Expert Insights

There are more and more speculative developments. Are developers no longer afraid?


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

Are you selling investment land? Investors do not want to buy a pig in a poke


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? teamed up with JLL’s experts in order to create an extensive compendium.

Time for changes. New rules for SEZ since July. How will they use their new role?


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.

Polish automotive industry: waiting for acceleration


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.

The activity of warehouse developers is increasing! Will we witness a boom?


Recently, we have observed the awakening of the speculative warehouse development market, which has been dormant since 2008. Wrocław area is pioneering this changes.

Wroclaw approaching 1 mln sq m.


The 5th largest warehouse market in Poland specializes in companies providing cross-border logistics services; in 2014 the total warehouse space volume in Wrocław will break the 1 million sq m barrier.

The Amazon effect – American e-commerce giant influenced 2013's warehouse market landscape


Demand and supply balanced in 2013. The decrease of availability was effectively limited by vacated floor space returning to the market. Will the forecasted economic recovery strengthen the demand side in 2014?

Northern Poland warehouse market in 2013


Despite their modest sizes, the markets in Szczecin and the Tri-City are taking advantage of their niches. Their growth can be potentially driven by growing ports.

Sensible planning is the key to increasing investment attractiveness of municipalities


Acquisition of an appropriate investment land is a key to success in planning of production plant development.

Warsaw ringroad to change industrial landscape of the capital?


The recent opening of Southern part of Warsaw ringroad, near Konotopa and Puławska Street junction is good news to both Varsovians and those operating in regional industrial sector.

High construction activity despite lower demand in Q3


Logistics operators were the most represented sector in the structure of demand but retailers are closing the gap, Warsaw Suburbs hit 2 million sq m threshold of existing supply, higher construction activity and increase in speculative volume

Demand grows despite economic slowdown


"Scarcity of large units in main markets can drive rents up for time-sensitive occupiers. Comfortable market landscape for farsighted tenants willing to compromise on location. "

No major changes on the Polish industrial market


Occupier caution persists and new development remains constrained. Although the Warsaw Suburbs remain the most sought-after location, it is Wrocław that currently enjoys most construction activity.

Jones Lang LaSalle sums up 2012 on the Polish industrial market


Economic slowdown struck Polish industrial market in 2012. Take-up figures were substantially lower than in 2011 and developers still avoided speculative projects.

Demand for warehouses diminished by the weakening economic climate


The economic downturn resulted in a drop in tenant demand but stimulated the outsourcing of distribution activities. Vacancy rates decreased further as speculative construction remained low.

Tenants beware: the supply of large warehouse units is drying up


A limited supply of space and a lack of speculative projects is creating a supply gap despite weakening demand. Tenants need to act in good time to secure space. Such conclusion is to find in the report on industrial market in Poland.

Poland: Industrial Market Is Back on Track


Tenants are again actively looking for warehouse space. As report published by Jones Lang LaSalle shows, 1.69 million sq m of distribution space was leased in 2011. Such good result has not been recorded since 2008.

Let us not reinvent the warehouse


Imagine that you want to buy a car. You have a large family so you will probably want a station wagon. High mpg as well, as you have plenty of other expenses. What will you try to do first?

Low rents? – Only till Euro 2012 Jones Lang LaSalle, has published a report summing up the Polish warehouse market in 2010 year


Warsaw, 24th January 2011 year - Jones Lang LaSalle has the pleasure to introduce the „Industrial Market in Poland – Summary of 2010 and Forecast” Report.