The Warsaw office market is showing signs of a long-awaited recovery, says real estate advisory firm Savills. Office take-up hit 273,200 sqm in the first three months of the year, which were one the best-performing quarters in the history of the capital. Savills forecasts that with office availability continuously shrinking in the city centre, the market is set for further rental growth next year.
Real estate advisory firm Savills has been appointed as property manager for Sky Tower, the tallest building in Wrocław, acquired by Adventum Group in March 2022. Savills previously advised on the acquisition of the property.
The beginning of Q1 2022 has brought record numbers. €898 million was invested into Czech real estate assets in Q1 2022, demonstrating a 210% year-on-year increase. Without the c. €1.3 billion Residomo transaction which was closed in Q1 2020, this quarter's investment volume would be the highest since Q1 2019, Savills' latest research shows.
Real estate advisory firm Savills estimates that the prices of building materials for new commercial real estate construction in Poland increased by close to 30% in the past 12 months and expects demand for technical consultancy to grow. The Building & Project Consultancy team of Savills Poland has summarised its activity in 2021, a year in which it completed close to 60 projects for commercial properties with a combined area of 1.5 million sq m and almost doubled its headcount.
Real estate advisory firm Savills has been appointed as sole letting agent for office space in West Forum in Wrocław. The office complex is owned by GNT Ventures Properties managed by TFG Asset Management.
New York and San Francisco have emerged as the most expensive flexible office markets worldwide, while Berlin is one of the fastest-growing European markets, according to Workthere, a flexible office listing platform launched by Savills, that helps occupiers find flexible workspace.
Warimpex, a real estate development and investment company based in Vienna, has appointed Savills as the exclusive leasing adviser for office space in its new office complex located in Białystok at the junction of Bohaterów Monte Cassino and Wyszyńskiego streets. The phased project is expected to break ground this year.
Real estate advisory firm Savills anticipates that some of the immediate knock-on effects of the war in Ukraine on the Polish logistics market will include sustained demand for new warehouse projects amid construction difficulties and a prospect of rental growth in ready-to-occupy facilities.
The first building of 8,000 sqm of the fully sustainable logistic Garbe Green Park Piestany is already fully leased and the development process of the second building is starting soon.
Crown Square, an office building located near Rondo Daszyńskiego metro station in Warsaw, will welcome three new tenants: Foodcom (1,000 sqm), Orifarm (400 sqm) and Avenga (300 sqm). The landlord was advised on the transactions by real estate advisory firm Savills.
BIMs Plus Poznań, distributor of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology products as well as plumbing system and technology products has leased more than 4,700 sqm of space at the MLP Poznań West logistics park.
Dorota Mielke has joined Office Agency team of BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland and taken the position of Associate Director. Her main task in the new role will be taking care of business development and advising on office strategies and space rental.
Dariusz Domański has been promoted to be a Managing Partner at White Star Real Estate in Poland. He will be responsible for Residential Development business of White Star Real Estate and White Star Residential Management operating businesses. Darek will also continue to manage White Star’s flagship project- Elektrownia Powiśle.
Mariusz Cieśliński has joined the Polish team of MNK Partners to take up the position of Investment Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the investment processes of funds across Europe.
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