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Start-ups and their role in Urban RegenerationStart-ups and their role in Urban Regeneration

The world's cities are constantly reinventing themselves. As 19th and 20th-century manufacturing moves away from city centres, what's to become of the premises it once inhabited?

 

                                                               

High-tech start-ups are looking for real estate that's not only functional, but also well located close to the heart of the city, and full of character. Post-industrial buildings, if sensitively and intelligently refurbished, can form prestigious locations for new, growing businesses seeking headquarters with character. How can cities revitalise themselves by turning heritage buildings into hubs of IT activity? This event will be a chance to see one such development, ArtN, and to discuss the future of cities, based on the needs of tomorrow's tenants.

Agenda:

10:00 – 10:10 Registration
10:10 – 10:20 Introduction and welcome by Michael Dembinski, Chief Advisor BPCC and Michał Olszewski, deputy mayor of Warsaw
10:20 – 11:00 Post-industrial sites - how to make the fit-for-purpose in today's high tech urban environment
•    Retail concept: Make stories not stores – Kinga Nowakowska, CEO ArtN
•    Office concept: Office Plus – Anna Kwiatkowska, Landlord Representation Manager Cushman & Wakefield
•    Office concept: TECHfriendly – Mikołaj Niemczycki, Junior Negotiator Cushman & Wakefield
•    Building the right startup ecosystem - Anna Walkowska, WAW.ac
11:00 – 11:20 Q&A session with panel
11:20 – 11:50 Look-and-feel walk-through on the Development Site (Option) – Artur Setniewski, CEO, Open Museum of the Former Norblin Factory Foundation
11:50 – 12:30 Coffee & Networking

 

The meeting will be conducted in Polish; participation for registered delegates is free of charge.

 

 

Policy Groups
2015-10-28, 10:00 am (this event is in the past)

Venue Teatr Scena Prezentacje, ul. Żelazna 51/53, Warszawa
Organiser British Polish Chamber of Commerce

Keywords: event, bpcc, policygroups

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At a joint meeting of the BPCC's Real Estate & Construction and TMT policy groups at Teatr Scena Prezentacje on 28 October 2015, BPCC members had a chance to look into the future of  Warsaw. Capital Park and Cushman & Wakefield hosted the event at the former, 19th Century Norblin factory, located in the centre of Warsaw, which is to become the ArtN project - a revitalised, mixed-use destination, where startups and corporations can cooperate with each other.

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