News Article advisory Gdańsk Poland TriCity Walter Herz
by Property Forum | Career

Walter Herz has opened a branch in Tri-City, which will be managed by Jarosław Zdzitowiecki, who took the position of Associate Partner/Head of Tri-City in the company.

The new branch of Walter Herz started operating in Tri-City at the beginning of February 2023. The Tri-City branch is the company's second outside Warsaw branch, after Kraków.

Jarosław Zdzitowiecki, who is the head of Walter Herz branch in the Tri-City, is responsible for developing cooperation with clients in the north of Poland and expanding the company's team in Pomerania. He manages the development of consulting services provided to tenants, developers and owners of commercial space, as well as conducting services for investors in the region.

The head of Walter Herz’s Tri-City branch has been closely associated with consulting entities operating in the commercial real estate sector in Poland for the last seven years. The Tri-City market is one of the key areas of his expertise. Jarosław Zdzitowiecki has professional experience in the field of consulting services provided to tenants in the processes of expansion, relocation and renegotiation of lease agreements, as well as services for landlords, which he gained while conducting commercialization and recommercialization processes of office complexes in the region as an exclusive agent.

During his professional career, he also worked in the medical sector, building a private medical services company from scratch, and in the legal department of one of the largest financial institutions in Poland. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at Gdynia University of Law and Diplomacy and Gdańsk Foundation for Management Development, where he completed a two-year Executive MBA program, validated by the Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management.

The Tri-City is the fourth largest office centre in Poland, offering over 1 million sq m. of modern space with the dominant position of Gdańsk, which concentrates over 75 per cent of office resources in the region. According to Walter Herz data, there are approximately 75 thousand sqm of office space under construction on the Tri-City market. The vacancy rate in Tri-City exceeds 13%. Rents for class A space range from net €12.5/m/sqm to €15/month/sqm. Dominant office tenants are companies from the IT, SSC and BPO sectors.

Officer and Waterfront buildings in Gdynia, as well as Punkt, Alzare Office, C300 Office and another building in the Matarnia Office Park complex in Gdańsk, are under construction in Tri-City.

In 2022, Format, K2, Alpha office buildings and the second building in the Officyna complex and another in the office building in Palio Office Park, among others, were commissioned in the region.