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Russia/Belarus Colliers ends operations in Russia, Belarus

Corporate social responsibility
In response to the gravity of Russia’s aggression, Colliers has discontinued its business in Russia and Belarus, effective immediately, after more than 28 years of operations.

Colliers strongly condemns the invasion by the Russian military and fully supports all appropriate sanctions enacted by the international community.

I am appalled and saddened by the unnecessary loss of life and the displacement of millions of Ukrainians from their home. We cannot and will not stand idly by. Our decision to exit Russia and Belarus is one we make with conviction.
Jay Hennick, the global chairman and CEO of Colliers

Colliers continues to prioritise the safety and welfare of employees and clients in Ukraine, as well as in the wider CEE region. As a result of this crisis, Colliers' affiliate office in Kyiv has closed and all business operations there have been suspended. Colliers is focused on supporting Ukrainian colleagues who remain in the country, those who are seeking refuge, and the families of employees who have been affected. Operations in neighbouring countries are actively providing temporary accommodation, monetary support and other necessities.

The company and members of senior leadership have made significant donations to the Ukraine Crisis Appeal via the International Committee of the Red Cross and other humanitarian charities. Colliers is also matching donations from our people through the Colliers Crisis Fund to maximise support towards humanitarian relief.

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 17 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Call centre specialist Majorel Polska has extended its lease and taken up an additional 400 sqm in the recently refurbished Globis Poznań building, which is owned by Globe Trade Centre.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Super-Pharm super happy in Prologis Teresin

schedule 17 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Israeli-owned drugstore chain Super-Pharm has extended its tenancy and expanded its area by another 12,600 sqm of warehouse space in Prologis Park Teresin, about 50 km west of central Warsaw.

Retail & leisure

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schedule 17 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Immofinanz has just leased the last free unit in its Hungarian Stop Shop portfolio of retail parks, bringing its occupancy up to 100 pct.

Public buildings

POLAND Dobra 55 ready for students

schedule 17 May 2022
Opr./edited by JC

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.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Langowski lingers for longer in Pruszków

schedule 16 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Polish freight forwarding specialist Langowski Logistics has leased 7,500 sqm of additional warehouse space in Panattoni Park Pruszków II, on Warsaw’s western outskirts.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND NEPI Rockcastle gets more Cosmopolitan

schedule 16 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

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Office & mixed-use development

POLAND InPost opts for Ocean Office Park for HQ

schedule 16 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

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Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Boeing DSI flies into Panattoni Rzeszów Airport III

schedule 16 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Boeing Distribution Services (BDSI) has leased a 3,000 sqm building in Panattoni Park Rzeszów Airport III in Poland’s ‘Aviation Valley’, in the southeast of the country.

Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 13 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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Office & mixed-use development

POLAND First Property refilling Gdynia building

schedule 13 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

First Property Group has announced that it has signed leases totalling 2,691 sqm of its Podolska 21 office building in Gdynia – amounting to 20 pct of the net internal area.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Emerson expands HQ in Konstruktorska BC

schedule 13 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

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Property and Facility Management

POLAND Savills to take care of Sky Tower

schedule 13 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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Office & mixed-use development

Poland Ebury Partners enters Widok Towers

schedule 12 May 2022

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 12 May 2022

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Technology

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schedule 12 May 2022

The machine has been installed in the Norblin Factory centre in Warsaw and can store up to 96 bikes.

Investment & finance

Poland 7R sells Polish project portfolio to CTP

schedule 12 May 2022
Eurobuild CEE

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Property and Facility Management

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schedule 12 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 12 May 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 12 May 2022
Opr./edited by NN

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Events

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schedule 11 May 2022
Eurobuild CEE

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schedule 08 March 2022

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schedule 28 February 2022

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schedule 25 February 2022

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schedule 08 April 2021

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schedule 07 November 2019

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schedule 14 January 2019

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schedule 30 November 2018

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schedule 29 August 2018

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schedule 29 August 2018

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schedule 14 August 2018

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schedule 20 July 2018

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schedule 20 April 2018

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schedule 23 March 2018

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schedule 20 December 2017

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