Press releases

Q4 2017

  • Santa Claus is coming to the CEE region

    Warsaw, 19 December 2017 – Christmas markets in the CEE region are becoming increasingly popular each year. For example, markets in Poland are visited by 8-9 million shoppers annually and this number is growing. Stall rental prices vary from country to country and depend on factors such as location, tradition and the popularity of the Christmas market as well as how the event is marketed and advertised.

  • From agent to advisor – advisory companies 20 years ago and today

    Warsaw, December 18, 2017 – As the Polish commercial real estate market developed, the function of an agency has evolved changing from an intermediary to a consultant. Today, not only do advisory companies help their clients in complicated real estate purchase and sale transactions, but they also support them during the implementation of strategic changes within the organisation.

  • Colliers International advised a Turkish logistics operator in leasing a warehouse near Łódź

    Warsaw, December 13, 2017 – Barsan Global Logistics has leased over 8,000 sqm of warehouse space at Goodman Łódź Logistics Centre in Pabianice. Colliers International, leading advisory firm on the commercial real estate market supported the transaction.

  • Two decades of retail metamorphosis

    Warsaw, December 11, 2017 – 20 years ago one could count large format retail schemes on the fingers of one hand. Today, there are over 470 retail schemes totalling ca. 11.3 million sqm. Over the years, shopping centres role has evolved, from purely shopping destinations to places, where Poles like to spend free time and search for positive experiences – says Colliers International advisory firm which has been actively supporting the development of Poland’s retail market for two decades.

  • Double win for Colliers International in Eurobuild Awards

    Warsaw, December 7, 2017 – Colliers International’s Industrial and Logistics Agency has again been named Warehouse Agency Team of the Year in Eurobuild Awards. It is the sixth time Colliers has won in this category! Moreover, Magdalena Filipczak and Agnieszka Krzekotowska have received the title of Office Manager of the Year.

  • BPO/SSC sector is the CEE region’s “thoroughbred’ - a dominant player in the demand for space in several of the 12 key cities

    Warsaw, December 05, 2017 – The BPO/SSC take-up totalled over 60% of all-sector office take-up in 4 key BPO cities (Wroclaw, Lodz, Krakow and Sofia) in H1 2017 - says Colliers International in its latest research report “A Thoroughbred Racer - CEE BPO/ SSC Office Sector”. Vacant stock is diminishing, due to this demand impulse and strong general economic conditions. Labour availability and employee tech knowhow uplift are significant factors which influence the demand for space.

  • Polish commercial real estate close to set a new record

    Warsaw, 29 November, 2017 – Within 20 years, Polish commercial real estate market has become attractive for global funds, which are investing in regional cities more and more frequently. The volume of investment transactions concluded in 2017 may surpass record high of EUR 4.6 bn. New capital from outside of Europe among others, may flow into Poland.

  • Numbers of online retailers taking ‘showroom’ stores increases as internet sales slow

    Warsaw, November 24, 2017 – A growing number of formerly ‘pure-play’ online retailers are taking physical stores as the rate of internet sales growth looks set to slow during the next few years.

  • Colliers International advised on the sale of Toruń Plaza for over EUR 70 million

    Warsaw, November 23, 2017 – Plaza Centers N.V. has concluded over EUR 70 million sale transaction of Toruń Plaza shopping and entertainment centre located in Toruń, Poland. The scheme was acquired by a private investment fund. Colliers International Investment Services Team and JLL represented the seller in the transaction.

  • Retail chains set to conquer CEE

    Warsaw, 21 November, 2017 – Robust economic growth and increasing consumption will contribute to retail chains’ expansion and new shopping centers’ development in Central and Eastern Europe – says a report by global advisory firm Colliers International entitled “ExCEEding Borders - Retail Market in the CEE-13 region ”. The report presents current state and outlook for the retail market going forward, as well as development activity and rental terms across the whole region.

  • Platinium Business Park 3 with LEED Gold certificate

    Warsaw, November 9, 2017 – Platinium 3 office building managed by Allianz Real Estate has received a renowned LEED Gold certificate, confirming comfortable working conditions and energy efficiency. The certification process was conducted by Colliers International.

  • Provident relocates to Business Garden Poznań

    Warsaw, November 8, 2017 – Provident Poland will occupy roughly 680 sqm in modern office complex Business Garden in Poznań. Colliers International advisory firm represented the tenant in relocation process.

  • Colliers International advised Helios in leasing space for two new cinemas

    Warsaw, November 9, 2017 – Platinium 3 office building managed by Allianz Real Estate has received a renowned LEED Gold certificate, confirming comfortable working conditions and energy efficiency. The certification process was conducted by Colliers International.

  • Colliers International in Poland wins Best Employer title

    Warsaw, October 26, 2017 – leading commercial real estate consultancy Colliers International has been awarded the title of Best Employer by Aon Hewitt. This distinction goes to organisations that create the most engaging work environment and the program has been conducted around the world for over 20 years.

  • CEE-6 countries attractive to automotive companies

    Warsaw, October 16, 2017 – Labour force is the key factor for auto player’s location decision-making process - says Colliers International in its latest research report “The Road Kings: CEE Autos”.

  • Over 13 million sqm of industrial space in Poland

    Warsaw, October 25, 2017 – From the beginning of July to the end of September 940,000 sqm of modern industrial space was delivered to the market and as a result the total stock in Poland exceeded 13 million sqm. Over 1 million sqm of space is under construction – according to the latest Colliers International report.

  • Regional markets on investors’ radar

    Warsaw, October 12, 2017 – Investors are showing a growing interest in regional markets, such as Kraków, Wrocław, Łódź, Poznań, Tricity and Katowice – according to Colliers International and Deloitte Legal report entitled “Polish regional markets as investment product”, which outlines trends and investment opportunities on office, retail and warehouse real estate markets in Poland’s 6 key cities.

  • Foreign debuts in new shopping centres

    Warsaw, October 10, 2017 – After delivering to the market nearly 135,000 sqm during the last three months, the total stock of modern retail space at the end of Q3 2017 reached approximately 11.3 million sqm. Almost 620,000 sqm of retail space is still under construction of which 29% will be completed this year. The total supply by 2017 is estimated at the level of 350,000 sqm - according to the latest report by Colliers International.

  • nc+ platform opens its call centre in Katowice

    Katowice, October 6, 2017 – nc+ platform has leased over 1,300 sqm of space in Emerald Office Center in Katowice, where it will open its call center this October. Colliers International, global advisor on the commercial real estate, represented the tenant in lease negotiations. Knight Frank advisory firm, exclusive agent and manager of the complex, represented the owner of the building in the lease.

  • Colliers International to commercialize Plac Unii City Shopping

    Warsaw, October 4, 2017 – Colliers International, leading global commercial real estate services firm, has been appointed exclusive advisor and agent for the commercialization of retail and office space in Plac Unii City Shopping in Warsaw belonging to the fund managed by Invesco Real Estate.

  • Double power of Green Caffè Nero in Wroclavia shopping centre

    Wrocław, October 3, 2017 – After the successful debut of Green Caffè Nero in Wrocław in Galeria Dominikańska and at Plac Kościuszki 1, it is time for another location. The brand will appear in the Wroclavia shopping centre, which is scheduled to open on October 17. Green Caffè Nero plans to open two cafes totaling 200 sqm. Colliers International, the global commercial real estate advisor, supported the tenant in securing all locations in Wrocław and in the lease negotiations.

  • How do Poles play in shopping centres?

    Warsaw, October 2, 2017 – Roughly every tenth Pole regularly uses entertainment and leisure facilities in shopping centres. Therefore, new entertainment and leisure concepts are developing dynamically on the Polish market. Shopping centres in Warsaw, Katowice conurbation, Tricity and Poznań offer most of the attractions to customers – reads the report by Colliers International entitled “Is the change coming? A new dimension of entertainment and leisure in shopping centres”, which was produced in cooperation with IQS firm. The report includes extensive expert commentaries and inspiring examples of solutions in shopping centres in London, Dubai and other locations, which may be applied in Poland in the future.

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