According to the report published by CBRE Romania about local investment market in H1 2013, prime properties across the country continue to be attractive for international investors as well as the local ones. "The most important investors in the market are international private equity funds, opportunity funds and private local investors. Market attractiveness is influenced mainly by stabilizing the macro-economic environment, which contributes to the GDP growth from 1.7 to 2.2% and inflation stabilizing at 3.1% forecasted for this year, "said Razvan Iorgu, General Manager of CBRE Romania .
Only three transactions were concluded in Romania in the period January to June 2013. in The office market, prime class A Lakeview building in northern Bucharest, with an area of 24,000 square meters, was acquired by NEPI. The other two transactions were recorded on the market of shopping centers: Mitiska Ventures - InterCora consisting of eight small retail parks operational with a combined area of 32,000 square meters, both in Bucharest and in other cities, and the portfolio of GTC, a shares transaction for Galleria Piatra Neamt, Suceava and Galleria Buzau. The total area transacted is amounting to 36,500 sqm.