Edition 9 (281) September 2023


Trouble on the edge of paradise

I want to share some memories of my summer holidays with you in this, the first autumn issue of ‘Eurobuild’ of the year. I managed to escape from the heatwave by heading north. And I recommend this to everyone – as long as you’re able to accept certain nuances

Tomasz Cudowski, editor-in-chief
Small talk

Wola today and maybe Wilanów tomorrow

Marta Zawadzka, the leasing director of Yareal, tells us how the developer intends to take advantage of the looming supply gap on the office market, and about which areas of Warsaw could be office development hotspots in the future

Small talk

Optimism rebounds for lenders

Aleksandra Gawrońska of JLL on the latest rise in apartment sales, the Safe 2 pct Loan programme, and what awaits the PRS market

Stock market report

It’s been a long hot summer

In July, the Warsaw Stock Exchange indices surged, but as the summer draws to a close, there’s less optimism around. A global correction is looking ever more likely, but the strength of the indices over the last few weeks and that of the economy (despite everything) could allow the solid rates of return seen since the beginning of the year to continue

Property management

Musical space

Influencing moods through the choice of music is not a discovery of the 21st century, but it is now taking on a new significance – with the help of property developers

Anna Zamyłka
Retail & leisure

Coming to a store near you

International retail chains are still entering the Polish market – from Germany, the US, Ukraine and the Baltics – and they are confident of success here, despite the soaring inflation and the war in Ukraine. These include discount retailers and premium brands, but it is the food and beverage sector that is looking to make a major impact

Magda Rachwald
Warehouse locations

Strength in diversity

Warehousing across the region is still booming – and now even the Balkans are beginning to join in with the party. But Poland’s supremacy across the CEE region remains unchallenged

Alex Hayes

A completely new old town

The residential and climate crises have each led to an increased need to make better use of the land available, including plots that have already been built upon and, in particular, those that are well-connected in central city locations

Weronika Guerquin-Koryzma, Mateusz Cieślak and Kamil Matyśkiewicz of Baker McKenzie

Location, location… location?

Back in 1986, my father was rising up through the ranks of Coopers and Lybrand, a company that would much later be amalgamated into what we now know as PwC, and my family was growing rapidly with the addition of innumerable siblings…

Alex Hayes