www.greenbuildinginfo.eu RSS Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:25:08 +0100 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:25:08 +0100 Colliers has been appointed as Property Manager of Mill Park https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/colliers-has-been-appointed-as-property-manager-of-mill-park 10770 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:25:08 +0100 Colliers REMS Hungary has been assigned by Skanska for the role of property manager for Mill Park Offices, from 2018. Building the Business Case: Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Green Offices https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/building-the-business-case-health-wellbeing-and-productivity-in-green-offices 10766 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:22:36 +0100 Erste Ingatlan Alap acquires Market Central Ferihegy https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/erste-ingatlan-alap-acquires-market-central-ferihegy 10763 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:27:07 +0100 Market Central Ferihegy, one of the largest retail parks in Hungary, and adjacent office complex Quadrum have been acquired by Erste Ingatlan Alap. According to Erste Asset Management, growth of the economy and expansion of the retail market in Hungary may facilitate higher rent, representing favourable outlooks for future returns of real estate funds. BUILDING ON WORKPLACE WELL-BEING https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/building-on-workplace-well-being 10758 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:40:40 +0100 Joelle Jach, Workplace Strategist at CallisonRTKL, explores how organizations can use WELL building standards as a guideline for understanding the impacts of the built environment on human health and well-being. Creating Green Buildings with Construction Glass : Profitability powered by Sustainability and Responsibility https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/creating-green-buildings-with-construction-glass-profitability-powered-by-sustainability-and-responsibility 10756 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:48:54 +0100 It is quite clear and undeniable that the construction sector is growing by leaps and bounds across the world, especially in the emerging countries. The escalating construction activities and developed infrastructures are the evidence pertaining to their progress. With the unending search for better, reliable and more efficient construction techniques, the industry has gone through radical changes in terms of building materials and technology driven innovations. As a result, the trend of replacing cement, brick, and granite building exteriors with construction glass is gaining wide momentum globally. WorldGBC Congress 2019 to be held in Paris, France https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/worldgbc-congress-2019-to-be-held-in-paris-france 10755 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:43:42 +0100 The World Green Building Council is pleased to announce that its Congress 2019 will be held in Paris, France, in partnership with Alliance HQE-GBC France. Challenging energy renovation of buildings https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/challenging-energy-renovation-of-buildings 10753 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:35:23 +0100 To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome, discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper A concrete definition of a “smart building” to be placed at the heart of EU policymaking https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/a-concrete-definition-of-a-smart-building-to-be-placed-at-the-heart-of-eu-policymaking 10752 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:03:22 +0100 The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) today puts the finishing touches on its comprehensive work on smart buildings, providing a working definition of a ‘smart building’ and making detailed policy recommendations to encourage their growth. The current negotiations on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package are a final opportunity to shape the European building stock of 2030. Expansion of Green Buildings in Small Business Sector https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/expansion-of-green-buildings-in-small-business-sector 10747 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:03:45 +0100 Green construction is one of the best ways to invest in the future of both your small business and your local community, which also benefits the global community. Environmentally conscious building offers benefits for every important aspect of life. There is nothing more important than the physical health of yourself and your employees. Green buildings can increase the economic as well as physical health of your business, especially over time. The European ALiance for Deep RENovation in buildings kicks off https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/the-european-aliance-for-deep-renovation-in-buildings-kicks-off 10726 Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:26:17 +0100 The Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB) is coordinating ALDREN, a H2020 new European project bringing together 8 partners around the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme as backbone along the whole deep renovation process. OTP LAB starts R&D activity in Váci 1 https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/otp-lab-starts-r-d-activity-in-vaci-1 10718 Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:41:36 +0100 Central and Eastern Europe’s regional provider of top financial services – OTP Bank – set up a new, 450 sqm research and development center in the prestigious downtown building of Váci 1. The innovative office features a special education center, project rooms and a lecture hall. OTP LAB (OTP Bank’s retail innovation hub) started its activities on the 4th floor of the UNESCO World Heritage listed building in December 2017. CPI PROPERTY GROUP receives property investment accolade https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/cpi-property-group-receives-property-investment-accolade 10703 Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:19:43 +0100 CPI PROPERTY GROUP has received the accolade of Investment Deal of the Year, CEE at the Eurobuild Awards. What works does not have to be repaired https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/interviews/what-works-does-not-have-to-be-repaired 10702 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:57:44 +0100 Ms. Irma Horváth, the organization developer of Morea Training, assisted the team of NEW WORK Serviced Offices (NWSO) that, despite explosive growth - their turnover increased by 100% within one year - they could keep success factors. The task she's got is a paradox: duplicate the numbers, get new staff, but keep the company as streamlined and efficient as when there were only a team of ten. We also involved the head of NWSO, Mr. Hubert Abt to get a clear picture. WorldGBC Annual Report 2016/17 https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/worldgbc-annual-report-2016-17 10699 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:20:04 +0100 The World Green Building Council's Annual Report for 2016/17 outlines the major achievements of the organisation and its global network of Green Building Councils. Shopping Centres to Reinvent Themselves as Simply ‘Centres’ by 2030 https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/shopping-centres-to-reinvent-themselves-as-simply-centres-by-2030 10696 Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:11:22 +0100 Shopping Centres of the future will become just ‘centres’ and will reinvent themselves as mixed-use destinations. Healthcare, educational and leisure facilities will all become a fundamental part of the shopping centre, according to new insights from the Future of Retail 2030, by the world’s leading real estate services firm, CBRE. Move in to your new office within 24 hours - – myth or truth? https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/move-in-to-your-new-office-within-24-hours-myth-or-truth 10663 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:38:59 +0100 “Sign today and move in tomorrow.” – is the motto of a provider that has been turning Budapest’s instant office market upside down in the last 3-4 years. This is NEW WORK Serviced Offices (NWSO). The lowest vacancy rate for years in Central Buda https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/the-lowest-vacancy-rate-for-years-in-central-buda 10660 Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:27:16 +0100 The award-winning Alkotás Point, a class “A” office building, is one of the few on the domestic market of office buildings that boasts a 15-year history of regular tenant contract renewals, area extensions and a nearly 100% occupancy rate. Heitman, the owner of the three-tower building, spent a record amount on developments a few years ago and is continuously monitoring possibilities for the creation of an environmentally friendly and “inspiring” work space. The regularly upgraded services and efforts driven by environmental awareness guarantee the prestige and lasting value of the building located the western entrance to the city. New Telekom Headquarters building structurally complete https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/new-telekom-headquarters-building-structurally-complete 10652 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:40:12 +0100 The development of Hungary’s largest office building to be constructed in a single block has reached an important milestone: the new Telekom Headquarters building is now structurally complete. A Destination, Not Just a Workplace https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/a-destination-not-just-a-workplace 10646 Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:36:41 +0100 In October 2017 the Hungarian representation of one of the world’s largest travel e-commerce companies moved to a new office within their former office complex, now residing in the Platina Tower of Bank Center. The design, construction and project management works of the attractive, almost 470 sq m unit of Booking.com were all done by DVM group. IMMOFINANZ strengthens balance sheet and posts significant improvement in net profit for the first three quarters of 2017 https://www.officerentinfo.hu/article/officemarket-news/immofinanz-strengthens-balance-sheet-and-posts-significant-improvement-in-net-profit-for-the-first-three-quarters-of-2017 10644 Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:06:38 +0100 IMMOFINANZ posted a significant increase in net profit from continuing operations (excl. Russia) for the first three quarters of 2017, to EUR 116.3 million (Q1-3 2016: EUR -217.8 million). Rental income remained stable at EUR 174.1 million despite the ongoing sale of non-strategic properties (Q1-3 2016: EUR 174.0 million). Adjusted for new acquisitions, completions and sales (like-for-like), rental income rose significantly, by 3.9% to EUR 138.4 million. The results from Asset Management grew 11.3% to EUR 122.6 million; financial results moved strongly into positive territory at EUR 88.6 million (Q1-3 2016: EUR -143.9 million). This was primarily a result of positive valuation effects from the CA Immo and BUWOG shareholdings, and lower financing costs. Overall, net profit (incl. Russia) improved to EUR -59.1 million (Q1-3 2016: EUR -409.5 million).