Newcomer of the Year, Poland

The award is open to any new company that launched its operations on the real estate market in Poland or any company that entered the Polish market – by opening a new office or branch office in Poland – between October 2020 and June 2022 (inclusive) and has recruited new employees for this purpose. Submissions can be made by any company regardless of the profile of its business activity (e.g. investors, agencies, consulting companies, retail chains, hotel chains, etc.)

Nominees

immolab

The idea of creating a specialized Polish advisory company to support investors, real estate landlords and developers has been in the making for the past 10 years.It is said that there is no good time to leave the corporate world and start a new business. However, life writes its own scripts and a series of events led to the creation of immo lab. Because of our experience including the successful conclusion of hundreds of transactions in the investment real estate sector, as well as our market knowledge, we established a company that provides business and consultancy services. As a group of advisors and brokers, we have the competences to effectively support the client at every stage of the investment process. We are able to develop a complete investment product on the basis of one element, such as land investment. Our experts will organize financing, choose a general contractor, and find a buyer for the completed building. We strive to create a business scheme which is tailor-made

ITRA Polska

ITRA Polska is part of ITRA Global, based in the United States, one of the largest organisations that bring together t-rep professionals within office, industrial and retail real estate. ITRA’s network forms an international power, providing consultancy to businesses of various sizes and work models in over 300 locations worldwide. Currently, ITRA Polska operates in the largest Polish cities, namely Warsaw, Kraków, Katowice, Poznań, Gdańsk and Wrocław, and it provides comprehensive advisory solutions to office and logistics clients. ITRA’s range of services goes beyond end-to-end consultancy. Drawing on expert knowledge and years of experience, ITRA suggests its clients the most beneficial solutions, taking into account a number of key factors that help to achieve long term business goals and to win competitive advantage.

MDC2

MDC² is a Poland-based logistics and warehousing space developer established in 2021 by seasoned commercial property professionals. The MDC2 team currently includes 19 team members. The assembled team of MDC2 partners has built over 3 million m² of warehouses over the last 15 years. The company develops sustainable modern logistics buildings in Poland – the second fastest growing logistics market in Europe. MDC² focus is put on the Polish market, on single asset base as well as a strong team with the routes of building and marketing the logistics and warehouse projects for the last 20 years. The projects launched by the company are MDC2 Park Gliwice (57,000 m2) – currently under development and MDC2 Park Łódź South (80,000 m2) to be completed in 2023.

mycowork

Immofinanz is the real estate investor which is behind the brand of myhive, and thus the mycowork flexible product. The company was creating the scheme of new office products already before the pandemic, and the events of 2020-2021 only confirmed the correctness of our strategy. The crisis has accelerated existing trends in the office sector, meaning the digitization, as many employees had to start working from home overnight. The situation is coming back to normal, but it strengthens tenants' willingness to be more flexible. IMMOFINANZ got prepared for this situation, with the right offer - flexible myhive products, with which the company officially entered the market in Poland in April 2021.

Newmark Polska

Newmark Polska, a Newmark Global Partner, is a member of the Newmark Global Network. As one of Poland’s premier integrated commercial real estate services companies, the group provides conflict-free tenant representation, in addition to capital markets, market research and advisory, valuation, design and project management and workplace strategy services. Newmark Polska is based in Warsaw, with additional offices in Wrocław, Tricity and Kraków. The team leverages Newmark’s (Nasdaq: NMRK) global platform, which offers a comprehensive suite of services that seamlessly powers every phase of the property life cycle from offices around the world.

Westbridge Poland

Specializing in ESG policy and optimization of operating costs, Westbridge Advisory (Westbridge) opened a new headquarters in the capital of Poland in April 2022. Danuta Grzywacz has been entrusted with the duties of the headquarters at Rondo ONZ 1. As Country Head for Poland, it will report directly to the Managing Director of Westbridge Advisory International AG, Hajo Engelke. From now on, Westbridge's expertise is available locally to investors and asset managers operating on the Polish real estate market. Westbridge's international division is currently represented in Europe by two branches outside Germany: the existing office in Zurich and the newly established branch in Warsaw. In this way, the company wants to strengthen its leading position in consultancy in the field of sustainable development and energy efficiency in the commercial real estate sector.

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