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Poland The Top Five – our most popular news stories in June

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Each month we reveal our Top 5 – the list of the five most popular news items and articles in Polish and English published on Eurobuild's website. The English version of the June ranking seems to be saturated with a longing for the summer holidays and face-to-face meetings.

5th place. The ranking opens with some news on safety in Warsaw hotels – two projects by Ghelamco became the first hotels in Europe to be awarded the Well Health-Safety Rating.

The 4th place in the June ranking is taken by... May's ranking of the most popular articles published by Eurobuild! And we are very grateful for your interest in all our news!

3rd place. You’ve been keen to read about a not so big, but still very sophisticated acquisition – Warsaw's La Palais has changed hands.

2nd place. What a surprise! HB Reavis’ flagship project in Warsaw is in the ranking for the fifth time in a row! Maybe because Varso Tower is still the EU’s tallest office building.

1st place. The most popular article in June was... the reopening of Blue Cactus restaurant in a new location. This familiar venue for corporate events will begin its new life in the Norblin Factory development in Warsaw soon. And it's top placing in the list also shows how much we miss face-to-face meetings!

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We also invite you to take a look at the Top 5 articles in the Polish language section of our website!

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The ranking is based on the number of page views between June 1st and 30th 2021, according to Google Analytics.

Latest news

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Colliers chosen for University Business Park

schedule 23 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Colliers has been chosen to be the exclusive commercialisation agent for University Business Park in Łódź, which is owned by Globe Trade Centre.

Architecture and urban planning

CZECH REPUBLIC Dutch duo wins Brno station design competition

schedule 23 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Dutch studios Benthem Crouwel Architekten and West 8 have won the competition to design a new central railway station for Brno, in what was the largest architectural competition in the history of the Czech Republic.

Green projects

ROMANIA NEPI obtains EUR 73 mln green loan

schedule 23 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has provided a provides a EUR 73 mln green loan to NE Property BV, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEPI Rockcastle, for the development of sustainable real estate in Romania.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Warsaw office vacancy hits 12 pct

schedule 23 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

At the end of Q2 2021, the total modern office stock in Warsaw amounted to almost 6.1 mln sqm, according to the latest figures from PINK (the Polish Chamber of Commercial Properties). The vacancy rate was up by 1.1 pp q-o-q and by 4.6 pp y-o-y to 12.5 pct.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Apple Museum at Norblin Factory

schedule 22 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

A museum dedicated to Apple products is to open in the Norblin Factory complex in the autumn with 1,500 exhibits related to the development and evolution of the company’s technology.

Infrastructure

POLAND Warbud to build new Kostrzyn bridge

schedule 22 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Warbud is to rebuild a road bridge over the river Warta in Kostrzyn nad Odrą, close to the Polish-German border.

Retail & leisure

CZECH REPUBLIC Patria buys two retail parks

schedule 22 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Patria has bought two retail parks from Czech developer KPD – in Ovčáry just outside in Kolín in central Bohemia and in Mohelnice in the Olomouc district of Moravia.

Public buildings

POLAND Złota 44 sales hit record figures

schedule 22 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

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.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND City takes up 12,000 sqm in Widok Towers

schedule 21 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Warsaw city council has leased 12,000 sqm in the newly completed Widok Towers in the centre of the capital.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Axi Immo happy in Spektrum and Muchowiec

schedule 21 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Industrial and office agency Axi Immo has renewed the leases for its premises on the top floor of Spektrum Tower in Warsaw’s CBD as well as in Muchowiec Active Park in Katowice.

Office & mixed-use development

HUNGARY RTL to broadcast from Liget

schedule 21 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

RTL Services, the business services company for Magyar RTL Televízió, has signed a long-term lease for space in the Liget Center and the Liget Auditórium office buildings in Budapest, which are owned by Wing.

Retail & leisure

ROMANIA Scallier buys Timişoara project for FunShop Park

schedule 21 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Polish developer Scallier has acquired a retail park development from Oasis Retail & Development Consulting in Timişoara for an undisclosed sum.

Investment & finance

ROMANIA Austrian office investors pump up the volume

schedule 20 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Almost EUR 300 mln was invested in Romanian real estate in H1 2021, according to figures provided by Cushman & Wakefield Echinox. A large contribution to the volume was provided by the increased activity of Austrian office investors.

Retail & leisure

HUNGARY Spar invests across Hungary

schedule 20 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Spar Hungary has recently opened two new supermarkets and reopened two refurbished stores in an investment of EUR 5.3 mln in its Hungarian store network.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND MLP Poznań West to grow by 43,000 sqm

schedule 20 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

MLP Group has contracted Poznań-based W.P.I.P. to expand its MLP Poznań West project in Dąbrówka on the city’s western outskirts. The general contractor is to build more than 43,000 sqm of new space, with the construction work due to begin by the end of this month.

Infrastructure

CZECH REPUBLIC Skanska wins EUR 77 mln D55 contract

schedule 20 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Skanska has been awarded a contract worth more than CZK 1.95 bln (app. EUR 77 mln) from the Czech highway authority to build a section of the D55 motorway in the area of Staré Město in Moravia.

Investment & finance

CEE REGION GTC goes for greener financing

schedule 19 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Fresh from its successful EUR 500 mln green bond issue, its disposal of its Serbian portfolio and a number of acquisitions in Budapest, Eurobuild CEE asked Globe Trade Centre’s president, Yovav Carmi, and CFO Ariel Ferstman, about the company’s post-pandemic plans

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Raben moves into Panattoni Gdańsk Airport

schedule 19 July 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Logistics operator Raben Logistics Polska has leased 7,560 sqm of warehouse space in Panattoni Park Gdańsk Airport.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Accolade to build two more Szczecin parks

schedule 19 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Czech industrial real estate investor and developer Accolade has acquired two sites in Szczecin’s Załom-Kasztanowe district for the development of 73,000 sqm gla of warehousing.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA DB Cargo chooses One Controceni Park for HQ

schedule 19 July 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Deutsche Bahn Cargo Romania, the Romanian subsidiary of Europe’s largest railway carrier, is to relocate its headquarters to One Cotroceni Park, close to Bucharest city centre.

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schedule 01 July 2021

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schedule 04 June 2021

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schedule 02 April 2021

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schedule 02 April 2021

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schedule 01 March 2021

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schedule 24 December 2020

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schedule 07 December 2020

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schedule 21 July 2020

Temporary e-mail address

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schedule 15 June 2020

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schedule 03 April 2020

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schedule 23 March 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 12 March 2020

The sound of silence

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schedule 11 March 2020

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schedule 09 March 2020

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schedule 05 March 2020

Infectious investment talk

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schedule 02 March 2020

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