Part of the Glamox Group, ES-SYSTEM, a producer and supplier of professional lighting systems, has decided to let nearly 11,500 sqm of modern warehouse and office space in the 7R Park Poznań East logistics centre. The tenant was represented in the negotiation process by AXI IMMO consultants.
Last year, the industrial real estate sector in Poland claimed a record-breaking share (almost 50 percent) in the total volume of transactions. Two of the most popular locations among the sector’s developers and tenants are still Silesia and its sub-region of Zagłębie. This is where a modern warehouse and office facility has been developed by 7R for No Limit, the brand which specializes in servicing the e-commerce sector.
Construction of a fully automated center located in the vicinity of Radzymin, a town near Warsaw, started in mid-January of this year. The project for Żabka Polska, the largest convenience store chain in Poland, is set to be completed in 2022. The project will include a “high bay” storage facility with a height of 40 m. 7R is responsible for the investment’s development.
Construction of the two facilities, totaling 58,000 sqm, in the 7R Park Szczecin complex has commenced. It's 7R’s third major project in this region. A modern A-class building for Hultafors Group, which will be the first automated warehouse to use the AutoStore system in Poland, will be completed this month. . Meanwhile, in the center of the capital of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, the 7R City Flex Last Mile Logistics warehouse is already operating.
Savas Gencer has been appointed as investment director at 7R. He has joined the investment team led by Christopher Zeuner and will be responsible for capital raising activities and 7R’s international expansion into new European markets.
After a year serving as a Non-Executive Director at 7R, Chris Zeuner has been appointed Chief Investment Officer and board member of the company. In his new role, effective from January 1st, he will be responsible for 7R’s further expansion which includes plans to enter new European markets
7R has just started building a last mile urban warehouse in Gdynia, expanding its 7R City Flex network. It will be the first logistics facility in Gdynia to be built in the direct vicinity of the port and close to the city center.
Retailing is giving way to e-commerce. The pandemic has undoubtedly changed consumer habits, stimulated the development of the online purchasing sector and has underlined new needs in logistics and warehousing. This means that the supply chain will need to be reorganized along with an increase in storage space and moving product location closer to the consumer. As the first warehouse developer in Poland, 7R is rapidly responding to new market realities by offering its tenants facilities of up to 12 meters high. This solution will significantly reduce the costs of storing goods and allow for more efficient use of warehouse space.
7R has won a tender to purchase 20 ha of land in the Pomeranian Logistics Centre. On the plot, the developer will build the 7R Park Gdańsk Port complex, with a total area of approx. 123,000 sqm. The land property is located in the immediate vicinity of the Port of Gdańsk, and the largest deepwater terminal in the Baltic Sea – DCT Gdańsk.
In the first half of the year, Poland ranked second in Europe for net leased warehouse space. Demand for warehouses is steady and further investments continue to be made on the market. A new 7R City Flex Last Mile Logistics project will be built at Graniczna Street in Wrocław. PIKA, a company which specializes in the outsourcing of document management, processing and distribution, has chosen 7R which will prepare a high-bay warehouse space adapted to the strict standards of document storage. The general contractor of the 7R City Flex Wrocław Airport facility is Atlas Ward Polska.
COS, the office fit-out supplier, has leased 3,000 sqm in the Miro project, in northern Bucharest. All of the company’s employees will start working in the new offices next summer. Part of the space will host a showroom. The building is developed by Speedwell.
Recovery clinic Empatio București has leased 200 sqm in The Eminescu Offices project located in central Bucharest. The opening of the clinic is scheduled for April 2022. The office building is developed by Akcent Development and managed by Cushman & Wakefield Echinox.
SIG, a supplier of building products on the Polish market has decided to relocate its branch. It leased 2,067 sqm of warehouse and office space in City Logistics Katowice. The tenant was represented in the negotiation process by real estate advisory firm Cresa Poland.
BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland strengthens its Capital Markets department. Bartłomiej Sutkowski, a highly valued expert with almost 15 years of experience within the real estate industry will be its new Associate DIrector.
MDC2 COO and co-founder Jeremy Cordery was recently appointed as a Board Member of the company’s Board of Directors and will be an active member of the following committees: ESG, IC and Audit & Risk.
Avison Young announced Karolina Pruchniewska’s promotion to the role of Communications Manager CEE. Based in Poland, Karolina will be responsible for enhancing brand awareness of the company in Central and Eastern Europe, supporting Avison Young in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania also regarding internal communication within the firm. She will also be still managing marketing & PR activities of the Polish branch of Avison Young.
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