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Hungary MádiLáncos redesigns Arena

Interior design
The MádiLáncos Studio has been commissioned to design the interiors of Arena Corner.

The Arena Corner office complex in Budapest owned by CPI Hungary was first renovated in 2018 and now the second stage of the project is to be launched this year. The MádiLáncos Studio is to be responsible for redesigning almost 1,000 sqm including service areas and shared space. The work is to be completed in the second half of the year. Arena Corner comprises three office towers built in 2006 and includes a total of 29,000 sqm. For the last ten years, the centre has been fully leased.

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Investment & finance

CEE REGION EBRD sells Globalworth stake to CPI and Aroundtown

schedule 27 July 2021
Nathan North
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to sell its entire 5 pct stake in Globalworth Real Estate Investments to Zakiono Enterprises, which is owned by CPI Property Group and Aroundtown – a consortium that is currently engaged in a takeover bid for the Romanian-based company.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Hart Logistics leases 10,000 sqm in MLP Poznań West

schedule 27 July 2021
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Polish warehouse property developer MLP Group is to build a 10,000 sqm facility for Hart Logistics in MLP Poznań West.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA EUR 78 mln loan for One Cotroceni Park

schedule 27 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

One United Properties has been loaned EUR 78 mln from a consortium of banks for its One Cotroceni Park office complex in Bucharest.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND White Star Logistics launches first two projects

schedule 27 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

White Star Logistics, a new joint venture between White Star Real Estate and fellow US investor Bain Capital Credit, is to develop its first two logistics centres – in Nowy Konik and Raszyn, on Warsaw’s eastern and southwestern outskirts, respectively.

Warehouse & industrial

HUNGARY Knapp buys former lawnmower plant

schedule 26 July 2021
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Austrian automation company Knapp has bought a 30,000 sqm industrial plant near Veszprém from lawnmower producer MTD Hungary for an undisclosed sum.

Infrastructure

ROMANIA Strabag awarded EUR 111 mln Oradea contract

schedule 26 July 2021
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Austrian construction firm Strabag has been awarded an EUR 111 mln contract to build a 19 km dual carriageway between Oradea and the A3 motorway.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Tenth building with new tenants for 7R Park Kraków

schedule 26 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Polish industrial developer 7R has brought into use the tenth warehouse building in 7R Park Kraków in Kokotów on the south-eastern outskirts of the city.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Koneser up for sale

schedule 26 July 2021
Nathan North
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BBI Development and Liebrecht & Wood have started the process for selling their city-forming Centrum Praskie Koneser redevelopment project in Warsaw’s Praga district.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Colliers chosen for University Business Park

schedule 23 July 2021
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Architecture and urban planning

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schedule 23 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Dutch studios Benthem Crouwel Architekten and West 8 have won the competition to design a new central railway station for Brno, in what was the largest architectural competition in the history of the Czech Republic.

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schedule 23 July 2021
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Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Warsaw office vacancy hits 12 pct

schedule 23 July 2021
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At the end of Q2 2021, the total modern office stock in Warsaw amounted to almost 6.1 mln sqm, according to the latest figures from PINK (the Polish Chamber of Commercial Properties). The vacancy rate was up by 1.1 pp q-o-q and by 4.6 pp y-o-y to 12.5 pct.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Apple Museum at Norblin Factory

schedule 22 July 2021
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Infrastructure

POLAND Warbud to build new Kostrzyn bridge

schedule 22 July 2021
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Retail & leisure

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schedule 22 July 2021
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Public buildings

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schedule 22 July 2021
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In Q2 2021, the value of the apartments sold in the exclusive Złota 44 residential tower in Warsaw was 28 pct higher than the previous highest figure recorded in Q4 2020.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND City takes up 12,000 sqm in Widok Towers

schedule 21 July 2021
Nathan North
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Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Axi Immo happy in Spektrum and Muchowiec

schedule 21 July 2021
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Office & mixed-use development

HUNGARY RTL to broadcast from Liget

schedule 21 July 2021
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RTL Services, the business services company for Magyar RTL Televízió, has signed a long-term lease for space in the Liget Center and the Liget Auditórium office buildings in Budapest, which are owned by Wing.

Retail & leisure

ROMANIA Scallier buys Timişoara project for FunShop Park

schedule 21 July 2021
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Polish developer Scallier has acquired a retail park development from Oasis Retail & Development Consulting in Timişoara for an undisclosed sum.

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schedule 10 August 2020

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schedule 10 March 2020

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schedule 04 March 2020

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schedule 02 March 2020

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schedule 28 February 2020

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schedule 06 February 2020

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schedule 06 February 2020

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schedule 04 February 2020

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