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Eiffage helps Volkswagen to think big

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POLAND Volkswagen Poznań has appointed Eiffage Polska Budownictwo to build a hall to house a welding production line and some logistics facilities at its factory in Poznań’s Antoninek district, an investment first reported in January.

The factory should start producing the company’s most modern vehicles from 2020. The new hall is to be completed by the end of the year and part deliveries are to begin in March w019. By using the latest logistics systems, the centre should be able to reduce the number of truck deliveries. The building will have a usable area of 46,743.05 sqm and a further EUR 400 mln over the next few years is to be invested in the expansion of the plant.
Over the last two years Eiffage has completed a number of industrial developments , including for Unilever in Poznań and for Volkswagen in Września (also near Poznań). Work is also underway on the construction of a Mercedes-Benz engine factory in Jawor near Legnica.

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Romania Cargus opens its new hub in Sibiu

schedule 17 May 2024
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CTP expands its partnership with Cargus, a courier company in Romania, with the inauguration of a new location in Sibiu.

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.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland UBC II will be modern again

schedule 17 May 2024
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Atenor, the Belgian developer responsible for the Lakeside development in Warsaw's Mokotów district, intends to renovate the neighbouring UBC II building. The project received planning permission in March this year.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Axi Immo stays in the tower

schedule 16 May 2024
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Axi Immo has decided to extend its existing lease and add new space for its growing business lines in Warsaw's Spektrum Tower office building.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania VGP Park Bucharest North will grow

schedule 16 May 2024
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VGP, a European provider of logistics spaces and semi-industrial real estate, has initiated the construction of the third building in VGP Park Bucharest North (A3). Building A covers an area of almost 26,000 sqm and has already two tenants, who have signed lease contracts for a total of more than 8,000 sqm.

Investment & finance

Poland Cromwell sells Polish retail portfolio

schedule 16 May 2024
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Real estate investor and fund manager Cromwell Property Group has announced the sale of six retail centres across Poland, held by the Cromwell Polish Retail Fund to Star Capital Finance for EUR 285 mln.

Investment & finance

Poland Studio B with a new owner

schedule 16 May 2024
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Skanska has sold the Studio B office building in Warsaw to Stena Real Estate for EUR 86 mln. This is already third transaction between the two parties in Central and Eastern Europe.

Investment & finance

Slovenia Hotel Austria Trend is sold

schedule 15 May 2024
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Peakside Capital and Generali Investments Slovenia have sold, on behalf of Generali Adriatic Value Fund, the Austria Trend hotel located in the Slovenian capital.

Warehouse & industrial

Germany Garbe hands over its new warehouse

schedule 15 May 2024
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Garbe has completed a distribution warehouse it developed in Holzgerlingen, south of Stuttgart, Germany, with a total area of around 14,500 sqm. The property was now officially handed over to Edeka Südwest.

Investment & finance

Poland Millions for MLP

schedule 15 May 2024
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ING Bank Śląski has agreed to lend more than EUR 26.8 mln to MLP Group. The purpose of the loan is to refinance existing projects spanning an area of 58,200 sqm, and finance the construction of another 21,700 sqm of warehouse facilities within the MLP Poznań and MLP Poznań II logistics parks.

ESG

Poland LEED by the seaside

schedule 14 May 2024
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Sopot Marriott Resort & Spa, inaugurated in 2012, has been awarded the LEED Gold certification in the Operations and Maintenance category, granted to existing buildings.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Engineers will move into Brain Park

schedule 14 May 2024
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Volvo Tech Hub will occupy 10,000 sqm of space in the Brain Park C building owned by Echo Investment. The new part of Volvo Car Poland will move into the Kraków office building in stages, starting in September 2024. 

Investment & finance

Poland mBank finances City Logistics Kraków III

schedule 14 May 2024
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Panattoni has received financial support for the development of the City Logistics Kraków III project. The EUR 21 mln loan granted by mBank will make it possible to finalise the construction of the logistics park, located in Kraków’s Nowa Huta district.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland 7R partners up with Wood & Company

schedule 13 May 2024
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7R has started a partnership with Wood & Company to jointly realize the development of 7R Park Tczew III. The first of four warehouses, mostly leased by ESA logistika Polska, has just been commissioned by Dekpol Budownictwo, while further halls are in the pipeline.

Investment & finance

Poland Real money for Real Management

schedule 13 May 2024
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Real Management has signed a loan agreement with mBank for over EUR 14 mln in funding for construction of the Good Point V warehouse and production park in Łubna.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Neopak has chosen Panattoni

schedule 13 May 2024
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Industrial packaging distributor Neopak is to move its main warehousing facilities to Panattoni Park Warsaw South IV, where it is to occupy over 10,500 sqm of warehouse and office space.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Office House won't get any higher

schedule 13 May 2024
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The Office House building in the Towarowa 22 project has reached its target height of nine floors. Installation of energy-efficient glass has begun on the façade.

Eurobuild CEE

Poland The May issue of "Eurobuild" is already on the shelves!

schedule 13 May 2024
Eurobuild CEE

The May issue of "Eurobuild" has already been published, as usual, full of interesting articles and professional analyses! Lovers of news in the fields of technology, investments, finance, PRS, retail and logistics will not be bored!

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Eurocash stays at Diuna for longer

schedule 10 May 2024
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Eurocash Group is staying at the Warsaw office complex, part of the portfolio of Pine Bridge Benson Elliot and Syrena Real Estate, for the next few years. Eurocash has signed a lease for four floors in Building A at Diuna, totalling nearly 4,600 sqm.

Investment & finance

Poland Another large transaction for Panattoni

schedule 10 May 2024
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A specialist real estate investor has purchased the Panattoni Park Poznań XI for EUR 92.5 mln. The centre is one of the main logistics hubs for a leading European fashion platform for its operations.

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schedule 06 May 2024

Digitalisation to the rescue

In Berlin Hyp’s most recent Trendbarometer, more than 200 real estate professionals expressed their opinions on opportunities and risks in the real estate industry at the moment. In addition, the expert survey focused on the effects of megatrends such as demographic developments, digitalisation and urbanisation.

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.

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