Warsaw’s uncertain future

Warsaw’s office stock is set to grow by 600,000 sqm by the end of 2016, half of which will be erected in the very center of the city. Add to that the increasingly pronounced trend of tenants favoring the more flexible and spacious offices outside the capital’s center. Is the 3-4 percent ...

Appetites remain strong

Nearly €1 billion worth of real estate assets were sold in the first quarter in Poland. Prime assets, albeit increasingly scarce, are still in demand, but investors are also looking elsewhere

A matter of convenience

While convenience centers are becoming the go-to destination for everyday shopping, large malls are trying to attract consumers with leisure and food experiences. In this polarizing market, is there room for other schemes which are neither dominant enough for leisure centers, nor close enough for ev...

Battle ready?

Against the backdrop of Poland’s tragic military history, the government plans expenditures of PLN 131 billion over the next decade. But is the modernization plan realistic?

21st century cobbler

A trip to Japan and a look into a high-tech mirror eventually gave  Aleksandra Jarośkiewicz a start-up idea. After ditching her day job and getting together with some partners, she was off and running in a shoe design business

Vintage, vini, vici

How discount stores are conquering Poland’s rapidly growing wine market with quality imports at rock-bottom prices