Office Developer of the Year, Poland

Open to any developer active in the office sector in Poland in 2018. The jury will consider the company’s presence, geographic range, reputation and leasing & financial figures, as well as the number, size, originality, variety and significance of projects completed.

Nominees

Adgar Poland

88 employees, activity on the Warsaw market. Adgar Poland is a long term investor of office real estate. The company operates also in Israel, Canada and Belgium and has been operating on the Polish market since 1999. So far the company has been particularly active in Warsaw, where it has an extensive portfolio of high-quality real properties in prime locations in Mokotów and Ochota districts, including Adgar Park West and Adgar Plaza Complex. Since 2018, all buildings in the company’s portfolio boast the prestigious LEED Gold certification. Adgar Poland spearheads unique friendly office concepts which support business development, among them the Brain Embassy and BeYOURSeLF, co-creating initiatives which have redefined the standard of office lease and have proven highly popular among business tenants. Not merely an investor, Adgar Poland runs the day-to-day management of its real estate and continues to improve upon each and every project, by implementing sustainable and cutting-edge t

BBI Development SA

BBI Development SA is a WSE-listed property developer that combines experience with innovation. After its merger in May 2010 with Juvenes Sp. z o.o., BBI Development SA expanded its expertise to cover all aspects of real estate development: from property identification and acquisition, through survey and permit procurement, design and planning, owner’s representation, project management including legal aspects, marketing, sales and property portfolio management. BBI Development SA’s portfolio includes various development projects, all of which are consistent with the company’s investment strategy and situated in prime, even unique, locations acquired for a reasonable price. All this makes BBI Development SA a major player in the Polish property development market, particularly in Warsaw.

Cavatina Holding S.A.

We are distinguished by avant-garde architecture available at competitive prices, allowing us and our clients to achieve business advantage. Our projects include Equal Business Park & Tischnera Office in Krakow, Chmielna 89 in Warsaw, Diamentum Office & Carbon Tower in Wroclaw and Palio in Gdansk. We are actively acquiring new plots for future investments in major Polish cities. Following our success on the Polish market we have opened branches in London & Berlin, where we are currently pursuing new development projects. Within a record-breaking 4 years of our activity in the market, we have achieved 225,000 sq. m GLA of office space that is completed or in advanced development. We aim to exceed 0.5 million sq. m GLA in the next 3 years. Our competitive edge is driven by our design, general contracting and fit-out competencies all available in-house, allowing market agility and price competitiveness. Our team in both design & development departments consist of 110 employees.

Echo Investment

Echo Investment is the largest Polish developer, the only one on the market with extensive experience in three sectors of the real estate market: residential, retail and service as well as office one. AIts flagship project complementing the city's fibre is Browary Warszawskie, which is being built in the heart of the fastest growing district of Warsaw. The company is preparing further ‘destinaton’ projects in Warsaw, Kraków, Łódź and Wroclaw. Since 1996 Echo Investment has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Since 2015 Echo Investment has been part of a dynamically developing capital group: PIMCO – Oaktree – Griffin Real Estate.

Ghelamco Poland

Ghelamco Poland is the leader of the commercial property market in Poland and a pioneer in sustainable construction, public space design, smart buildings and innovations. Over the past 27 years the company constantly strengthens its leading position as an investor, developer and general contractor by delivering over 1,100,000 sq m of best-in-class office, residential, commercial and warehouse space. As a visionary in the industry, for years Ghelamco has continued to implement pioneering concepts of innovative, technologically advanced buildings which set new trends on the property market in Poland. The company’s flagship investment is Warsaw Spire with Plac Europejski, awarded a title of the best office building in the world in a prestigious competition MIPIM Awards 2017. Currently, its largest project under construction is The Warsaw HUB in new business center of Warsaw. The Ghelamco team is made up of more than 170 motivated professionals of real estate and construction fields.

HB Reavis Poland

Established in 2008, HB Reavis Poland is an international workspace provider employing a 170-member strong team of professionals involved in delivering remarkable projects and experiences across the Polish market. The company is one of the largest office developers in Warsaw. Its portfolio of completed developments in Poland includes projects such as: Konstruktorska Business Center, Gdanski Business Center, Postepu 14 and West Station. Apart from embarking on ambitious endeavours such as Varso Place and Forest in Warsaw, the Polish branch of the company also provides workplace-as-a-service solutions like Origameo workplace consultancy and the thriving HubHub coworking spaces.

KULCZYK SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES Sp. z o. o.

Kulczyk Silverstein Properties (KSP) is a privately held, international real estate development, investment and management firm based in Warsaw, Poland. Founded in late 2010 as a joint venture between Kulczyk Real Estate Holding S.à r.l. (KREH) and Silverstein Properties, Inc. (SPI), the firm develops and acquires office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout Central and Eastern Europe. KSP’s shareholders have developed, owned and managed more than 3.25 million square meters (35 million square feet) of commercial, residential, and retail space across the United States and Central and Eastern Europe.

Skanska Property Poland

Skanska Property Poland is an innovative developer of green, timeless office buildings that create the perfect environment for business development. Team of SPP consists of approx. 120 employees. SPP investments fit into the environment, are healthy and comfortable for employees and also meet the needs of the local community. Skanska office company has been operating in Poland since 1997. The company is present on seven markets in Poland: in Warsaw, Wrocław, Poznań, Łódź, Kraków, Katowice and Gdańsk.

Spectra Development

Spectra Development leads a group of companies that operate within a flexible commercial and residendial real estate market. The company is financed by secure Polish capital, and the strategic investor of the company is Jerzy Starak. As an experienced developer, Spectra Development includes modern technology and interesting architectural solutions in its investment projects. The developer respects the principles of balanced development, carries out its projects with respect for the environment, culture and art, while creating a valuable and unique urban space. Company has carried out the second stage of the Bobrowiecka Complex in Warsaw’s Dolny Mokotów, comprising a complex of high standard apartments as well as an office building Bobrowiecka 8 - awarded as Best Office Building at Prime Property Prize 2018. Previously, the developer completed the Bobrowiecka 6 office building, an apartment house in Rydygiera in Warsaw and renovated the Witkiewiczówka historic villa in Zakopane.

TriGranit

TriGranit is one of the largest, fully integrated real estate platforms in Central Europe, focusing primarily on quality retail and Class “A” office buildings in strategic urban locations. TriGranit conducts a full spectrum of real estate activities, including acquisition, development, and construction, as well as property and asset management. The team of TriGranit consists of 60 members currently working in 2 CEE countries in 3 offices: Budapest, Warsaw and Krakow. As for developments, the company focuses on the capital city of Hungary. However, in Poland it concentrates on Warsaw and the secondary Polish cities, such as Krakow, Katowice and Poznan. In its more than two decades of operation, TriGranit has developed nearly 50 landmark projects creating 1,7 million square meters of GLA in seven CEE countries and has won more than 50 highly prestigious international awards.

Virako Sp. z o.o.

We are the office developer based in Łódź, and focused on Łódź. Our key area of expertise is not only construction of modern office space, but also renovation of the post-industrial buildings. Our investment – Faktoria Business Centre – was one of the first examples of the successful adaptation of the old factory for the office purposes. We create places where business feels good. Currently, we are working on the modern and prestigious mixed-used complex Monopolis, where business and culture meet. In Monopolis modern architecture and design blends in an original and harmonious way with the historical fabric to create a new quality on the map of Łódź.

Jury

Agata Demuth
Partner
Schoenherr
Agata Koczoń-Kobrzyńska
Operations Director
Europtima Sp. z o.o.
Agnieszka Koniewicz
Senior Associate
Weil, Gotshal & Manges - Paweł Rymarz sp.k.
BARTEK WŁODARSKI
PARTNER, HEAD OF OFFICE DEPARTMENT
Cresa Polska Sp. z o.o.
Bartosz Kozieł
Managing Partner
Nuvalu Polska Sp. z o.o. Sp.k.
Brendan Long
Head of Property and Hotels Department
Santander Bank Polska
Charles Taylor
Executive Partner, Head of Poland
Cushman & Wakefield Polska
Daniel Czarnecki
Head of Landlord Representation, Office Agency
Savills
Dieter Knittel
Head of CEE
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Gal Peleg
CEO
Golden Star Estate
Ian Booth
Partner
BuroHappold Engineering
Jacek Kostrzewski
Regional Director Central Poland Region
Gleeds Polska
Janusz Dzianachowski
Partner
Linklaters
Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch
Partner, Head of Real Estate in Poland
Greenberg Traurig
Justina Ivan
Commercial Director Poland
Globe Trade Centre S.A.
Krzysztof Dziekoński
Partner
TPA Poland
Krzysztof Kaluza
Managing Director
Portico Project Management Sp. z o.o. i wsp.sp.k.
Krzysztof Marzyński
Partner
Crido Legal J. Ziółek i Wspólnicy Sp. k.
Łukasz Białecki
Director
Pekao
Maciej Wiśniewski
CEO / Prezes Zarządu
LOREDO RES
Maciej Zalewski
Local Partner, co-head of Real Estate Practice in Poland
White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
Małgorzata Turek
CEO
Globalworth Poland
Marcin Gawroński
Green Building Department Director
Sweco Consulting sp. z o.o.
Marek Wojnar
Attorney-at-law / Partner
Bieniak Smołuch Wielhorski Wojnar i Wspólnicy Sp. k.
Martin Lipiński
Head of Office Department
Axi Immo Group
Martin Erbe
Head of Real Estate Financing Continental Europe
Helaba
Michał Ćwikliński
Managing Partner, Country Head
GVA Polska
Michał Korwin-Małaszyński
Member of the Board
APP-Projekt SA
Monika Dębska-Pastakia
Partner, Chairman of the Board
Knight Frank Sp. z o.o.
Nebil Senman
Managing Partner
Griffin Real Estate
Piotr Janiuk
partner / attorney-at-law
Argon Legal Adam Miłosz i Sławomir Lisiecki sp.k.
Przemysław Kozdój
Partner
Wolf Theiss P. Daszkowski sp. k.
Radosław Pawlak
Director
CBRE
Robert Z. Karniewski
Senior Partner & Director of Regional Markets, Business Space Lease Advisory, Tenant Representation
Colliers International
Sylwia Piechnik
Head of Office Leasing
EPP N.V.
Tomasz Czuba
Head of Office Agency
JLL

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