International real estate developer HB Reavis has signed a preliminary sale agreement to sell two of its buildings, situated in Warsaw, to Savills Investment Management on behalf of a Global Pension Fund client. In one of the largest transactions of the year in Poland and also in Central and Eastern Europe amounting to €186 million, Savills Investment Management has acquired buildings A and B of the Gdanski Business Center in Warsaw, totalling 48,000 sqm.
The Dominikański office building, developed in Wrocław by Skanska Property Poland, has been recognized with LEED certification's highest level - Platinum. This is the second office complex in Lower Silesia's capital to “go platinum” in compliance with the most demanding office certification system in Poland. The first complex - Green Towers – was also developed by Skanska. The certification process for Dominikański was supported by Go4Energy. The building is owned by a fund managed by Union Investment Real Estate GmbH based in Hamburg.
Nokia Networks has leased an office area of over 7,000 sqm in the West Link building, which is being developed by Echo Investment on Na Ostatnim Groszu Street in Wrocław. OmniOffice has joined the group of tenants of the Q22 office building in Warsaw by leasing an area of over 2,000 sqm on the second floor.
ING Bank, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and PKO Bank Polski have jointly underwritten and funded a €210 million term loan facility for Magnolia Park Shopping Centre. The refinancing of the mall, which is owned by real estate funds managed by Blackstone and managed by Multi Poland, is one of the largest real estate financing deals to take place in Poland this year.
HB Reavis has successfully leased 5,000 sqm of office space to five different companies at Gdanski Business Center and Postepu 14 located in the city fringe of Warsaw. Groupe SEB Polska and Joseph’s Bistro & Wine restaurant are new clients, whereas KPMG, WebInterpret and Fab Tax & Accountancy by Bilans SA extended their existing leasing agreements.
JLL has been selected as property manager for the Wołoska 24 office building in Warsaw. The firm’s responsibilities include maintaining the best relations with tenants and the complex operational, technical and financial management of the property. Ghelamco is the project’s investor and developer.
Building F, the sixth Class A office building of Krakow’s Bonarka for Business (B4B) complex has opened today. TriGranit, the developer plans to deliver three more office buildings in the near future due to the increasing demand for office space in the region.
International real estate developer HB Reavis has sold its Konstruktorska Business Center to international real estate investment company Golden Star Estate B.V. in the developer’s first divestment in the Polish market.
Prologis has opened a 16,000 square metre small business unit (SBU) facility at Prologis Park Chorzów, which is already 60 percent leased. This is the last building to be constructed at Prologis’ largest distribution centre in Poland, totalling 251,000 square metres.
PepsiCo Polska moves its headquarters from Praga-Południe to Praga-Północ (Warsaw). The company has leased two storeys with a total rentable area of 3 900 sq m (3 550 net) in building M of the Monopol project at Koneser Square. The relocation is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2022.
Baxter, an international company involved in medical equipment production, specialist medicines and biotechnology has prolonged its lease and enlarged the area it occupies within the Warsaw office building, Nordic Park owned by Globalworth. Baxter is the largest tenant in Nordic Park, taking up 4,700 sqm of offices over three floors.
Scheduling platform Booksy has leased 1,500 sqm in the Skyliner building in Warsaw in a transaction conducted entirely online via the ShareSpace platform.
Diófa Fund Management has appointed Gábor Pozsgai as the company's new advisor to the Board of Directors. He will be responsible for the development and efficient operation of the sales strategy framework.
Colliers Poland is developing its Workplace Innovation department – Karolina Dudek, PhD has just joined the team as Associate Director. She will use her skills in organisational diagnosis, knowledge of research methodology and design management expertise to support the shaping of sustainable work environments.
Cromwell Property Group has appointed Piotr Goździewicz as senior investment manager for Central and Eastern Europe. He will be responsible for executing a variety of investment strategies of Cromwell and its capital partners in the region with a focus on Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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