The modern office stock in Romania has reached 4.3 million sqm at the end of the first semester of 2022, with another 335,300 sqm slated for delivery by the end of 2023, according to real estate consultancy CBRE.
At the end of June 2022, Warsaw’s total office stock amounted to approximately 6.27 million sqm. Occupier activity accelerated while the vacancy rate continued its downward trend in H1 2022, according to Cushman & Wakefield.
Real estate advisory firm Savills has been appointed as property manager for Widok Towers, the most centrally located skyscraper in Warsaw. The mandate follows many years of cooperation with German Commerz Real AG, the owner of the property, on Tulipan House and Millennium Park A.
According to a report published by Newmark Polska, occupier demand remained relatively strong in Poland’s regional city office markets throughout the second quarter of this year amid gradually shrinking office availability. However, persistently high construction costs and rising financing costs continued to limit developers activity on the regional office markets.
Futureal Investments Partners has announced that it will start the renovation of one of its recently acquired real estate investments in Poland. The Wratislavia Tower office building in Wrocław will be renovated with an intention to obtain the BREEAM Excellent In-Use certificate. More than half of the complex will be leased by the City of Wrocław.
17 Globalworth’s properties in Poland have obtained the WELL Health-Safety Rating safety certification. This means that those assets now meet high health and safety requirements, providing healthy environment for work and social interaction in the face of post-pandemic challenges.
According to Cushman & Wakefield, with office fit-out costs in Warsaw averaging €1,010 per sqm, the Polish capital came third in the CEE (Central and Eastern Europe) region behind Belgrade (€1,121 per sqm) and Prague (€1,037 per sqm). London takes the top spot in EMEA with an average fit-out cost of €2,798 per sqm.
Three in five employers (59%) will ultimately embrace hybrid working - this represents a 14 pp increase on the June 2021 survey. Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has published the results of its survey of 103 decision-makers in office space management in Poland.
The first six months of 2022 saw record results for the office market in Warsaw. During H1 2022, as much as 479,400 sqm was leased, making it the best ever H1 performance for the capital city’s market. According to JLL experts, this is evidence that the capital's market is undergoing a thaw after two years of continuous uncertainty.
Kraków's Nowe Czyżyny centre will be home to a new brand from the sports segment. The Newbridge leasing department has signed a lease agreement with 4F. In recent weeks, Monnari, Triumph and W.Kruk have also debuted in the facility, while Empik is preparing to open a store.
ROCKWOOL is expanding its office space in the Nowy Rynek D building, developed by Skanska in Poznań. In 2020, a competence centre was established on an area of 6,000 sqm. Now, the company has decided to lease additional 900 sqm.
Primark has opened the doors of its fourth shop in Poland for the first time in Katowice's Silesia City Center. The store occupies more than 3,600 sqm of retail space.
Tezenis brand has joined the tenants of Galeria Warmińska. This is the first showroom of this Italian brand in Olsztyn in Poland. The new boutique occupies an area of approximately 190 sqm.
Anna Trębicka will be responsible for the integration of all CBRE business lines in the Łódź region in Poland, as well as the development and proper functioning of the Łódź branch.
108 Agency announced the appointment of Petr Jílek as the new Head of Property Management for the Czech Republic.
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