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WORLD Employers in no rush to return to workplaces

Coronavirus
Almost three quarters of employers plan to reintroduce their employees to their workplaces in phases rather than all at once, according to CBRE in its global survey on return-to-work strategies after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Only 20 pct of companies said they intended to reopen as soon as government restrictions are lifted. A larger proportion (42 pct) said they would do so after their internal standards are met. Around 72 pct of companies are to carry out a phased reopening with defined percentages or groups of employees readmitted over weeks or months. Meanwhile, 52 pct expect to give employees the option of working from home for the foreseeable future – although this varies widely according to the business sector and type of operation.

Roughly half of the 203 companies covered by the survey are introducing contact-free systems to improve hygiene. Most will be implementing social-distancing rules and providing their employees with face-masks, although less than a third will require these to be worn at all times in any company facility unless mandated by local authorities. The survey took place on May 4th.

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Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Dr. Schneider to produce to goods at Panattoni Jelenia Góra

schedule 24 May 2022
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Car interior parts and systems specialist Dr. Schneider Automotive Polska is to move into an 11,700 sqm BTS facility in Panattoni Park Jelenia Góra in southwestern Poland before the end of Q2 2022.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Three all at once for Crown Square

schedule 24 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Three new tenants have leased a total of 1,700 sqm of office space in the Crown Square building in Warsaw, which is asset managed by M&A Capital SARL: Foodcom, Orifarm and Avenga.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND BIMs Plus added to MLP Poznań West

schedule 24 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Heating and ventilation systems specialist BIMs Plus Poznań has leases 4,700 sqm at MLP Poznań West and has already moved into the warehousing park.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA Carrefour for six more years in Green Court

schedule 24 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

French grocery store network Carrefour has decided to prolong its 5,000 sqm office lease in Green Court in Bucharest, which is owned and managed by Globalworth.

Retail & leisure

POLAND LCP buys Scallier centre in Pleszew

schedule 24 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

LCP Group has added another retail park to its portfolio following the purchase of such a centre in Pleszew in Wielkopolska province from Scallier.

Warehouse & industrial

LATVIA Kesko Senukai leases more in Rumbula

schedule 23 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Lithuanian DIY store chain Kesko Senukai has leased a 12,000 sqm warehouse and in total now occupies 20,000 sqm of warehouse space in the Rumbula Logistics Park in Riga, which is owned by Sirin Development.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND VGL Solid expands in Mapletree Będzin

schedule 23 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Polish logistics operator VGL Solid Group has renegotiated its lease and expanded the space it occupies to around 4,500 sqm of warehouse and office space in Mapletree Park Będzin in Silesia.

Investment & finance

POLAND Investika and Bud buy Tensor Office Park

schedule 23 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Czech fund Investika realitní fond and Luxembourg-based private investment company Bud Holdings have acquired Tensor Office Park in Gdynia for an undisclosed sum.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni Park Grudziądz on its way

schedule 20 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Construction work has started on Panattoni Park Grudziądz in Poland’s northern Kujawsko-Pomerania region. The park will comprise almost 70,000 sqm of warehouse and industrial space.

Construction

POLAND Atlas Ward starts work on Szczecin sheds

schedule 20 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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.

Retail & leisure

EUROPE Westfield rebranding for Galeria Mokotów

schedule 20 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has announced the rebranding of three of its flagship malls, including Galeria Mokotów in Warsaw, which will now become Westfield shopping centres.

Infrastructure

Poland Plac Trzech Krzyży to be modernised

schedule 19 May 2022

A tender has been announced to reconstruct pl. Trzech Krzyży in Warsaw.

Events

Poland Rondo 1 Run Up to be held for the tenth time

schedule 19 May 2022

On 21 May 2022, over 500 runners will take part in the tenth Rondo 1 Run Up in Warsaw.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Alpha opens in Gdańsk Airport City

schedule 19 May 2022

The Alpha building of the Airport City Gdańsk project has been opened.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Intraco Prime completed

schedule 19 May 2022

Polski Holding Nieruchomości has been granted an occupancy permit for its Intraco Prime building at ul. Stawki 2B in Warsaw.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA Added Elegance for Equilibrium

schedule 19 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Home & deco retailer Elegance Décor has leased around 400 sqm in the first phase of the Equilibrium office complex being developed by Skanska in the Barbu Văcărescu-Floreasca area of Bucharest.

Warehouse & industrial

CZECH REPUBLIC Prologis to build two spec halls at Ostředek

schedule 19 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Prologis is to begin two new speculative developments in its park in D1 Ostředek park on Prague’s southeastern outskirts following the purchase of sites for the projects.

Green projects

POLAND Panattoni ‘Excellent’ for the second time in 2022

schedule 19 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

A BREEAM ‘Excellent’ certificate has been awarded to DHL Supply Chain’s distribution centre developed by Panattoni in Żerniki near Poznań – the developer’s second such certificate at this level this year and the fourth to be issued in Poland for an industrial facility.

Green projects

POLAND Ghelamco starts work on PV farms

schedule 18 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Ghelamco has launched the construction of its own photovoltaic farms, with which the developer intends to energy neutrality for its Polish buildings by 2024.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Maersk to move into 7R Łódź East I

schedule 18 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Danish logistics giant Maersk has leased 18,500 sqm of warehousing with offices in 7R Park Łódź East I.

Latest in Coronavirus

schedule 30 March 2021

Vaccination centre provided by Globalworth

The Globalworth Foundation has provided the authorities in Bucharest with office space for a Covid vaccination centre.

schedule 24 June 2020

Employers in no rush to return to workplaces

Almost three quarters of employers plan to reintroduce their employees to their workplaces in phases rather than all at once, according to CBRE in its global survey on return-to-work strategies after the Covid-19 pandemic.

schedule 14 May 2020

Catella sees hope and chances for real estate after Covid-19

WORLD Real estate could actually benefit from the Covid-19 pandemic in the long run due its perception as a safe haven for investors, according to a report just published on the implications of the epidemic for the market by Swedish property consulting and fund management specialists Catella.

schedule 14 May 2020

Build Europe pushes post-coronavirus action plan

EUROPE Build Europe, an umbrella organisation for EU-based residential developers and constructors, has presented its recommendations for helping the sector in the EU emerge from the post-Covid19 economic crisis.

schedule 14 May 2020

Polish RE lends an even greater hand to fight the pandemic

POLAND More companies have joined # Property4Heroes - the commercial real estate market's initiative to support hospital staff and ambulance crews across Poland. Each day the initiative delivers 1,150 meals to physicians, nurses, paramedics and support personnel.

schedule 07 May 2020

Panattoni to provide PLN 0.5 bln worth of medical supplies

POLAND Warehouse developer Panattoni has allocated PLN 500,000 to buy medical supplies for three Polish hospitals.

schedule 14 April 2020

Landlords underwhelmed by emergency relief

CEE REGION Preliminary CEE investment volumes for Q1 2020 amounted to app. EUR 3.7 bln, despite the onset of Covid-19 in the region in early March – according to Colliers International’s latest research report.

schedule 14 April 2020

Toyota prepares to reopen Polish plants

EUROPE Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the partial resumption of operations in its European manufacturing plants, which have been closed due to the coronavirus epidemic.

schedule 08 April 2020

AFI Braşov now to open in the autumn

ROMANIA AFI Europe Romania has announced that it is rescheduling the opening of its AFI Braşov shopping and entertainment centre due to the pandemic.

schedule 08 April 2020

Aleja opening postponed

SLOVENIA The official opening of the Aleja shopping centre in Ljubljana’s Šiška district has been postponed.

schedule 07 April 2020

BPI opens virtual sales office

POLAND BPI Real Estate Polandis to introduce a virtual sales office for all of its Polish projects.

schedule 07 April 2020

Rent suspension in Sukcesja

POLAND Rent payments have been suspended for all tenants in the Sukcesja shopping centre in Łódź.

schedule 03 April 2020

Retailers join the fight

POLAND The Polish Trade and Distribution Organisation [POHiD], an association of retail chains, are to contribute PLN 15 mln to fight the coronavirus epidemic.

schedule 02 April 2020

Carrefour donates PLN 2 mln to fight pandemic

POLAND The Carrefour Foundation and Carrefour Polska are donating around PLN 2 mln to Polish hospitals for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

schedule 01 April 2020

Pay no rent in Sukcesja

POLAND The Sukcesja shopping centre owned by Fabryka Biznesu in Łódź has stopped collecting rents from its tenants.

schedule 31 March 2020

Government takes on board PRCH recommendations

POLAND The range of temporary trading restrictions in Polish retail buildings above 2,000 sqm imposed by the Ministry of Health has been clarified after consultations with the Polish Council of Shopping Centres [PRCH] and the Ministry of Development.

schedule 31 March 2020

Rent holiday for CCC and Ultro tenants

POLAND Dariusz Miłek, the president of footwear and accessories retailer CCC and Ultro Holding, the owner and manager of Cuprum Arena in Lubin and Korona in Kielce, has decided to cancel rent collections from tenants whose outlets have been forced to close during the Covid-19 emergency.

schedule 31 March 2020

Develia fears Covid-19 impact on business

POLAND Wrocław-based developer Develia (formerly LC Corp) has announced that the disruption caused by the pandemic could have a significant and potentially serious impact on the current operations of the company and its groups.

schedule 31 March 2020

Economies rebalance in wake of coronavirus

CEE REGION According to analysis by Colliers International all CEE economies this year are to decline or fall into recession as a result of the coronavirus.

schedule 30 March 2020

Movement and gatherings ban tightened further

POLAND The Polish government has introduced a new directive clarifying the restrictions on movement as part of its measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

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