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Unity grows in Wrocław

Office & mixed-use development
POLAND IT company Unity Group is to move to the Silver Forum building with a lease of 1,900 sqm in Wrocław in 2020 and is to increase its staffing levels.

“With the change in our Wrocław headquarters, we want to significantly improve the comfort of our daily work conditions. Which is why the entire team was involved in the choice of location and the arrangement of our new offices,” says Marek Lose, the managing partner at Unity Group. The Wrocław office building in the city’s Old Town was opened in 2007. The six storey building has a usable floor space of almost 22,000 sqm, of which almost 15,000 sqm is office space with an additional 2,000 sqm of retail space. The building was designed and developed by Archicom.

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Investment & finance

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schedule 07 August 2020
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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 07 August 2020
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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 07 August 2020
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Warehouse & industrial

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schedule 07 August 2020
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Investment & finance

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schedule 07 August 2020
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Investment & finance

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Investment & finance

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Investment & finance

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Warehouse & industrial

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Residential

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schedule 06 August 2020
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Office & mixed-use development

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ROMANIA EUR 80 mln loan for Hermes

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Warehouse & industrial

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ROMANIA Four new faces for Eli Park 1

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Hotels

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schedule 04 August 2020
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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 04 August 2020
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Warehouse & industrial

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schedule 04 August 2020
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schedule 04 August 2020
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The first Citybox hotel in Estonia and outside Norway was opened on August 1st in the Porto Franco quarter of Tallinn’s passenger port area.

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schedule 03 August 2020

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schedule 03 August 2020

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schedule 30 July 2020

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schedule 30 July 2020

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schedule 29 July 2020

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schedule 28 July 2020

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schedule 28 July 2020

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schedule 27 July 2020

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schedule 27 July 2020

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schedule 27 July 2020

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schedule 27 July 2020

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schedule 24 July 2020

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schedule 24 July 2020

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