Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income PLC has exchanged contracts to acquire a newly built fully income-producing logistics warehouse in Warsaw, Poland, for a purchase price of €27.5 million providing a net initial yield of 5.64%. The agreement is with developer Panattoni Development Europe and Marvipol Logistics. Completion of the acquisition is currently scheduled for later in the month.
Sales of new apartments measured jointly for the six largest markets in Poland increased by 6% q-o-q, according to JLL. The late boom in Poznań and Łódź means records may be broken by the close of the year.
Panattoni Europe embarks on a new project near the Tricity Airport – Panattoni Park Gdańsk Airport. The distribution centre with close to 107,000 sqm has already got a stamp of approval from BBK S.A. – 68,500 sqm of the facility will be used as a multifunctional warehouse for home&you, a leading brand of interior furnishing articles. Completion of construction works is planned for mid-2020.
The third quarter on the Warsaw office market saw record-breaking demand and closed with an impressive 284,000 sqm. This means that nearly 690,000 sqm has been leased since the beginning of the year. At the same time, the vacancy rate is gradually decreasing with companies increasingly choosing pre-let contracts.JLL summarised the Warsaw office market at the end of Q3 2019.
According to Savills, more than €700 million has been invested in the senior living sector across the UK and Europe since the beginning of the year, which is the highest level ever recorded. In Poland, the market in this sector is on an early stage of development but has great potential.
ATAL SA – a Polish developer – selected Knight Frank as its exclusive agent to commercialize the Krakowska 35 office property in Wrocław. The consultancy will also manage the property. The edifice with a total area of ca. 14,000 sqm will be handed over for use in Q1 2021.
Over the last decade, the country's retail sector has grown by nearly 40%. The increasing maturity of the sector has changed how new stock is distributed and has motivated landlords to diversify their offer. JLL summarised conditions on Poland's retail market.
Challenges and changes in the retail sector are continuing to impact the dynamics of the European shopping centre market with new research from Cushman & Wakefield showing development activity across the continent is strongly polarised at both a country and city level.
Panattoni Europe has completed nearly 17,000 sqm of space for DHL Parcel Polska. It consists of two distribution centres dedicated to e-commerce operations, built in the Warsaw region – at Panattoni Park Pruszków III and in Radzymin. Both facilities have been developed in line with DHL’s GOGREEN policy and have undergone BREEAM environmental certification process, achieving a Good and Very Good rating.
Cushman & Wakefield has advised on the acquisition of a 17-hectare plus land in Biskupice Podgórne near Wrocław. The new owner of the land is Segro, a developer and owner of warehouse parks in nine countries across Europe.
Westrock, an American manufacturer of packaging for the cosmetics industry, is a new tenant in Kraków's Quattro Business Park office complex. The company has leased over 800 sqm on the first floor of Building D. Westrock's office at Quattro is scheduled to open later in October.
The Polish provider of logistics and freight forwarding services has ordered about 2,000 sqm of additional space at MLP Poznań West. Once this new space is delivered to the tenant in June next year, Hart Logistics will occupy a total of nearly 12,000 sqm. The adviser in the transaction was Profi Home, a consulting firm.
Samsung R&D Institute Poland has extended the lease agreement for its office space in Warsaw Spire. During the negotiation process, the tenant was advised by a team of experts from JLL.
Robert Skládal joins Cushman & Wakefield as a partner in the retail leasing team and will lead the team focused on shopping centres.
JLL in Prague announces the appointment of Milan Kilik as its new Head of Office Agency for the Czech Republic as of beginning of October 2022.
Agnieszka Boroń has joined Equilis Poland to take up the post of Development Director. She has worked in the construction and development industry for over 20 years, specialising in residential project management. Prior to joining Equilis Poland, she was programme director at Nexity. Prior to that, she worked in managerial positions at Dom Development.
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