On 24 January 2019, Hines, the international real estate company, and Zeus Capital Management, announced the completion of the sale and purchase of the Graffit building. The property owned by Hines Russia & Poland Fund (HRPF) was sold to TAN Poland Sp. z o.o., a company managed by Zeus Capital Management (Zeus). This is Zeus’ first investment in Poland and it is part of its commercial real estate platform dedicated to Central and South East Europe.
WeWork, the global shared workspace company, has signed more space at Browary Warszawskie. Its first members moved into the Biura przy Bramie building a few weeks ago, and the developer confirms now that it has rented more space at the next building of Browary Warszawskie – Biura przy Willi. With these parts combined, WeWork will create one of the largest shared workspaces in Poland, providing space for over 3,000 members, in Echo Investment’s project.
Brokerage house Q Securities S.A. has become a new tenant at Centrum Królewska in Warsaw. The firm leased an entire 550 sq m floor, making the office building 100% let. REZYDENT S.A., the owner of the complex, was represented in the transaction by Dorota Mielke and Filip Stevnert from global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.
Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has represented Amer Sports, a Finnish supplier of sports clothing, footwear, and equipment, in their 650 sqm office lease at phase three of O3 Business Campus in Krakow. The owner of the project is Echo Investment.
In early October 2018, global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield was appointed a property manager for Proximo II, an office building in Warsaw. The owner of the complex is ČS nemovitostní fond, the Czech largest open-ended investment fund managed by REICO.
Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has represented Etam in their 180 sq m retail space lease at the Złote Tarasy shopping centre in Warsaw. Etam’s store with lingerie, nightwear, sportswear, swimwear and accessories will be located on the ground floor of the retail complex. The opening of the new store, which will be Etam’s 26th location in Poland, has been scheduled for the second half of February 2019.
Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield in conjunction with its strategic partner ShareSpace, a Polish start-up, represented Conectys in their acquisition of flexible office space at the Maraton Office Building for an initial 100 staff. The official opening of Conectys’ office took place on 30 November 2018. Local agents Zuzanna Krech and Grzegorz Bobrowski from Cushman & Wakefield advised on the transaction. Business Link is the office and co-working operator at the Maraton Office Building.
A global supplier of cosmetics Mary Kay Cosmetics Poland has signed a 1,380 sq m office and warehouse lease at Gate One Business Park in Warsaw. The owner of the logistics park is Pershore Sp. z o.o. The tenant was represented in the transaction by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.
PayU – a worldwide leader of online payments chose WeWork Krucza as their new office location, marking it the biggest flexible workspace transaction in the CEE region. In November 2018, PayU, a worldwide leader of online payment processing, signed a membership agreement with WeWork. Starting beginning of February PayU will locate it’s Warsaw HQ in Kurcza 50, granting it’s employees access to WeWork facilities. The process was co-ordinated by Katarzyna Szymczak - HR Manager PayU, Mateusz Piotrowicz - Country Manager ShareSpace and Piotr Capiga - Associate at Cushman & Wakefield.
HiKOKI (formerly: Hitachi) has extended its warehouse and office lease at the Ursus Logistics Center. The Japanese technological company occupies more than 2,300 sq m at the complex. The tenant was represented during the lease renegotiation by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.
On 7 December, SUSHI ROYAL will officially open its new location at the Złote Tarasy shopping centre in Warsaw. Its mall kiosk will be situated in the dining area on level +2, opposite Samsonite’s store. For the grand opening, the firm has prepared special promotions for the shopping centre’s customers, including product tasting and discounts. SUSHI ROYAL was represented in its lease transaction by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.