Dunwell, the Romanian broker specialized exclusively in industrial real estate, and VGP, one of the main industrial parks developer in Germany and CEE, concluded a 230,000 m2 land transaction in Brașov last month. This is one of the largest industrial development land purchase in Romania, outside Bucharest, within the last 5 years.
Dunwell vision is to cover 10% of the market in the first year, and on medium term (3 years), to reach 30% of market share. The broker started its operations in second half of 2017.
“This first and also important transaction in land brokerage represents for Dunwell the completion of a long process and a confirmation that we have the power to successfully operate on this market and serve our clients with our specialized expertise in industrial real estate. The result of the partnership with VGP makes us confident in the market’s future prospects and gives us the strength to focus on the next projects we have to complete. The Romanian market evolution is also a source of optimism, the need for logistic and industrial space continuing to be at high rates”, said Daniel Cautiș, Dunwell Managing Partner.
Belgian real estate group VGP, specialized in the acquisition, construction, leasing and administration of industrial and logistics real estate owns two other logistics parks: VGP Park Timișoara with 270,000 m2 land area and over 120,000 m2 GLA and VGP Park Sibiu with 97,000 m2 land area and more than 45,000 m2 GLA.
“Due to growing demand from our current and potential customers in Romania, we have decided to expand in the country and to acquire, also amongst others, a new land plot in Brasov which allow us to develop more than 100,000 m2 of first-class logistics real estate in a real top location. We will be able to welcome our first customers in this new park in the next 12 to 18 months and are very excited to explore further opportunities throughout Romania. We were pleased to cooperate with Dunwell on this transaction, who provided us with professional services and advice”, comments Jan Van Geet, CEO of VGP.