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POLAND Budimex on the Waterfront

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Vastint Poland has awarded Budimex with the general contracting services for the initial part of the second phase of its Waterfront development in Gdynia.

The project, which will be built on ul. Hryniewickiego close to Skwer Kościuszko Square, is to comprise four buildings totalling ​​45,000 sqm including underground car parks. The work is to start in May of this year, with its completion scheduled in 2023.

The first phase of the Waterfront, which came into use in 2015, included two buildings with office and hotel functions located directly on the Nadbrzeze Prezydenta waterfront. The existing buildings will eventually be supplemented with an additional 80,000 sqm of residential, office, and service space.

In the latest stage, two office buildings are to be developed with a leasable area of ​​14,500 sqm with two residential buildings behind them along ul. Washingtona containing 126 residential and commercial units. The sales process for the fully-fitted apartments will be launched after the completion of the construction work.

The final stage of the project, which like the second stage is likely to begin after a one-year delay, is to comprise another office building, retail and service premises, two hotels with conference space, and public and cultural amenities, including an eight-screen cinema. The public space and greenery around Skwer Kosciuszko is also to be developed, with the design of this part of the project to be completed in the next few months.

Jems Architekci is responsible for the design of Waterfront.

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