The strong investment activity in the core Central European markets of Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania has continued in the first quarter of 2015 with €1.3bn ($1.4bn USD) invested.
Retail real estate investment in Europe enjoyed a strong quarter as the Q2 volume reached €9.6bn, up 86% from the Q2 2013 volume of €5.2bn.
According to CBRE, the first half year results pushed commercial real estate investment volumes in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) (excluding Russia) to €2.5bn, an increase of 15% on the same period for 2013.
International real estate consulting firm Knight Frank is now reporting that their Global House Price Index has risen for eight consecutive quarters.
It is now nearly two months since Croatia became a full member of the European Union and while many observers will focus on the difficulties the EU is facing at the moment, entry represents a historic moment for Croatia.
Croatia will become the 28th country to enter the European Union on July 1, a move which could spark interest in the country's property market. Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland all saw dramatic increases in property transactions after joining the EU.
After carefully considering the pros and cons of a $1.4 billion development with a Greg Norman golf course planned for the hills above historic Dubrovnik, Croatians decided they didn't really care.
Twenty years ago, this coast was trampled by the footsteps of soldiers, and pock-marked by the scars of war. Now, though, the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia - which wasn't yet an independent country in those days - has taken its place among the famed "coasts" of Europe.
(DUBROVNIK, CROATIA) -- Dubrovnik Sun Gardens recently announced it started off the New Year with six confirmed sales since it launched its first phase of 25 residences here in Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.
(DOLI, CROATIA) -- Hills & Forrest, International Golf Course Architects, will add to its portfolio of European course designs with the firm's first Croatian project here on the Dalmatian Coast. Developed by the Split-based Profectus Grupa ...