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World’s first BREEAM-certified sports venue

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LITHUANIA Žalgirio Arena in Kaunas has been given a BREEAM In-Use certificate – the first for an existing sports venue in the world.
The certificate granted was at the ‘Very Good’ level. The arena, which is located on Karaliaus Mindaugo avenue, was opened in 2011. On an everyday basis it is used by the Žalgiris Kowno basketball club, the winner of the Euro league of the 1998/1999 season. The hall can seat 14,500 spectators (during a basketball game), which could be raised to 20,000 during other events, and can also be used as a conference facility. It is the largest sports arena in the Baltic states.

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Warehouse & industrial

Poland The warehouse giant in Targówek has woken up

schedule 17 April 2024
Eurobuild CEE

The JV of Partners Group and Peakside Capital Advisors has completed the construction of the first warehouse facility in City Point Targówek. The 7,000 sqm building fully leased to DPD Polska is the part of a complex which will provide nearly 100,000 sqm space in the biggest park of last-mile logistics in the Warsaw boundaries.

Material partner

Poland Excellent Fern at Off Piotrkowska

schedule 04 April 2024
Eurobuild CEE

Intensive commercialization of the multifunctional Fern building under construction at Off Piotrkowska Center has begun. A modern building, the construction of which will start at the turn of 2024/2025, offers 4,700 sqm of service space and 2,700 sqm of office space.

Retail & leisure

Poland Good start for Polish retail

schedule 17 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Cushman & Wakefield has summarised the situation on the Polish retail market. The opening of 2024 is encouraging and new retail space supply in the coming months is likely to match or even surpass last year’s total.

Residential

Germany Berlin residential market report 2024

schedule 17 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

According to the Berlin 2024 Residential Market Report by real estate financier Berlin Hyp and real estate service provider CBRE, purchase prices have fallen, while pressure on the rental housing market continues to increase. As a result, rental prices are continuing to rise sharply.

Hotels

Germany IHG doubles in Germany

schedule 17 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Novum Hospitality announced a long-term agreement that will double IHG’s presence in Germany to more than 200 hotels in almost 100 cities through Holiday Inn – the niu brand collaboration and European debuts for IHG’s Garner and Candlewood Suites.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Hillwood makes its debut near Poznań

schedule 17 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Hillwood Polska has started its first investment in the Poznań market. As part of the Hillwood Poznań - Czempiń project, the company is building a warehouse complex of nearly 130,000 sqm.

Retail & leisure

Czech Republic Prague’s Černý Most shopping mall will grow

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Centrum Černý Most, a shopping centre in the Prague region, is set to undergo a significant expansion of 9,100 sqm that will add over 30 new shops and restaurants, as well as additional screens to the centre’s multiplex cinema.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland The Bridge has gained its height

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

The structure of The Bridge skyscraper in Warsaw's Wola district has reached its final height, i.e. 174 m. The builders have just completed the last technical floor. Installation and finishing works inside the facility and the assembly of the facade are in progress.

Retail & leisure

Poland Glinianka changes hands

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Redkom Development sold 100 pct of shares in the company holding the Glinianka complex. The retail park, located near Warsaw, has been bought by CEE-Big Europe.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland The logistics park in Sulechów is ready

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Panattoni has finished the last stage of Panattoni Park Sulechów III. The centre has been developed for BestSecret, a European members-only online destination for premium and luxury off-price fashion. The building has a total area of 136,000 sqm, which makes it one of the largest logistics centres in the region.

Warehouse & industrial

Germany CTP builds for Quanta

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

CTP has signed a deal with Quanta Computer, a Taiwanese company that manufactures computers and electronic hardware, for a 22,500 sqm production facility at CTPark Jülich in northwest Germany.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Fresenius stays with Prologis

schedule 16 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Medical company Fresenius Medical Care has renegotiated its lease of 3,900 sqm of warehouse space and 120 sqm of office space in Prologis Park Poznań.

Events

Poland Piotr Kroenke (1950-2024)

schedule 15 April 2024
Eurobuild CEE

We regret to inform you that Piotr Kroenke, long-time general director of GTC and co-creator of many of the company's successes, has passed away.

ESG

Poland BIK Park Sosnowiec II is now BREEAM certified

schedule 15 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

BIK Park Sosnowiec II has successfully passed the BREEAM certification at the Very Good level. Last year, BIK Park Wrocław I and II - two other properties from the portfolio of Biuro Inwestycji Kapitałowych - went through the same assessment process.

Investment & finance

Romania Retail is strong in Romania

schedule 15 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

According to the special research report Romania Retail Destinations 2024, released by CBRE Romania, by the end of 2024 the stock of modern retail spaces in the country will overpass 4.5 mln sqm. It will set a new record for Romania.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Panattoni delivers in Krakow

schedule 12 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Panattoni has built another facility in Lesser Poland, City Logistics Krakow Airport II. The investment was made on a speculative basis and already has its first tenant – Allegro.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania Marelvi is set to stay at MLP Bucharest West

schedule 12 April 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Marelvi, a distributor of electronics and home appliances in Romania, has extended its lease agreement for more than 8,100 sqm of space at the MLP Bucharest West logistics park. 

Eurobuild CEE

Poland The April edition of "Eurobuild" is now ready to read!

schedule 11 April 2024
Eurobuild CEE

The next edition of our monthly magazine is now available both in paper and digital versions! Traditionally, the new issue was first sent to our conference guests, and then to all readers!

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Midocean takes more and more

schedule 10 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Panattoni has launched the construction of Panattoni Park Ruda Śląska IV. A major tenant has already been found with Midocean to lease 20,000 sqm of storage space, including an extension option for a further 10,000 sqm.

Investment & finance

Poland Big splash in Silesia

schedule 10 April 2024
Opr./edited by JC

Mitiska REIM has sold a 6.7ha land plot to Momentum Leisure to develop a theme and water park which will further reinforce the offering of the Europa Centralna retail center, located in Gliwice.

Latest in Construction

schedule 08 January 2024

There's hope in the modules

According to the report released by research firm Spectis, “Modular construction market in Poland 2024-2029”, top 100 manufacturers of prefabricated buildings made of wood, steel, concrete, or LECA generated revenue of nearly PLN 10 bln in 2022, with 47 pct of the figure contributed by sales in the modular building segment.

schedule 17 July 2023

Erbud and Daewoo sign five-year MOU

Polish construction company Erbud has signed a cooperation agreement with South Korean giant Daewoo Engineering & Construction to jointly implement projects in the energy and key industrial, infrastructural and military sectors across Poland.

schedule 03 July 2023

Russian builders enlisted in return for orders

Moscow city authorities have “asked” development and construction companies to enlist their workers to fight in the war in Ukraine in exchange for orders. One of these corporations is to provide the Russian defence ministry with 30 volunteers ready to be posted to the front by the end of August.

schedule 17 April 2023

Skanska to build for CD Projekt

Skanska has been commissioned to construct a new building for Polish video game developer CD Projekt on its main campus in Warsaw’s Praga Północ district.

schedule 02 March 2023

Training centre in Attendorn

Viega has launched an interactive training centre near its headquarters in Attendorn. Over five floors, Viega World occupies a total of 12,000 sqm of space.

schedule 12 July 2022

Frontex opens new HQ tender

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has opened a tender to select a contractor for the design-and-build project of its future headquarters in Warsaw.

schedule 22 June 2022

Erbud wins PLN 30 mln WUM contract

Erbud has been awarded a PLN 29.8 mln contract to modernise the Rector’s Office of the Medical University of Warsaw (WUM).

schedule 20 May 2022

Atlas Ward starts work on Szczecin sheds

Atlas Ward Polska has started work on two logistics parks with a total area of over 70,000 sqm on the eastern outskirts of Szczecin for Panattoni.

schedule 11 May 2022

Rex-Bud to build MDC2 Park Gliwice

Polish industrial developer MDC2 has chosen Rex-Bud Budownictwo to be the general contractor for MDC2 Park Gliwice in Upper Silesia.

schedule 29 April 2022

FineTech chosen to complete Lixa

Yareal has commissioned FineTech Construction to be the general contractor responsible for completing the final stages of its Lixa office complex in Warsaw.

schedule 28 April 2022

Prices rise for construction

Prices for building materials in Poland increased by close to 30 pct over the last twelve months according to Savills.

schedule 21 March 2022

Erbud to rebuild Gdańsk shipping infrastructure

Erbud is to reconstruct the Nabrzeże Szyprów shore in Gdańsk for PLN 28.5 mln.

schedule 25 February 2022

Hochtief builds for Warsaw University

Hochtief Polska has completed construction work on an educational building for the University of Warsaw on ul. Dobra for the department of applied linguistics.

schedule 28 January 2022

Financing secured for completion of The Park Kraków

International investor Cain International and its local development partner, White Star Real Estate, have secured a EUR 36 mln loan from PKO BP to complete the development of The Park Kraków.

schedule 26 January 2022

Erbud takes in GWI for wooden mod cons

Polish construction firm Erbud has merged its subsidiary Mod21 with German wooden modular buildings specialist GWI to establish a new company, also called Mod21.

schedule 31 December 2021

Erbud wins PLN 300 mln Lidl contract

Erbud has been awarded a PLN 298.4 mln contract to build a distribution centre for discount retailer Lidl near Błonie, west of Warsaw.

schedule 02 December 2021

Erbud to build three residential blocks in Warsaw

Erbud has announced a PLN 52.8 mln contract with Polish Export Trade & Investment to build three residential buildings in Warsaw’s Praga-Południe district.

schedule 10 November 2021

Skanska partners with Holcim

Skanska has announced a strategic partnership with concrete supplier Holcim Romania to help it reach carbon neutrality by 2045.

schedule 09 November 2021

Warsaw psychology faculty takes shape

Work is progressing on Mostostal Warszawa’s construction of a new building for the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Warsaw, having now reached the foundation slab stage.

schedule 30 June 2021

Food science centre for SGGW

Skanska is to build the Innovation Centre for Food Sciences for the Warsaw University of Life Sciences [SGGW].

Edition 4 (287) April 2024

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