Bydgoszcz/Toruń and Szczecin industrial markets booming

Developing warehouse markets: the Bydgoszcz/Toruń area and Szczecin have seen a surge in tenant activity in 2016, according to the data compiled by Colliers International. The level of demand in the Bydgoszcz and Toruń market was nearly twice as high as in 2015 – 131,000 sqm was leased within 44 agr...

Warsaw 78th most expensive office location

Warsaw ranked 78th in the most expensive office locations ranking, after a 2.1 percent drop in rents over the past year, according to a report prepared by CBRE. The ranking was topped by Hong Kong, Beijing, London and New York. Belfast, with a 25 percent increase in office year y/y was the city with...

Echo Investment secures loan for West Link in Wrocław

Echo Investment concluded a loan agreement worth €16.5 mln with Bank Millenium S.A. The funds will be used for the construction of the West Link office project in Wrocław. The project will have a total of over 14,000 sqm, featuring a car park for 266 vehicles. The completion of the project is planne...

Locked content Gov’t to support vocational education – Gowin

The government will support dual higher education, which combines theoretical studies with parallel internships throughout the duration of the studies, Education Minister Jarosław Gowin said during a conference at the Sate School of Higher Vocational Education (PWSZ) in Leszno. Gowin stressed that g...

Locked content PBG with PLN 4.2 bln contract portfolio

Construction capital group PBG had PLN 4.2 billion worth of contracts in its portfolio as of January 2017, PLN 1.82 billion of which is scheduled for completion in 2017, the company stated in its annual report. Almost 97 percent of the group’s contracts are in the energy construction business, inclu...

Białystok malls follow the extension trend

The eastern city of Białystok has seen a number of extensions to its shopping centers, with two still ongoing: the extension of Auchan Hetmańska set to be completed in 2017 and CH Zielone Wzgórze scheduled for completion in 2018, which will altogether add 14,500 sqm to the market, according to a rec...

KRS Kancelaria tops 11th Ranking Tax Consulting Company

We are pleased to inform you that KRS KANCELARIA LEGAL OFFICE has been awarded in the 11th Ranking Tax Consulting Company and Tax Advisors 2016 in Poland, published by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on 23 March 2017, occupying first place in the Łódz Region and 25th place in Poland in the category of medium...

Locked content Polish exports promotion agency to open 70 foreign offices

Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) will employ 140 people in 70 new foreign offices it is planning to open across the globe. The Agency is interviewing nearly 700 candidates for the positions. “We will ultimately need some 140 employees, statistically two people per office. Some offices...
Dragon masks

Dragon masks

As Polish cities become increasingly polluted, Poles are taking to respirator masks. WBJ talked to Mateusz Jasiński, founder and owner of Dragonmasks, which is well positioned to take advantage of the emerging market