ARTICLES LABELLED WITH TAG Union Investment

News Union Investment buys Budapest office building from Horizon Development
22
Dec
2021

Union Investment buys Budapest office building from Horizon Development

by Property Forum
The commercial part of Horizon Development’s mixed-use property in downtown Budapest, Szervita Square Building was purchased by Union Investment for one of its institutional real estate funds. The parties agreed not to disclose details of the purchase price.
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News Union Investment and GARBE acquire first logistics asset in Slovakia
01
Sep
2021

Union Investment and GARBE acquire first logistics asset in Slovakia

by Property Forum
Union Investment and GARBE Industrial Real Estate jointly acquired the first logistics property for their “UII Garbe Logistik Fonds” investment fund. The seller is the Karimpol Group, a privately held property developer active in Eastern and Central Europe for over 30 years. It was agreed not to disclose the financial details of the transaction.
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News European investors become more risk averse
25
Aug
2020

European investors become more risk averse

by Property Forum
The coronavirus crisis has led to a significant shift in the investment strategies of institutional real estate investors. “Lower risk, lower return” is the mantra of the moment. 58% of the 150 professional investors in Germany, France and the UK surveyed by Union Investment for its investment climate study are currently pursuing such a strategy. The figure was just 35% prior to the outbreak of the pandemic. The shift is especially pronounced in the UK, where security is the main investment motive for 79% of those surveyed. Before the pandemic, it was 50%. Nonetheless, there is no general reluctance to invest. Only five% of the European investors in the survey intend to avoid all investment in real estate in the current phase.
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News Union Investment goes greener in Poland
25
Jun
2020

Union Investment goes greener in Poland

by Property Forum
Westbridge Advisory International AG, the international entity of operating cost optimizer Westbridge Advisory, has converted a portfolio of six office buildings for Union Investment in Poland to green electricity. By bundling the entire supply with a single utility and the switch of the entire portfolio to green electricity, it was possible to reduce CO2-emissions by roughly 7,600 tons. The properties, located in Warsaw, Wroclaw and Poznan, have a total rental area of around 155,000 sqm and an aggregated annual electricity consumption of 25 gigawatt-hours.
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News C&W rebrands Warsaw office building for Union Investment
12
Mar
2020

C&W rebrands Warsaw office building for Union Investment

by Property Forum
Horizon (formerly Horizon Plaza), a Class A office complex in Warsaw’s Mokotów-Służewiec district, is going through an overall rebranding process conducted by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield. Union Investment, the property owner, decided to rename the office building, redesign its visual identity and landscape, introduce a new signage system in common areas and launch a new showroom. In spring 2020, more greenery, new tenant amenities and landscape elements will be added in the areas around and near the building.
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News Union Investment buys two hotel projects in Poland
20
Jan
2020

Union Investment buys two hotel projects in Poland

by Property Forum
Union Investment has agreed to acquire two planned hotel properties in Kraków and Katowice with a total of 527 rooms. The developer, vendor and future operator of the two midscale hotels, which are scheduled for completion in autumn 2021, is UBM. The purchase price of the ibis Styles-branded hotel in Kraków and Mercure-branded hotel in Katowice is approximately €86 million in total. Both leases run for 25 years.
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News C&W appointed to manage Warsaw office building
27
Jun
2019

C&W appointed to manage Warsaw office building

by Property Forum
Cushman & Wakefield was appointed property manager of Horizon Plaza in Warsaw. In addition, Cushman & Wakefield delivers project commercialization services for the owner of the building. The owner of Horizon Plaza is a real estate fund managed by Union Investment.
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News Union Investment works with Avison Young in Warsaw
17
Apr
2019

Union Investment works with Avison Young in Warsaw

by Property Forum
Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre was acquired by Union Investment Real Estate GmbH in January 2018. Avison Young was initially responsible for the landlord technical advisory at the final stage of the construction process as well as at the pre-opening phase. Currently, the investor extends cooperation with Avison Young, who will be responsible for the landlord technical supervision of the property and management of the technical projects.
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News C&W appointed to lease Warsaw building
06
Dec
2018

C&W appointed to lease Warsaw building

by Property Forum
Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed an exclusive agent for leasing office space at Horizon Plaza in the Mokotów district in Warsaw.
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News Union Investment buys Krakow hotel for €26 million
06
Apr
2018

Union Investment buys Krakow hotel for €26 million

by Property Forum
Union Investment has acquired the Park Inn by Radisson Krakow, which opened in 2009. The transfer of rights and obligations with regard to the property is scheduled to take place by the end of May 2018. The 152-room hotel is located south of the Vistula river, close to the city centre and in the immediate vicinity of the modern ICE Congress Centre, where around 200 events are held every year. The vendor is a joint venture between subsidiaries of UBM Development AG and Lindorcenia Ltd. The Radisson Hotel Group manages the hotel and provides the brand name. The hotel is let on a long-term lease. The purchase price is approximately €26 million. Union Investment is acquiring the property for an institutional real estate fund.
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New leases

  • The first building of 8,000 sqm of the fully sustainable logistic Garbe Green Park Piestany is already fully leased and the development process of the second building is starting soon.
  • Crown Square, an office building located near Rondo Daszyńskiego metro station in Warsaw, will welcome three new tenants: Foodcom (1,000 sqm), Orifarm (400 sqm) and Avenga (300 sqm). The landlord was advised on the transactions by real estate advisory firm Savills.
  • BIMs Plus Poznań, distributor of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology products as well as plumbing system and technology products has leased more than 4,700 sqm of space at the MLP Poznań West logistics park.

New appointments

  • Dorota Mielke has joined Office Agency team of BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland and taken the position of Associate Director. Her main task in the new role will be taking care of business development and advising on office strategies and space rental.
  • Dariusz Domański has been promoted to be a Managing Partner at White Star Real Estate in Poland. He will be responsible for Residential Development business of White Star Real Estate and White Star Residential Management operating businesses. Darek will also continue to manage White Star’s flagship project- Elektrownia Powiśle.
  • Mariusz Cieśliński has joined the Polish team of MNK Partners to take up the position of Investment Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the investment processes of funds across Europe.


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