Skanska to launch Poznan urban renewal project

9th August 2017 | Ákos Budai

Skanska has launched the construction works of the Nowy Rynek office project in Poznan, Poland, A new city quarter, together with a market located in a complex of multi-functional buildings, will be developed on an area of 3.8 ha on the crossroads of Matyi and Wierzbięcice Streets. Furthermore, it will constitute one of the biggest urban enterprises in the history of Poznan as well as being Skanska's most complex developer project to date in Poland. During the first phase of construction works, the company will develop an office building offering 25,000 sqm of modern space. The first phase is expected to be delivered in Q2 2019.

The development space will amount to over 100,000 sqm in total. The area will include five buildings that will provide different functions and will ultimately contribute to the creation of a new urban market. Skanska has invited the best architectural studios in Poland to design the next phases of the development. The project's first building was designed by the Wroclaw-based Maćków Pracownia Projektowa architectural studio.

Nowy Rynek will be developed in compliance with the highest standards of sustainable building. The first phase of the project will apply for an “Object without Barriers” certificate. This means that it will be adjusted to the needs of people with disabilities, parents with children, seniors and people who cannot speak Polish.