Edition 11 (264) November 2021


A splendid time was guaranteed for all!

Everything’s gonna be alright tonight” – so sang the incomparable Tina Turner and David Bowie back in 1984. But they couldn’t have known the half of it, because on the evening of September 30th, it was not only alright on the night, it was in fact awesome!

Tomasz Cudowski, editor-in-chief

Turning it up to eleven!

We did it! We had to wait for this moment much longer than usual, but the winners of the 11th Eurobuild Awards 2020 could finally be announced. More than 500 guests of the Gala gathered together on September 30th in the city’s biggest hotel ballroom at the Doubletree by Hilton Warsaw.

Small talk

Core issues

Matthew Lunt, CA Immo’s head of asset management for Austria and the CEE region, tells us about the Austrian real estate investor's continuing strategy for the CEE region, how Covid has impacted this, and his favourite cities in our part of the world...

Small talk

Bringing order to the market

As a wave of tax reforms is set to impact the real estate market, we spoke to Konrad Płochocki, the vice-president and managing director of the Polish Association of Developers (PZFD), about what exactly they are going to mean for players in the sector

Small talk

Ingenious solution

Proptech is taking on an increasingly crucial role when it comes to realising and managing real estate projects. And as a result, there is now a plethora of different and incompatible apps available to confuse every developer and project manager. Nick Carter of Ingenious.Build, however, thinks he can provide the solution

Stock market report

A case of the global hiccups?

Even though the Polish stock market has been soaring and the WIG is even closing in on 74,000 points, the fact still cannot be avoided that the last few weeks have shown that the pandemic is still very much with us and its long-term effects – including inflation and disrupted supply chains – are going to continue to influence both the economy and the mood of investors

Retail & leisure

The name’s park: RETAIL park

Everyone knows that retail parks and smaller retail formats have more than held their own during the pandemic, but their future growth prospects still seem bright. Such centres are continuing to diversify their tenant mix with restaurants and medical services, and some are even adding... residential sections

Anna Korólczyk-Lewandowska

Tilting at windmills

For the last five years, the development of wind farms in Poland has been at a standstill – but suddenly there is new hope that things are about to change

Alex Hayes
Urban planning

Switching the city lights back on

Our lives have certainly been turned upside-down over the last 19 months. We have not just had to re-evaluate how we are going to work, rest and play, but we’ve actually taken a crash-course in how things are going to be into the future. How should the post-pandemic city now be planned so that it reflects these lifestyle changes?

Nathan North

Innovating upwards

A skyscraper development in the very heart of a city generally brings with it major logistical challenges. Each project requires experience, hi-tech tools and impressive levels of organisation. How do the big construction companies manage to do it?

Magdalena Rachwald