Coffee with Craig Show – daily CRE news covering the CEE region, Wednesday, May 31, with Winston Norman, Editor and Chief of EuropaProperty.com.
Panattoni builds BTS centre near Warsaw for ORBICO Supply
Panattoni is developing a distribution centre for ORBICO Supply – a logistics operator from the Orbico Polska group, responsible for the distribution of over 50 global brands. On completion, the BTS centre in Teresin will have an area of 38,000 sqm.
“This development for ORBICO Supply in Teresin provides further evidence of how attractive the Warsaw market is for international distribution,” says Michał Samborski, the Head of Development at Panattoni.
“The extension of our central distribution centre in Teresin is a crucial component of Orbico Supply’s growth strategy both for Poland and also for Europe,” said Piotr Sędziak, Orbico Group Supply Director.
CTP closes many logistics deals across its portfolio in the Czech Republic
CTP has signed deals totalling 96,000 sqm at five of its logistics CTParks across the Czech Republic. A range of factors including rising domestic consumption, strong economic growth and the trend for ‘nearshoring’ have led to multinationals continuing to expand their footprint in the country and the wider Central and Eastern European (CEE) region.
Dr.Max, the pharmacy business, has taken 27,000 sqm on leases at two CTParks in the Czech Republic. A German provider of third-party logistics solutions signed for 19,000 sqm of space at CTPark Žatec in the northwest of the Czech Republic near the German border. While an Asian manufacturer of IT components has taken 50,000 sqm of space at CTPark Blucina in the south of the country, close to the Austrian border.
Jan Žák, CEO of Dr.Max for the Czech Republic said: “The CEE’s strong economic backdrop has supported the expansion of our business and we believe it will continue to do so for many years to come.”
Jakub Kodr of CTP said: “The CEE continues to demonstrate its resilience and dynamism, with the region’s industrial and logistics sector expected to outperform Western and Southern Europe.”
Rohlig Suus Logistics leases over 20,000 sqm at MDC² Park Gliwice
Rohlig Suus Logistics has leased over 20,393 sqm, which will include 19,773 sqm of warehouse space and 420 sqm of office and social space in MDC² Park Gliwice. The total area of the three warehouse buildings in the park will exceed 57,000 sqm. Rohlig Suus will start its operations in MDC2 Park Gliwice in the autumn of this year.
“We have chosen MDC2 Park Gliwice because of its location and very high score in the BREEAM New Construction certification. ESG issues are extremely important in the development strategy of SUUS,” said Sylwester Wzorek, Senior Facility Manager at Rohlig Suus Logistics.
Grzegorz Łukaszek, Branch Director Katowice at Rohlig Suus Logistics. “This investment will significantly increase our operational capabilities, which will allow us to improve our services, which we direct in the region, among others, to clients from the automotive sector.”
Q22 is one of the first existing office projects in Poland to receive the WiredScore and SmartScore certificates, which confirm the use of the latest technologies and user-friendly solutions in the building. Experts from Colliers conducted the certification process for the owner of the facility – Invesco Real Estate European Fund (IREEF).
“We have not stopped working on improvements for Q22. As the first office building in Poland in use, it received the prestigious SmartScore certificate evaluating and confirming the highest level of technological advancement of buildings,” said Anna Szelc, Director of Investment Management Invesco Real Estate in Poland.
The Q22 office building has 54,000 sqm, covering 42 above-ground floors. The tenants include companies such as Deloitte, Linklaters, White&Case, William Demant, Omni Office and Savills.
“Q22 is a perfect example of how a strategic approach to technology brings measurable benefits in building the competitiveness of real estate for years to come,” said Renata Hartle, an Accredited professional who supported Q22 in the certification process in the WiredScore and SmartScore systems.