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07. May 2017

Our housing investment at the Karoliny Street in Katowice – at the Nadgórników Street

Our project at the Karoliny Street is underway. The first stage of 45 flats has already been completed, while the second one (also with 45 flats) has been completed in 60%. We have also started works on the third stage (with 70 flats).

11. April 2017

Another record quarter in the Company’s history

In the first quarter of 2017, we achieved record results in terms of our turnover and the number of sold flats. We sold a total of 411 flats for PLN 102 million (approx. EUR 25 million) during this period. At the moment, 1.170 flats are under construction.

27. March 2017

The largest housing investment in Katowice (4 Towers at the Chorzowska Street)

We started the construction of the fourth and last tower within our largest housing investment in the metropolis region of Upper Silesia. The first three towers were constructed and successfully sold in the years 2011-2016. Apart from 160 flats, the fourth tower is also to house large-surface commercial offices on the ground floor. All commercial offices and 120 out of 160 flats found new owners still before the construction launch. The fourth tower and thus the whole project are due to be completed in early 2019.

15. March 2017

Film documentary “Kedi” – the most successful film launch in the USA

The premiere of our documentary “Kedi” turned out to be a pure success. Opinions by press critics (inter alia New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Hollywood Reporter) were all very favourable. The rights to the Internet transmission were already sold to YouTube Red.

27. February 2017

“Mein Lager 24” in Mannheim „Lagerbox”

The company Mein Lager 24 GmbH was successfully sold to the Lagerbox Holding. The Holding operates over 30 self-storage warehouses in Germany and Switzerland. The real estate in Mannheim is still in the possession of the Capital Group and was leased to the Lagerbox Holding under a long-term lease.

09. February 2017

A new housing investment with 200 flats in Cracow – at the Wadowicka Street

We purchased a plot of land in the popular southern district of Cracow. It is planned to construct there approx. 200 freehold flats with 200 parking lots in the underground garage. The construction is to start in mid-2017. The investment is to be completed in early 2019. Due to a large number of reservations, we expect the flats to sell off within three months.

19. January 2017

Film documentary “Kedi” – official cinema launch in the USA

Through our associated company PK Filminvestment GmbH, we invested in the project film called “Kedi” in cooperation with the US producer TERMITE. With 50% of shares, we are co-producers of the project. The film “Kedi” is a documentary covering the exciting life of street cats in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul (www.kedifilm.com). The film is to be premiered on 17 February 2017 in New York in the USA. During the following months, the film will be shown in over 130 cinemas across the United States. Furthermore, the film will be screened during many festivals and in multiple cinemas all over the world starting from spring 2017.

31. December 2016

Best financial year ever

The year 2016 ended with a record sales revenue of 209 million PLN (approx. EUR 50 million). This made it the most successful financial year in Activ Investment’s history, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the founding of the company in 1996. Altogether 812 apartments, 7 business objects and 403 parking spaces were sold in 2016. Thus, since the foundation of the company in 1996 over 5,000 apartments have been realized.

15. December 2016

Two new hotels for Mannheim – nH hotel and Novum Hotel

After nearly two years of negotiations a plot of land on Seckenheimer Straße / corner of Schlachthofstraße was acquired from the city of Mannheim by our project partner, GBI AG. Shortly before closing the purchase contract with the city of Mannheim, building permits were issued for both hotel projects. The Podstawski Group both acquired the plot of land and carried out the entire project management process.

14. November 2016

Secured plots of land for residential construction

In a good location in Mannheim, two plots of land were obtained for an upscale residential construction. An apartment house is to be constructed on each plot. The preliminary planning has already been set in motion, with a total of 3,000 square meters of living space to be built. Start of construction is expected for the end of 2017.

30. September 2016

Considerable sales growth in 3rd quarter

In the third quarter, sales increased to 89.5 million PLN (approx. EUR 21 million), with a total of 355 apartments being sold in this quarter. Due to the very high demand, turnover was again increased substantially over the previous quarter.

30. June 2016

Sales growth continues in 2nd quarter

In the second quarter, sales increased to 40.2 million PLN (approx. EUR 9.5 million). A total of 163 apartments were sold in this quarter, more than doubling the sales turnover achieved in the

15. May 2016

Finishing of another newly developed rental object at Weidenstraße 13-15, Mannheim. 

Mannheim:

Apart from the completed as soon as in December 2015 and already fully rented newly developed rental object (Kfw-70-Standard) at Traitteurstraße 49 (19 apartments/27 underground parking lots), we have just finished the second, concurrently constructed rental object at Weidenstraße 13-15 in Mannheim, and handed it over to the lessees. The building includes altogether 21 exclusive apartments, covering the total area of 1.860 square meters, as well as 24 underground parking lots accommodated on 2 floor spaces. As usual, the aforementioned apartments are also equipped with fine and comfortable facilities (for example, high headroom of compartments, ecological Austrian parquet from solid wood, High-Speed-CAT-7 cabling in all residential and sleeping premises, large format Premium stone siding and designer facilities, including heated bathroom floor as well as various other elements.) Almost all of the apartments have already been booked along with the end of the building’s completion works.

07. April 2016

New sales record in the first quarter of 2016 set by the Activ Investment Sp. z o. o. [Limited] from Cracow.

Cracow:

Along with the 240 sold apartments and the sales volume amounting to 55 million PLN in total (about 13.1 million EUR), the Activ Investment Sp. z o. o. [Limited] has managed to finalize the leading quarter in their 20-year history, in terms of sales. In the 2016 trading year we anticipate the total sales amounting to over 250 million PLN (about 60 million EUR.)

01. April 2016

Start of the first construction section (designer residential tower) at Mogilska Street in Cracow. 

Cracow:

The first stage of construction has commenced at Mogilska Street. The project is taking place near to the city center. The plans provide for the construction of three buildings in this area, each up to ten floors. 307 apartments and 370 underground parking lots will be created in total. During the first stage of the construction that has just commenced, 90 percent of the apartments have already been sold to the end-customers. The overall sales volume in this area amounts to over 90 million PLN (about 21 million EUR.)

07. March 2016

Finishing of the apartment building in Heidelberg, protected by the Old Monuments Law.

Heidelberg:

After 15 months of construction works, a complete modernization of the historically valuable residential complex situated at Handschuhsheimer Landstraße 103 in Heidelberg and protected by the Old Monuments law, has been successfully completed. Nine very comfortably equipped apartments were created in the existing buildings. The renovation has been conducted with a very strict obedience to the laws concerning monument protection. Nine newly-created exclusive apartments currently cover a total of 360 square meter residential area. As usual, these apartments are well-equipped with high quality facilities (for example ecological Austrian parquet made from solid wood, High-Speed-CAT-6 cabling, large format Premium stone siding and designer facilities, including heated bathroom floor as well as various other elements.) All nine of the apartments have been completely booked before the completion works have ended.

09. December 2015

Finishing up building for rent at Traitteurstraße 49 in Mannheim

Mannheim:
Our new multi-family house has been completed and handed over to the happy tenants. In total, construction work on 19 exclusive flats with an area of 1 740 m2, with 27 parking spaces in the underground garage, has been completed. The standard of equipment of the flats is very high – only the highest quality products were used (e.g. floor made of solid wood, CAT-7 network cabling for high-speed Internet).

10. November 2015

Purchase of two plots in Warsaw Śródmieście secured in the contract

Warsaw:
In the first quarter of 2016, the fourth branch of Activ Investment will be opened in Warsaw. Activ Investment has already secured two plots with a total size of 8 000 m2 in a great location in Warsaw. A request for decision on the development conditions for two multi-family buildings has been also filed. In total, 365 flats and 280 parking spaces are to be created. The beginning of construction works is planned for the autumn of 2016. The total sales volume amounts to approx. PLN 170 million (approx. EUR 41 million).

25. October 2015

Plot for the construction of a modern multi-family building in Wrocław, ul. Skarbowców

Wrocław:
We purchased another plot of land in the south of Wrocław of 2 500 m2. Another site was purchased next to the project completed already in 2014. Plans provide for the construction of 63 flats and 86 parking spaces in the underground garage. The construction permit has already been issued. The beginning of construction works will take place in December 2015. Completion of the investment is scheduled for 2017. The total sales volume amounts to approx. PLN 20 million (approx. EUR 4.5 million).

15. October 2015

New large commission in Cracow

Cracow:
TBW received commission to implement one of the largest residential and commercial projects in Cracow. We are planning all insulating works, which will then be carried out by us. The amount of the commission is PLN 1 million (approx. EUR 250 000).

16. September 2015

Another new project in Cracow, ul. Wadowicka

Cracow:
We purchased another area of 1.7 ha, in the south of Cracow at ul. Wadowicka. Plans provide for the construction of 211 flats and 200 parking spaces in the underground garage. We expect that the construction permit will be issued in the autumn of 2016. The beginning of construction works is planned for 2017, and the completion in 2019. The total sales volume amounts to approx. PLN 65 million (approx. EUR 16 million).

16. September 2015

New housing project in Katowice, ul. Karoliny

Katowice:
In the heart of Katowice, at ul. Karoliny, we purchased another area of 20 000 m2. Plans provide for the construction of 380 flats and 400 parking spaces in the underground garage. We expect that the construction permit will be issued in December 2015. The beginning of construction works is planned for 2016, and the completion in 2018. The total sales volume amounts to approx. PLN 120 million (approx. EUR 28 million).

09. September 2015

New warehouse area in Mannheim completed 

Mannheim:
Another 500 m2 of boxes in the self-service warehouse were made in the place of the registered office of MeinLager24 GmbH and transferred for rent. This was the fifth and at the same time the last stage of development. These boxes offer storage space from 1 m2 to 20 m2. During the conversion, a new toilet for customers, which is at the free disposal of the tenants of boxes, was also created.

20. August 2015

New project – designer residential tower in Cracow, ul. Mogilska

We purchased from the City of Cracow an area of 1.2 ha at ul. Mogilska. Plans provide for the construction of 307 flats and 370 parking spaces in the underground garage. We expect that the construction permit will be issued in the autumn of 2015. The beginning of construction works is planned for 2016, and the completion in 2018. The total sales volume amounts to approx. PLN 87 million (approx. EUR 21 million).

20. August 2015

Completion of a documentary “Nine lives – Cats in Istanbul”

Funny and emotional documentary “Nine Lives – Cats in Istanbul” was completed in August of 2015.
For the first time the finished film about cats living free in the most exciting city of Turkey is to be presented at the next film festival. Then, it is planned to introduce it to the international market through an American producer.

Trailer: Nine lives – Cats in Istanbul