toruń, which will be used as the company’s European distribution hub.
The women's underwear manufacturer Agio Milano has decided to rent 800 sqm of warehouse space in a private investment located near Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw. AXI IMMO was responsible for negotiations on behalf of the tenant.
The Board of 7R has appointed Katarzyna Dorocińska to the position of Head of Marketing and Communications. Katarzyna's main responsibilities will include the creation and implementation of a new marketing and communication strategy for the 7R brand.
Bartłomiej Krzyżak, formerly Director in the Investment Department, has been promoted to Senior Director at Avison Young. Bartłomiej has been at Avison Young from the very beginning of the company’s entry into the Polish market. He has 12 years of professional experience gained also in CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield and Savills.
Roman Babic has joined CBRE's Zagreb corporate office as Property Manager within the Property Management department.
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