News in 2012 news

News and Press Releases in 2012

  • Váci 33 – As Green on the Inside as on the Outside

    November 8, 2012 - Colliers International’s Green Building Certification team has assisted IG Immobilien in the LEED Silver certification of the Váci 33 office building. This is the first certification in Hungary under the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.

  • Auchan extends lease term and expands in Üllõ

    November 6, 2012 - At the beginning of 2009 Auchan Magyarország Kft. announced a tender, in search of a logistics warehouse in addition to its existing base in Üllõ, as a result of which Auchan moved to the neighboring Viktória Park Logistics Centre in Üllõ in September 2009, leasing nearly 20,000 sqm of storage space.

  • New professional at Colliers International Hungary’s Office

    October 5, 2012 - The Hungarian office of Colliers International announced that Petra Holy joined the Office Agency Team as Associate Director from October 2012.

  • Colliers Wins PM Tender of Skanska’s Green House

    October 3, 2012 - Skanska is pleased to announce that Colliers International has been awarded the property management of its 17,800 sqm Green House office building, currently under construction near the Váci út office corridor of Budapest, Hungary.

  • Interior design retailer in Krisztina Palace

    August 28, 2012 - Flairspring, an interior design and furniture retail company leased 443 sqm retail and office space in Krisztina Palace. This is the second retail unit of the Flairspring Group after their first shop opening in May 2012 at Szabadság tér. – said Miklós Ecsõdi, office leasing associate at Colliers International Hungary, introducing the tenant in the transaction.

  • Green Building Certifications are becoming common

    August 27, 2012. - Since 2009, the number of newly-built office buildings in Budapest has decreased significantly. However, a trend has emerged where new real estate projects are seeking green certifications and recognition for achieving high development standards by reducing a building’s footprint and environmental impact.

  • Increasing number of foreign guests for Hungary

    August 22, 2012. - The Hungarian office of Colliers International has published its latest Hotel Market Report, which states, that in the first half of 2012, hotels registered a 4% increase in the number of guests and a 6% increase in guest nights compared to H1 2011.

  • Renegotiations are dominant on the office market

    August 15, 2012. - The Hungarian office of Colliers International has launched its latest office market report. “The office market was stable in H1 2012, total office stock, take-up volumes and rents have not changed much from 2011, while the vacancy rate showed a slight increase.” – said Tim Hulzebos, managing director at Colliers International Hungary.

  • WestLog DC welcomes back DHL

    August 7, 2012. - WestLog DC, the state-of art distribution center has just secured its largest business by signing a deal with DHL Supply Chain, the professional logistics provider who recently won the warehousing tender of Huawei Technologies. DHL is step by step taking over the 15,000 m2 warehouse operations from Huawei’s former provider, Foxconn CNSBG.

  • OBS prefers Ablon's Gateway Office building

    July 12, 2012. - Orange Business Services has decided to renegotiate its current lease in Ablon's Gateway Office building. „After researching its opportunities on the market the French telecom company decided to stay due to the location, the nice office environment and being a good value for money option.” said Kata Mazsaroff, Head of Tenant Representation of Colliers International to the OGH News Agency.

  • T-Systems occupied its new office location

    July 5, 2012. - T-Systems Hungary Ltd. has recently moved into its new office location. By leasing more than 15 000 sqm of office space and 500 parking places in South Buda Business Park, it is the biggest office relocation transaction on the market in the past 2 years, and the 6th largest office leasing transaction in CEE since the beginning of 2010.

  • IT Services Hungary decided to stay at its current premises

    July 3, 2012. - In the last five years IT Services Hungary has ramped-up from a mid-size company to the biggest ICT service company in Hungary. So, ITSH decided to renegotiate its current lease at IVG managed Infopark due to the flexibility of expansion needs. The infrastructure of Infopark suits the company's IT needs and the atmosphere of the park is an added value to their employees, Kata Mazsaroff, Head of Tenant representation of Colliers International informed the OGH News Agency. IT Services Hungary was represented by Colliers International during the negotiation process.

  • Sony decided to relocate to a higher level

    June 11, 2012. - Sony had decided to relocate to a higher level in its current office building including a full upgrade of the new space in the second half of the year. The Hungarian affiliate of the Japanese consumer electronics company is going to occupy 1200 m2 in the Óbuda Gate office building, Kata Mazsaroff, Head of Tenant representation of Colliers International informed the OGH News Agency.

  • Young & Rubicam extending office lease

    June 6, 2012. - Young & Rubicam has negotiated its current lease with its Landlord in MOM Park Office Building for additional several years upgrading its current space. Colliers International tenant represented Young and Rubicam during the negotiations, Kata Mazsaroff, Head of Tenant Representation informed the OGH News Agency.

  • Law office enriched Pauler Office Building

    June 4, 2012 - Germus & Partners opened its new law office in Pauler Office Building. Colliers Hungary represented the office building during the leasing process of 217 sqm space. The occupancy rate now reaches 87.3% - informed us Mariann Toth, senior associate of the international real estate agency.

  • Colliers International sweeps the CEE Quality Awards with three wins

    April 25, 2012 - Colliers International took home the awards in three categories at the 2012 CEE Quality Awards gala. The jury awarded Colliers International: Industrial Agency of the Year, Office Agency of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year.

  • Colliers achieves first LEED Platinum Certification in Eastern Europe

    April 4, 2012 - Colliers Eastern European Green Building Certification Team – led by Michael Smithing - has secured the first LEED Platinum Certification in Eastern Europe on behalf of Citibank in Budapest, Hungary.

  • Will the traditional office exist in the near future?

    April 2, 2012 - With a shrinking population and the rise of alternative workplace strategies (AWS), particularly remote working, has the traditional office had its day? Not according to Colliers International’s latest report on Generation Y (born after the early 1980s) on space planning and the future of the workplace. “Colliers believes that in within 20 years, demand for office space will stay at a similar level to today.” – said Kata Mazsaroff, Head of Tenant Representation at Colliers International Hungary.

  • New tenant in MOM Park

    March 21, 2012 - MOM Park Building D welcomes its new tenant, CSL Behring Ltd. The leased area of 221 sqm in the office building on Alkotás út is the first commercial branch office of the international medical company in Budapest – said Miklós Ecsõdi, Associate with Colliers International, who introduced the tenant in the transaction.

  • Cautious banks, late investment bolsters figures

    March 13, 2012 - Based on the latest investment market report of Colliers International Hungary, the total investment transaction volume in Hungary in 2011 was €650 million, in comparison to 2010 when the value of investment transactions was less than €200 million. “H1 2011 saw an increased number of transactions from 2010, but it was in H2 2011, where two large benchmark office transactions occurred helped to boost the overall annual transaction figure.” – said Marcus Hill, Investment Director of Investment Services at the Hungarian office of Colliers International.

  • Retail market remains active

    March 7, 2012 - Colliers International Hungary has published its latest retail market report that states, that domestic spending showed no discernible change in 2011, with official statistics indicating stagnation in retail turnover in January–November compared to the same period of 2010.

  • Stabilization on the industrial real estate market

    March 5, 2012 - Budapest’s industrial real estate market performed in line with expectations in 2011, showing stable and balanced activity at a relatively low level. Supply and demand, as well as rents, were mostly stable during the year, with a slight improvement noticeable toward the end of the year.

  • Avis Budget Group BSC Chooses Skanska’s Green House

    February 28, 2012 - Avis Budget Group Business Support Centre Ltd. chose Skanska’s LEED Platinum pre-certified Green House as its future office. The shared service center that provides business support for European Avis and Budget companies will move in to the building in March 2013.

  • The Toy „giant” moved to a new site

    February 27, 2012 - At the beginning of 2012 Gulliver moved to a new site. During 2010 the Industrial and Retail divisions of Colliers International Hungary received a tenant representation instruction – built on a previously fruitful cooperation– to optimize Gulliver’s property rent and solve their retail, wholesale, warehouse and office issues.

  • Dynamic start for Westlog DC in the new year

    February 14, 2012 - 2012 started successfully for WestLog DC in Biatorbágy, by welcoming its new tenant, Partner in Pet Food.The company is market leader of production on the private label pet food industry in Europe and operates two high capacity production facilities in Hungary

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