Krakow’s office stock has increased by more than 15% over the year to more than 1.3 million sqm at the end of Q1 2019. According to “Occupier Economics: Office Market in Krakow Q1 2019”, a report published by m Cresa, the capital city of Lesser Poland continues to attract tenants and this trend is likely to carry on into the near future given the economic and cultural potential.
Globalworth has completed new acquisitions of two buildings in Poland, Warsaw Trade Tower (WTT) in Warsaw and Rondo Business Park in Krakow, for c. €170 million. Including these recent additions, Globalworth’s Polish portfolio has grown to almost 500,000 sqm of GLA in office and mixed-use properties.
JLL has represented a leading multi-product real estate manager for institutional investors, on the sale transaction of the K1 office building. The project was acquired by the Luxemburg fund FLE SICAV FIS – for investments in CEE and DACH exclusively advised by FLE GmbH, headquartered in Vienna. The value of the transaction is confidential.
According to a recent report by BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland, Kraków and Wrocław are at the lead of cities with the highest volume of new office supply for 2018 in Poland. The two markets hold 59% of the new space completed and delivered in the eight key regional cities and account for more than half of the net take-up generated last year.
Warsaw, Krakow and Wrocław offer access to large pools of high-skilled professionals, modern office space and suitable infrastructure. They compete for shared services centres not only with other Polish cities but also with large urban areas worldwide, according to Cresa’s report on the Polish outsourcing market.
Galeria Bronowice, managed by Ceetrus Poland, received the BREEAM-In-Use Certificate with the highest “Excellent” rating. The document confirms that the facility in Kraków is an environmentally-friendly building operating in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. Galeria Bronowice received this distinction in two categories, for building management and for the building itself.
After nearly a decade, the Avatar office building will be offering office space for lease again. A total of 2,400 sqm of space spread over two storeys will become available for new tenants in Q2 2020. BNP Paribas Real Estate will represent the building’s owner – the Spanish fund Azora Europa, as the exclusive agent for the leasing process.
Modern, comfortable living units, unlimited access to specially arranged spaces for individual and group learning, a game and entertainment centre, a cinema room, and a kitchen for group cooking. This is a brief description of the Livinn Kraków student house at ul. Romanowicza 4 in Kraków, now underway as part of the revitalization and modernization of the former Telpod factory building.
A milestone has been reached on the way to the completion of Building H, the 8th element of Bonarka for Business (B4B) office complexes in Krakow. The construction reached its highest point on the 16th of October, according to the construction schedule. TriGranit is preparing the further phases of the development, Building I and J with 10,000 sqm GLA each.
Axi Immo decided to renew its office leases in Warsaw and Katowice. The leased area in Warsaw has remained unchanged while the Silesian office at Muchowiec Active Park has been enlarged. Both venues have been modified in order to meet the strictest safety standards and accommodate a hybrid working model.
Raben Logistics Polska has moved into Panattoni Park Gdańsk Airport. The logistics operator will make use of a number of solutions dedicated to specialised logistic operations, which are to be conducted on 7,560 sqm of warehouse space.
108 Agency has leased 900 sqm of industrial space to Czech logistic company HRAL in Pilsen Borská pole and the new pick-up point for IKEA was opened there.
Adrian Bojczuk has joined Tétris' Polish office to take on the newly created position – EMEA Investors and Landlords Client Development Director. He will work closely with the management and business development teams in each country, as well as with the JLL Investor team in EMEA.
Savills has strengthened its Office Agency in Poland with the appointment of Marcin Sabowicz and its Industrial Agency with Adam Włochyński.
Skanska has named Aurelia Luca as Executive Vice President for Operations in Hungary and Romania. She has previously managed the Romanian operations of the developer. Luca has more than 20 years’ worth of experience in real estate.
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