Locked content The taxman will file your taxes for you

The Polish tax administration will amend the current legislation to allow the entity to collect data about taxpayers. Among other things, the yearly tax statements are to be sent electronically, limiting the use of paper forms. In effect, most information will already be in the tax authority’s...

Locked content High-rise residential scheme in Wola by 2015

Atlas Estates is to develop a third tower next to the Hilton Hotel in Warsaw’s Wola district, as reported by ISBnews. Market research shows interest in a residential project at this location, according to Atlas representatives. Indeed, the new tower will mainly house residential apartments. Th...

Locked content Budimex to build more homes in Kraków

Budimex Nieruchomości began the construction of its new housing project, Nowe Czyżyny in Kraków, ISBnews reported. The net value of the project is around PLN 300 million and includes 1374 residential units nearby the former Czyżyny airfield, east of central Kraków. The project is financed by Budimex...

Locked content Lower return on investment in the rental market

A report released by Home Broker stated that investing in homes for rent is not profitable anymore. In five out of seven cities surveyed, the profitability of rentals has fallen. This includes Warsaw, Kraków, Gdańsk and Łódź. Warsaw is still the most profitable location and offers a 5 percent annual...

Flicks, around the corner

Surveys published by pollsters such as CBOS and Ipsos last year showed that 57 percent of Poles don’t go to the movies at all. Aside from the expense (about PLN 25 to see a film at a Warsaw multiplex, for example), Poland is still mostly rural, putting cinemas physically out of reach for many people...

Coming of Age

From its humble beginnings, the IT sector in Poland is now set to take off over the coming years. WBJ Observer takes a look at the history of information technology in the country and where it’s headed


Polish exporters are powering ahead and drove GDP growth in 2013. But which companies are the industry leaders and what are their perspectives for the future?

Nuclear Rising

For decades Poland’s nuclear power ambitions lay in ruins. Now, after years of neglect and exhaustive debate, it appears the atom will play a key role in the nation’s energy future

The High Streets: Pl. Trzech Krzyży

very city has a destination for the posh crowd. It’s the place where people go not only to do their business but to see and be seen. In Warsaw it’s most likely Pl. Trzech Krzyży where you’ll find the highest concentration of high heels and suits.No wonder then that as many as 94 percent of the city’...

Expand and re-market

Another 500,000 sqm of retail space will be delivered this year, with expansions of existing schemes and new ones in smaller cities some of the key trends in 2014