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News Skanska to build CEE’s first climate-neutral office project
16
Jul
2020

Skanska to build CEE’s first climate-neutral office project

by Property Forum
Skanska plans to build the first climate-neutral office building in the CEE region. The developer is going to use a solution based on structural timber, as wood is a natural resource that will help reduce the carbon footprint. Construction works on the office building located on Radlická Street in Prague are planned to begin in 2023. Skanska has made a global commitment through a climate target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2045, with a 50% reduction by 2030.
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News Union Investment goes greener in Poland
25
Jun
2020

Union Investment goes greener in Poland

by Property Forum
Westbridge Advisory International AG, the international entity of operating cost optimizer Westbridge Advisory, has converted a portfolio of six office buildings for Union Investment in Poland to green electricity. By bundling the entire supply with a single utility and the switch of the entire portfolio to green electricity, it was possible to reduce CO2-emissions by roughly 7,600 tons. The properties, located in Warsaw, Wroclaw and Poznan, have a total rental area of around 155,000 sqm and an aggregated annual electricity consumption of 25 gigawatt-hours.
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News Kraków student residence goes greener
22
Jun
2020

Kraków student residence goes greener

by Property Forum
The LivinnX Kraków student residence, developed by Golub GetHouse, has signed an agreement with Tauron, which includes the purchase of electricity obtained entirely from renewable sources, i.e. hydroelectric power plants and wind farms. LivinnX will use the electricity offered as part of the EKO Premium product, which is the only solution in Poland to have a Green Energy Sale Guarantee, confirmed by the Polish Association for Energy Certification.
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News Prologis launches carbon footprint reduction programme in Europe
05
Jun
2020

Prologis launches carbon footprint reduction programme in Europe

by Property Forum
Prologis is extending its UK partnerships with climate change charity ‘Cool Earth’ and sustainability certification company ‘The Planet Mark’ to its European operations, as part of an initiative to reduce and mitigate whole-life carbon emissions in all its new logistics buildings. Under the programme, Prologis will work with Cool Earth to fund the protection of rainforests to mitigate unavoidable embodied carbon emissions in its new developments across Europe and, in this way, help protect an area of rainforest 31 times larger than the size of each building.
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News Panattoni introduces new green façade standard
26
May
2020

Panattoni introduces new green façade standard

by Property Forum
Panattoni has introduced a new façade standard at its parks. The new façade features predominantly aluminium and glass, with a new colour scheme and larger green areas. The makeover is part of the company’s sustainable development approach, which includes reducing CO2 emissions, employee well-being, environmental stewardship, as well as BREEAM certification of newly built facilities with a Very Good rating.
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News Panattoni certifies Amazon building in Southern Poland
15
Apr
2020

Panattoni certifies Amazon building in Southern Poland

by Property Forum
Panattoni received a BREEAM International New Construction certification with a Very Good rating. The new endorsement was awarded to the developer’s 60,000-square-metre project for Amazon in Okmiany near Bolesławiec. The facility was recognised for its features, including the water system which obtained the highest possible score.
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News Savills IM expects ‘green’ leases to be universal by 2026
26
Mar
2020

Savills IM expects ‘green’ leases to be universal by 2026

by Property Forum
Institutional investors expect that so-called ‘green’ lease clauses will be universally implemented in the real estate industry before the end of this decade, according to a new research by Savills Investment Management.
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News Investors still hesitant to invest more in green buildings
16
Mar
2020

Investors still hesitant to invest more in green buildings

by Property Forum
Climate change has become a reality and real estate is one of the key economic sectors in this. Buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the EU. So far, the industry has concentrated its effort, although still much limited, on the construction and management of buildings, which could be quantifiable in the green-certified prime office stock. It is therefore critical that the real industry plays its part in reversing the negative trend for the climate and the environment, reveals a new report produced by a team of analysts of EMEA Research & Insight at, Cushman & Wakefield.
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News Radisson Hotel Group to reduce the use of single-use plastics
27
Feb
2020

Radisson Hotel Group to reduce the use of single-use plastics

by Property Forum
Radisson Hotel Group is launching a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction – including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group’s portfolio by 2022. 
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News CTP receives BREEAM In-Use Excellent certification in Hungary
17
Feb
2020

CTP receives BREEAM In-Use Excellent certification in Hungary

by Property Forum
CTPark Budapest West BIA2 has been recently awarded a BREEAM In-Use „Excellent” rating.
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Latest news


New leases

  • Hungarian startup Colossyan has leased 1,000 sqm at Academia Offices, in Budapest, at the end of May. The office project was opened six months ago and has already reached an occupancy rate of 80%.
  • PGD Sp. z o.o., a distributor of products for bakeries, confectioneries and ice-cream parlours, has leased approx. 2,000 sqm of production and warehouse space in Waimea Airport Logistics Park Szczecin-Goleniów investment. Axi Immo was the agent representing the tenant in negotiating and selecting a new location.
  • Tetra Pak, a global player in food processing and packaging industry, has leased approximately 1,200 sqm of space in Lakeside in Warsaw. JLL Poland is responsible for the exclusive commercialisation of the building, owned by Atenor.

New appointments

  • Robert Rogowski, former Vice President of the Management Board of Invest TDJ Estate, has been dismissed from his position. Magdalena Sierankiewicz has been appointed in his place.
  • Cushman & Wakefield Echinox appointed Cristina Lupașcu as Head of Marketing. She joined Cushman & Wakefield Echinox in 2021 as Director PR & Research, being responsible for assisting both the PR & Marketing and Research departments. Lupașcu has more than 20 years’ worth of experience in media and real estate.
  • Karolina Kunciak, an expert with experience in retail consultancy, has joined CBRE Poland. She will be responsible for high streets.

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