Bouygues completes first Wrocław project

Developer Bouygues Immobilier has completed the Wyspiańskiego 11 residential project in Wrocław, the first scheme from the company in the city. Builder Erbud acted as the general contractor for the development, construction on which was launched in the first half of last year. The Wyspiańskiego 11 b...

Maxi Bazar enters Poland

French retailer Maxi Bazar, whose product range includes household goods and cosmetics, has recently opened its first store in Poland. The retailer, which has a strong presence in the French and Swiss markets, occupies approximately 1,000 sqm of space in the Hit shopping center in Nowy Dwór Mazowiec...

Locked content Unemployment down in October

According to Eurostat, the rate of seasonally-adjusted unemployment in Poland in September slipped down 0.2 percentage points to 5.7, compared with August. However, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the official unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of registered unemploy...

Locked content SME’s to be eligible for grants

Small and medium-sized businesses in eastern Poland will soon be able to compete for government grants, the Ministry of Development announced on Thursday. “We want to motivate entrepreneurs to skillfully use their assets and (thereby) increase the potential of macro-business. Funds that are invested...

Locked content On-line sport profits continue growth

E-sport in Poland has experienced significant growth during the past year, according to gaming industry officials. “The growing popularity of e-sports (has) undeveloped space in which to expand for the future…it’s a new market with new developments and new opportunities,” Paul Madler, the Chief Oper...

Locked content Bydgoszcz International Airport facing financial challenges

Bydgoszcz’s Jan Paderewski Airport is facing financial difficulty, according to a report publicized recently. During emotional discussions in the region’s municipal council, earlier this week members debated the best conditions for financing the airport’s current operations. Faced with mounting cost...

Locked content Oknoplast to open outlets in Italy

The Polish window fixtures-producing company Oknoplast will open some 850 outlets in Italy within the next 10 years, according to a report on Thursday by Onet. In 2015 the company earned profits of PLN 160 million, and is forecast to grow by six percent during 2016, according to the company’s websit...

Locked content Polish Airports earnings up by 40 percent

During the first nine months of 2016, Polish Airports State Enterprise (PPL) earned a record PLN 200 million, according to a press release on Thursday. “Polish  Airports significantly improved their profitability of operations, as well as their level of financial security,” said PPL director Mariusz...

Locked content Krakowski Silvaire gets international boost

Polish start-ups appear set to continue to follow the trend of receiving increased funding in 2017, according to a report from Rzeczpospolita. A string of high-profile international investors have, in recent weeks, benefited various emerging Polish businesses. For example, Krakowski Silvaire, a comp...

Locked content Indonesia wants to launch Warsaw-Jakarta flights

The government of Indonesia, as well as the Polish ambassador to that country, have indicated that they will encourage airlines to open up direct flights between the capitals of the two countries. According to the country’s deputy secretary of the vice-president Dewy Anwar, “Poland could become the ...