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Europe Build Europe supports refugees and appeals to European Commission

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Polski Związek Firm Deweloperskich (PZFD) and Build Europe, the organisation representing the national federations of European developers and homebuilders, delivered more than 500 beds in Poland to support Ukrainian refugees, and also provided direct financial support to humanitarian organisations operating on the Ukrainian border in Romania and Moldova.

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, PZFD, Build Europe, and the Swiss federation of developers and constructors (SBV) put in place a series of collective actions to offer Ukrainian refugees financial aid, solidarity, supplies, and comfortable temporary living arrangements. These initiatives are the result of an unprecedented joint effort designed to demonstrate the commitment of European developers towards the Ukrainian refugees hosted and sheltered in the EU.

In addition to these measures, PZFD and Build Europe sent a letter to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, warning that – while the EU urgently needs to develop temporary housing solutions – the current Ukrainian refugee crisis has brought to the surface a problem that has been plaguing Europe for many years: the lack of housing supply. For this reason, Build Europe called on the European Commission to encourage Member States to facilitate the construction of provisional housing solutions, but also to initiate as soon as possible the development of a sustainable housing supply and of a diversified offer favouring integration, so to prevent the formation of ghettos made of temporary housing.

Furthermore, during a press conference organised at the Marshal Office of Wielkopolska in Poznań, it was announced that the Ukrainian federation of developers has started working together with PZFD to rebuild Ukrainian cities and will soon bring the voice of Ukrainian homebuilders within the European institutions.

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Office & mixed-use development

Poland Adgar buys Renaissance Tower

schedule 11 August 2022
Opr./edited by JC

Adgar Poland has purchased the Renaissance Tower office building. The property, located in Warsaw's Wola district, will expand the developer's office space offer by more than 18,000 sqm. The new owner plans to modernize the development and bring it up to the standards offered to tenants in the other eleven capital properties.

Material partner

Poland New ESG Report – Atrium

schedule 02 August 2022
Eurobuild CEE

Atrium European Real Estate has published its 6th ESG report summarising the company's achievements in 2021. The report details the key initiatives involved in the implementation of the its ESG strategy. The company has set new and even more ambitious medium-term targets for 2030, which include a 40 pct reduction in the carbon footprint of its shopping centres by 2030, compared to 2019 levels. By 2050, Atrium wants to have become a carbon-neutral organisation.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND 7R Lublin receives financing boost

schedule 10 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

7R has obtained a syndicated loan for the further development of 7R Park Lublin, which is to be expanded to almost 110,000 sqm.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni Park Żary on its way

schedule 10 August 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Panattoni has acquired a site for the development of Panattoni Park Żary, in Lubuskie province, close to Poland’s border with Germany.

Green projects

POLAND The first truly green houses

schedule 10 August 2022
Eurobuild CEE

The Polish Green Building Association (PLGBC) has awarded the first Green House pre-certificate, which confirms the environmental value and high energy efficiency of residential buildings. After the completion of construction work, the Aleja Drzew estate in Łódź should qualify to receive the final certificate.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Franke goes to Myhive

schedule 09 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Swiss kitchen fitting and design conglomerate Franke Group is to move its European shared services centre to the Myhive Nimbus office building in Warsaw, where it has leased 1,500 sqm.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Newmark moves to Centrum Marszałkowska

schedule 09 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Commercial real estate advisory Newmark Polska has relocated its Warsaw headquarters to Centrum Marszałkowska in the centre of the city.

Investment & finance

ROMANIA Hili handover for Miro

schedule 09 August 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Hili Properties has acquired, for around EUR 50 mln, a 75 pct stake in Băneasa Real Estate SRL, the special purpose vehicle that owns the Miro office building in Bucharest.

Events

POLAND The tournament where everyone was a winner

schedule 09 August 2022
Eurobuild CEE

JLL’s 11th Real Estate Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament brought together 54 teams and around 2,500 guests, while more than PLN 750,000 was raised in the charity auction for the Polish Humanitarian Action and Women's Rights Centre Foundation.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Warsaw office vacancy continues to slide – C&W

schedule 08 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Warsaw’s total office stock reached app. 6.27 mln sqm at the end of H1 2022, with occupier activity accelerating while vacancy continued its downward trend – according to Cushman & Wakefield.

Investment & finance

ROMANIA One United raises EUR 51.5 mln on BVB

schedule 08 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Romanian developer One United Properties has raised EUR 51.5 mln in what the company claims is the largest ever capital increase from a share issue of a company listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB).

Investment & finance

ROMANIA CA Immo begins Romanian sell-off

schedule 08 August 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Austrian real estate investor CA Immo has officially announced that it is selling its office portfolio in Romania.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Kraków tops provincial office leasing league

schedule 05 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

The leasing activity in the Kraków office market reached 109,000 sqm In H2 2022 – more than any other Polish regional city, equivalent to 70 pct of 2021’s total and representing a 44 pct y-o-y increase, according to Savills.

Investment & finance

POLAND Pbb loans EUR 120 mln to EQT in Poland

schedule 05 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a EUR 120 mln refinancing loan to EQT Exeter for its Polish logistics portfolio.

Investment & finance

CEE REGION CEE investment up 33 pct in H2 – C&W

schedule 05 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

In H1 2022, the total CEE commercial real estate investment volume reached EUR 5.5 bln – an increase of 32.8 pct y-o-y, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

Warehouse & industrial

ROMANIA DPD continues growth in VGP Arad

schedule 05 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

French courier firm DPD has leased 3,500 sqm of warehouse space in VGP Park Arad in Transylvania.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Cinno fills BIK Wroclaw II

schedule 04 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Cinno Poland has leased 5,260 sqm in BIK Wroclaw II – the last of the remaining space in the park, which is now close to completion.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni almost triples hygiene plant

schedule 04 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Panattoni has completed the 43,000 sqm expansion of a plant in the Łódź region for a European hygiene products manufacturer, bringing the total area up to 70,000 sqm.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Euro-net takes in more in The Park

schedule 04 August 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Euro-net, the owner of the RTV Euro AGD electronic goods store network, is to move its headquarters into ninth building of The Park Warsaw in mid-2023, occupying 80 pct of its total area.

Investment & finance

POLAND Macquarie AM acquires 7R complex and loan

schedule 04 August 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Macquarie Asset Management has acquired 7R City Flex Warsaw Airport I for around EUR 29 mln. The warehousing and logistics complex includes three buildings comprising 15,900 sqm and is fully leased.

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schedule 25 April 2022

Build Europe supports refugees and appeals to European Commission

Polski Związek Firm Deweloperskich (PZFD) and Build Europe, the organisation representing the national federations of European developers and homebuilders, delivered more than 500 beds in Poland to support Ukrainian refugees, and also provided direct financial support to humanitarian organisations operating on the Ukrainian border in Romania and Moldova.

schedule 13 April 2022

Former Russian building to house Ukrainian refugees

The City of Warsaw has repossessed a building, at ul. Sobieskiego 100 in the city's Mokotów Dolny district, from the Russian Embassy.

schedule 15 March 2022

City Point Targówek to support refugees

Peakside Capital Advisors and Partners Group have provided a warehouse in their City Point Targówek complex in Warsaw to the Mazovian branch of the Polish Red Cross for the support of Ukrainian refugees.

schedule 10 March 2022

Strabag real estate makes room for Ukrainian refugees

Strabag Real Estate working with the city of Warsaw has prepared 200 beds in the Atrium International Office building for refugees fleeing from the war in Ukraine.

schedule 09 March 2022

CBRE leaves Moscow

CBRE Group has announced that it is to discontinue most of its business in Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine. The company has now begun the process of exiting its Moscow office, from where it had been providing leasing, investment, property management and valuation services

schedule 08 March 2022

Eurobuild cuts access with Russia, Belarus

As of midnight today, all of Eurobuild's websites will be inaccessible from the Russian Federation and Belarus. In addition, the editorial team will cease publishing information on the investment and real estate markets of both countries.

schedule 04 March 2022

YIT and Autodesk pull out of Russia

Finnish construction group YIT has announced that it is pulling out of Russia, while Autodesk, a producer of software for the construction and engineering industries, is also withdrawing from the country.

schedule 02 March 2022

Warsaw to take back Russian held property

The city of Warsaw has initiated legal proceedings to take possession of a property it claims was illegally seized by the Russian Federation.

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