Futureal’s HelloParks continues its development in the western agglomeration of the Hungarian capital, next to the M1 motorway, in Páty. This is the largest project in the history of the company and will complement HelloParks Fót in the North and HelloParks Maglód in the East, next to the airport. The total pipeline of Futureal Group’s industrial and logistics property development company, HelloParks, has now reached 900,000 sqm of GLA around Budapest.
VGP has signed two lease agreements with OKAY, the Czech electronics and furniture retailer. The company has leased more than 50,000 sqm of warehouse space in VGP parks Vyškov and Prostějov. The new hall in Vyškov is already under construction and will be handed over in September this year, at which point the park will reach 100% occupancy. The building in Prostějov will be ready for use from January 2022. Both projects are being carried out under BREEAM Sustainable certification, level Very Good.
Warehouse owner and developer P3 Logistic Parks says it leased over 35,800 sqm of logistics and office space in Romania in Q1 2021. The company renewed contracts for more than 22,500 sqm of spaces, while the rest was represented by new leases.
Panattoni is opening the doors for a global provider of the technologically advanced orthodontic devices and dental prosthetics to the market of the EMEA region. The developer is now building the company’s first European production centre. The project to be built in Wrocław comprises an area of around 40,000 sqm and is scheduled to open in January 2022. As a result, up to 2,500 people will find employment. The factory is to be built following the principles of sustainable development and is to be certified under LEED for a rating of 'Gold'.
After the revitalization of brownfields in Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Czestochowa or Legnica, the former logistics centre in Konin built in the 60's is now coming into play. Accolade plans to invest over €15 million to remediate this property of an aggregated area of 7 hectares and to build a modern Class A ndustrial park. Including this project, the share of revitalized brownfields of the Accolade in Poland makes up 43 %.
Product diversification on the Polish industrial market is a multi-faceted process that has gathered pace in recent years. Newly-developed warehouse projects may vary considerably in many respects, including size, location and function. Joanna Sinkiewicz, Head of Industrial & Logistics Agency at Cushman & Wakefield, explains how they differ across Poland.
Mecalit, a supplier of technical precision parts made of plastic, decided to sign a lease agreement for 10,500 sqm of warehouse space at the Central European Logistics Hub, an investment owned by Panattoni Europe. AXI IMMO was responsible for the comprehensive advisory services for the tenant.
GLP has leased 20,000 sqm of logistics space across two logistics parks in Czech Republic and Slovakia. The company is developing further GLP Parks in Ostrava and Brno, with an additional two developments in the pipeline for next year.
Panattoni has completed the shell stage of another huge commission for the e-commerce sector. In Żerniki near Poznań, the developer is building a BTS facility with an area of 105,000 sqm for DHL Supply Chain. The latter company will use the space to carry out the logistics operations, among others, for Zalando required for distribution to several European markets – including Poland and Germany.
According to Savills, the development pipeline for the Czech industrial market reached the highest level in history in Q1 2021. There were 47 industrial buildings in various stages of construction with a total rentable area of 734,200 sqm across the country. Speculative projects represented 36% of this construction pipeline, which was well below the 10-quarter average of 46%.
108 Agency Slovakia has secured a lease of 3,392 sqm for a confidential client in the Plus Centrum office building located in Bratislava.
Wella Company, a beauty start-up will move to Brama Miasta by Skanska in Łódź. On approx. 1,500 sqm the company will open their newly created Shared Services Centre – as many as 200 people will work there, including their new IT Center of Excellence.
Dover, a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider, has leased 1,170 sqm in Globalworth Plaza. The company has a global team of over 24,000 employees and an annual revenue of around $7 billion.
Colliers Poland is developing its Workplace Innovation department – Karolina Dudek, PhD has just joined the team as Associate Director. She will use her skills in organisational diagnosis, knowledge of research methodology and design management expertise to support the shaping of sustainable work environments.
Cromwell Property Group has appointed Piotr Goździewicz as senior investment manager for Central and Eastern Europe. He will be responsible for executing a variety of investment strategies of Cromwell and its capital partners in the region with a focus on Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
CBRE Czech Republic appointed Jiří Stránský the new Head of Sustainability. He will be responsible for creating and coordinating solutions for complex ESG strategies, which react to the ever-growing trend of corporate social responsibility and a sustainable approach to the environment in accordance with the Green Deal for Europe.
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