The Warsaw office market saw a shrinking volume of space under construction and increasing pressure on rents in 2022. However, according to the latest report by Cushman & Wakefield, the capital's market could see a significant tenant recovery as contracts signed in the record period of 2018-2019 come up for renewal.
In 2022, Karimpol Polska signed 11 leases with a total area of nearly 22,200 sqm in Skyliner, its flagship project in Warsaw’s Wola district. The commercialisation of the building has reached 80%. CBRE Poland has brokered the lease of all spaces.
GTC closed the year by achieving a high occupancy rate for its office buildings in Warsaw. Particularly important for GTC's results was a contract-laden end of the year. The company signed office leases from its Warsaw portfolio for nearly 20,000 sqm, 34 percent of all transactions were new tenants.
Develia S.A. signed a PSPA (preliminary sale agreement) with an entity from Adventum Group for Wola Retro, a prime office building located in Warsaw. The price agreed is ca. €69.8 million. Closing is expected by the end of April 2023.
Panattoni has purchased 4 ha of land and is soon to start construction on Panattoni Park Warsaw South III Piaseczno, where it will immediately develop the entire area of around 20,000 sqm. The development is being constructed near to the S7 expressway and the Janki junction, which joins the national road S7 and the S8 expressway.
According to a report published by Newmark Polska, new office supply reached 237,000 sqm in 2022, bringing Warsaw’s total prime office stock to close to 6.27 million sqm at the end of the year. The gross office take-up hit 860,000 sqm.
PINK has published figures on the office market in Warsaw for Q4 2022. The data is sourced from advisory companies from the commercial real estate sector (BNP Paribas Real Estate, CBRE, Colliers, Cushman&Wakefield, JLL, Knight Frank, Newmark, Savills) and includes information on modern office stock, new completions, take-up volumes and vacancy rates.
FLE SICAV FIS, managed by FLE GmbH, has acquired from DWS its fifth office property in Poland – the Kopernik Office Buildings in Warsaw. Knight Frank advised the buyer and Colliers represented the seller. The price remains confidential.
Ekonip Logistics, a company specializing in logistics services for hazardous materials, has decided to lease 9,200 sqm of warehouse and office space at the Logicor logistics park in Mszczonów. AXI IMMO represented the tenant in the transaction.
Salzgitter Mannesmann Acélkereskedelmi Kft. has signed another long-term lease agreement in the ZenGarden office building in Budapest. The redesigned workspace will take up over 500 sqm in the building.
The New Balance brand has expanded the space of its showroom in Galeria Warmińska in Olsztyn, Poland. The American brand's shop currently occupies an area of almost 200 sqm.
DLA Piper’s Prague office has appointed a Corporate partner with a focus on technology Tomáš Ščerba, Real Estate partner Michal Hink and Banking, Finance and Restructuring counsel Leo Javorek.
Following Magdalena Sekuła's resignation from the Supervisory Board of LPP, and the reduction of the number of Supervisory Board members below the statutory minimum, the Supervisory Board appointed Jagoda Piechocka as a Supervisory Board member.
Florin Suicescu has been named COO of Forty Management. With over 30 years of management experience, he has held senior positions in real estate and hotel developments.
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