Alternative investment products have been slowly growing in popularity for some time now in CEE. As clients look for new types of services from advisory firms, this trend is here to stay. Jonathan Hallett MRICS, Executive Partner | Head of Central & Eastern Europe at Cushman & Wakefield talked to Property Forum about business lines, technology and competition.
One of the most active developers of Prague’s office market is ready to embrace the digital transformation and is actively looking at new projects and new locations. Alexandra Tomášková, Managing Director of Skanska Property Czech Republic talked to Property Forum about changing tenant needs, digitisation and market expectations.
Office developers have for years been struggling with the speed of new technologies. While the innovation cycle in high tech lasts for around 18 months, the development process for office buildings still takes around five years. To ensure tenants and users have easy access to new solutions, Skanska has created an all-in-one operating system for office buildings and workplaces, which can be upgraded over time just like a smartphone.
It can’t be repeated often enough that technology is changing the game in real estate. Proptechs are disrupting the status quo and those who aren’t already thinking about what users are going to need in the future will get left behind. Property Forum presents 5 key statements from the first day of MIPIM PropTech Europe in Paris.
Valuers are often listed among the professionals most likely to be affected by technology but few believe that all of their tasks can be done by robots. Stewart Thomson, Country Head for the Czech Republic at BNP Paribas Real Estate shared his expectations for the investment market and the future of the valuation business.
Digitisation and automation are transforming the property business, not just in Western Europe but in CEE markets as well. 200 people came together at the second Prague Property Forum 2018, a conference organised by Property Forum and RICS, where an international group of speakers discussed the effects of technology on the property business.
Innovation and technology will fundamentally change the world of real estate, but real estate professionals don’t always find the best way to embrace these changes. Here are our top 10 takeaways from FUTURE: PropTech London, a proptech event that took place on 2 May.
Although the Czech property investment market continues to boom, it is likely that the total investment volume for 2018 will be lower than it was in 2017. Omar Sattar MRICS, Managing Director of Colliers International Czech Republic shared his predictions for the future of the Czech investment market.
108 Agency has leased 280 sqm of commercial space for Bikero, a supplier of sports equipment, at BB Centrum Building B in Prague, owned by Passerinvest Group. The opening will take place in Q1 2021.
Business intelligence company MicroStrategy Poland has signed a lease agreement for 3,000 sqm of office space at Karimpol Polska's flagship investment, Skyliner in Warsaw. The tenant was represented in the negotiation by AXI IMMO.
TEREZ Performance Polymers, a producer of engineering plastics, has leased more than 5,000 sqm of warehouse space in 7R City Flex Rzeszów Airport (Poland). The tenant was advised during the transaction by real estate advisory firm Savills.
Alina Dima was promoted Senior Property Manager at Cushman Wakefiled Echinox in Romania. With 11 years of experience, she will coordinate all suppliers and teams involved.
Cushman & Wakefield announced that Magsud Rahmanov MRICS was appointed Head of Hotel Transactions CEE & SEE.
Krzysztof Poznański has replaced Radosław Knap as Managing Director of the Polish Council of Shopping Centers.
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