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Strus signs franchise agreement with Orbis

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POLAND The Orbis hotel group has signed a franchise agreement for a three-star hotel, which is to be built in Galeria Jurowiecka at the junction of Al. Piłsudskiego and ul. Sienkiewicza in Białystok.
The hotel (the franchisee and investor behind which is Przedsiębiorstwo Budowlane Konstanty Strus) is to operate under the ibis Styles brand. The opening of the 130-room hotel is planned for around the beginning of 2015.

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Investment & finance

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. 

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Croatia Exclusive Auction: Unique Investment Opportunity in Istria

schedule 12 June 2024
Eurobuild CEE

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

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.

ESG

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.

Eurobuild CEE

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

schedule 13 June 2024
Eurobuild CEE

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.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland The biggest warehouse lease of the year

schedule 13 June 2024
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Prime Logistics Wrocław and logistics service provider LX Pantos has signed a lease for 100,000 sqm. This marks the largest warehouse transaction in Poland this year.

Residential

Romania Low-rise buildings, high standards

schedule 13 June 2024
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Construction works begin on the new Bellemonde residential complex in Bucharest. The project will cover a land area of over 41,000 sqm and will feature 93 villas and 71 apartments.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Hanza Tower gets flexible

schedule 12 June 2024
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International Workplace Group, a global provider of hybrid working solutions with brands including Spaces and Regus, is opening a flexible workspace in Szczecin. It's the company's 30th location in Poland.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania HelpShip expands in Oradea

schedule 12 June 2024
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CTP has leased 12,500 sqm of warehouse space at CTPark Oradea Cargo Terminal to HelpShip, an e-fulfillment and logistics solutions provider, part of euShipments.com's group and logistics network. 

Warehouse & industrial

Germany VGP breaks ground in Schkopau

schedule 12 June 2024
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VGP, a European owner, operator and developer of logistics and commercial properties, is continuing to develop VGP Park Leipzig Airport on an area of around 450,000 sqm. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the investment.

Investment & finance

Poland Eastnine buys from Skanska (again)

schedule 11 June 2024
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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.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland John Dog has chosen MLP

schedule 11 June 2024
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John Dog Group, the Polish e-commerce company specialising in feeds, treats, and accessories for dogs and cats, has leased 4,100 sqm of warehouse space at the MLP Poznań West logistics centre.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Dot Park welcomes more technology

schedule 11 June 2024
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A new tenant of the Dot Park office complex is Webcon, a provider of business process automation systems and low-code technology. The company has leased 1,615 sqm of space in the building.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Zeus in Warsaw

schedule 10 June 2024
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Panattoni has leased out over 5,200 sqm to Polpack Zeus, a company that specialises in the manufacture and distribution of packaging solutions. With this transaction, City Logistics Warsaw VII on ul. Bukowiecka has become fully leased. 

Investment & finance

Poland mBank finances four retail parks

schedule 10 June 2024
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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.

Retail & leisure

Poland Ready for any event

schedule 10 June 2024
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Norblin Factory has a new event space. The Event Hall is a 670 sqm area outfitted in an industrial style, designed for events up to 500 guests.

Events

Poland Let's go to the beach

schedule 09 June 2024
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This year's edition of the JLL Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament will take place on 1 August at the Monta Beach Volley Club in Warsaw. Funds raised during the event will for the second time be used to support the construction of the Ronald McDonald House at the Children's Memorial Health Institute.

Eurobuild FM

Poland Jacek Bagiński on the reduction of interest rates by ECB

schedule 09 June 2024
Eurobuild CEE

After five years of increases, the European Central Bank finally decided to cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points. What does such a reduction mean for the market, how will it affect investors and how quickly will we notice its effects – says Jacek Bagiński, CFO at EPP, in the Eurobuild FM hot episode.

Latest in Hotels

schedule 22 May 2024

Skybar opens in Budapest

Cloud IX, Budapest’s latest panoramic skybar, has been opened in the ibis & Tribe Budapest Stadium Hotel in the WING Liberty building. Opened last December in Budapest’s District IX, the hotel complex boasts a total of 332 rooms and a wide range of services.

schedule 17 April 2024

IHG doubles in Germany

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Novum Hospitality announced a long-term agreement that will double IHG’s presence in Germany to more than 200 hotels in almost 100 cities through Holiday Inn – the niu brand collaboration and European debuts for IHG’s Garner and Candlewood Suites.

schedule 03 April 2024

CPI sells stake in hotel portfolio

CPI Property Group has sold a 50 pct stake in a subsidiary that owns eight hotel properties in the Czech Republic to Bratislava-based Best Hotel Properties (BHP), with whom it has also signed a JV agreement for the continued management of the hotels.

schedule 08 March 2024

The first in Southeast Europe

Radisson RED Belgrade has opened its doors as a new upscale lifestyle hotel, marking the debut of the Radisson RED brand in Southeast Europe.

schedule 27 February 2024

Bucharest hotel market rebounds

The hotel market in Bucharest has experienced a moderate annual average growth in new offerings, at 0.9 pct between 2019 and 2023. This modest trend was primarily influenced by the cancellation of Urban Zoning Plans. Between 2024 and 2025, an estimated average annual growth rate of 4.1 pct in the number of rooms is expected, according to data from the real estate consulting company Cushman & Wakefield.

schedule 15 February 2024

Accelerated recovery

According to Cushman & Wakefield analysis, after a period when the Prague hotel market was lagging behind other European cities in terms of recovery from the impacts of the covid pandemics, all of its performance indicators increased significantly in 2023. The Prague hotel market proves its resilience and attractivity.

schedule 05 February 2024

IHG's European debut

IHG Hotels & Resorts announced its first Holiday Inn & Suites property in Europe with the signing of Holiday Inn & Suites Budapest Centrale – part of its Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts brand.

schedule 10 January 2024

The Luxury Collection will make its debut in Krakow

Marriott International and the Dobry Hotel Group have signed an agreement to create The Luxury Collection brand's first hotel in Krakow in the historic Lubomirski Palace building.

schedule 30 November 2023

The seventh Accor in Kraków

A new hotel is being built in Kraków. It will be the seventh facility of the AccorInvest/Orbis group in the capital of Malopolska under the Accor brand in the lifestyle segment. The hotel is scheduled to open in Q2 2025.

schedule 22 November 2023

Grand Budapest Hotel

Marriott Bonvoy's Autograph Collection Hotels brand is making its debut in Hungary with the opening of its first hotel in Budapest. The Dorothea Hotel is housed in three historic buildings and is named after Archduchess Dorothea, who contributed to the city's development in the 19th century.

schedule 15 November 2023

A luxurious hotel to be opened in Bucharest

One United Properties has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ennismore for opening Mondrian Bucharest, a highly exclusive lifestyle hotel in downtown Bucharest.

schedule 19 October 2023

Hilton to open Canopy in Warsaw

Canopy by Hilton Warsaw, the first lifestyle hotel of the Hilton chain in Poland, is to open in 2025 in the centre of the city.

schedule 13 October 2023

Tribe arises at Budapest Airport

Local developer Wing in cooperation with Budapest Ferenc Liszt Airport has begun the construction of the Tribe hotel at the airport.

schedule 04 September 2023

Hampton by Hilton debuts in Hungary

Hampton by Hilton Budapest City Centre, the country's first hotel under the Hampton by Hilton brand, has opened in Budapest.

schedule 25 August 2023

Rooms with a view

AC Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 31 brands, has announced its brand debut in Croatia with the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Split. The new hotel is housed on the high floors of the 135-metre-high Westgate Tower with spectacular views of the Adriatic Sea and Split’s unique cityscape.

schedule 21 August 2023

The top 5 hotel markets

In Cushman & Wakefield’s latest Hotel Operator Beat survey, Budapest was placed as the most attractive market in CEE, reaching 4.3 points on a 1–5 scale where 5 means very high interest. Prague is a little step down with 4.2 points, and Warsaw, Kraków and Bucharest complete the top 5 markets targeted by hotel operators.

schedule 08 August 2023

Ibis Styles checks in at Warsaw Airport

The opening has taken place of the Ibis Styles Warsaw Airport hotel, which is situated about 3.5 km from Fryderyk Chopin Airport in Warsaw.

schedule 27 July 2023

Marriott to open Cres hotel

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Valdarke to open an Autograph Collection resort on the isle of Cres in Croatia. The hotel will be the international brand's first on the island.

schedule 17 July 2023

Historic Braşov hotel sold for EUR 9.4 mln

Aro Palace, whose majority shareholder is investment fund Transilvania Investments, has sold the Coroana-Postăvaru Hotel in Braşov in central Romania to Elevate Properties for EUR 9.367 mln.

schedule 23 June 2023

Moxy makes Balkan debut

Moxy Belgrade has arrived in Serbia’s capital city. The 131 guestroom hotel features all-day dining venue Gastro Bar Park and Moxy’s signature 24/7 bar.

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