Panattoni will build a dedicated facility for Weber, US manufacturer of grills and accessories. The 50,000-square-metre BTS (built-to-suit) facility will be developed in Zabrze and the tenant will move into in August 2021.
Colliers International has been appointed to manage the first stage of the Face2Face Business Campus in Katowice, which is being developed by Echo Investment. The commission brings the Silesian portfolio of Colliers’ property management department up to more than 40,000 sqm of office space.
Panattoni has started building a distribution centre for a manufacturer of sportswear and accessories. The BTS facility with an area of over 67 000 sqm is under construction in Czeladź, Upper Silesia. Completion of phase one is planned for H1 2021.
Although development activity was muted in Katowice throughout 2019, there is now more than 210,000 sqm of office space under construction across 13 projects. Cushman & Wakefield summarised the past year on Katowice’s office market.
Savills has been appointed as sole adviser to M7 Real Estate for the fund’s entire office portfolio. Savills will be responsible for office space leasing and property management. The portfolio comprises a total of approximately 73,500 sqm across seven buildings located in four cities: Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw and Katowice.
Union Investment has agreed to acquire two planned hotel properties in Kraków and Katowice with a total of 527 rooms. The developer, vendor and future operator of the two midscale hotels, which are scheduled for completion in autumn 2021, is UBM. The purchase price of the ibis Styles-branded hotel in Kraków and Mercure-branded hotel in Katowice is approximately €86 million in total. Both leases run for 25 years.
Panattoni has acquired a 14.4-hectare site at ul. Miedziana to build City Logistics Katowice. Construction works at the park, anticipated to feature 70,000 sqm at full build-out, will commence before year-end.
GTC has just obtained a building permit for a new office project in Katowice. Once finished, the Class A building will offer 18,315 sqm of state-of-the-art office space over 5 floors in the heart of Katowice. The building, inspired by Katowice’s modernist architecture, is designed by JEMS Architects.
A Polish logistics company has leased 1,500 sqm of warehouse and office space at MLP Business Park Poznań. MLP Group, the developer and owner of the urban logistics park, is to revitalise an old warehouse building that will be customised for the tenant. This facility should be ready at the beginning of Q4 2021.
Adara, a supplier of ingredients for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, has leased 800 sqm of warehouse and office space in 7R City Flex Warsaw Airport I. The tenant was represented during the lease negotiations by real estate advisory firm Cresa.
A Polish IT company, STM Cyber Sp. z o.o. decided to lease over 300 sqm in the Business Garden office complex in Warsaw. The tenant was represented in the negotiation process by AXI IMMO. The owner of the complex is Vastint.
Karolina Furmańska has joined the Consulting & Research team of Cushman & Wakefield Poland as a Senior Residential Analyst with responsibility for advisory to PRS clients. Prior to joining C&W, she was a member of JLL’s Living Investment Team, which was responsible for transaction advisory comprising rental apartments, purpose-built student accommodation, co-living and other income-producing assets in the residential sector.
JLL Hungary has appointed Balázs Agócs as Workplace Strategy Director from April 2021. JLL will expand not only with another leadership position but also with the Workplace Solutions service line. In his new role, Balázs will help JLL's customers to make faster and more efficient workplace- and real estate strategy decisions. He will closely cooperate with the teams of Tenant Representation and Project & Development Services.
Razvan Botezatu has been named Operations Manager of Romanian real estate developer Nordis Group. He will oversee the development strategy of the company. He has 10 years' worth of experience in the corporate sector. The group develops luxury residential and hotel projects in Bucharest and regional cities.
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