Artur LebiedzińskiImage : Bartosz Bajerski

Capital recycling

Artur Lebiedziński has been at the helm of PHN, one of Poland’s largest real estate groups, for only a few months but is already up to speed with the changes the company is going through. After several years of write-offs, its portfolio has finally stabilized and the firm is poised to make new acqui...
Magdalena ZienkiewiczImage : Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr

Restoration issues

Magdalena Zienkiewicz is legal counsel and partner at Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr sp.k., a Warsaw-based law firm. She heads the firm’s real estate and investment team and her areas of expertise include real estate transactions, city zoning law and construction law
Gdański Business CenterImage : HB Reavis

Warsaw rent crunch

With 300,000 sqm of office space set to come online in 2014, experts see office vacancy rates increasing to 15 percent towards the end of the year
Lena Kolarska-BobińskaImage : Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Set to innovate

Lena Kolarska-Bobinska, Poland’s science and higher education minister, talks with WBJ Observer about promoting innovation in the economy and increasing cooperation between universities, the academic community and business
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The shale gas bubble

Three years ago, Poland seemed on the verge of an energy boom powered by the vast shale gas reserves it was reported to hold. Did that prove to be wishful thinking?