Danwood launches premium prefab brand

POLAND Prefabricated house manufacturer Danwood is launching a new premium range of houses called Vision. The brand has been developed in cooperation with Danish design studio Jacob Jensen Design.

Vision Danwood comprises six types of designs of houses ranging from 195 sqm to 227 sqm. They are characterised by minimalist architecture with a Scandinavian style. The houses feature large panoramic windows, while their fibre-cement cladding panels that are resistant to scratches and dirt also give them with a modern look. Furthermore, the façades are ventilated, which improves the thermal and sound insulation of the buildings. They are also fitted with mechanical ventilation systems with heat pumps and recuperation, with which the buildings’ energy consumption can be reduced.

The new range was launched in September on the German market, and in the next few months will also become available in all the European countries where Danwood builds projects.

“This is a natural step in the development of our company and a response to the expectations of wealthier customers. Due to the pace of living, the availability and multitude of shopping options today’s buyers expect a shorter time from the moment of they decide to make their purchase to the delivery of the finished product. The Vision brand is a Scandinavian design combined with technology that allows a house to be built within twelve weeks as well as intelligent systems for managing it,” explains Jarosław Jurak, the CEO of Danwood.

Prospective buyers can use a VR system to walk around a virtual home before making their purchases.

“During their stroll through virtual reality, buyers can visit and examine every room carefully. Such an experience is invaluable at the decision stage of purchases and with VR we can provide it to the client without the need to visit the building site or show them a completed house in a different location,” adds Sylwia Saczyńska-Sokół, the head of marketing at Danwood.

Latest news

Office & mixed-use development

Infinity will take till 2023

schedule 05 March 2021

Construction work has begun on the Infinity office building in Wrocław. has begun.

Office & mixed-use development

Raiffeisen in Monopol

schedule 05 March 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Raiffeisen Bank International AG is moving into the Monopol office centre in Warsaw.


POLAND The search for a (tennis) star!

schedule 27 January 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

The champion for many years was Michał Małaszyński of APP-Projekt, while the last two years have been dominated by Krzysztof Stempień of Cresa. But who will be carrying off the trophies from the Eurobuild CEE Annual Tennis Tournament this year?

Warehouse & industrial

Romania VGP enters Romania

schedule 05 March 2021

Industrial developer VGP has purchased 25 ha to the north of Bucharest where it intends to develop VGP Park Bucharest.

Green projects

POLAND Panattoni goes for climate-neutrality by 2025

schedule 05 March 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Panattoni has announced a commitment to achieving climate-neutrality for all of its projects by 2025.

Investment & finance

CZECH REPUBLIC CTP to float in Amsterdam

schedule 05 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Czech industrial developer CTP has announced its intention to float on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA Sony stays in Bucharest Business Park

schedule 05 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Sony has renewed its lease in Bucharest Business Park for another five years.


Timișoara City Center now open

schedule 04 March 2021

Optim Project Management has completed the construction of the 6,715 sqm ibis Timișoara City Center hotel on behalf of Hotel Development.

Property and Facility Management

Hungary CovergenCEE works for HB Reavis

schedule 04 March 2021

HB Reavis appointed ConvergenCE to lease 8,000 sqm in Agora Tower in Budapest last year, followed by an additional 6,000 sqm in Agora HUB in February.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Abris stays on at Grzybowska Park

schedule 04 March 2021

Private equity firm Abris Capital Partners has extended its lease for office space in the recently refurbished Grzybowska Park.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Gdański Business Center almost fully leased

schedule 04 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Savills Investment Management leased almost 24,000 sqm to ten companies in the Gdański Business Center office complex in Warsaw in 2020 – almost a quarter of its total area.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Medical devices from Panattoni Park Tricity North

schedule 03 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

A medical device manufacturer has leased more than 4,000 sqm in Panattoni Park Tricity North.

Retail & leisure

HUNGARY Etele Plaza ready for tenants

schedule 03 March 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

An occupancy permit has been issued for the Etele Plaza shopping centre in Budapest’s XI district.

Investment & finance

Czech Republic Prague remains dominant

schedule 03 March 2021

The investment volume in the Czech Republic came to EUR 797 mln in H2 2020 with 60 pct of the H2 transaction volume (EUR 478 mln) invested in Prague, according to the latest figures from Savills.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland First building opens in Ocean Office Park

schedule 03 March 2021

Cavatina Holding has received an occupancy permit for the first building in its Ocean Office Park in Kraków's Zabłocie district. 

Retail & leisure

POLAND Kaufland to open in place of Tesco in Poznań

schedule 03 March 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Echo Investment has leased 8,500 sqm of retail space to supermarket chain Kaufland in its shopping centre on ul. Opieńskiego in Poznań’s Piątkowo district.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Barbora expands into Ożarów II Logistics Centre

schedule 03 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Barbora, the owner of the e-grocery store, has leased 6,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in the Ożarów II Logistics Centre on Warsaw’s western outskirts.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND AST Supplies prints its mark in Panattoni park

schedule 03 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Laser printer supplier AST Supplies has leased over 1,300 sqm of warehouse and office space in Panattoni Park Warsaw Janki III.

Eurobuild Awards

POLAND The new date for the Eurobuild Awards Gala

schedule 02 March 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

Sadly, due to the continuing global situation, we will not be able to meet on March 25th to announce the results of the Eurobuild Awards and to present the awards to the highest achieving companies in the commercial real estate sector.

Warehouse & industrial

Panattoni comes to Zgorzelec

schedule 02 March 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Panattoni Development Europe is to purchase a 13.2 ha plot in Zgorzelec on south-western Poland for a warehouse development.

Latest in Construction

schedule 11 February 2021

Erbud contracted for two Wrocław Brewery buildings

Erbud has been awarded a PLN 67.69 mln net contract by Archicom for the construction of two buildings of its Browary Wrocławskie (Wrocław Brewery) revitalisation project.

schedule 29 December 2020

Tender announced for Frontex’s new Warsaw HQ

A tender has been announced to choose the general contractor for the new Warsaw headquarter building of Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

schedule 23 December 2020

Skanska gets bridge building in Skierniewice

By the end of 2022 Skanska is to have built a 143m flyover over six railway tracks in Skiernewice as well as renovated a total of around 1.2 km of road.

schedule 15 December 2020

Strabag gets started on Smíchov City

A consortium led by Strabag has started the construction of the first phase of Sekyra Group’s large scale Smíchov City urban development on a 40 ha plot in Prague.

schedule 08 December 2020

Vinci to build PPP motorway

A consortium of VINCI and Meridiam has been awarded a PPP contract to build the D4 motorway between Příbram (Central Bohemia) and Písek (South Bohemia).

schedule 19 November 2020

Strabag renovates more track

A consortium of Eurovia, Subterra, Strabag. and AŽD Praha has been awarded a EUR 323 mln contract to build the Žilina-Teplička railway station and to modernise one of the most important Slovak railway junctions.

schedule 27 October 2020

Strabag wins EUR 60 mln contract for Polish Embassy in Berlin

The Polish subsidiary of Austrian company Strabag has been awarded a EUR 60 mln contract to construct the new Polish Embassy building in Berlin.

schedule 08 October 2020

Eurovia and Strabag awarded D55 construction project

A consortium of Eurovia CS and Strabag has been awarded a contract to build an 8.4 km section of the D55 motorway from Babice to Staré Město in the Zlín region.

schedule 05 October 2020

Norblin topped off

The Norblin Factory complex on ul. Żelazna in Warsaw has been topped off. Warbud is the general contractor of the eight-storey, 44m building, while Capital Park Group is the developer.

schedule 02 October 2020

Construction market in Poland to shrink 3-5 pct in 2020

The Polish economy has already passed the low point of the short-term economic downturn.

schedule 30 September 2020

Erbud builds for Saller

Erbud has been appointed as the general contractor of a retail centre, which the Saller Group is developing in the village of Lipnik just east of Szczecin.

schedule 10 September 2020

Work begins on Dęblin Patriot missile plant

The Polish Military Aviation Works (WZL1) in partnership with Lockheed Martin has begun construction work on a 3,000 sqm production plant in Dęblin in Poland’s Lublin province.

schedule 31 August 2020

Hochtief to modernise Wrocław nursing home

Hochtief Polska has been awarded a contract by Orpea to renovate and extend the Rezydencja Święta Jadwiga nursing home in Wroclaw.

schedule 21 July 2020

EU construction up by 21.2 pct in May

EU construction output rebounded in May, up by 21.2 pct on the previous month, following a record fall in April, when output plummeted by 14.9 pct, according to data and analytics specialists GlobalData.

schedule 14 July 2020

Only four mega-projects out of 25 underway - Spectis

Four mega-projects are currently under construction in Poland with a combined value of PLN 17 bln (EUR 3.8 bln), according to research by construction market analysts Spectis.

schedule 08 July 2020

Construction mood starts to recover – GlobalData

The European construction industry expected to recover in second half of 2020, according to data and analytics specialists GlobalData.

schedule 24 June 2020

Polish construction still on its way up

The total value of the 960 largest construction projects currently underway or planned in Poland is estimated at over EUR 120 bln, according to the ‘Construction Market in Poland 2020–2025’ report just published by construction market analysts Spectis.

schedule 06 May 2020

Generation Park Y reaches highest point

POLAND Construction work has been completed on the structure of Generation Park Y in Warsaw, which forms part of Skanska’s Generation Park complex in the city’s Wola-Centrum district.

schedule 06 April 2020

Constructors gloomiest for the last three years

POLAND Construction sector confidence levels fell for the twelfth consecutive month in March, according to the latest report by Spectis.

schedule 24 March 2020

Budimex bids PLN 2 bln for Warszawa Zachodnia

POLAND Budimex has scored the most points for its bid to reconstruct Warszawa Zachodnia station.