Therefore, the number of companies looking for offices has increased from 699 in the first term of 2012 to 810 in the first term of 2013.

The office request for the first term totalized 275,782 sqm, compared to 252,796 sqm in the similar period of last year. The first six months of this year has registered the biggest growth since 2011. Esop did not mentioned the office area subject to transactions in the first term.

"The office rent segment in Bucharest kept its dynamics in the first 6 months of the year, on the background of the political and macro-economic stability of Romania and we estimate that this trend will keep also in the second term of 2013 ", has declared in a press release Alexandru Petrescu managing partner Esop Consulting.

Considering the increase, the structure also changed according to the budgets. Therefore, the requests under EUR 11/sqm/month has decreased with 3% (compared to 78% in the first term of 2012), while the share of the budgets between EUR 11 and EUR 15/sqm/month has increased with 2% and the share of the budget with over EUR 15/sqm/month has increased with 1%. (source: