- Contrary to what it may seem, the success of investment land sales transactions is often not the location itself - said in an interview with Magazyny.pl Agata Zając, Associate Director, JLL. So what is important? - In the eyes of investors it is also important to properly prepare the land for sale – adds Agata Zając.
We observe a new trend in the industrial real estate market in Poland, it is the construction of warehouse parks in smaller regional cities that have so far been overlooked by investors - said in an interview with Warehousefinder.pl Tomasz Olszewski, Head of Industrial Department CEE, JLL.
In the first half of the year companies leased more than one million square meters of warehouse space - according to data from JLL. The main clients of warehouse projects turned out to be logistics operators.
- We observe continued interest of Western companies that want to invest in Poland and develop their bets. These companies, in many cases to Upper Silesia - said in an interview with Warehousefinder.pl Wojciech Zoń, Associate Director, JLL.
Warehouses for rent in Warsaw and its surroundings are now offering more than 2.8 mln sq m of modern industrial and logistics space. - Warsaw district is one of the largest warehouse market in Poland and throughout Central and Eastern Europe - said in an interview with Magazyny.pl Paulina Dziubińska, Senior Consultant, JLL.
Companies can carry out the production in their own factories or in warehouses adapted for this purpose. Which option is the best? - It depends on the individual needs of enterprises, production volumes, long-term strategy relating to the production or distribution of goods - said in an interview with Warehousefinder.pl Michał Śniadała, Senior Consultant at JLL.
- There is a chance that we will soon hear more about Lublin - said in an interview with Magazyny.pl Mateusz Iłowiecki, Senior Consultant JLL, responsible for the Eastern region of Poland. Why is his city an ideal location for potential investors?
Special economic zones are now less important and should be moving away from the tax allowance granted to entrepreneurs - says for Gazeta Stanislaw Szultka, the expert in Institute for Market Economics. Is this a good idea?
E-commerce has recently driven the warehouse market in Poland. This was one of the factors, which led to the expansion of this sector in 2014. Developers have signed leases for a total of 2.06 million sqm, which is the best result in the history of Polish warehouse market and 6 % higher than the very good result in 2013.
-Upper Silesia is today one of the most significant industrial hubs in both Poland and CEE - said during the Property Forum Katowice conference Wojciech Zoń, the Associate Director in the Industrial Department JLL, who took part in the discussion about the strengths and weaknesses of Upper Silesia.
- A great future lays ahead of Poznań - convinced at the Property Forum Poznan conferencw Tomasz Mika, director of JLL Industrial Department in Poland. JLL expert chaired the discussion about te region.
Investments of corporations such as Volkswagen and Amazon are a great advertisement of Poland. In the opinion of JLL’s Tomasz Olszewski, such large investments are a message to other investors: if you want to invest, you should do it in Poland. Why?
Warehouse market in Poland is doing better and better. The regions are developing as well. According to JLL, Upper Silesia was the region with the highest warehouse demand in the third quarter of the year.
Speculative investments slowly return to favor. Developers are no longer afraid of running out of customers. – They believe that the economic situation in Poland is improving. – says Tomasz Olszewski, JLL in an interview with warehousefinder.pl
Adequate preparation of land for sale allows for fast transaction and is often the key factor in the purchase decision process. But how to prepare the documentation? Warehousefinder.pl teamed up with JLL’s experts in order to create an extensive compendium.
A new phase is just beginning for special economic zones. Since 1 July, the revised EU criteria of granting financial assistance to investors in SEZs have come into effect. The most significant change concerns the reduction of the level of financial aid available.
This June, the international real estate services firm JLL published the results of an analysis of the Polish automotive industry, taking into account its influence on the industrial and warehouse space markets in Poland.