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

The luxury conundrum

A unique luxury residential project in the very heart of Warsaw designed by a renowned architect, with a marketing strategy developed by a world-class guru – what could possibly go wrong? Everything, apparently. Poles must not be as keen on ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ as you’d think