Big changes in the land trade are coming next year. Since January the law on shaping the agricultural system enters into force, which may turn out to be a disaster for the industrial and warehouse market. The new rules can block the ability to purchase multiple plots, which until now have been used for the construction of industrial facilities – experts convince.
On the warehouse market there is currently a balance of power between the tenant and the developer - says in an interview with Rzeczpospolita Robert Dobrzycki, Chief Executive Officer Europe, Panattoni Europe.
The third quarter showed that it hasn’t been so well on the warehouse market in Poland since 2007. According to JLL, from the beginning of the year as many as 1.6 million sq m. has been leased across the country of which 433. 000 sq m were completed in the third quarter of 2015. More and more premises were also built speculatively.
The process of negotiating the terms of the warehouse space lease contract is based on several important factors, the most important is the knowledge about the market. In large contracts, negotiations can yield savings of hundreds of thousands of euros per year. [VIDEO]
- 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.