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Member News: Alukonigstahl reports 21.5 mil. EUR turnover last year 400 315 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: Alukonigstahl reports 21.5 mil. EUR turnover last year

Alukonigstahl Romania, the local subsidiary of the European market leader in aluminium, PVC and steel systems registered 21.5 million euros turnover between January – December 2020 and it further targets business consolidation on the traditional…

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Member News: Globalworth expands its industrial activity in Arad and Oradea 900 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: Globalworth expands its industrial activity in Arad and Oradea

Globalworth Industrial, Globalworth’s logistics and industrial sub-brand, is expanding its portfolio by purchasing 2 industrial projects with a total area of 27k sqm. The value of the IPW Arad (Industrial Park West Arad) and IPW…

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Member News: Peikko Group recruits 50 new professionals in Sales & Engineering 900 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: Peikko Group recruits 50 new professionals in Sales & Engineering

Peikko will recruit 50 new talents for sales and engineering positions during Q2-Q3 of 2021, the Group recently announced. The new positions will be located in a total of 23 countries: Australia, Belgium, China, Czech…

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Member News: GTC extends 9.000 sqm lease deal with Rompetrol at City Gate for 5 years 1067 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: GTC extends 9.000 sqm lease deal with Rompetrol at City Gate for 5 years

GTC has renewed its lease agreement with KMG Rompetrol – the management and support services division of the KMG International Group – one of the key players in the fuel sector in Southeast Europe for…

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Member News: THETA Furniture & More targets to acquire new companies & 25 mil. EUR business 899 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: THETA Furniture & More targets to acquire new companies & 25 mil. EUR business

The company aims to achieve 11% market share and 25 mil EUR turnover by 2024   THETA Furniture & More, one of the largest local integrators of interior design & fit-out solutions, announces its intentions…

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Member News: River Development Sells The Light One Office Building to UNIQA Real Estate 1200 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: River Development Sells The Light One Office Building to UNIQA Real Estate

River Development, the developer of the 2 integrated and multi-functional projects – Sema Parc and The Light, signed the transaction for the sale of The Light One building to the investor UNIQA Real Estate GmbH.…

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Member News: One United Properties to list at Bucharest Stock Exchange 900 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Member News: One United Properties to list at Bucharest Stock Exchange

One United Properties, one of the leading developers of residential, mixed-use, and office real estate in Bucharest, announces its intention to become listed on the Main Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, approved in the Extraordinary…

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MEMBER NEWS: IMMOFINANZ signs 25-year rental contract for 11,000 sqm in Bucharest 1200 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

MEMBER NEWS: IMMOFINANZ signs 25-year rental contract for 11,000 sqm in Bucharest

IMMOFINANZ has concluded a long-term rental contract for roughly 11,000 sqm with the Provita Group, one of the leading medical center providers in Romania. Provita will occupy the entire space in the Iride eighteen, a…

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H&S Specialists: Burnout pandemic has just become workplace risk No.1 740 555 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

H&S Specialists: Burnout pandemic has just become workplace risk No.1

COVID 19 pandemic has changed the way we work and revealed the fragility of the employees` mental health, especially for those engaged in remote work formats, according to assessments carried on since the pandemic outbreak…

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WHO ARE THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE IN ROMANIA, A BREC POWERLIST 740 601 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

WHO ARE THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE IN ROMANIA, A BREC POWERLIST

Women in Real Estate: Successful Entrepreneurs, Thought Leaders, Inspirational Managers Romania is a balanced market as regards the presence of women in entrepreneurship, management & top management roles of real estate companies. Developed during the…

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MEMBER NEWS: River Development leased 1,000 sqm in Sema Parc to artisan bakery Pain Plaisir 1200 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

MEMBER NEWS: River Development leased 1,000 sqm in Sema Parc to artisan bakery Pain Plaisir

River Development  leased an area of 1,000 square meters in one of its buildings in Sema Parc to MAISON MORIES, the operator of artisanal bakeries “Pain Plaisir”, for production. “Sema Parc is a generous space,…

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MEMBER NEWS: GTC APPOINTS ZIV GIGI AS MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR ROMANIA 823 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

MEMBER NEWS: GTC APPOINTS ZIV GIGI AS MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR ROMANIA

GTC, one of the leading developers and asset managers in CEE, has announced the promotion of Ziv Gigi to the position of Managing Director Romania. He will be responsible for all operations of GTC in…

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SMART REAL ESTATE

BREC GREEN: LOGISTICS EQUALS OFFICE IN VOLUME OF NEW BREEAM CERTIFICATIONS 1067 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

BREC GREEN: LOGISTICS EQUALS OFFICE IN VOLUME OF NEW BREEAM CERTIFICATIONS

40 new BREEAM certifications in the last year in Romania A total of 40 real estate projects obtained the BREEAM certification in the period between January 2020 – April 2021, according to data provided by BRE…

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MEMBER NEWS: ADP green building wins “The most sustainable building in CEE” Award 1200 512 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

MEMBER NEWS: ADP green building wins “The most sustainable building in CEE” Award

ADP green building won the “Regional Award – Central and Eastern Europe” for the PENNY Otopeni project at the BREEAM Awards 2021 competition, bringing to Romania the award for the most sustainable building in CEE.…

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SMART REAL ESTATE: Recruiting managers? George Butunoiu just launched Managero.ro 450 411 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

SMART REAL ESTATE: Recruiting managers? George Butunoiu just launched Managero.ro

One of the best – known head hunters in Romania recently launched Managero.ro,  the first recruitment site exclusively for management positions. The tool combines online recruitment (recruitment site) and the classic executive search, which covers…

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BREC MEMBERS: Speedwell`s MIRO Office Building obtains highest level of WELL Standard in Romania 750 516 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

BREC MEMBERS: Speedwell`s MIRO Office Building obtains highest level of WELL Standard in Romania

·        MIRO is the first project certified under WELL v2, the newest version of WELL Health & Safety certification method ·        WELL v2 is considered the most rigorous framework for advancing health and well-being around the world…

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New: Digital Exhibition with all Innovations from Schüco, Jansen & Warema 740 530 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

New: Digital Exhibition with all Innovations from Schüco, Jansen & Warema

If you are an architect, if you represent a joinery company, or you are simply thinking of a new house, you must visit i.NNOVATIONNOW, the online platform where you can get acquainted with all the innovations…

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Facilio & Evogy Partner to Improve Efficiency for Real Estate Portfolios 740 535 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Facilio & Evogy Partner to Improve Efficiency for Real Estate Portfolios

Facilio, a leading AI-driven property operations platform and Italy-based Evogy, a leading digital energy service provider specializing in the Energy-as-a-Service model, announced a strategic partnership to deliver IoT-led solutions and services to drive sustainability and improve…

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Zara embraces innovation and opens tech pop-up store in London 1326 568 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Zara embraces innovation and opens tech pop-up store in London

The accelerating pace of innovation is changing the real estate industry and the latest move of fashion retailer, Zara, is just the proof. At the end of January, Zara launched a tech-enabled pop-up store in London, designed for click and collect purchases ahead of a new permanent flagship space.

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JLL: “Workplace transformation is a game changer” 1920 864 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

JLL: “Workplace transformation is a game changer”

Unprecedented disruption has created a new world of work driven by technology and an increasingly liquid workforce, JLL report “The future of work” states. The real estate consultancy company thinks that the future will belong to those who can embrace uncertainty, turn disruption into opportunity, and act to transform.

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Study-case: Il Centro, Milano 1554 874 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Study-case: Il Centro, Milano

With a great vision and intuition, the Italian hypermarket giant and mall developer Finiper bought in the 90’s the former site in Milano of Alfa Romeo, one of Italy’s most admired motorcar brands and turned it into an experience, social center and brand showcase.

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Top 10 Mega Deals in Real Estate Tech 852 586 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Top 10 Mega Deals in Real Estate Tech

As technology is advancing based on continuous innovation, the real estate industry is reshaping. According to a study by RE:Tech, a real estate tech research and marketing agency, a significant number of mega-deals in real estate tech drove the funding boom across the sector in 2017 .

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How to raise value of Real Estate through Innovation 1400 898 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

How to raise value of Real Estate through Innovation

According to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate®: Europe 2018 survey by PwC & Urban Land Institute, over 50% of the respondents agree that technology, big data and the rise of “space as a service” will disrupt the traditional property valuation model.

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BREC TALKS

Claudiu Bisnel, Brisk Group: Delivering PM services from Bucharest to London and Chisinau 749 600 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Claudiu Bisnel, Brisk Group: Delivering PM services from Bucharest to London and Chisinau

“In a field where the present fights the past, Brisk Group chose a completely different side. It chose the future! I really think that excellence is not an act, but a habit. This is how…

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EUROFIN Health & Safety: Why Workforce Safety Impacts Real Estate Budgets 750 520 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

EUROFIN Health & Safety: Why Workforce Safety Impacts Real Estate Budgets

Employees` Health & Safety has become an even greater concern for companies in the pandemic period, with all sectors of activity having seen how workforce infestation with Covid-19 virus leads to serios activity blockage, delays…

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Raluca Soaita, Healthcare Architect: Why Building Medical Facilities Will be Profitable 740 526 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Raluca Soaita, Healthcare Architect: Why Building Medical Facilities Will be Profitable

The recent pandemic context has brutally exposed the vulnerabilities of the medical systems around the world, while recent fire accidents in Romanian hospitals in cities such as Bucharest or Piatra Neamt have only worsened the…

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Andrei Breahna, GAEP: Why Art is a “Marketing Gold” in Post – Pandemic Real Estate 740 526 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Andrei Breahna, GAEP: Why Art is a “Marketing Gold” in Post – Pandemic Real Estate

  The post-pandemic world is preparing to return to office life with the advancement of the vaccination campaign and art can be one of the most powerful tool, “a marketing gold” for real estate owners…

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BREC Members: AlProf Aluminium Boosts Business in January 2021 740 525 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

BREC Members: AlProf Aluminium Boosts Business in January 2021

AlProf, one of the most important aluminium extrusion producers in Romania, states that January has been an atypical month in the profile industry, with production capacity having tripled due to the large number of contracts…

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Psychotherapist`s View: Why #BackToOffice is Better for Employees` Mental Health 740 528 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Psychotherapist`s View: Why #BackToOffice is Better for Employees` Mental Health

As a new post-pandemic life is contouring on the horizon with the vaccination campaign having started worldwide, there is also debate over the new work format after the “work from home” era. While some companies…

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New York based AI property platform Facilio: Romania is a key market in our strategic expansion 1600 985 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

New York based AI property platform Facilio: Romania is a key market in our strategic expansion

Globalworth announces the appointment of Marian V. Popa as Managing Director for Romania with effect from 1st March 2021.

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Ben Adams, Founding Director, Ben Adams Architects 3540 5034 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Ben Adams, Founding Director, Ben Adams Architects

Office buildings need to be interesting, creative, non-standard and exciting to be in. Bucharest is still building largely boring buildings and needs to wake up to the demand for better buildings that let at higher rents.

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Adrian Untaru – Co-founder, ADNBA 1103 666 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Adrian Untaru – Co-founder, ADNBA

We have many small developers that don’t allow the risk to get out of a pattern and, in this way, we have an excess of similar products. The demand for new homes is high, whatever there is on the market is being sold and we produce what has been sold.

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Laurențiu Lazăr – Managing Partner & Director Investment Services, Colliers International Romania 1720 1704 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Laurențiu Lazăr – Managing Partner & Director Investment Services, Colliers International Romania

Investors’ appetite for real estate assets is obviously increasing as compared to last year, with the office sector taking the lead. In the first semester there have been two major deals and we believe other large transactions will follow.

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Roxana Dudau, Associated Partner, Noerr 800 642 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Roxana Dudau, Associated Partner, Noerr

Roxana Dudau, Associated Partner heads Noerr’s Real Estate & Construction Department in Romania. She is a well-known & reputable real estate expert on the Romanian market. BREC talked with Roxana about the main factors influencing the local real estate investment market, the quality of the products and the pottential of each sector.

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Marc Jongerius, Managing Director & Co-founder Zoku 2490 3598 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Marc Jongerius, Managing Director & Co-founder Zoku

Zoku Amsterdam was opened in 2016 and is a “combination between Airbnb and WeWork”, as Business Insider pointed out. The company is now developing in Europe, so BREC talked in an exclusive interview with Marc Jongerius, Managing Director & Co-founder Zoku, about targeted cities and the expansion model.

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WHO’S WHO

NEW CHAPTERS: Aura Dinu, New Leasing Manager at LPP SA 1600 985 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

NEW CHAPTERS: Aura Dinu, New Leasing Manager at LPP SA

Aura Dinu, one of the most experienced retail professionals in Romania, has been appointed Leasing Manager with LPP SA, as of January 2021.

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NEW CHAPTERS: Globalworth appoints Marian V. Popa as Managing Director for Romania 1600 985 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

NEW CHAPTERS: Globalworth appoints Marian V. Popa as Managing Director for Romania

Globalworth announces the appointment of Marian V. Popa as Managing Director for Romania with effect from 1st March 2021.

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NEW CHAPTERS: Florin Tirla, new Country Head of Indotek Group – Romania & Bulgaria 1600 985 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

NEW CHAPTERS: Florin Tirla, new Country Head of Indotek Group – Romania & Bulgaria

Florin Tirla is the new Country Head for Romania and Bulgaria within Indotek Group, one of the leading investment management groups in Hungary.

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NEW CHAPTERS: Dimitris Raptis appointed sole CEO of Globalworth 1379 919 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

NEW CHAPTERS: Dimitris Raptis appointed sole CEO of Globalworth

Globalworth, the leading office investor in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), announced that Dimitris Raptis was appointed sole CEO of the group. Ioannis Papalekas stepped down from the role of CEO, effective 15th of December 2020.

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Women in Real Estate 3656 2627 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Women in Real Estate

If in the real estate markets in Western Europe it is quite rare to meet female figures in leadership roles, the same cannot be said about Romania, where a series of women with a long career is at the helm of prolific businesses, at least in recent years. According to BREC estimates, women are in the top position in the local market in several companies with assets whose total value

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Who’s Who: Laurentiu Lazar, Colliers Romania 1720 1704 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Laurentiu Lazar, Colliers Romania

Laurentiu Lazar, Managing Partner, Colliers Romania has over 11 years of experience in real estate services including valuation, advisory and investment.

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Who’s Who: Ruxandra Grinzeanu, Raiffeisen Property Romania 400 275 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Ruxandra Grinzeanu, Raiffeisen Property Romania

Ruxandra Grinzeanu is Managing Director of Raiffeisen Property Romania, a real estate developer operating in CEE, a 100% subsidiary of Raiffeisen Property International.

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Who’s Who: Remon Vos, CEO, CTP 800 500 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Remon Vos, CEO, CTP

Remon Vos is CTP’s managing director since 1998 and takes a hands-on approach to running the business.

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Who’s Who: Fulga Dinu, Operations Country Manager, Immofinanz Romania 1063 560 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Fulga Dinu, Operations Country Manager, Immofinanz Romania

Fulga Dinu coordinates Immofinanz Romania’s development on the office space and retail centre markets.

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Who’s Who: Martin Slabbert, Partner, Prime Kapital 800 533 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Martin Slabbert, Partner, Prime Kapital

Martin Slubbert has over 22 years of real estate, turn-around and finance industry experience.

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Who’s Who: Marian Roman, Managing Director, CA Immo, Romania 780 490 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Marian Roman, Managing Director, CA Immo, Romania

Marian Roman is one of the most respected real estate professionals on the Romanian market, with a career spanning over 15 years.

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Who’s Who: Alexandru Morar, CEO, NEPI Rockcastle 800 500 BUCHAREST REAL ESTATE CLUB

Who’s Who: Alexandru Morar, CEO, NEPI Rockcastle

Alexandru Morar joined NEPI upon its founding in 2007 and has contributed to all aspects of the business since then.

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