Workthere strengthens its Polish team
Thomas Jodar has joined Workthere.pl as Associate Director, Workthere project lead Poland. The website listing platform, launched by real estate advisory firm Savills, helps occupiers find flexible co-working and serviced offices and provides free advice on leasing.
The new expert will serve as chief adviser to Workthere users looking for flexible office space in Poland. In his new role, he will work with Jarosław Pilch, Head of Tenant Representation, Savills, and Head of Workthere Poland.
“Looking ahead, Savills and Workthere forecast that flexible office space will account for up to 20% of the European office market. Increasingly more businesses will be looking for tools and services that will enable them not only to compare flexible office listings in a simple and intuitive manner but also to choose the most optimal location and negotiate the best possible lease conditions. Workthere.pl is a cutting-edge tool that addresses these needs and continues to gain popularity on our market. Thomas brings a wealth of experience in working for flex providers and the traditional transactional model to further effectively develop our platform in response to the growing occupier demand for flex offices and new providers entering our market,” says Jarosław Pilch.
Thomas Jodar has over 10 years of experience in the technology sector (SaaS) and commercial real estate. Prior to joining Workthere, he was Head of Business Development at ShareSpace. Previously he worked for WeWork as Sales Director CEE and for Colliers in the firm’s tenant representation team; he was also instrumental in the development of many start-ups. During his professional career, Thomas has been responsible for building business strategies and transactions totalling over EUR 15 million. He has contributed to the largest flex office lease deals in Central and Eastern Europe for a world leader in soft drinks and a leading global consulting company.
Workthere was launched in the UK in 2017 in response to the rapid growth of the co-working and serviced office market. Workthere Poland lists over 120 locations across the country’s largest cities and offers the possibility of quick and easy comparisons of various options. Flexible offices, in addition to individual private desks, also offer large corporations an option to lease larger spaces for longer. The largest transaction to date via Workthere comprised close to 1,000 desks. The platform’s experienced real estate experts provide free advice to both corporate and private clients seeking to lease flexible space.