There are plans to open 16 business centers with a total area of 376,000 square meters in Kiev in 2021-2022, managing partner of CBRE Ukraine Radomyr Tsurkan told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday at the trends forum. current real estate.
“The collapse of desks that scared everyone at the start of the pandemic did not happen. According to a study conducted by CBRE in 2020, 73% of respondents want to return to the office and have a hybrid work format, ”Tsurkan said.
As a result, the active construction of new projects and the entry of new office space into the market are observed. In particular, in the first quarter of 2021, the new supply amounted to 22,000 square meters.
“Now the vacancy rate is around 14%, which is a pretty healthy indicator. The rates are down slightly – 10% from 2020 and total $ 25 per square meter per month, ”Tsurkan said.
According to CBRE Ukraine, in 2021, 12 business centers with a total area of 207,000 square meters are being prepared for commissioning.
In 2022, it is possible to replenish the office real estate market with four facilities with a total area of 169,000 square meters.
Among the trends in the office real estate market, the expert cited the evolution of formats. “Now everyone has understood it: a large business center must have a coworking space. Another innovation that we will see soon is a mandatory space for conversations, meeting with visitors on the ground floor and / or in the office itself. This is a safety requirement, including epidemiological, ”Tsurkan said.
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