News Article industrial JLL Russia Slovakia
by Property Forum | Industrial

PNK Group, an international industrial real estate developer from Russia, entered the European market with the opening of its new industrial park - PNK Park Sereď in the Western Slovak region. The park comprises a 45,000 square meters of Class A industrial space across two completed facilities.

"When we decided to enter the European market, we knew that Slovakia was the perfect location to start. PNK Park Sereď has excellent transport accessibility and human resource availability. We see interest from a wide range of companies - from e-commerce and logistics to manufacturing companies operating in central Europe,” said Partner of PNK Group Europe, Azamat Yerzhanov. “It was a good choice of location, and we have big plans for developing this industrial park. In addition to the two finished facilities, PNK Park Sereď has 50 more hectares available for build-to-suit projects."
Located near the R1 expressway, the PNK Park Sereď has convenient and easy access to Bratislava (55 km) via D1 highway and good road transport links to Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
PNK Park Sereď responds to the high standards of a modern and flexible industrial facility and can be used for various purposes, e.g. as a warehouse, distribution center, or for light industrial manufacturing: the strength of the concrete frame allows for the installation of overhead equipment, which would enable an additional load of up to 20 kg/sqm. The floors in both buildings are able to withstand a uniformly distributed load of 10 t/sqm. The illumination level is set at 200 lux in the storage area and 300 lux in the working areas. If requested, the buildings can be retrofitted with office blocks designed according to customer requirements.
One of the facilities occupies an area of approximately 12,000 sqm with 10 metres clear internal height. This modern industrial development offers a flexible division of the space into smaller units with a minimum of 700 sqm area.
Larger and medium-sized business looking for units starting at approximately 3,000 sqm will find a suitable solution within the second building which provides ca. 32,500 sqm of a leasable industrial space and clear internal height of 6 europallets levels. The property supports cross-docking operations.
Both buildings are BREEM-pass certified and comply with the FM Global international property insurance standard.
„This new entry underlines the attractiveness of Slovakia on the industrial map. The market has gained another experienced developer focusing towards the quality of the product. The park is situated in Western Slovakia which has gained a flattering reputation of being the production and manufacturing hub of CEE region, thanks to the hundreds of suppliers and good infrastructure network,“ adds Peter Nitschneider, Country Director and Head of Advisory at JLL Slovakia.
Tomáš Horváth, Director of Industrial Agency Colliers International Slovakia: “For the industrial market of the Central and Eastern Europe region, the entry of a big player, such as the PNK Group, is good news. In the competition, it strives to succeed with quality real estates. In Slovakia, our company, which will provide the management of a newly built park in Sereď, also helps to maintain a high standard of buildings for logistics.
We believe the company will do well in our region, as we can also see space for further growth due to the growing demand from the automotive industry.”
Mgr. Anton Jasenovec, Head of Industrial and Logistisc Department Slovakia at Cushman & Wakefield: “Beginning of the year the PNK Group entered onto the Slovak industrial market with its projects in PNK Park Sereď. The location, high quality of the project and the timing were greatly planned at a time where the Slovak market records „boom“ on the industrial field. I see the biggest Russian developer on the Slovak market as a highly positive impulse and the opportunity for the production companies, logistics providers and wholesale chains to use a great potential for their expansion.”