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This week’s top 5: Four purchases and one appointment

Eurobuild CEE
Unsurprisingly two major deals topped our rankings this week.

1. But the most notable of them was a Chinese investor buying up two of Amazon’s Polish distribution centres


2. The second major transaction was Redefine selling its stake in logistics platform ELI to Madison


3. With the imminent departure of Tomasz Trzósło, JLL has decided to put a media executive in charge of its Central European operations


4. Two more sales deals end our top five list. Firstly KGAL has snapped up a nice Warsaw office building




5. And finally Apollo-Rida wants to take on the Equal business park in Kraków, which is under development by Cavatina

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Events

Polska Who came out on top in the doubles?

schedule 24 September 2020
Eurobuild Conferences

At the 15th Eurobuild CEE Annual Tennis Tournament, it was not only the men’s and ladies’ singles titles that were being fought out on the courts of the Warszawianka tennis club in Warsaw, but also the doubles.

Investment & finance

POLAND Echo enjoys 17 pct rise in portfolio value over H1

schedule 24 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Polish developer Echo Investment generated a net profit of PLN 10.4 mln in Q2 2020, mainly due to the appreciation in the value of its projects under construction and the handover of 222 apartments to buyers.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Uni-Logistics chooses MLP Pruszków I for expansion

schedule 24 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Uni-Logistics has leased 2,900 sqm in MLP Pruszków I on Warsaw’s western outskirts.

Warehouse & industrial

ROMANIA SLS Cargo heads for P3 Bucharest A1

schedule 24 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

SLS Cargo has leased 15,500 sqm of warehouse space in P3 Bucharest A1.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Santander and DHL stay five years longer in Atrium 2

schedule 23 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

Hansainvest Real Assets has prolonged for five years two lease agreements totalling over 10,000 sqm – more than half the total leasable space – in its Atrium 2 office building in Warsaw.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Sportvida opts for Panattoni Park Sosnowiec I

schedule 23 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Sports equipment and leisure accessories manufacturer and distributor Sportvida has leased 1,150 sqm of warehouse and office space in Panattoni Park Sosnowiec I in Silesia.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Alfa Bond Kohlhauer concentrating on Kajetany

schedule 23 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Alfa Bond Kohlhauer has leased warehouse and office space along with land in a privately owned industrial complex in Kajetany, 25 km south-west of Warsaw city centre.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND AFG opens third European training centre in Warsaw

schedule 23 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Avenger Flight Group has opened Poland’s first commercial aviation training centre in the 7R City Flex complex near Chopin Airport in Warsaw.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND School supplies from Panattoni Park Łódź West

schedule 23 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Panattoni has started the development of Panattoni Park Łódź West.

Retail & leisure

POLAND Lidl into Homepark Targówek

schedule 22 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Lidl is to open a 2,017 sqm store in the Homepark Targówek retail park in Warsaw's Targówek district.

Retail & leisure

POLAND Galeria Andrychów 85 pct leased

schedule 22 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Galeria Andrychów in southern Poland – the second joint ‘power centre’ project by Acteeum and Equilis – is already 85 pct leased prior to its scheduled opening in H2 2021.

E-commerce

UKRAINE Wildberries now growing in Ukraine

schedule 22 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Russia’s largest online retailer Wildberries has entered the Ukrainian market.

Hotels

EUROPE Convivio finalises five-star portfolio buy

schedule 21 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

Convivio Hotels has completed the EUR 573 mln acquisition of eight of the five-star hotels in the pan-European Dedica Anthology portfolio from Värde Partners.

Property and Facility Management

POLAND CPI managing Concept by itself

schedule 21 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

CPI Property Group has taken over the management of Concept Tower in central Warsaw, following its recent acquisition of the property.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND More packed in at Hillwood Marki

schedule 21 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Hurtownia Opakowań has increased the warehouse space it leases in Hillwood Marki to 4,500 sqm.

Investment & finance

CZECH REPUBLIC Portivo picks up Brno Mall

schedule 21 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

Czech investment group Portiva and Micronix have bought the Central Kladno shopping centre in Brno from Crestyl for CZK 2 bln (app. EUR 74.8 mln).

Investment & finance

CZECH/ SLOVAKIA/ UK Vesa starts buying at Sainsbury’s

schedule 21 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

Prague-based Vesa Equity Investment has announced the acquisition of a 3.05 pct share in British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s, becoming its fourth largest shareholder.

Investment & finance

POLAND Madison buys Chmielna 89 stake

schedule 18 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

A fund managed by US investor Madison International Realty has bought a 65 pct stake in the newly completed Chmielna 89 office project in central Warsaw from Cavatina Holding.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND West 4 Business Hub up and running

schedule 18 September 2020
Nathan North
deputy editor

Echo Investment has put into use the first stage of the West 4 Business Hub office complex in Wrocław.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni launches work on third Bydgoszcz park

schedule 17 September 2020
Opr./edited by NN

Construction work has begun on Panattoni Park Bydgoszcz III, the first tenant of which is to be electronic equipment servicing company Reconext.

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 12 March 2020

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schedule 11 March 2020

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schedule 09 March 2020

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schedule 05 March 2020

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schedule 02 March 2020

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schedule 24 February 2020

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schedule 18 February 2020

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schedule 03 February 2020

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schedule 31 January 2020

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schedule 24 January 2020

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schedule 20 January 2020

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schedule 13 January 2020

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