Equity strong private investors have become active due to the most attractive yields seen in years, although the overall investment volumes have continued to fall in Q2 2023, while hotels remain a strong asset, according to a report of Arnold Investments.
Christopher Mertlitz, Managing Director, Head of European Investments at W. P. Carey, talked to Property Forum about the environment for property transactions in 2023 and the company’s focus on mission-critical projects in its portfolio.
Romania's real estate investment volume amounted to approx. €395 million in the first six months of 2020, a value 17% higher than the same period of the previous year, according to CBRE. Office buildings were the properties most sought after by investors, accounting for 88% of the volume traded and other similar projects are available for sale, totaling over €350 million.
According to Savills, the average spread between prime industrial and prime shopping centre yields across mainland Europe has converged for the first time in its historic series as demand for logistics and soars as a result of increased levels in e-commerce.
Echo Investment has signed lease agreements covering a total of almost 3.5 thousand sqm of space in Katowice's Face2Face Business Campus. The largest contract covered a space of 1.35 thousand sqm, which will be occupied by a Medicover clinic for the next few years.
GreenWay, a provider of electromobility solutions in Central and Eastern Europe, is to join the ranks of tenats of Łużycka Plus. The company has just moved in to a 1,850 sqm office. The building is now fully leased.
Sii Polska has extended its lease of almost 4,700 sqm of office space in the Metron office building in Warsaw until 2029. The company, which has been present in the building since 2011, is its largest tenant.
Anna Vondrackova has joined the team of REassurance company as Senior Transaction Advisor in Prague. She has a solid background as a real estate lawyer and brings strong legal knowledge.
In September, Michal Berski took up the position of head of the warehouse sector at CBRE Poland. He has been with the company for over 10 years. In his new role, he manages strategy and the development of all business lines within the warehouse and industrial sector.
Slawomir Czarnecki is the new president of Grupa Muszkieterów and ITM Poland. He has replaced David de Bosschère. The new CEO is the owner of the Bricomarché shop in Świecie and has many years of experience in trade, as well as in the Group's internal structures.
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