Jarosław Zagórski

Jarosław Zagórski is responsible for managing sales, marketing, PR, innovation and development departments. He is responsible for creating the strategy of launching new office projects on the market and managing their development. He is personally involved in lease negotiations. He is also responsible for building teams working in the above mentioned departments. Currently, he manages a team of 16 people.
Candidate’s name Jarosław Zagórski
Current position Commercial and Business Development Director
Company’s name Ghelamco Poland
Description of the position Jarosław Zagórski is responsible for managing sales, marketing, PR, innovation and development departments. He is responsible for creating the strategy of launching new office projects on the market and managing their development. He is personally involved in lease negotiations. He is also responsible for building teams working in the above mentioned departments. Currently, he manages a team of 16 people.
Work experience in this position Within Ghelamco since 2007. In his career he prepared i.a. leasing and marketing strategies for Ghelamco’s properties: Warsaw Spire (MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017), Senator, Marynarska 12, Mokotów Nova, Łopuszańska Business Park, Trinity Park complex, Crown Square, Marynarska Business Park, Katowice Business Point. Today Jarosław Zagórski is responsible for project development, leasing, marketing and PR of Warsaw UNIT (55 000 sq m) and The Warsaw HUB (113 000 sq m). He is also working on the development of 9 more large projects.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) N/A
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) Ghelamco Poland employs over 200 professionals. Jarosław Zagórski is working on projects in Warsaw, Łódź, Katowice, Wrocław and Kraków.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year N/A
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.) Prior to joining Ghelamco, he has been working for PricewaterhouseCoopers Real Estate, Cushman&Wakefield, Healey&Baker Poland, where in 2002 he became a partner, and in CB Richard Ellis where he was head of commercial department. He worked on the development and leasing of prestigious Warsaw properties: Rondo 1, Klif, Kopernik Office Building and Metropolitan.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year Currently Ghelamco has 4 towers under construction: three within The Warsaw HUB complex and Warsaw UNIT. Jarosław Zagórski was working on one of the biggest deals on the Polish office market in 2019: Warta has leased almost 18,000 sq. m in Warsaw UNIT, and Getin Noble Bank will occupy approx. 18,500 sq. m in The Warsaw HUB. He is responsible for huge commercial success of The Warsaw HUB – almost 80% of the building is leased.
Jarosław Zagórski was also responsible for leasing previous Ghelamco projects, which in 2019 resulted in a very good sale of these projects. In January 2019 Ghelamco sold the .BIG office building in Kraków for EUR 32.9 million. In April 2019 the Wronia 31 project was sold for EUR 74 million. The transaction value amounted to EUR 74 million. In the most recent months, the flagship Ghelamco project, i.e. Warsaw Spire skyscraper, was also sold for the record-breaking value of EUR 386 million on the Polish real estate market.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market Jarek Zagórski was responsible for the Warsaw Spire project together with the European Square. The building itself, together with the public space created around it, attracted attention all over the world. The culmination was the MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017 for the first time in history assigned to a project from Poland.
Other industry awards and prizes CHOSEN AWARDS
• MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017
• Best Office Development & Developer of The Year 2016
• Leading Green Building Development & Developer of the Year 2016
• Environmental Social and Sustainability Award (ESSA) 2016
• Highly Commended Commercial High-rise Development Poland 2016
• Green Building of the Future 2015
• Architectural Design of the Year 2011 in Poland
• The best public space in Poland 2016 by Towarzystwo Urbanistów Polskich
• City Space of the Year 2016 by CIJ
• Developer of the Year 2016 - EuropaProperty, CEE Investment & Green Building Awards
• Most Innovative Developer 2016 – Warsaw Business Journal, Book of Lists 2016/2017
• Office Developer of the Year 2016, 2012 and 2011 in CEE, awarded by Eurobuild Awards
• Eight Developer of the Year titles (2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006) awarded by the Construction & Investment Journal
Candidate’s name
Jarosław Zagórski
Current position
Commercial and Business Development Director
Company’s name
Ghelamco Poland
Description of the position
Jarosław Zagórski is responsible for managing sales, marketing, PR, innovation and development departments. He is responsible for creating the strategy of launching new office projects on the market and managing their development. He is personally involved in lease negotiations. He is also responsible for building teams working in the above mentioned departments. Currently, he manages a team of 16 people.
Work experience in this position
Within Ghelamco since 2007. In his career he prepared i.a. leasing and marketing strategies for Ghelamco’s properties: Warsaw Spire (MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017), Senator, Marynarska 12, Mokotów Nova, Łopuszańska Business Park, Trinity Park complex, Crown Square, Marynarska Business Park, Katowice Business Point. Today Jarosław Zagórski is responsible for project development, leasing, marketing and PR of Warsaw UNIT (55 000 sq m) and The Warsaw HUB (113 000 sq m). He is also working on the development of 9 more large projects.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
N/A
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
Ghelamco Poland employs over 200 professionals. Jarosław Zagórski is working on projects in Warsaw, Łódź, Katowice, Wrocław and Kraków.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
N/A
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.)
Prior to joining Ghelamco, he has been working for PricewaterhouseCoopers Real Estate, Cushman&Wakefield, Healey&Baker Poland, where in 2002 he became a partner, and in CB Richard Ellis where he was head of commercial department. He worked on the development and leasing of prestigious Warsaw properties: Rondo 1, Klif, Kopernik Office Building and Metropolitan.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
Currently Ghelamco has 4 towers under construction: three within The Warsaw HUB complex and Warsaw UNIT. Jarosław Zagórski was working on one of the biggest deals on the Polish office market in 2019: Warta has leased almost 18,000 sq. m in Warsaw UNIT, and Getin Noble Bank will occupy approx. 18,500 sq. m in The Warsaw HUB. He is responsible for huge commercial success of The Warsaw HUB – almost 80% of the building is leased.
Jarosław Zagórski was also responsible for leasing previous Ghelamco projects, which in 2019 resulted in a very good sale of these projects. In January 2019 Ghelamco sold the .BIG office building in Kraków for EUR 32.9 million. In April 2019 the Wronia 31 project was sold for EUR 74 million. The transaction value amounted to EUR 74 million. In the most recent months, the flagship Ghelamco project, i.e. Warsaw Spire skyscraper, was also sold for the record-breaking value of EUR 386 million on the Polish real estate market.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
Jarek Zagórski was responsible for the Warsaw Spire project together with the European Square. The building itself, together with the public space created around it, attracted attention all over the world. The culmination was the MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017 for the first time in history assigned to a project from Poland.
Other industry awards and prizes
CHOSEN AWARDS
• MIPIM Awards Best Office & Business Development 2017
• Best Office Development & Developer of The Year 2016
• Leading Green Building Development & Developer of the Year 2016
• Environmental Social and Sustainability Award (ESSA) 2016
• Highly Commended Commercial High-rise Development Poland 2016
• Green Building of the Future 2015
• Architectural Design of the Year 2011 in Poland
• The best public space in Poland 2016 by Towarzystwo Urbanistów Polskich
• City Space of the Year 2016 by CIJ
• Developer of the Year 2016 - EuropaProperty, CEE Investment & Green Building Awards
• Most Innovative Developer 2016 – Warsaw Business Journal, Book of Lists 2016/2017
• Office Developer of the Year 2016, 2012 and 2011 in CEE, awarded by Eurobuild Awards
• Eight Developer of the Year titles (2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006) awarded by the Construction & Investment Journal

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