News How’s the S in ESG driving the development and refurbishment of offices?

How’s the S in ESG driving the development and refurbishment of offices?

by Property Forum
Whilst significant ink has flowed in relation to the ‘E’ pillar from the vast ESG spectrum, the ‘S’ pillar is beginning to catch up in prominence particularly in the office sector across the UK and Continental Europe. Post-Covid behaviours have had a massive impact on the office offering and workforce demands - the office is by no means dead, but its role has certainly had a significant rethink, writes Mirela Calota, Director, Deal Advisory - Real Estate and Infrastructure at KPMG, in an article prepared for Property Forum.
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News Hybrid model to stay for good in offices

Hybrid model to stay for good in offices

by Property Forum
Mindspace, the global provider of flexible boutique office space, has published the results of its global employee survey. The goal of the survey was to illuminate new work patterns and shed light on both current and aspirational employee dynamics. The results gave insights showing how the 9 to 5 job is a dying phenomenon and the hybrid model is here to stay - with employee flexibility being the key determinant in employee satisfaction.
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News Skanska: Office workers expect support in terms of mental health

Skanska: Office workers expect support in terms of mental health

by Property Forum
Among four countries – Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, and Hungary, more than half of respondents claimed they work only from the office (52%), according to a survey conducted by Skanska's commercial development business unit in CEE. The number of such office workers increased compared to May 2021, especially in the Czech Republic and Poland. ​The preferred work model has not changed much since then, but in the Czech Republic more people want to work only from the office (22% vs 17% in May 2021).  
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News Corporations see no real office savings despite WFH

Corporations see no real office savings despite WFH

by Property Forum
Despite almost all European office employees working from home last year, the empty workplaces did not lead to a reduction in the expenditure that companies had to fulfil had the workforce been in the office. The average costs per FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) fell by only 2% and amounted to €9,468. These findings have been published by Colliers, Occupier Cost Index (OCI), which comprises data from 29 countries, 3,990 buildings, 26.1 million square meters of office space and 1.96 million FTEs.
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News Czechs show the highest intention of WFH in Europe

Czechs show the highest intention of WFH in Europe

by Property Forum
Colliers introduced its latest research report about the post-COVID workplace as a continuation of its research after the report it produced a year ago leveraging data from over 5,000 respondents globally, evaluating the dramatic impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the way we work.
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New leases

  • RedDeer.Games, a company in the investment portfolio of the PMPG Polskie Media group, has a new office in the centre of Warsaw. The new office is located in the Wolf Zielna building and has an area of 600 sqm.
  • Popeyes will open in Posnania shopping centre on 1st of August. The Poznań restaurant will be the first outlet in Greater Poland and the seventh in Poland.
  • Tuplex is a new tenant in Multipark Bydgoszcz, where it took 1,450 sqm of warehouse and office space. The tenant was advised during the lease negotiations by Newmark Polska.

New appointments

  • Marcin Kucinski, previously Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed General Manager at Royal Tulip Warsaw Apartments, replacing Rafal Kincer, who took over as CEO of Polski Holding Hotelowy as of 15th of July 2024.
  • Anna Staniszewska has taken the position of Associate Director in the strategic consulting team at CBRE. She has many years of experience in real estate development consulting and analysis of all sectors of the property market in Poland.
  • The Management Board of notified that on July 16, 2024, the Supervisory Board elected Wojciech Chabasiewicz as chairman and Arkadiusz Bajołek as vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board.


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