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AFI Braşov now to open in the autumn

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ROMANIA AFI Europe Romania has announced that it is rescheduling the opening of its AFI Braşov shopping and entertainment centre due to the pandemic.

The 45,000 sqm gla mall, an investment of EUR 170 mln, was due to open in this quarter of the year, but the opening has now been moved back to the autumn, if the situation permits.

Along with shops AFI Braşov will include a gym, a restaurant zone, a cinema, play areas and a green terrace.

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Echo Investment moves into education

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Echo Investment has presented its concept for a primary school for 300 pupils in Warsaw’s Służewiec district.

Retail & leisure

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Trei Real Estate Polska is currently constructing six Vendo Park retail parks with a combined area of 26,000 sqm.

Green projects

Poland NoVa stays green

schedule 13 April 2021

The NoVa Park centre in Gorzów Wielkopolski has been awarded BREEAM-In-Use for the eighth time.

Property and Facility Management

Poland Cushman takes on Neopark for Amundi

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Public buildings

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schedule 13 April 2021

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Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Polish logistics firm chooses MLP Business Park Poznań

schedule 13 April 2021
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A Polish logistics company has leased 1,500 sqm of warehouse and office space at MLP Business Park Poznań.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND More cyber security for Business Garden Warsaw

schedule 13 April 2021
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STM Cyber has leased more than 300 sqm in the Business Garden office complex in Warsaw.

Investment & finance

CZECH REPUBLIC AFI buys Prague office park from Tristan

schedule 13 April 2021
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AFI Europe has signed an agreement to acquire Avenir Business Park in Nové Butovice (Prague 5) from UK investor Tristan Capital Partners for EUR 66.5 mln.

Green projects

POLAND Green distinction for Panattoni and DB Schenker

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Office & mixed-use development

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Green projects

Poland Battery reprocessing coming to Poland

schedule 09 April 2021

With a loan of up to EUR 25 mln from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Elemental Holding will establish the first facility in Poland and the EU for recycling both car batteries and other waste containing metals.

Residential

Czech Republic Student accommodation still University owned in Prague

schedule 09 April 2021

The total stock of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in Prague stands at more than 28,400 beds.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland High Hope SupplyChain comes to Poznań

schedule 09 April 2021

Trading company High Hope SupplyChain has leased close to 2,500 sqm of warehouse and office space in Panattoni Park Poznań VII.

Investment & finance

POLAND Hungarian investor buys four Warsaw office buildings

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Immofinanz has sold four office buildings in Warsaw with a total leasable area of around 45,000 sqm to Hungarian investment manager Indotek Group for EUR 72.5 mln.

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Property and Facility Management

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Savills has been appointed as the property and leasing manager of Szyperska Office Center in Poznań, which was recently acquired by Czech investment fund Investika.

Investment & finance

Romania Mitiska refinances retail park portfolio

schedule 08 April 2021

Mitiska REIM has secured a EUR 123 mln senior debt facility from Erste Group Bank for its entire retail park portfolio in Romania.

Corporate social responsibility

Poland JLL to advise Robyg on ESG strategy

schedule 08 April 2021

Robyg Group has turned to JLL to advise it on drawing up a comprehensive environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) strategy.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Two tenants in Tischnera

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 IT companies drEryk and Innergy have leased space from Cavatina Holding in the Tischnera Office building in Kraków and will take up a combined 1,200 sqm.

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Vaccination centre provided by Globalworth

The Globalworth Foundation has provided the authorities in Bucharest with office space for a Covid vaccination centre.

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Build Europe pushes post-coronavirus action plan

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Polish RE lends an even greater hand to fight the pandemic

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schedule 07 May 2020

Panattoni to provide PLN 0.5 bln worth of medical supplies

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schedule 14 April 2020

Landlords underwhelmed by emergency relief

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Toyota prepares to reopen Polish plants

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schedule 08 April 2020

AFI Braşov now to open in the autumn

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schedule 08 April 2020

Aleja opening postponed

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schedule 07 April 2020

BPI opens virtual sales office

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schedule 07 April 2020

Rent suspension in Sukcesja

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schedule 03 April 2020

Retailers join the fight

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schedule 02 April 2020

Carrefour donates PLN 2 mln to fight pandemic

POLAND The Carrefour Foundation and Carrefour Polska are donating around PLN 2 mln to Polish hospitals for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

schedule 01 April 2020

Pay no rent in Sukcesja

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schedule 31 March 2020

Government takes on board PRCH recommendations

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schedule 31 March 2020

Economies rebalance in wake of coronavirus

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schedule 30 March 2020

Movement and gatherings ban tightened further

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