According to JLL, the retail stock in Poland has already exceeded 14 million sqm, and in 2018 alone expanded by approximately 417,000 sqm of new space across all formats. The largest openings this year included the Forum Gdańsk (62,000 sqm), Libero in Katowice (45,000 sqm) and Gemini Park in Tychy (36,600 sqm)
The City of Warsaw and JLL will implement a pilot program aimed at increasing the attractiveness of the Warsaw City Centre in the eyes of potential tenants and customers. The changes will be introduced starting with Marszałkowska and Aleje Jerozolimskie Streets.
Developer Nova Imobiliare has started the construction works for Colosseum Mall as part of the expansion plan for its Colosseum shopping centre. The construction of the mall will be carried out by Axa Trans Construct, designated as the general contractor following a selection process.
Retailer demand for physical store space will remain steadfast throughout a number of key retail markets over the next five years, with the Health and Beauty sector leading the way in driving future growth requirements according to global real estate advisor CBRE.
Polish sportswear retailer, 50 Style, opened in October its first store in Romania, in Bucharest’s Iris Shopping Center, Titan area, on a surface of 315 sqm. Its entry on the local market confirms the real estate consultancy company’s, Colliers International Romania's, view of the Polish brands’ goal to expand in the Eastern European region, especially in Romania, where consumption has steadily increased in recent years.
Victoria Ploiesti West Retail Park is planned to be opened in March 2019, according to Activ Property Services, the property’s exclusive agent. The project is a proximity retail park with 2,690 sqm of GLA, including some major tenants such as Mega Image (591 sqm), Pepco (543 sqm) and Zoomania (496 sqm).
For the first time in five years, Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay has replaced New York’s Upper 5th Avenue as the world’s most expensive retail street by rental value, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. The Czech Republic has made it into the top 20 world’s most expensive retail streets. With rents of €230 per sqm per month, Prague’s Na Příkopě Street is at No. 19, leaping three positions up from the last year
CPI Property Group unveiled its new plans and projects at MAPIC. The Group plans to refurbish the Campona shopping centre in Budapest, extend Královo Pole in Brno and Olympia in Pilsen and remodel the food court in the Ogrody shopping centre in Elblag, Poland.
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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