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Poland Studio B with a new owner

Investment & finance
Skanska has sold the Studio B office building in Warsaw to Stena Real Estate for EUR 86 mln. This is already third transaction between the two parties in Central and Eastern Europe.

Stena Real Estate is an international property company that is a part of the privately owned Swedish Stena Group. Studio B is a part of an office complex designed by Danish Arrow Architects and Polish Grupa 5 Architekci. It has delivered 17,600 sqm of sustainable space. Brands like Societe Generale Group, C.H. Robinson, Unum Życie and Business Link have decided to open their offices in the building. The office space was already fully leased before getting an occupancy permit.

Studio B is located between two metro stations – Rondo ONZ and Rondo Daszyńskiego – and surrounded by commercial premises and other amenities. It was built in accordance with the requirements of such industry certifications as: LEED Platinum, WELL and Building without Barriers. The building incorporates employee-friendly solutions, including air conditioning based on quiet cooling beams and adiabatic humidifiers to keep air clean and fresh. Studio uses daylight intensity control system that adjusts the intensity of interior lighting to the amount of available exterior light. As a part of the investment, an innovative concrete with a reduced carbon footprint was used. The complex will offer places for recreation including publicly accessible square with small architecture, rain gardens and retention tanks that facilitate water collection.

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schedule 19 June 2024
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Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed as property manager for the VIG Fund’s three office buildings in Warsaw. The company will manage the fund’s entire Polish real estate portfolio of more than 47,000 sqm.

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schedule 12 June 2024
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Poland TCS chooses Wola Center

schedule 19 June 2024
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A new tenant, an IT company Tata Consultancy Services, has moved into the Wola Center building in Warsaw. At the same time, the owner of the complex, Hines European Value Fund, extended its contract with FaktorOne.

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Poland Sebastian Sołtys on the development plans of LPP Logistics

schedule 19 June 2024
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Poland Panattoni has started in Pomerania

schedule 19 June 2024
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Panattoni has launched construction on a new project in Western Pomerania. Panattoni Park Szczecin V, located on Lubczyńska street, is to reach a size of 30,000 sqm.

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Croatia Studenac has grown up

schedule 18 June 2024
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Studenac, a Croatian food retailer, is going to build a new distribution center near the country’s capital Zagreb that will open in 2025. The investment in Velika Gorica will cover 36,000 sqm.

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Germany No vacancies by the Rhine

schedule 18 June 2024
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Garbe Industrial Real Estate has newly leased an existing property in the Port of Duisburg, Germany. The Worms-based logistics specialists TST will move in.

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Poland CTPark Warsaw West will be bigger

schedule 18 June 2024
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CTP has purchased an 85,000 sqm investment plot in the Wiskitki municipality near Warsaw. The purchase of the land will allow the company to expand the CTPark Warsaw West complex by an additional 36,000 sqm.

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Europe Michael Polzer on the European housing market

schedule 18 June 2024
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In the hot episode of Eurobuild FM, Michael Polzer, CEO of RE/Max Europe, comments on the condition of the housing sector, the biggest challenges it faces, and its prospects.

Office & mixed-use development

Romania Two new tenants for America House

schedule 18 June 2024
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America House has added two financial services companies – VSR and Ebury – to its tenant mix. Together, they have leased a combined 1,500 sqm of office space.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania Linia Projects has moved to Chitila

schedule 17 June 2024
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Linia Wood&Metal company opens Linia Projects in a new 6,700 sqm leased space in Chitila Logistics Hub. The project has been developed by Global Vision in partnership with Globalworth.

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Germany Panattoni Park Cologne II kicks off

schedule 17 June 2024
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Panattoni Germany rang in the conversion of the former Ford site in Cologne-Niehl with a successful demolition party. After dismantling the building, a logistics and industrial property with around 35,000 sqm of usable surface area will be built in the coming months.

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Poland Liberty Residence with a new owner

schedule 17 June 2024
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Resi Capital has acquired a plot of land at the junction of Grzybowska and Żelazna Streets in Warsaw. According to the preliminary concept presented, Liberty Residence is to be a high-rise project and will deliver around 500 flats.

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Poland Panattoni has financing for another park

schedule 17 June 2024
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Panattoni has been granted bank financing for Panattoni Park Zgierz. The EUR 23.3 mln loan was issued by PKO Bank Polski.

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Poland Immofinanz sells Warsaw office complex to Echo

schedule 14 June 2024
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Immofinanz has finalised the sale of the three Empark office buildings in Warsaw's Mokotów district to Archicom for EUR 28.5 mln. 

Office & mixed-use development

Hungary Colossyan moves into Academia

schedule 14 June 2024
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Colossyan, a startup developing an AI-based video generation platform, has signed a lease agreement for 1,000 sqm offices at Academia Offices in Budapest.

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Poland A new foundation on the map of Polish philanthropy

schedule 14 June 2024
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Polish businessman, investor and philanthropist, Robert Dobrzycki, has set up a new charity. The mission of the Robert Dobrzycki Foundation is to help shape the development of society and promote Poland and Polish business on the world stage.

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Poland The June issue of 'Eurobuild' is now out!

schedule 13 June 2024
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The final issue of the magazine before the summer holidays has just hit the shelves and the internet! On its pages you can read all about unconventional ways to conquer the warehouse business, methods to improve your professional status in hard times, as well as the Ukrainian real estate market, where properties are still being built, sold and rented despite the continued bombing of the country.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland PGD chooses Waimea Airport Logistics Park Szczecin-Goleniów

schedule 13 June 2024
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PGD, a distributor of products for bakeries, confectioneries and ice-cream parlours, has occupied app. 2,000 sqm production and warehouse space with social facilities in the Waimea Airport Logistics Park Szczecin-Goleniów investment.

Retail & leisure

Romania Froo Froo! Żabka Group starts operations in Romania

schedule 13 June 2024
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The Żabka Group has opened its first shops in Romania. Over the past month, five outlets under the Froo banner have opened in Bucharest.

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schedule 18 June 2024

CTPark Warsaw West will be bigger

CTP has purchased an 85,000 sqm investment plot in the Wiskitki municipality near Warsaw. The purchase of the land will allow the company to expand the CTPark Warsaw West complex by an additional 36,000 sqm.

schedule 17 June 2024

Liberty Residence with a new owner

Resi Capital has acquired a plot of land at the junction of Grzybowska and Żelazna Streets in Warsaw. According to the preliminary concept presented, Liberty Residence is to be a high-rise project and will deliver around 500 flats.

schedule 17 June 2024

Panattoni has financing for another park

Panattoni has been granted bank financing for Panattoni Park Zgierz. The EUR 23.3 mln loan was issued by PKO Bank Polski.

schedule 14 June 2024

Immofinanz sells Warsaw office complex to Echo

Immofinanz has finalised the sale of the three Empark office buildings in Warsaw's Mokotów district to Archicom for EUR 28.5 mln. 

schedule 11 June 2024

Eastnine buys from Skanska (again)

Skanska has sold the Nowy Rynek E office building for over EUR 79 mln. The buyer is Eastnine AB, a Swedish real estate company focused on office premises at selected markets in the Baltics and Poland.

schedule 10 June 2024

mBank finances four retail parks

Mitiska REIM has secured a EUR 40 million refinancing with mBank for a portfolio of four Polish food-anchored retail parks. Representing a combined GLA of nearly 34,000 sqm, the convenience centers are located in the cities of Września, Turek, Lubliniec and Wodzisław Śląski.

schedule 06 June 2024

Retail park in Bielsko-Biała is sold

A retail park in Bielsko-Biała being developed on the site of a Tesco shop on ul. Warszawska, has a new owner. Redkom Development, responsible for the construction and commercialisation of the facility, has sold the project to Newgate Investment.

schedule 04 June 2024

Czechs are still moody

Despite the current weakening of investment activity in the CEE region, investment volumes in commercial real estate in the Czech Republic posted a 36 pct year-on-year increase in Q1 2024. Colliers informs that a total of EUR 545 million in capital was invested in the Czech Republic during this period.

schedule 04 June 2024

Huge deal for Greenstone

Private equity fund Greenstone has acquired an almost 80 pct stake in a special purpose vehicle owning the Format office building in Gdansk in what is the first big-ticket office transaction in Poland’s regional cities since 2022.

schedule 29 May 2024

Sale of a large portfolio in Germany

S Immo has concluded contracts to sell a large portfolio consisting of 18 German commercial and one residential property with a total property transaction value of EUR 255 mln through separate share and asset deals.

schedule 29 May 2024

On Odysseus' island

The only hotel located in Croatian national park, on Mljet Island, has been put on sale. Hotel Odisej, a 3-star resort built in 1978 and renovated in 1996 and 2004, offers 155 rooms and two apartments.

schedule 28 May 2024

Holiday Inn Resort Warsaw Józefów changes ownership

TMS Inwestycje, a company controlled by Tobias Solorz, has acquired the 148-room Holiday Inn Resort Warszawa Józefów hotel from the Aquila Group. The transaction included both the property and the shares in Aquila Hotels, the company operating the hotel in Józefów.

schedule 28 May 2024

CTP expands in Romania with 270,000 sqm warehouse and 30 ha landbank acquisition

CTP has acquired from Globalworth an industrial portfolio of 270,000 sqm GLA and 30 ha landbank in six key locations in Romania.

schedule 27 May 2024

Metron changes hands

Alides Polska, a subsidiary of Belgian developer Alides, and Aya Properties Fund, have announced the joint acquisition of the Metron office building located in Warsaw from a Polish SPV held by Patrizia Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungs.

schedule 22 May 2024

Green financing for three CPIPG office assets

CPI Property Group Poland has concluded a green refinancing transaction with Aareal Bank amounting to more than EUR 277 mln. The funds received will be used for the refinancing of three Warsaw office properties: Warsaw Financial Center, Equator IV and Eurocentrum.

schedule 16 May 2024

Cromwell sells Polish retail portfolio

Real estate investor and fund manager Cromwell Property Group has announced the sale of six retail centres across Poland, held by the Cromwell Polish Retail Fund to Star Capital Finance for EUR 285 mln.

schedule 16 May 2024

Studio B with a new owner

Skanska has sold the Studio B office building in Warsaw to Stena Real Estate for EUR 86 mln. This is already third transaction between the two parties in Central and Eastern Europe.

schedule 15 May 2024

Hotel Austria Trend is sold

Peakside Capital and Generali Investments Slovenia have sold, on behalf of Generali Adriatic Value Fund, the Austria Trend hotel located in the Slovenian capital.

schedule 15 May 2024

Millions for MLP

ING Bank Śląski has agreed to lend more than EUR 26.8 mln to MLP Group. The purpose of the loan is to refinance existing projects spanning an area of 58,200 sqm, and finance the construction of another 21,700 sqm of warehouse facilities within the MLP Poznań and MLP Poznań II logistics parks.

schedule 14 May 2024

mBank finances City Logistics Kraków III

Panattoni has received financial support for the development of the City Logistics Kraków III project. The EUR 21 mln loan granted by mBank will make it possible to finalise the construction of the logistics park, located in Kraków’s Nowa Huta district.

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