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Kajima and Griffin invest in green energy

Green projects
Kajima Europe and Griffin Real Estate have announced the establishment of a joint venture to finance and develop renewable energy projects in Poland.

As part of the deal, the joint venture has acquired a 72% stake in PAD-RES, a leading developer of clean energy assets in Poland. The companies plan to focus on further development of PAD-RES’s renewable energy portfolio, which comprises investments in solar and wind projects at various stages of development with an operational capacity of over 500MW. Griffin Real Estate will act as a co-owner and investment manager of the platform, while Mariusz Adamczewski, the founder of PAD-RES, will remain as CEO and as a minor investor.

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Events

POLAND ESG - environmental strategy in practice or a catchy marketing slogan?

schedule 15 October 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

Experts on environmental issues are increasingly keen to emphasise how important it is to adopt a practical approach aimed at effectively protecting the climate and the environment. The time for talking about this issue is over and we now have to put our words into practice. The clock is ticking and so we cannot remain indifferent in the face of the climate crisis.

Events

In search of new lands

schedule 15 October 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

The impressive growth rate and astronomical profits generated by the warehouse and logistics sector are attracting more and more new players to the industry, who are entering the game completely without any inhibitions. The only question is, are there any New Worlds left to be discovered in the warehouse market?

Investment & finance

POLAND EUR 111 mln refinancing loan for ELI

schedule 14 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

European Logistics Investment (ELI) has secured an EUR 111 mln loan agreement with Berlin Hyp for the refinancing of four logistics projects in Poland.

Warehouse & industrial

CZECH REPUBLIC Saint-Gobain reaches 10,000 in Panattoni Hořovice

schedule 14 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

French multinational Saint-Gobain has expanded the space it leases in Panattoni Park D5 Hořovice in Central Bohemia.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND LPP takes 64,000 sqm in Panattoni Park Tricity South II

schedule 14 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Polish clothing group LPP is to occupy app. 64,000 sqm in two new Panattoni Park Tricity South II buildings, where it will begin operations in April 2022.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland GLP starts work on Wrocław V

schedule 13 October 2021

GLP has commenced work on the GLP Wrocław V Logistics Centre, the largest warehouse project underway in the Wrocław urban area.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Medicover stays in Green Horizon

schedule 13 October 2021

Medicover, one of the largest private health providers in Poland, has prolonged its lease and is to offer a wider range of services in the Green Horizon office building in Łódź.

Retail & leisure

Poland Jysk in Homepark Targówek

schedule 13 October 2021

Jysk has leased 1,500 sqm in the Homepark Targówek retail park in Warsaw.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland JLL to lease Craft

schedule 13 October 2021

JLL has been appointed leasing agent for Ghelamco's Craft office building in Katowice.

Investment & finance

POLAND EBRD loans EUR 72 mln to DL Invest for green sheds

schedule 11 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Redevelopment has provided a EUR 72 mln loan to Polish real estate investor DL Invest Group.

Warehouse & industrial

ROMANIA CTP buys Olympian portfolio

schedule 11 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Czech industrial developer CTP has acquired 153,000 sqm of warehousing space for an undisclosed sum from Olympian Parks, in Brașov in Transylvania, in Timișoara in western Romania and on Bucharest’s southern outskirts.

Investment & finance

BULGARIA Park Lane Office Center sold for EUR 49 mln

schedule 11 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Business software specialist SAP has acquired the Park Lane Office Center in Sofia from Park Lane Developments for EUR 49 mln.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Savills IM buys A2 Warsaw Park for EUR 112.5 mln

schedule 11 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Savills Investment Management, on behalf of its Savills IM European Logistics Fund 3, has acquired A2 Warsaw Park from Invesco Real Estate for EUR 112.5 mln.

Events

POLAND Recruitment, wages, benefits – how they do it in warehouses

schedule 11 October 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

The warehouse sector has emerged unscathed from the pandemic, and in Poland the volume of investment and the number of investors continues to grow – and thus the number of jobs generated by the sector is also increasing. Employees have nothing to complain about in terms of the stability of their contracts and salary levels, but what does all this look like from the employers’ point of view? Find out at Eurobuild’s 17th Warehouse and Logistics Conference!

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Panattoni set to start on Bolesławiec park

schedule 08 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Construction work is to start this month on Panattoni Park Bolesławiec in Lower Silesia, which will comprise 50,000 sqm.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND North Coast switches to MLP Pruszków II

schedule 08 October 2021
Opr./edited by NN

Polish food products distributor North Coast has leased 2,500 sqm in MLP Pruszków II.

Investment & finance

POLAND Echo sells Moje Miesjce I for EUR 47.3 mln

schedule 08 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Echo Investment has sold the Moje Miejsce I office building in Warsaw for EUR 47.3 mln to an undisclosed institutional investor operating on the real estate market.

Residential

POLAND Atrium buys first resi-for-rent projects – in Poland

schedule 06 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Atrium European Real Estate has announced that it has signed its first two residential transactions, for two properties with around 650 apartments for rent in Warsaw and Kraków – for a combined EUR 53 mln.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND CMS sets its sights high in Varso Tower

schedule 06 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Law firm CMS is to relocate its Polish branch to Varso Tower in Warsaw, where its offices (at the time of signing) are presently the highest in the country.

Investment & finance

POLAND 7R sells two parks to CBRE

schedule 06 October 2021
Nathan North
deputy editor

Polish industrial developer 7R has finalised the sale for an undisclosed sum of two of its parks, 7R Park Poznań East and 7R Park Sosnowiec, to CBRE Investment Management in an off-market transaction.

Latest in Green projects

schedule 30 September 2021

Bees busy at Saski Crescent

Around 55 kg of mixed-flower honey has been harvested from four hives on the roof of the Saski Crescent office building in Warsaw.

schedule 30 September 2021

Globalworth offices now 100 pct green powered

Globalworth has revealed that since July 2021 all its 16 Romanian office buildings have been using 100 pct green energy from renewable sources.

schedule 22 September 2021

Skanska to be even greener

Skanska has announced it will tackle its own greenhouse emissions more aggressively and cut its 2015 CO2 emissions by 70 pct by 2030.

schedule 20 September 2021

Kajima and Griffin invest in green energy

Kajima Europe and Griffin Real Estate have announced the establishment of a joint venture to finance and develop renewable energy projects in Poland.

schedule 30 August 2021

Gold for Ada Mall

Ada Mall in Belgrade, a shopping centre developed and owned by Globe Trade Centre, has received LEED ’Gold’ certification.

schedule 24 August 2021

Two golds for Skanska

Building B of the Warsaw Spark complex and Generation Park Z have both been awarded WELL Core & Shell certificates with ratings of ‘Gold’.

schedule 05 August 2021

P180 under construction with Vertua concrete

Skanska and building material supplier Cemex have introduced Vertua low-emission concrete to the market.

schedule 23 July 2021

NEPI obtains EUR 73 mln green loan

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.

schedule 08 July 2021

Globalworth goes BREEAM

Globalworth has recertified 17 properties that have now been awarded BREEAM In-Use certificates with ‘Excellent’ ratings.

schedule 08 July 2021

First Polish Fitwel for Shell Energy in Kraków

Shell Energy has become the first company in Poland to be awarded a Fitwel healthy building certificate for the office space leased in the High5ive building in Kraków.

schedule 07 July 2021

Hi and Excellent on Piotrkowska

The Hi Piotrkowska office development in Łódź, which was completed late last year, has received a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ certificate.

schedule 29 June 2021

Well and BREEAM for two Warimpex office projects

Two buildings owned by Warimpex in Poland, Mogilska 43 Office in Kraków and Ogrodowa Office in Łódź, have been awarded BREEAM ‘Excellent’ and Well Health & Safety certificates.

schedule 24 June 2021

Well ‘Gold’ for Lakeside

The Lakeside office development in Warsaw’s Służewiec district has been awarded Well ‘Gold’ pre-certification for its design stage.

schedule 31 May 2021

CTP certifies its operations

CTP has been given an ESG Risk (Environmental, Social and Governance) score of 11 in an assessment by Sustainalytics.

schedule 30 April 2021

Panattoni now takes Excellent

Panattoni has been granted an ‘Excellent’ rating under the BREEAM International New Construction system for Panattoni Park Sosnowiec I.

schedule 23 April 2021

H2Offices Well pre-certified

The first stage of the H2Offices complex in Budapest has been awarded WELL v2 Core & Shell pre-certification.

schedule 13 April 2021

NoVa stays green

The NoVa Park centre in Gorzów Wielkopolski has been awarded BREEAM-In-Use for the eighth time.

schedule 13 April 2021

Green distinction for Panattoni and DB Schenker

A 5,165 sqm cross-docking terminal developed by Panattoni for DB Schenker in Świdnik on Lublin’s eastern outskirts has receiving BREEAM ‘Very Good’ certification.

schedule 09 April 2021

Battery reprocessing coming to Poland

With a loan of up to EUR 25 mln from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Elemental Holding will establish the first facility in Poland and the EU for recycling both car batteries and other waste containing metals.

schedule 01 April 2021

East Capital with three BREEAMs

East Capital Real Estate has announced that it has certified three properties under BREEAM and that it is the first company in Estonia to have certified an industrial property.

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