In 2012, the overall demand for modern office space in Poland was 961 000 sq meters, in Warsaw it was 607 000 sq meters. Cushman&Wakefield participated in 12,8% of all renting transactions. What it means is that the company participated in the rental transaction of 123 000 sq meters of office space in Poland, including 72 000 sq meters in Warsaw.
On the occupational market of office real estates, record-breaking space was rented for consecutive year in a row. It was more than 607 thousand sq meters. We also observe the lessee’s growing interest in provincial town in comparison with last years. Shared services centers (SSC) and outsourcing service are increasing their shares in renting transactions in provincial towns – said Richard Aboo, Partner, Head of the Cushman & Wakefield Office Department.
Cushman & Wakefield represented e. g. international corporation during negotiations concerning the rent of 14 400 sq meters in Green Towers on Wrocław, as well as talks concerning 8 200 sq meters of Bema Plaza in Wrocław. The company was also the representative of Polski Holding Nieruchomości Group during its negotiations concerning the agreement with Poczta Polska on renting 13 000 sq meters in the office building Domaniewska 37 C in Warsaw.
C&W also participated in talks between Group BOŚ Bank and the office building Feniks in Warsaw, which concerned renting over 10 000 sq meters. The company also represented international corporation in negotiations concerning the rent of 5 400 sq meters in New Business Center in Katowice. It also participated in the process of renting 3 500 sq meters in Opera Office in Gdańsk by Lufthansa Systems. One of the biggest transactions of C&W was also renting additional space by Infosys in Green Horizon in Łódź.