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CC Real starts €20 million revitalisation of City Center One Split
International investment and asset management company CC Real has commenced its €20 million refurbishment of City Center one Split. More than 7,000 sqm of retail units will be reshaped to improve clustering, and more than 10,000 sqm of premises will be renovated. The renovation is due for completion by the end of Q2 2024.
Sven Vorih, Managing Partner at CC Real said “Our approach is always to understand the needs and desires of the local communities and residents that visit our centre.”
CC Real is working with TGP International, a hospitality agency, specialising in F&B master planning to create an entertainment precinct that is a destination for the residents of Split. Nichola Beskine-Taylor, Partner at TGP, commented: “We are delighted to be working with CC Real to bring to life a leisure and entertainment concept that will be the first of its kind in the Croatian market.”
Dealz opens in Galeria Śląska
The group of tenants at Galeria Rybnik have been joined by the Dealz brand. This is the first store of this chain in Rybnik and another in the portfolio of the Carrefour chain, the owner of Galeria Śląska.
Dealz is an international chain of stores that is part of the Pepco Group. Dealz already has over 200 stores in Poland. The chain store in Galeria Śląska in Rybnik has 400 sqm.
“The opening of Dealz is also part of our strategy for the commercialization of space in Carrefour galleries. We care about gaining new business partners, which is why we are constantly increasing the attractiveness of our offer,” says Ewa Karska, Director of the Department of Shopping Malls, Carrefour Polska.
MLP Group begins 33,000 sqm speculative project in Pruszków
MLP Group has begun the construction of another warehouse in its Pruszków logistics centre. The new facility at MLP Pruszków II, being built on a speculative basis, will provide 33,000 sqm of warehouse space. It is to be ready for use already in February 2024. “Speculative construction offers higher project profitability,” said Agnieszka Góźdź, Chief Development Officer, MLP Group.
Warsaw UNIT office building gets WELL Platinum rating
Warsaw UNIT is the first building in Poland to achieve WELL Certification at the Platinum level under the WELL v2 pilot. For a building to receive a rating of Platinum, it has to fulfil the highest standards in a number of fields including air quality, water, light, movement, thermal comfort, acoustics and materials.
“Such a distinction demonstrates our commitment to sustainable development and our compliance with ESG standards,” says Jarosław Zagórski, the managing director of Ghelamco Poland.
“We congratulate Ghelamco for achieving WELL Core Certification under the WELL v2 pilot for the Warsaw UNIT skyscraper, the first project in Poland to be certified at the Platinum level”, said Ann Marie Aguilar, Senior Vice President, EMEA, at the International WELL Building Institute.