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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 No Limit for 7R Park Sosnowiec

schedule 26 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Logistics company No Limit has leased space in 7R Sosnowiec in Silesia for its new headquarters.

Warehouse & industrial

Europe TCC enters the region

schedule 26 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

US developer Trammell Crow Company (TCC) has announced that it is to enter the European warehouse market.

Events

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?

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Carbon Tower fills up

schedule 26 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Cavatina Holding has leased 4,500 sqm in its Carbon Tower building in Wrocław to an undisclosed financial client.

Warehouse & industrial

Europe Good year for accolade

schedule 26 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

The Accolade Portfolio has risen in value to EUR 700 mln with rental income up by 35 pct y-o-y.

Warehouse & industrial

Examining the rise of urban logistics

schedule 26 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Over the last decade, the supply of industrial space has more than tripled from 6.3 mln sqm at the end of 2010 to almost 21 mln sqm in 2020, according to the 'Logistics Avenue: city logistics market in Poland’ report published jointly by JLL and Segro.

Investment & finance

CEE REGION GalCap loaned EUR 66.5 mln for Warsaw and Budapest offices

schedule 26 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a EUR 66.5 mln investment loan facility for an office portfolio managed by GalCap Europe on behalf of an institutional client.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Orbico happy to stay in Silesia Business Park

schedule 25 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Orbico Poland has extended its lease of 1,030 sqm of office space in building B of Silesia Business Park in Katowice, which is owned by ISOC.

Warehouse & industrial

ROMANIA Mobexpert moves into Constanța Business Park

schedule 25 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Romanian furniture producer and retailer Mobexpert has leased a 2,000 sqm logistics unit in Constanța Business Park, which is being developed by Globalworth and Global Vision.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Generation Park Y ready for use

schedule 25 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Generation Park Y in Warsaw, Skanska’s tallest office building in the CEE region, has now been issued with an occupancy permit.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND InPost comes to Prologis Park Chorzów

schedule 24 February 2021
Opr./edited by NN

InPost, which owns the Paczkomaty network of parcel lockers, is to open a new 6,000 sqm logistics centre in Prologis Park Chorzów.

Property and Facility Management

POLAND Colliers goes Face2Face once more

schedule 24 February 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Colliers International has taken over the management of the second building of the Face2Face Business Campus office complex in Katowice.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni to build 8th Warsaw city logistics project

schedule 24 February 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Panattoni has announced its latest city logistics project in Warsaw: City Logistics Warsaw VI in the city’s Targówek Fabryczny district.

Warehouse & industrial

ROMANIA XXXLutz leases from WDP

schedule 24 February 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Austrian furniture and decoration retailer XXXLutz has leased 6,000 sqm in WDP Industrial Park Dragomireşti on Bucharest's western outskirts.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Come on over to My Place

schedule 23 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Echo Investment has brought into use the second office building of its My Place (Moje Miejsce) multifunctional development in Warsaw’s Dolny Mokotów district. As a result, the new urban quarter combining offices, residential and retail/services premises has now been completed.

Residential

POLAND Cornerstone and Crestyl to buy Budimex Nieruchomości

schedule 23 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Corporate and real estate private equity investment manager Cornerstone Partners, together with Czech developer Crestyl Group, have entered into a contract to buy Polish residential developer Budimex Nieruchomości.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland HireRight stays in Silesia Star

schedule 23 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

Background screening company HireRight has extended its 3,200 sqm lease in Silesia Star in Katowice.

Green projects

Europe Panattoni gets certified

schedule 23 February 2021
Opr./edited by AH

In 2020, Panattoni was awarded green certificates for 2.6 mln sqm of its developments.

Office & mixed-use development

SERBIA Belgrade modernist icon changes hands

schedule 23 February 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Marera Real Estate Partners, a sister company of Marera Properties, has acquired the Bigz building in Belgrade, which was completed in 1941.

Events

POLAND Show yourself no mercy, you must keep fit!

schedule 23 February 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

Home office, closed gyms and reduced exercise have all been taking their physical and mental toll on each one of us. Fortunately, Eurobuild is, as usual, happy to come to the rescue – by announcing our latest golf and tennis tournaments!

Latest in Coronavirus

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.

schedule 30 March 2020

Construction sector concerned about contracts

POLAND The onset of Covid-19 and the worsening labour shortages due to the closure of the border with Ukraine could have a devastating effect on the Polish construction sector and the ability to carry out contracts on time, according to the Polish Association of Construction Employers [PZPB] and the Polish Chamber of Commerce for Roads [OIGD].

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