Investor of the Year, CEE

Investors qualified for this category operate on the commercial property market in Central and Eastern Europe. In the assessment of the candidate, the jury will look at the company’s portfolio, the volume and value of projects purchased between October 2020 and June 2022, the company’s reputation and its unique features.

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Nominees

Accolade

Accolade Holding, a.s. has 101 employees and operates in six European countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Spain, Germany, Netherlands), where it invests in modern and sustainable infrastructure for global e-commerce, manufacturing and logistics brands. It owns a network of 40 BREEAM-certified industrial parks in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Slovakia, guaranteeing a sustainable and environmentally friendly approach. The group has now completed 2.2 million m2 of commercial properties, which it leases to 142 tenants worldwide. More than 5 million m2 are in the pipeline. The company’s mission is to support European industrial and commercial infrastructure by financing the development of new projects. Since the events in recent years have accelerated a change in consumer behaviour by boosting online shopping across Europe, modern warehouse facilities are an absolute necessity for the sustainability of European business.

Adventum Group

Adventum Group, a fund manager focused on CEE real estate investments was founded in 2016 and is entirely owned by management. It has been operating under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive with fund management companies established in Hungary and Malta. On behalf of its funds the Group now owns and manages over 700,000 sq. metres of commercial real estate in the core CEE countries. Adventum’s ESG strategy is focused on the reduction of lifetime CO2 emission and guided by international sustainability agenda and conventions such as the Paris Agreement. The Group’s personnel include highly experienced real estate professionals with CFA, NRW and MRICS qualifications and proven track record in the CEE region. The management team has so far executed investments in the CEE region over a total value of EUR 2 billion.

CPI Property Group

CPI Property Group is a family-owned company founded in the Czech Republic more than 30 years ago. We are experts in owning and managing income-generating real estate. CPIPG owns a property portfolio valued at over €18 billion, focused on the Czech Republic, Berlin, Poland and the CEE region. With more than 570 commercial properties, over 4,000 international and local tenants, and exposure to multiple geographies and property segments, CPIPG's portfolio is large and well-diversified. We are proud of our active asset management and local teams: in every country where we operate, our teams have daily contact and close relationships with tenants. Our property portfolio is supported by a conservative, investment-grade capital structure, with superb access to the international bond and bank markets. CPI Property Group is registered in Luxembourg and listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

Globe Trade Centre (GTC)

The GTC Group is a leading real estate investor and developer focusing on Poland and capital cities in Central and Eastern Europe. During 25 years of its activity, GTC has developed 77 high standard, modern office and retail properties with a total area of approx. 1.4 million sq. m through Central and Eastern Europe. GTC now actively manages a commercial real estate portfolio of 45 commercial buildings providing ca. 763 ths. sq m of lettable office and retail space in Poland, Hungary, Bucharest, Belgrade, Zagreb and Sofia. In addition, GTC has a development pipeline of approx. 460 ths. sq m retail and office properties in capital cities of Central and Eastern Europe, 51 ths. sq m under construction. GTC S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and inward listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. GTC has an experienced team of specialists in trading, leasing and marketing, thanks to which it can effectively implement its business strategy and strengthen its position in the market.

Griffin Capital Partners

Griffin is the largest privately owned investment and asset manager in private equity and real estate in CEE. It is a recognised leader, originating and introducing innovative concepts and formats to the market. Griffin invests and manages its investment platforms on behalf of its owners & Managing Partners and its international investors and strategic partners such as Oaktree Capital Management, Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), Redefine Properties, Kajima Corporation, WING, Madison International Realty and Ares Management Corporation. Griffin’s team is composed of top-class specialists with deep experience in the real estate, private equity, capital investment and banking sector. Our team consists of 40 experts: 7 partners, 15 experts in Investment Team, 6 legal counsels in Legal Team, 8 specialists in Financial Team and 4 in Marketing & Administration.

Invest Komfort

Invest Komfort Spółka Akcyjna Sp.K. has conducted real estate development since 1995. In that time, it has completed 46 investments, constructing over 6,000 residential and service premises of a total area exceeding almost 400 thousand square metres. The company operates on the Tri-City market and in its vicinity, specialising in the completion of investments in prestigious locations. The company management selects locations for new facilities, paying special attention to the landscape quality and aiming at harmoniously incorporating the building into the landscape and the existing urban buildings. This developer has been recognised as a solid and reliable company, while the facilities it has completed are deemed strikingly attractive.

Wing

WING is one of the largest Hungarian real estate companies, Hungary’s market-leading office developer and Hungary’s leading BTS HQ Developer for multinational tenants. The company operates in all market segments, engaging in the development and investment of offices, industrial properties, retail properties, hotels and in the development of residential properties. Since its foundation WING has developed over 1 million sqm of real estate in the investment value of EUR 1,6 billion. WING is a reliable, financially stable partner and a real estate bond issuer on the Hungarian stock exchange. It also has a significant development and investment portfolio. WING is the majority owner of Poland’s market leading real estate developer, Echo-Archicom Group. This establishes WING as a significant regional player. The WING Group employs more than 1100 professionals in Hungary and Poland.

Jury

Adam Łuciuk
Head of Debt & Structured Finance Poland
CBRE
Agata Gola
Head of Property Finance
PKO Bank Polski S.A.
Agata Sekuła
Chief Divestment & Investment Officer
EPP Sp. z o.o.
Aleksandra Bis
Head of Asset Management Poland
Palmira Capital Partners
Alexander Morari
Managing Partner
PropertyTalents
ANNA GŁOWACZ
HEAD OF INDUSTRIAL AGENCY
AXI IMMO
Anna Kicińska
Anna Kicińska Partner, Real Estate Advisory Group Leader, EY-Parthenon
Ernst & Young spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością Corporate Finance sp. k.
Anna Wyrzykowska
partner, advocate
WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr Sp.k.
Antonio Pomes
Head of Asset Management
Golden Star Estate
Dagmara Jarmicka
Director / Head of Advisory
Europtima
Daniel Puchalski
Managing Partner
immolab
Dominik Stojek
Partner, Real Estate Advisory
Deloitte Audyt sp. z o.o. sp.k.
Georg Blaschke
Head of Real Estate Finance CEE & Benelux
Helaba
Hajo Engelke
Managing Director Westbridge Advisory International AG
Westbridge Adivisory International AG
HUBERT MAŃTURZYK
GENERAL MANAGER POLAND
AAREAL BANK AG
IZABELA POTRYKUS - CZACHOWICZ
LEASING DIRECOR
PHN
Jacek Korwin-Małaszyńśki
Board Member
APP-Projekt S.A.
Jakub Jarczewski
Head of PR
METRO PROPERTIES
JAKUB KUREK
Head of Industrial & Warehouse Department
NEWMARK POLSKA
Jakub Ziółek
Managing Partner
Crido
James Turner
Group Managing Director
Sierra Balmain
Jeroen van der Toolen
Managing Director CEE
Ghelamco Poland
Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch
Managing Partner
Greenberg Traurig
Justyna Bauta-Szostak
Partner | Tax adviser | Attorney at Law I Head of Real Estate Practice in MDDP
MDDP
Justyna Kędzierska-Klukowska
Head of Berlin Hyp Warsaw Office
Berlin Hyp AG Przedstawicielstwo w Polsce
Katarzyna Dębińska-Pietrzyk
Head of Real Estate
Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP Oddział w Polsce
Katarzyna Klimkiewicz-Deplano
Managing Partner
Advicero Nexia
Katarzyna Kopczewska
Partner
Baker McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy
KINGA BARCHON
Partner
PWC
Krzysztof Kałuża
Partner, Managing Director
Portico Project Management
Krzysztof Wójcik
Head of Legal & Corporate Secretarial Services, Attorney-at-law
Vistra Poland
LUBOWIECKI TOMASZ
Founder and Chairman of the Board at 7R SA
7R SA
Maciej Kamiński
Head of Property & Facility Management
Globalworth
Maciej Runkiewicz
President
Kajima Poland Sp. z o.o.
Małgorzata Dankowska
Partner
TPA Poland
Marcin Charchut
Board Member
Immobel Poland
Marek Wojnar
Managing Partner
act BSWW legal & tax
Mariusz Witkun
Board Member
Trebbi Polska Sp. z o.o.
Matthew Lunt
Head of Asset Management Austria and CEE
CA Immo
Michał Ćwikliński
Principal, Managing Director - Poland
Avison Young
Michał Matera
Partner, Head of Real Estate practice in Poland
Allen & Overy
Niall O'Higgins
President
CREAM
Nica Razvan
Managing Directir
BUILDGREEN
Paweł Sztejter
Head of Residential
JLL Poland
Paweł Sapek
SVP, Regional Head Prologis CE
Prologis
Piotr Fedorowicz
partner
Rymarz Zdort
Piotr Trzciński
Head of Poland
Savills Investment Management
Przemek Kozdój
Partner, Head of Banking and Finance in Poland
Wolf Theiss P. Daszkowski sp.k.
Przemysław Kucharski
Managing Partner
Kucharski & Partners
Radosław T. Krochta
CEO
MLP Group SA
Robert Dobrzycki
CEO & CO-Owner Europe and India
Panattoni
Sławomir Lisiecki
partner / attorney-at-law
Argon Legal
Szymon Wojciechowski
President of the Board
APA Wojciechowski sp. z o.o.
Tadeusz Jachowicz
Regional Director CEE
Gleeds Polska
Tal Roma
COO
AFI Europe Czech Republic
Teresa Jonas
Owner
Galeria Wiślanka S.A. sp.k.
Tomasz Buras
CEO, Head of Investment
Savills Poland
Wojciech Langowski
Partner
Miller Canfield

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