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Mirbud inks Ełk contract

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POLAND Mirbud’s contract has been finalised for the construction of a Bi1 grocery hypermarket and petrol station next to the Karuzela shopping centre in Ełk in northeastern Poland.

The contract, which has been signed with Immo SI Polska (owned by Schiever International), is worth PLN 30.5 mln net to Mirbud. Schiever is a franchisee of Auchan.

The Karuzela centre, which will contain more than 30 stores over 21,000 sqm, is being developed by Karuzela Holding and Mitiska REIM. It is scheduled to open in Q4 2020.

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schedule 25 November 2020
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Pure Ice, Poland’s largest ice cube manufacturer, has leased 3,500 sqm of warehouse and office space in MLP Pruszków II.

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POLAND HopStop sold to LCP Properties

schedule 24 November 2020
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deputy editor

The HopStop convenience retail park in Siedlce has been sold by Polish developer Katharsis Development to UK investor LCP Properties for an undisclosed sum.

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schedule 24 November 2020
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schedule 23 November 2020
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HUNGARY Resolution debuts on the Danube

schedule 23 November 2020
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POLAND Capital Park buys Polish Hook sites

schedule 23 November 2020
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deputy editor

Capital Park has concluded a preliminary agreement for the purchase of two plots in Gdańsk with a total area of 1.3 ha on the Polski Hak [Polish Hook] headland in Gdańsk’s port area.

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schedule 14 November 2020
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Poland Fuzja gains financing

schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 20 November 2020

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schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 20 November 2020
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schedule 19 November 2020
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schedule 19 November 2020
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UL International Polska has opened a research and certification centre in Bolero Office Point 2.

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schedule 19 November 2020
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schedule 19 November 2020
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schedule 18 November 2020
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schedule 18 November 2020
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Panattoni has acquired Wrocław Business Park from Aviva Investors.

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schedule 09 May 2020

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schedule 26 March 2020

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schedule 06 December 2019

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schedule 07 November 2019

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schedule 09 September 2019

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