Cushman & Wakefield

The Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets team in Poland consists of 12 investment professionals with a 50-50 gender diversity balance. The team covers all asset classes, including offices, retail, logistics, data centers, residential, student housing, elderly housing, as well as corporate real estate structured financing, and operates in all sub-markets of Poland. The team is also involved in EMEA and CEE cross-border transactions, often taking a lead on those.
Name of company Cushman & Wakefield
Team leader Soren Rodian Olsen, Head of Capital Markets Poland
Team leader profile Soren leads the Capital Markets team in Poland and is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s CEE Capital Markets Leadership team. He has 18 years of senior management and real estate experience in Poland. RECENT KEY SUCCESSES Sale & Lease-back of EUR 61m „DSV Road Holding’s HQ” in Warsaw on behalf od DSV Disposal of EUR 70m „D48 Offices” in Warsaw on behalf of Penta Real Estate Acquisition of EUR 132m „High 5ive” offices in Krakow on behalf of Credit Suisse and many more
Short description of the team The Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets team in Poland consists of 12 investment professionals with a 50-50 gender diversity balance. The team covers all asset classes, including offices, retail, logistics, data centers, residential, student housing, elderly housing, as well as corporate real estate structured financing, and operates in all sub-markets of Poland. The team is also involved in EMEA and CEE cross-border transactions, often taking a lead on those.
Total value of the transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 14 transactions of total volume of € 2333 M
The year on year results of the department with regard to the number and the value of finalised transactions (in EUR) Growth of volume by 128%, no. of transactions dropped by 3 (14 in 2020 vs. 17 in 2019)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in retail sector CW represented Tesco in the sale of the Tesco building in Warsaw, al. KEN - transaction volume € 28.5 M (4 000 sq m)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in office sector Buyer representation - Credit Suisse's acquisition of High 5ive III and IV in Kraków - transaction volume € 132 M (34 990 sq m)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in warehouse sector Buyer representation - GLP's acquisition of Goodman portfolio – transaction volume € 1000 M (2.4 M sq m)
Other biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 Buyer representation - Wing's acquisition of 56% of stake in Echo Investment – transaction volume € 268 M
Please say why your team should be considered for the award Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team offers a great balance of brokerage and advisory services for its clients which during the Oct 2019 – Sep 2020 period has resulted in an undisputed market leader position in the field of industrial / logistics transactions, bringing entirely new capital into the CEE region through the landmark transaction of the Goodman Platform on behalf of GLP, and identifying an additional shareholder, Madison Realty, to the ELI Logistics Platform owned by Redefine and Griffin RE. Cushman & Wakefield was instrumental in advising WING on its acquisition of controlling stake in Echo Investment, the largest Polish developer, and also managed to bring Aberdeen-Standard Investments back into the Polish real estate market through several logistics acquisitions starting from Q4 2019. Total value of transactions facilitated by Cushman & Wakefield during this period was EUR 2.33 bn.
Company website https://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en
Name of company
Cushman & Wakefield
Team leader
Soren Rodian Olsen, Head of Capital Markets Poland
Team leader profile
Soren leads the Capital Markets team in Poland and is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s CEE Capital Markets Leadership team. He has 18 years of senior management and real estate experience in Poland. RECENT KEY SUCCESSES Sale & Lease-back of EUR 61m „DSV Road Holding’s HQ” in Warsaw on behalf od DSV Disposal of EUR 70m „D48 Offices” in Warsaw on behalf of Penta Real Estate Acquisition of EUR 132m „High 5ive” offices in Krakow on behalf of Credit Suisse and many more
Short description of the team
The Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets team in Poland consists of 12 investment professionals with a 50-50 gender diversity balance. The team covers all asset classes, including offices, retail, logistics, data centers, residential, student housing, elderly housing, as well as corporate real estate structured financing, and operates in all sub-markets of Poland. The team is also involved in EMEA and CEE cross-border transactions, often taking a lead on those.
Total value of the transactions between October 2019 and September 2020
14 transactions of total volume of € 2333 M
The year on year results of the department with regard to the number and the value of finalised transactions (in EUR)
Growth of volume by 128%, no. of transactions dropped by 3 (14 in 2020 vs. 17 in 2019)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in retail sector
CW represented Tesco in the sale of the Tesco building in Warsaw, al. KEN - transaction volume € 28.5 M (4 000 sq m)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in office sector
Buyer representation - Credit Suisse's acquisition of High 5ive III and IV in Kraków - transaction volume € 132 M (34 990 sq m)
The biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020 in warehouse sector
Buyer representation - GLP's acquisition of Goodman portfolio – transaction volume € 1000 M (2.4 M sq m)
Other biggest transactions between October 2019 and September 2020
Buyer representation - Wing's acquisition of 56% of stake in Echo Investment – transaction volume € 268 M
Please say why your team should be considered for the award
Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team offers a great balance of brokerage and advisory services for its clients which during the Oct 2019 – Sep 2020 period has resulted in an undisputed market leader position in the field of industrial / logistics transactions, bringing entirely new capital into the CEE region through the landmark transaction of the Goodman Platform on behalf of GLP, and identifying an additional shareholder, Madison Realty, to the ELI Logistics Platform owned by Redefine and Griffin RE. Cushman & Wakefield was instrumental in advising WING on its acquisition of controlling stake in Echo Investment, the largest Polish developer, and also managed to bring Aberdeen-Standard Investments back into the Polish real estate market through several logistics acquisitions starting from Q4 2019. Total value of transactions facilitated by Cushman & Wakefield during this period was EUR 2.33 bn.
Company website
https://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en