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Real Estate & Construction

The Łódź Special Economic Zone. This is where you invest

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By Marek Michalik, president of the Łódź SEZ

 

New regulations controlling the activity of economic zones in Poland have opened them up even more to foreign investment.

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Destination: Poland. How to transform your next office choice into a flagship project that defines your business and its aspirations.

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If planned well and with enough forethought, relocating or expanding your business to Poland could not only accelerate your growth but redefine how you are perceived in your home markets by your customers, employees and other key stakeholders.

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Location worth its weight in gold

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Proximity to major transportation routes, a location near an urban agglomeration and access to staff – these are the main features distinguishing the best warehouse locations.

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How architects add value

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The value of a building is often difficult to assess or quantify, with ‘value’ dependent on the perspective of the individual.

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Buy or rent? What are young Poles choosing in 2019?

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Retail (r)evolution

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The role of shopping centres is changing – they are evolving to respond to the changing needs of consumers, lifestyle changes and technological development.

 

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Construction 4.0… Seriously?

By Bartosz Zamara Ph.D., senior executive, Europtima

 

Most presentations about technology disruption in construction begin with a diagram showing a neutral or negative increase of productivity over years, with other industries gaining up to 100% increase thanks to adoption of technology and automation. How come the construction industry hasn’t seen this jump in productivity?

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Food and Place

By Robert Kaminski, director of Warsaw Studio, Broadway Malyan

 

Technology has fundamentally disrupted the retail sector.

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May the construction industry please care more about our planet?

By Janusz Allina, property consultant, Gleeds Polska

 

The opportunity for a responsible construction sector

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Mix Group, a Krakow developer with over 20 years of experience, is associated with the office real-estate market.

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Boom to bust. Legal insight into Polish construction sector difficulties

By Piotr Staniszewski, partner, Dentons Real Estate Practice Group

 

The Polish construction market has enjoyed unprecedented growth over the past decade, but at the same time construction companies have incurred heavy losses and suffered liquidity problems.

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Office Renovation – Risks and Traps

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As the saying goes, fine feathers make fine birds. This applies not only to the image of a person, but also of a company.

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What’s new in office-property operating costs?

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25 years of Flowcrete in Poland – the company invests in R&D, launches a new laboratory in Warsaw

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Flowcrete Poland, a leading producer of high-quality resin floors, celebrates its 25th anniversary in Poland this year.

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Rethinking the office lobby for the collaborative era

By Howard Bates, Vastint, Turnerbates studio, specialising in hospitality design

 

Turnerbates was approached by Vastint Poland three years ago to take a fresh look at the design approach to the Business Garden lobbies.

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How productive is commuting?

By IWG, the world’s largest provider of workspaces like Regus and Spaces on the Polish market

 

The average urban commute in Poland is 41 minutes. The average Pole spends 340 hours a year just getting to work and back home. Employees are increasingly spending their commute engaged in work – but how effective that time is.

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By Andrzej Gutowski, associate director, Green Building Certification, Colliers International

 

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