Cromwell EREIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust announced that it will be acquiring a portfolio comprising 11 logistics and light industrial properties in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for an aggregate purchase price of €113.2 million, on a net operating income yield of 6.7%. The seller is Arete Invest, acting on behalf of its sub-fund Arete Invest Podfond CEE II
Evax Holding GmbH, a company owned by Peter Korbačka’s Eurovea Services, has purchased 3,836,988 shares of S Immo AG, corresponding to a 5.21% stake, from Etamin GmbH & Co KG. The transaction, which took place on 12 November, has made the Slovak businessman the third largest shareholder in the Austrian company.
The Lakeside Park 02 project, developed in Bratislava's Nové Mesto area by Immocap and WOOD & Company, received construction and investment financing from Slovenská sporiteľňa in the amount of €24 million.
YIT Slovakia has completed the reconstruction of the Pradiareň 1900 office building in Bratislava. Starting from December 2020, the Slovak branch of Microsoft will move into the premises as the first tenant.
Ehlebracht, an international company with a production site in Michalovce, is moving to ctPark Košice. Construction on the 8,916 sqm hall should start this November with handover scheduled for the end of 2021. The production enlargement will bring 60 to 80 new jobs to the region.
VÚB banka and UniCredit Bank have provided developer J&T Real Estate with a €105 million syndicated loan for the construction of Eurovea’s extended residential part, which will include approximately 500 apartments in Eurovea Tower - Slovakia’s very first skyscraper - and waterfront residences (Eurovea Riverside). This loan is one of the largest granted for a Slovak development project in recent years. Dentons prepared the contract documentation.
As of September, Omar Sattar, a real estate professional with more than 25 years of experience in the sector at companies like DTZ, Avestus Capital Partners, and Colliers International, has taken over the management of the real estate investment team of the Czech and Slovak investment platform Crowdberry. The company now provides private investors with a greater volume of specific investment opportunities in high-quality residential projects and commercial real estate.
Tatra banka, a member of the Raiffeisen Bank International Group, has decided to reflect on the latest development in global workplace trends by changing its corporate real estate strategy which currently includes disposal of one of Tatra banka's office buildings on Černyševského street no. 48 in Bratislava.
Six investors, representing the most active players of the Slovak property market, discussed the experiences of the pandemic period and shared future strategies at Bratislava Property Forum 2020, an annual event co-organised by Property Forum and RICS.
HB Reavis Group is launching the sale of a new bond issue through Slovenská sporiteľňa. Bonds with a nominal value of €1,000, a maturity of 4 years and a coupon of 3.35% pa are issued by HB REAVIS Finance SK VII sro, a subsidiary of the HB Reavis Group.
Internet radio station, newonce.radio will move its headquarters to the Norblin Factory in Warsaw. On an area of 366 sqm there will be a new radio studio, editorial offices and office facilities, including a conference room.
Specjał Group, Polish-owned FMCG distributor, has leased another 1,400 sqm of warehouse space for its Warsaw branch in Panattoni Park Konotopa II. The tenant was represented during the lease transaction process by real estate advisory firm Cresa Poland.
Poczta Polska has leased 3,300 sqm of warehouse space and almost 1,000 sqm of offices in 7R City Flex Gdynia. The agreement has been signed for ten years.
Two new professionals are joining MDC2 - a warehouse and industrial developer operating on the Polish market. Wojciech Kosiór has been appointed as a Head of Development and will be responsible for project development in Central and Northern Poland. Bartłomiej Kazirod has been appointed as a Project Director working within the construction team.
Paweł Suracki joined Colliers as the Investment Services Director. He will be responsible for managing sales and purchasing processes on behalf of Colliers' clients and for establishing and maintaining relationships with potential and current Colliers' partners in Poland.
Avison Young has announced a key change to its directors’ team in Budapest with the arrival of Martina Cifer at the helm of its Office Leasing department. In her new capacity, she shall oversee both the company's Landlord and Tenant Representation divisions.
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