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POLAND According to the fourth ‘Certification of Green Buildings in Numbers’ report published by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC), 648 buildings have been certified under BREEAM, DGNB, HQE, LEED and Well in Poland.
In the twelve months from March 2018, the number of certified buildings increased by 29 pct, which compares to the figure for the previous twelve months of 21 pct. The total area of certified buildings is now almost 13.9 mln sqm. The first building to be certified in 2010. Most buildings are certified under BREEAM (almost 74 pct), followed by LEED (23 pct), DGNB (2 pct), Well (1 pct) and HQE (0.8 pct). “As was expected the strengthening of the office, retail and industrial sectors can be clearly seen in the number of certificates. We still have to pick another sector that we believe will catch up with these three over the next few years. In my opinion, apart from just looking at the hotel market, we should be watching the residential closely as well,” say Rafał Schurma, the president of PLGBC

Latest news

Investment & finance

HUNGARY M7 acquires Laki Center for EUR 12.35 mln

schedule 20 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

London-based investor and asset manager M7 Real Estate has acquired the Laki Commerical Center (Laki Kereskedelmi Központ) office building in Budapest for its M7 CEREF II fund for EUR 12.35 mln.

Events

Poland Investment under pressure?

schedule 20 January 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

April 22nd is when Eurobuild’s 7th Invested Interest Investment Market Conference will take place. The event will be distinctive in two ways: firstly, because we will meet again in a more intimate manner than usual (a TV studio as well as in your apartments or offices); and secondly, this year’s discussions will be guided by the spirit of a well-known rock group that sold millions of records.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni buys 8.2 ha for latest Warsaw park

schedule 20 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Panattoni has bought an 8.2 ha site in Warsaw’s Annopol district for the development of City Logistics Warsaw IV, which will offer around 40,000 sqm.

Green projects

POLAND Warsaw Trade Tower now ‘Excellent’

schedule 20 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Warsaw Trade Tower has been awarded a new BREEAM In-Use certificate with a rating of ‘Excellent’.

Public buildings

POLAND Erbud wins PLN 22.5 mln Mińsk Mazowiecki police HQ contract

schedule 20 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Erbud has been awarded a PLN 22.5 mln net contract for the construction of the Mińsk Mazowiecki county police headquarters.

Investment & finance

Poland M4 and InPost team up

schedule 19 January 2021
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InPost has hired M4 Real Estate as consultants to advise on logistics property investments. 

Interior design

Poland Oracle offices now ready

schedule 19 January 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Cushman & Wakefield, as the project manager, has completed the fit-out of a 3,500 sqm office for multinational IT company Oracle in the Warsaw Hub complex.

Property and Facility Management

Romania Cushman to manage Floreasca

schedule 19 January 2021
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Cushman & Wakefield Echinox has been appointed to manage the Floreasca Park office in the Floreasca – Barbu Văcărescu district in Bucharest.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Hopi hops into P3 Mszczonów

schedule 19 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Czech logistics company Hopi has leased 33,910 sqm of warehouse and office space in the P3 Mszczonów warehousing park. The new building will serve as the company’s central warehouse and HQ in Poland.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Allegro leases 26,000 sqm in Nowy Rynek

schedule 19 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Skanska has signed a lease agreement with online shopping company Allegro for app. 26,000 sqm of office space and 177 parking spaces in the third office building of its Nowy Rynek mixed-use development in Poznań.

Property and Facility Management

CZECH REPUBLIC CPI sells FM division to M2C

schedule 18 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

CPI Property Group has sold a majority stake in its facility management division to another Czech company M2C.

Warehouse & industrial

SERBIA CTP starts major expansion of Belgrade North

schedule 18 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Czech industrial developer CTP is to expand CTPark Belgrade North after the acquisition of a 28,500 sqm warehouse and adjacent land from Austrian-based real estate developer Eyemaxx.

Residential

Poland Strong sales results for Echo

schedule 18 January 2021
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Echo Investment has announced that over 2020, it signed 1,570 apartment sales contracts, representing a rise of 16 pct on the 1,357 apartments sold in 2019.

Investment & finance

Poland Partners completes Buma portfolio purchase

schedule 18 January 2021
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Partners Group has finalised its acquisition of eleven class A office properties from Buma, including two sites under development.

Warehouse & industrial

Czech Republic Over 15,000 sqm taken in CTPark Bor

schedule 18 January 2021
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Colliers International Czech Republic has brokered the signing of a lease agreement for a German multinational engineering and technology company in CTPark Bor.

Investment & finance

CZECH REPUBLIC Deka buys Parkview for EUR 77 mln

schedule 18 January 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Deka Immobilien has bought the Parkview office building in Prague 4 from its developer Skanska for around EUR 77 mln.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Terez takes up 5,000 sqm in 7R City Flex Rzeszów Airport

schedule 18 January 2021
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Engineering plastics producer Terez Performance Polymers has leased more than 5,000 sqm of warehousing space at 7R City Flex Rzeszów Airport.

Investment & finance

CZECH REPUBLIC Kaupthing sells 137 ha logistics park site in Plzeň

schedule 18 January 2021
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Icelandic asset manager Kaupthing has sold 137.1 ha of land along the D5 motorway near Plzeň to an undisclosed buyer.

Investment & finance

Poland Cavatina pleased with 2020 performance

schedule 15 January 2021
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Cavatina has announced EUR 206.5 mln in completed transactions over 2020.

Investment & finance

Frito Lay sells Warsaw land

schedule 15 January 2021
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Frito Lay Poland, a subsidiary of PepsiCo is selling 5,388 sqm of land and buildings held in perpetual usufruct at ul. Zamojskiego 24/26 in Warsaw.

Latest in Green projects

schedule 20 January 2021

Warsaw Trade Tower now ‘Excellent’

Warsaw Trade Tower has been awarded a new BREEAM In-Use certificate with a rating of ‘Excellent’.

schedule 09 December 2020

Echo gets charged up at Fuzja

Echo Investment has installed the first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station in the city of Łódź. The installation, which was constructed and is operated by Veolia Energia, can be found next to Echo's Fuzja development

schedule 04 December 2020

Hotspot Workhub takes BREEAM 'Excellent'

Flex Office centre Hotspot Workhub has been certified as BREEAM 'Excellent' for its sustainable fit-out. The centre takes up 2,000 sqm in the Mark office building in the centre of Bucharest.

schedule 27 November 2020

Żabka goes green

Convenience store Żabka has opened a store on ul. Lewandów in Warsaw to showcase all the latest ecologically sustainable technology systems.

schedule 20 November 2020

Outstanding news for Flow Building

The Flow Building on Wenceslas Square in Prague has become the first building in the Czech Republic to be awarded a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ certificate – the highest possible rating.

schedule 04 November 2020

7R joins the ranks of the green

7R, a developer of warehouse and industrial space, has joined the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC).

schedule 05 October 2020

Galeria Chełm takes BREEAM

The Galeria Chełm shopping centre in Chełm, developed jointly by Acteeum and Equilis, has been awarded a BREEAM certificate with a rating of 'Very Good'.

schedule 28 September 2020

Skanska brings anti-smog pavements to Poznań

Skanska is to build the first anti-smog pavement in Poznań in its Nowy Rynek development.

schedule 17 September 2020

Funshop Parks to be green parks

Polish company Scallier, which is developing the Funshop Park chain of retail parks in Romania, has opted to obtain BREEAM certification for all its new parks.

schedule 14 September 2020

Warburg-HIH to make entire portfolio carbon neutral

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate is to convert all the properties in its portfolio to green electricity and carbon neutral natural gas.

schedule 10 September 2020

Lidl the green leader of retailers

Lidl has attained the highest BREEAM scores in Romania for a retailer for three of the buildings in its portfolio, claims the company.

schedule 31 August 2020

Prologis exceedingly green

Warehouse developer Prologis exceeded its environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG) objectives across its global platform in 2019, according to its annual ESG impact report.

schedule 27 August 2020

Vox Technology Park top of the green tree

Vox Technology Park in Timişoara has obtained BREEAM In-Use v6 sustainable certification with a rating of ‘Outstanding’, the highest possible score.

schedule 25 August 2020

Gold award for Churchill

The Churchill Square office development in Prague has been awarded LEED ‘Gold’ certification.

schedule 20 August 2020

Skanska applies for nine new Well antivirus certificates

Skanska is to apply for the new Well Health-Safety Rating for nine of its buildings in the CEE region.

schedule 20 August 2020

Panattoni engages young minds for green solutions

Panattoni is for the third time taking part in Polish Supply Management Leaders’ Top 100 Young project, which engages students in sustainable development projects. The industrial developer has been involved in the scheme since its inception.

schedule 19 August 2020

CTP now 100 pct BREEAM certified in Hungary

CTP has completed the BREEAM-In-Use certification of its entire Hungarian portfolio, by securing certificates at the ‘Excellent’ level for four of the Czech developer’s new industrial buildings.

schedule 17 August 2020

Gold for Agora

Two buildings of HB Reavis’ Agora Budapest development – Agora Tower and Agora Hub – have been granted Well pre-certification at the ‘Gold’ level.

schedule 10 August 2020

LEED Gold for BudaPart

The first office building within Property Market's BudaPart development in Budapest has been awarded LEED 'Gold' certification.

schedule 03 August 2020

CTP moves closer to BREEAM for entire portfolio

CTP has achieved BREEAM In-Use certification for more than 80 pct of its industrial portfolio.

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