Katarzyna Kuniewicz

As Head of Market Analysis & Research, Katarzyna Kuniewicz manages the team responsible for monitoring the residential market and drawing up reports one the new homes markets. The research conducted by Katarzyna's team covers as well many other locations in Poland and some other CEE major cities on an as-needed basis.
In her daily work she combines the managerial tasks leading the team of 9 consultants and is directly involved into most demanding research projects. important part of her job are numerous presentations at the conferences, meetings with the development companies, as well as lectures and training for developers and financial institutions involved into housing finance sector. As a result of her contacts with media she is also frequently quoted expert.
Her duties in 2017-2018 included the supervision of the development and implementation of the new version of REAS’ database INCA 2.0. It is a software tool serving as a complex database of information on all multi-family residential projects in major Polish cities.
Candidate’s name Katarzyna Kuniewicz
Current position Partner, Head of Market Analysis & Research
Company’s name REAS
Description of the position As Head of Market Analysis & Research, Katarzyna Kuniewicz manages the team responsible for monitoring the residential market and drawing up reports one the new homes markets. The research conducted by Katarzyna's team covers as well many other locations in Poland and some other CEE major cities on an as-needed basis.
In her daily work she combines the managerial tasks leading the team of 9 consultants and is directly involved into most demanding research projects. important part of her job are numerous presentations at the conferences, meetings with the development companies, as well as lectures and training for developers and financial institutions involved into housing finance sector. As a result of her contacts with media she is also frequently quoted expert.
Her duties in 2017-2018 included the supervision of the development and implementation of the new version of REAS’ database INCA 2.0. It is a software tool serving as a complex database of information on all multi-family residential projects in major Polish cities.
Work experience in this position Katarzyna Kuniewicz has worked at REAS since 2007. Shortly after joining REAS, she was promoted to the position of the Head of Market Analysis & Research. She became a partner at REAS in April 2015.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) From the beginning, she has been analysing the Polish housing market and was one of the first in Poland to begin monitoring and preparing quarterly forecasts. Katarzyna is the author or co-author of many studies and reports for companies such as Archikom, Bouygues Immobilier, Budimex Nieruchomości, Dom Development, Futureal, Hossa, Nickel, Ronson Development, Yareal, as well as the Warsaw City Hall and Veolia (formerly Dalkia). She is a member of the Polish Association of Real Estate Counselors (PSDRN).
While majority of the activities refer to the primary residential market for-sale part of the work is also linked with the private rental sector, social affordable housing as well as student and senior housing.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) REAS is a consulting company providing services related to the Polish residential market. It is one of largest consulting teams dedicated solely to the residential advisory activity and consists of 25-30 persons. Both the market research and advisory and valuation teams are active in all Polish regions. REAS market research team regularly provides comprehensive analysis of Bucharest market and has been involved into research assignments in many other CEE cities, such as Prague, Sofia, Bratislava, Kiev, Moscow, Cluj-Napoca and CEE region-wide comparative studies.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year The result at the end of 2017 was higher by 9% than the year before. We forecast that at the end of this year (2018), the increase in profits will reach 12%. Every year, Kasia's team achieve approximately 8-9% increase in revenues.
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.) Katarzyna graduated from the Institute of Economics of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, where she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. thesis at the Department of Public Finances. This is also where she started her professional career. She subsequently worked, among all, at the Ministry of Finance in the team responsible for drawing up the amendment to the Public Finance Act. Working in REAS since 2007, she became a partner in April 2015.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year After more than 11 years of extensive work in REAS, and due to the rich previous professional and academic experience, Katarzyna became one of the leading Polish housing market experts. Thanks to her extensive knowledge about the housing market in Poland, Katarzyna has earned the trust of managers of many development companies. Katarzyna is widely known not only for her experience but also for the passion which she displays in her day-to-day work.
As her major achievements the following successes should be listed:
• Visibility of REAS as one of the best sources of the market knowledge
• Development, improvement and wide usage of residential market forecasting models
• Development of Implementation of INCA 2.0 - the new version of REAS’ database. It is a unique software tool serving as a complex database of information on all multi-family residential projects in major Polish cities. INCA 2.0 allows to prepare even more detailed analyzes and market research.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market Katarzyna had a crutial role in fulfilling one of key parts of REAS strategic mission: making the residential market in Poland and CEE more transparent and predictable thus helping the market players in taking the best and rational business decisions.
Other industry awards and prizes Nomination for an Eurobuild Award is Katarzyna Kuniewicz's first distinction.
Candidate’s name
Katarzyna Kuniewicz
Current position
Partner, Head of Market Analysis & Research
Company’s name
REAS
Description of the position
As Head of Market Analysis & Research, Katarzyna Kuniewicz manages the team responsible for monitoring the residential market and drawing up reports one the new homes markets. The research conducted by Katarzyna's team covers as well many other locations in Poland and some other CEE major cities on an as-needed basis.
In her daily work she combines the managerial tasks leading the team of 9 consultants and is directly involved into most demanding research projects. important part of her job are numerous presentations at the conferences, meetings with the development companies, as well as lectures and training for developers and financial institutions involved into housing finance sector. As a result of her contacts with media she is also frequently quoted expert.
Her duties in 2017-2018 included the supervision of the development and implementation of the new version of REAS’ database INCA 2.0. It is a software tool serving as a complex database of information on all multi-family residential projects in major Polish cities.
Work experience in this position
Katarzyna Kuniewicz has worked at REAS since 2007. Shortly after joining REAS, she was promoted to the position of the Head of Market Analysis & Research. She became a partner at REAS in April 2015.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
From the beginning, she has been analysing the Polish housing market and was one of the first in Poland to begin monitoring and preparing quarterly forecasts. Katarzyna is the author or co-author of many studies and reports for companies such as Archikom, Bouygues Immobilier, Budimex Nieruchomości, Dom Development, Futureal, Hossa, Nickel, Ronson Development, Yareal, as well as the Warsaw City Hall and Veolia (formerly Dalkia). She is a member of the Polish Association of Real Estate Counselors (PSDRN).
While majority of the activities refer to the primary residential market for-sale part of the work is also linked with the private rental sector, social affordable housing as well as student and senior housing.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
REAS is a consulting company providing services related to the Polish residential market. It is one of largest consulting teams dedicated solely to the residential advisory activity and consists of 25-30 persons. Both the market research and advisory and valuation teams are active in all Polish regions. REAS market research team regularly provides comprehensive analysis of Bucharest market and has been involved into research assignments in many other CEE cities, such as Prague, Sofia, Bratislava, Kiev, Moscow, Cluj-Napoca and CEE region-wide comparative studies.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
The result at the end of 2017 was higher by 9% than the year before. We forecast that at the end of this year (2018), the increase in profits will reach 12%. Every year, Kasia's team achieve approximately 8-9% increase in revenues.
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.)
Katarzyna graduated from the Institute of Economics of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, where she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. thesis at the Department of Public Finances. This is also where she started her professional career. She subsequently worked, among all, at the Ministry of Finance in the team responsible for drawing up the amendment to the Public Finance Act. Working in REAS since 2007, she became a partner in April 2015.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
After more than 11 years of extensive work in REAS, and due to the rich previous professional and academic experience, Katarzyna became one of the leading Polish housing market experts. Thanks to her extensive knowledge about the housing market in Poland, Katarzyna has earned the trust of managers of many development companies. Katarzyna is widely known not only for her experience but also for the passion which she displays in her day-to-day work.
As her major achievements the following successes should be listed:
• Visibility of REAS as one of the best sources of the market knowledge
• Development, improvement and wide usage of residential market forecasting models
• Development of Implementation of INCA 2.0 - the new version of REAS’ database. It is a unique software tool serving as a complex database of information on all multi-family residential projects in major Polish cities. INCA 2.0 allows to prepare even more detailed analyzes and market research.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
Katarzyna had a crutial role in fulfilling one of key parts of REAS strategic mission: making the residential market in Poland and CEE more transparent and predictable thus helping the market players in taking the best and rational business decisions.
Other industry awards and prizes
Nomination for an Eurobuild Award is Katarzyna Kuniewicz's first distinction.

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