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Europe Build Europe supports refugees and appeals to European Commission

For Ukraine
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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Poland Craft is truly Outstanding

schedule 12 July 2024
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The Craft office building, developed by Ghelamco in Katowice, has obtained BREEAM certification with the rating of Outstanding.

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Croatia Exclusive Auction: Unique Investment Opportunity in Istria

schedule 12 June 2024
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Colliers, in partnership with Illyrian Land Funds, is announcing an exclusive auction for a prime development land site in Istria, Croatia. This property, covering 1,603,903 sqm, is ideal for a mixed-use resort development near Vodnjan, a charming town in Istria, Croatia's top tourist region. The site is just a 15-minute drive from the seafront

Warehouse & industrial

Poland TPL Logistic grows in Błonie

schedule 11 July 2024
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TPL Logistic has expanded its presence at P3 Błonie park by leasing nearly 3,700 sqm warehouse and office space. This addition increases their total occupied space in the park to 5,000 sqm across two warehouses.

Investment & finance

Poland LifeSpot wants to expand

schedule 11 July 2024
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LifeSpot, owned by funds managed by Ares Management and Griffin Capital Partners, has secured access to further capital from both parties. The investment will be used to support the development of rental housing and expand the platform’s presence within Poland’s private rental sector.

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Romania Food market to open at One Gallery

schedule 10 July 2024
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One United Properties announced the lease of a retail space with a GLA of 3,600 sqm on the ground floor of One Gallery building, including terraces and storage spaces. The contract has been signed with Tomcat Hospitality.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Sport-Shop takes up 13,000

schedule 10 July 2024
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Panattoni has launched construction work on a new centre – Panattoni Park Bieruń I. The project has an area of almost 20,000 sqm and it has already found the first tenant.

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Poland Full insurance at B4B

schedule 09 July 2024
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Bonarka for Business "B4B", office complex located in Kraków, has secured a new lease with ZUS (The Social Insurance Institution). The company has leased 2,400 sqm office space in building D.

Warehouse & industrial

India Panattoni debuts in India

schedule 08 July 2024
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Panattoni has announced the groundbreaking ceremony of Panattoni Park NH71 in Delhi NCR. This project marks Panattoni's strategic entry into the Indian market.

Investment & finance

Poland Xior has bought LivinnX

schedule 08 July 2024
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On behalf of private investors, together with CA Ventures and Golub & Co., Savills has completed the sale of LivinnX, a PBSA building in Kraków. The buyer is Xior.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania Crane is moving to Arad

schedule 08 July 2024
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Crane ChemPharma & Energy has secured a lease for 3,000 sqm of production space within Industra Park Arad in Romania, developed by Oresa Industra. The global industrial manufacturer is a subsidiary of Crane Company.

Investment & finance

Czech Republic Czech crowns from Accolade

schedule 08 July 2024
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Accolade has become the first issuer of green bonds in the Czech currency. Initially, the planned issue of CZK 1.5 billion was sold out within a week, which is why the company decided to double the volume.

Investment & finance

Poland New player on the Warsaw PBSA market

schedule 04 July 2024
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BPI Real Estate Poland, in cooperation with Acteeum Group, has sold a plot of land in Warsaw to Romanian-Belgian developer Speedwell. The transaction inaugurates Speedwell's activities on the Polish real estate market. The company will develop its first private student house in Poland.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Panattoni Park Koluszki is fully leased

schedule 03 July 2024
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Panattoni has completed the commercialisation of Panattoni Park Koluszki and launched work to extend the centre by 14,000 sqm. Current tenants, Kamoka and Pet Republic, have taken the decision to lease the additional space.

Office & mixed-use development

Czech Republic The New Danube House

schedule 03 July 2024
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CA Immo starts refurbishment of Danube House office building in Prague. It will be extensively renovated to high design standards that put people at the centre. Construction is set to begin in Q4 2024, and full operations will commence in Q1 2026.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania Cummins is not moving out

schedule 03 July 2024
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CTP announces the extension of the contract for 17,000 sqm of space at CTPark Craiova with Cummins Generator Technologies, a provider of power solutions.

Investment & finance

Czech Republic Komerční banka sales iconic Wenceslas Square office building

schedule 03 July 2024
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The City of Prague has purchased the historic building at Václavské náměstí 42 for more than CZK 3.3 bln (EUR 131 mln). Prague intends to move several hundred of its officials from various locations into the office building. The seller was Komerční banka.

Warehouse & industrial

Germany P3 on shopping spree

schedule 03 July 2024
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P3 has announced the acquisition of a fully occupied logistics real estate portfolio, covering 269,000 sqm, from VIB Vermögen. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Retail & leisure

Romania The shopping basket analyzed in Romania

schedule 02 July 2024
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Romanians spent EUR 36 bln in large retail chains, an amount 11 pct higher compared with 2022, out of which the FMCG spending accounted for EUR 22.5 bln (more than 60 pct share), according to the Romania Retail Snapshot 2024 performed by the Cushman & Wakefield Echinox, based on the financial results of 116 companies from 12 different retail segments.

Investment & finance

Poland Refield sells a package of retail properties

schedule 02 July 2024
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Two more retail parks, Pasaż Kępiński and Pasaż Grodziski, have passed into the hands of investment fund Falcon Investment Management. Earlier, the fund acquired Pasaż Golubsko-Dobrzyński in 2022. The total value of the transaction amounts to more than PLN 150 mln.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Much more space in Magnice

schedule 01 July 2024
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Panattoni has reached another milestone in the development of Wrocław South Logistics Hub. As a result of a new contract, one of its current tenants is to increase the size of its leased space by an additional 125,000 sqm.

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schedule 29 November 2023

Nansen Refugee Award goes to Poland!

The UN Nansen Refugee Award award will go to Poland for the first time. According to the office of the UNHCR High Commissioner this year's regional winner for Europe is a Polish couple, Lena and Władysław Grochowski.

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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