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Good news for the supermarket sector in Poland

Good news for the supermarket sector in Poland

Despite the pandemic, supermarkets in Poland have continued to do well, less so hypermarkets,  whilst shopping centres have been hit hard. For the purposes of this short report: Supermarkets are self- service stores with sales areas of between 400 m2 to 2499 m2,...

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The ups and downs of the Polish real estate market in 2020

The ups and downs of the Polish real estate market in 2020

By Dorota Lachowska, Head of Market Research, Polish Properties Introduction – The Polish Economy As expected, the pandemic has had a negative effect on the Polish economy which saw the first fall in GDP since 1991. However the 2.7% fall was much less than the EU...

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European Valuers’ View 2021 | Poland and Romania

European Valuers’ View 2021 | Poland and Romania

Listen to the webinar “European Valuers’ View 2021” where Chris Grzesik and Dorota Lachowska of Polish Properties and David Howard of  Winterhill shared their views on the Real Estate market in Poland and Romania in 2020....

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The Art of Valuation in Times of Crisis  (A personal view)

The Art of Valuation in Times of Crisis (A personal view)

by Krzysztof Grzesik, Managing Director Polish Properties No sooner had the world become engulfed in crisis of a nature not witnessed since World War II many valuers on the advice of their professional associations and international recognised valuation standard...

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The Real Estate Investment Market in Poland

The Real Estate Investment Market in Poland

The coronavirus pandemic has not dampened the appetite for real estate investments in Poland. Over the last decade the total value of real estate investment transactions has increased from € 737 million in 2009 to € 7.5 billion in 2019. In the 1st half of 2020 it...

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PRAXI Valuations takes off!

PRAXI Valuations takes off!

We are pleased to inform that Polish Properties has joined PRAXI Valuations, an international network of valuations and appraisals firms The group was established by Praxi S.p.A., one of the most notable names in Italian real estate valuations. Thanks to the presence...

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Value of the polish warehouse market

Value of the polish warehouse market

Rents for warehouse space in Poland are one of the lowest in Central Europe. The recent quarters show an upward trend, however, the growth rate is slow. Currently rents are about 15% lower than at the beginning of the warehouse market development in Poland and have...

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Increasingly Liquid Polish Real Estate Investment Market

Increasingly Liquid Polish Real Estate Investment Market

The total value of real estate investment transactions in Poland has been growing for 10 consecutive years reaching a record €7.5 billion in 2019. Furthermore the upward trend continues with falling yields and stable rents. In 2018, the spectacular real estate...

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Reviving Land Values

Reviving Land Values

Development land values in Poland are finally on the way up. There has been a significant improvement on both the demand and supply sides and the trend is likely to continue. The development boom in the decade before the financial crisis fuelled a spiralling rise in...

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An uplift in office investment deals in regional cities

An uplift in office investment deals in regional cities

The number office investment transactions in the main regional cities of Poland have picked up significantly. The purchase of office buildings in Kraków, Wrocław, Łódź and Tricity in the first 9 months of 2015 has outstripped the volume in Warsaw at an unprecedented...

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Retail properties in poland targeted by investors

Retail properties in poland targeted by investors

The investment market in Poland continues to pick up with volume growth in the last 3 years running at around of 5% per annum. The commercial property market has again become attractive to investors because of increased confidence in the Polish economy, historically...

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Hotel market in poland lives up to euro 2012 expectations

Hotel market in poland lives up to euro 2012 expectations

In line with expectations, EURO2012 has stimulated the hotel market in Poland albeit the positive signs were already evident in the second half of 2011 when Poland assumed the EU Presidency. Last year saw an upturn in the Polish hotel investment market. In 2011 there...

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Office supply and pre-let agreements continue to grow

Office supply and pre-let agreements continue to grow

Despite a limited amount of office completions, there was a record take up of over 850 000 m² in major Polish cities last year. The upward trend has continued into 2012 with over 225 000 m² of office space leased in the 1st quarter. In Warsaw, 20 office buildings...

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Property Investment in Poland continues to recover

Property Investment in Poland continues to recover

As we move further into an uncertain 2012, the good news is that property investment volume in Poland in 2011, at € 2.3 billion, was the highest since 2007. Office and retail property transactions constituted the largest share in the total investment volume (47% and...

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Retail developers move back to the major cities

Retail developers move back to the major cities

Only two shopping malls were completed in the first nine months of 2011 in the major Polish cities, both in Szczecin namely Galeria Kaskada and CH Turzyn. Retail space delivered during this time amounted to 320 000 m2, most of which (52%) in towns of less than 200 000...

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Growing demand for warehouse investments

Growing demand for warehouse investments

Until 3rd Q 2010 the warehouse investment volume has grown to ca € 255 million and was six times higher than the total 2009 result when only two transactions were recorded for total  value of € 42 million. With high number of transactions under negotiations, the...

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