Edition 11 (283) November 2023


Lucky 13th

If it’s the beginning of November and you’ve started leafing through this latest issue of ‘Eurobuild’ in the hope of getting an early peak at the identities of the Eurobuild Awards 2023 winners, then all I can do is shout: “Got you!” You’ll have to show a little more patience

Tomasz Cudowski, editor-in-chief
Small talk

Waiting for the dust to settle

Bartosz Prytuła, the Poland managing partner of White Star Real Estate, explains why office parks are still a very modern solution to the needs of the market and how his love of sport drew him into real estate

Small talk

Leading the market

Jarosław Czechowicz, the country manager of GLP for Poland:, tells us about the warehouse developer's plans to cope during the current downturn, the stabilisation of the market, the war - and about his love of off-roading

Stock market report

Summertime blues

The second half of the summer was not such a fruitful time for stock markets across the world. August saw falls on most of the global trading floors and the Polish stock exchange proved no exception to this – in regard to both its main index and its sector indices

Warehouse locations

The workshop of the world

As the slowdown in e-commerce continues, the warehousing sector has a new rising star – almost a third of its new clients are coming from the manufacturing sector. And more are on their way

Rafał Ostrowski

Logistical possibilities

Nearshoring, ESG and the war are set to be key factors for logistics operators. How should the developers and the owners of the properties they operate from respond to this? We asked the major players and experts on the logistics market

Nathan North

A constructive way forward

The construction industry in Poland has been hit hard by inflation and falling profitability, but it still has huge potential for growth

Alex Hayes
The Expert Eye

Future generation

In the years ahead of us, digital transformation powered by generative artificial intelligence is set to revolutionise the entire real estate investment process and re-shape modern asset management models

Weronika Guerquin-Koryzma and Justyna Glinka of Baker McKenzie
Photo story

The Bridge rises at Plac Europejski

At Plac Europejski in Warsaw, a new skyscraper, The Bridge, is now taking shape. The 174m tower is Ghelamco’s latest development on the site close to the Rondo Daszyńskiego roundabout, following the award-winning Warsaw Spire. It is to be one of the most environmentally friendly and technologically advanced high-rise buildings in Central and Eastern Europe

Anna Zamyłka

Down from the Covid peak

Despite the war in Ukraine, the Polish warehouse market has been looking in reasonably good shape. Especially considering that the heyday of the sector, which took place during the pandemic and in its immediate aftermath, was something of an anomaly


With every crisis comes opportunity

The numbers for this year’s Expo Real were: seven gigantic halls, 856 exhibitors from 36 countries, and more than 40,000 visitors from 70 countries. Those meeting up in Munich included investors, financial institutions, developers, contractors and service providers, as well as local authorities


A calculated risk

“The chances of blowing up the world are close to zero,” is how Oppenheimer – as played by Cillian Murphy – assures a US general in Christopher Nolan’s recent film. He says this just before testing the world’s first atom bomb. Not everything can be calculated 100 pct – and this is certainly true of quantum physics and probability. And that’s why we can’t get by without experimentation

Magdalena Rachwald