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Poland Work soon to start on Warsaw Symphony hall

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The Sinfonia Varsovia symphony orchestra has received the last of the design documentation for its new centre.

The project design has been completed as well as the technical design for the conversion of five historic buildings that were once part of the Veterinarian Institute. A new concert hall is also planned.

The Atelier Thomas Pucher studio began work on the design in November 2015. a general contractor is now to be selected and work should begin in 2022. The project is being financed by the city of Warsaw, which is also the owner of the land on which the new centre is to be developed.

The first stage of the work is to be completed with the opening of three renovated buildings on ul. Grochowska at the start of 2024. The new concert hall in the city’s Praga district is to be completed in 2026.

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Warehouse & industrial

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

schedule 24 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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 Public buildings

schedule 17 May 2022

Dobra 55 ready for students

The second stage of the University of Warsaw’s Dobra 55 building has been completed. The scientific and didactic building is the largest investment in the university’s long-term development programme, whose budget amounts to app. PLN 1 bln.

schedule 13 April 2022

Łódź stadium completed

Construction work on the ŁKS stadium in Łódź has been completed, with only the remaining finishing work left to do.

schedule 22 July 2021

Złota 44 sales hit record figures

In Q2 2021, the value of the apartments sold in the exclusive Złota 44 residential tower in Warsaw was 28 pct higher than the previous highest figure recorded in Q4 2020.

schedule 20 April 2021

Skanska to build archive in Nowy Sącz

Skanska has signed a deal with the National Archive in Kraków to build the country’s largest archive building in Nowy Sącz.

schedule 13 April 2021

Work soon to start on Warsaw Symphony hall

The Sinfonia Varsovia symphony orchestra has received the last of the design documentation for its new centre.

schedule 30 March 2021

Green P+R for Černý Most

A P+R car park for 880 vehicles is under construction in Černý Most (Prague 9).

schedule 05 February 2021

Hochtief wins PLN 172 mln contract for Kraków science centre

Hochtief Polska has been awarded a PLN 172 mln contract to build the new home of Małopolskie Centrum Nauki Cogiteon (the Cogiteon Małopolskie Science Centre) in Kraków.

schedule 02 February 2021

Building permit for Teatr Rozmaitości

A building permit has been issued for the Teatr Rozmaitości in Warsaw and work can begin on the building designed by New York architectural studio Thomas Phifer and Partners with PA Wojciechowski and Buro Happold.

schedule 20 January 2021

Erbud wins PLN 22.5 mln Mińsk Mazowiecki police HQ contract

Erbud has been awarded a PLN 22.5 mln net contract for the construction of the Mińsk Mazowiecki county police headquarters.

schedule 06 November 2020

Delta Holding bids EUR 17.5 mln for Sava Center

Delta Holding has submitted an offer in the latest public tender for the purchase of the Sava Center congress hall in Belgrade.

schedule 09 October 2020

BIM 5D used on Warsaw hospital

The Polish branch of Strabag together with Strabag subsidiary Ed. Züblinare to use BIM 5D [Building Information Modelling] to expand and modernise the Bielański Hospital in Warsaw in a contract worth app. EUR 27 mln.

schedule 05 October 2020

Invalidovna to be put back on its feet

The Czech National Heritage Institute (NPÚ) has unveiled its plans for the renovation of the Invalidovna building in Prague’s Karlín district.

schedule 08 September 2020

Eften enters residential rental market

Riga-based fund manager Eften Capital is to enter the residential rental market by establishing a new fund to invest in rental apartment buildings in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

schedule 07 August 2020

Sava Centar on sale for EUR 27.42 mln

The City of Belgrade has put the Sava Centar congress hall up for auction with a starting price of EUR 27.42 mln.

schedule 07 August 2020

Corner House in Riga up for sale

VNĪ, the Latvian state real estate company, is putting up for sale Tetera House (or the Corner House) in Riga.

schedule 14 July 2020

Merko wins EUR 34 mln hospital contract

AS Merko Ehitus Eesti has been awarded an app, EUR 33.8 mln design and construction contract by the North Estonia Medical Centre Foundation for the third phase of its medical centre in Tallinn’s Mustamäe district.

schedule 14 July 2020

Skanska to build Poznań children’s ward

Skanska has been awarded a PLN 26 mln gross contract by the K. Marcinkowski Medical University in Poznań for the construction of a new wing of the Karol Jonscher Clinic. The paediatric ward should be ready in 2022.

schedule 05 June 2020

Skanska completes largest Polish archive

POLAND Skanska has completed the new home of the National Archives in Kraków, which according to the company is the largest complex of its type in Poland.

schedule 27 May 2020

Coventry coming to Wrocław in September

POLAND Coventry University’s new Wrocław campus will be ready to welcome its first intake in September, subject to the Polish government lifting Covid-19 restrictions.

schedule 21 April 2020

Skanska to build medical faculty

POLAND Skanska is to construct a new medical faculty for the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (UKSW).

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