||Retail Agency Team of the Year, Poland
|Name of company:
|Department head/team leader:
||Marta Machus-Burek, Sean Briggs
|Short description of the company and team:
||We offer creative solutions for unusual projects and helping retailers expand their business. Over the last year we have successfully extended our services to provide strategic advice in response to aging shopping centres. The team is 11 strong with a combined experience of over 100 years.
||We are working on 18 projects totalling about 480,000 m2 that includes Morena Gdańsk (Carrefour), Galeria Słoneczna, Radom (AIG/Lincoln), Sukcesja, Łódź (Fabryka Sukcesu), Factory and Futura, Kraków (Neinver), Zielony Targówek, Warsaw (Credit Suisse), Nowy Rynek, Jelenia Góra and Galeria Tarnowia, Tarnów (Heitman/TK Development). The most notable transactions include: Multikino in City Point Tychy (2,836 m2), H&M in Sonata Park Sochaczew (1,550 m2), TK Maxx in Targówek (2,936 m2).
|Space leased in 2014 (GLA):
|The biggest transactions in 2014:
||1.Morena, Gdańsk: 2,123 m2 (H&M) 1,119 m2 (Jysk) and 2,049 m2 (Cinema 3D)
2.AdgarFit, Warsaw: 2,353 m2 (Gravitan)
3.Sonata Park, Sochaczew: 1,550 m2 (H&M), 351 m2 (Empik) and 542 m2, (Smyk)
4.Galeria Słoneczna, Radom: 727 m2 (Carry)
5.Carrefour Olsztyn: 600 m2 (Neonet)
6.Magnolia, Wrocław: 566 m2 (New Look)
7.Factory Outlet, Kraków: 552 m2 (Piazza Di Moda)
|Why this team should be considered for the award:
||Key retail clients include representing Avon Cosmetics with the acquisition of a store in Złote Tarasy for their new retail concept and assisting one of Poland’s leading shoe retailer’s, Kazar, in their international expansion to Romania. Other notable retail clients includes AVIVA, Green Café Nero, New Look, Robert Kupisz and Marks & Spencer. Our work for landlords is equally varied. We have advised Adgar with both the concept and leasing of Poland’s first specialist sports endurance centre, AdgarFit (6,000 m2) which is due to open in November and advised Carrefour on the strategy of repositioning and leasing of their Morena Shopping Centre in Gdańsk (31,000m2). Until October, our team has concluded 142 transactions covering over 41,200 m2 and completed 17 strategic advisory assignments.