The Total Value of Investment Transactions in Poland was €4.6 billion for 2016. The Polish Economy is the 6th largest in The European Union and one of the fastest growing. The outlook looks stable and positive encouraging more and more newcomers to invest.
The volume of office investment in Poland for 2016 was €1.6 billion. Poland has a lot of potential and is an attractive destination for high-tech businesses. Warsaw is one of Europe’s major Financial Centres. Its’ dynamic development has contributed to the continuous enhancement of the local office market and has one of the highest Construction Activities in Europe. Driven by strong demand there is still room for further development. The growing business environment and infrastructure improvements have led to the smaller markets in regional Cities gaining in importance too. In the successful fight for tenants office investors and developers must take into consideration the needs of global companies as well as offering something more than just a great location and design. They must take on board the new thinking on what constitutes a “Workplace”.
Investment in the Polish Retail Market topped €1.26 billion in 2016. It is an attractive market for new retailers as well as for established existing brands. Due to the ever increasing competition and the ageing of retail outlets, often situated in both attractive and well placed, developers no longer solely focus on new retail projects. An increasing number of schemes are undergoing modernisation, extension and changes in format. Such activities are aimed at maintaining the attractiveness of existing schemes and attracting new clients. The Retail Market is undergoing dynamic changes, changing consumer preferences have resulted in change to the roles of Shopping Centres. Owners and tenants of Shopping Centres need to look at new ways to address these new demands.
Our consultants have provided Professional advice to a number of International Investment and Funding Organisations as well as large European companies expanding their property portfolios. The type of Real Estate surveyed ranges from high-rise commercial office buildings to regional retail outlets as well as industrial and logistic centres.
Profession Advice has been provided for the purchase or disposal of real estate in the form of expert technical opinion on structures and building services as well as environmental aspects. Advice on the integrity of the structure and building services has been used by investors to assess maintenance and repair schedules.
Asset Enhancement is another major sector in which our consultants have been active, by bringing existing real estate up to modern standards. This can take the form of change of use, refurbishment and extension of retail outlets or refiguring of office space to obtain the most efficient use.
These are some of our Clients and the properties we have advised on.
Aviva / Bartlet Asset Management / Bluehouse Capital / Cadenza Principal Finance / Charter Hall / GLL Real Estate / Gardener & Theobald / HSBC Bank Polska / JLL / Klif / M7 Real Estate / OBI / PGE / PGIM / Peakside / Pradera / Tetrapak / Trinity