Dentons co-authored the CEE Investment Report 2016: Mission to
Outperform - a short analysis of the region's potential as an
investment destination, focusing on Poland, the Czech Republic,
Romania, Hungary and Slovakia. The Report presents macroeconomic
indicators, it analyses strengths and highlights challenges, as
well as provides an overview of the real estate investment market.
It was compiled by Skanska, JLL and Dentons in cooperation with the
Association of Business Service Leaders in Poland (ABSL).
The CEE region, with its strong economic indicators, is one of
the growth engines of the EU economy, and, according to the World
Bank Group forecasts, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania
and Slovakia will remain in the group of the fastest growing
economies in the EU in the coming years. There are numerous facts
confirming the region's potential: Jaguar Land Rover plans to
invests US$1.6 billion in Slovakia; the world's first Hyperloop
railway will connect Bratislava and Vienna in 20 minutes; Poland
and the Czech Republic sign strategic deals with China;
Germany's most important trading partner is the V4 group; and
nine Romanian cities are among the top 15 cities with the highest
Internet download speed in the world.
"Central and Eastern Europe is viewed as Europe's
'darling' by an increasing number of institutional
investors who are ready to move up their risk curve in search of
yields. They are based in Europe, including the UK, but more
recently we observe also those from North America, South Africa and
the Far East expressing their interest in investments in the
Paweł Dębowski, Chairman, Real Estate (Europe),
Dentons. "CEE is an attractive and safe region with sustained
improvements in the business environment. This is particularly
evident in the commercial real estate sector, where investors can
tap into products that deliver profitable yields and long-term
profits. TPG Real Estate and Round Hill Capital are just two of
those investors who have entered the CEE property market in the
last 12 months," he continued.
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