Most Investor-Friendly City (2018)

The category is open for the most business-friendly cities that have an effective strategy to attract investors. The jury will evaluate such factors as the costs of doing business, special allowances and incentives, the friendliness of the business climate, the cooperation of local authorities, human capital resources, the success of acquisitions, the use of EU funds, the infrastructure, plans for further development and revitalisation, local transport, the implementation of new technology and environmental policies.

Nominees

As an economic center of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship and one of the largest city in Poland our purpose is to both inspire local businesses and create optimal conditions for implementing ... more
Katowice is currently the fourth regional market in Poland in terms of modern office space. Considering Warsaw, Katowice is in fifth place. The size of the modern office space in the capital of the ... more
Krakow is a business city where many of the largest international corporations operating in Poland and Europe have their headquarters. It is not only an attractive labour market, but also an ... more
Lublin is the largest city in eastern Poland. Thanks to its strategic location, dynamically evolving infrastructure and ready access to a young and well educated workforce, it is currently one of ... more
Poznań occupies the area of 262 square kilometers and has around 540,000 inhabitants. The unemployment rate of 1,3 % together with relatively high salaries drive the strong inner demand for ... more
Over the last three years, the Szczecin office market has been developing at a record-breaking pace. Currently Szczecin offers 157.000m2 of office area. Almost 36.000m2 of modern office space is ... more
Office stock (sq m) 2018: Existing – 5,420,000 (~56% of total office stock in Poland); A-class stock – 53% Under construction – 740,000; A-class stock – 99% Vacant – 11.1% Office ... more

Jury

Anna Mądra
Senior associate
Allen & Overy, A. Pędzich sp. k.
BOLESŁAW KOŁODZIEJCZYK
Head of Research & Advisory
CRESA POLSKA
Damian Woźniak
Investment and Acquisition Director & Member of the Management Board
Ghelamco Poland
Ewa Kowalska-Ocneanu
Chief Sustainability
WSP Polska Sp. z o.o.
Eyal Litwin
CEO
Adgar Poland
Hadley Dean
CEO
EPP N.V.
Hanna Milczarek
Investment Director
AXI IMMO Group
Jacek Trybusz
Managing Director
Probuild Sp. z o.o
James Turner
Group Managing Director
Balmain Asset Management CEE Sp. z o.o.
Kamil Kowa
Member of the Board, Head of Corporate Finance & Valuation
Savills
Krzysztof Kaluza
Managing Director
Portico Project Management Sp. z o.o. i wsp.sp.k.
Krzysztof Misiak
Partner, Head of Office Agency & Board Member
Cushman & Wakefield Polska
Krzysztof Wilczek
Regional Director
Skanska Property Poland
Maciej Skubiszewski
Head of Landlord Representation
Knight Frank Sp. z o.o.
Marek Foryński
BTS Managing Director
Panattoni Europe
Mariusz Frąckiewicz
Director Poland
Avestus Real Estate
Mateusz Polkowski
Head of Research & Consulting
JLL
michał leszczyński
C.E.O./founding partner
Grupa 5 Architekci
Monika Rajska-Wolińska
Managing Partner | Poland
Colliers International
Piotr Bojar
Director
CBRE
Roger Dunlop
CEO
Avestus Real Estate
Tomasz Żak
Regional Asset Management Director
Multi Poland
Vladimir Saal
CEO
IBB Hotel Collection
Waldemar Olbryk
Member of the Board
Echo Investment

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