28
April
2008
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00:00
Europe/Amsterdam

CB Rchard Ellis continues Polish Business expansion with opening of new office in Wrocław.

CB Richard Ellis Polska announced that it has opened an office in Wrocław, the capital of Dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia) Voivodship. Lower Silesia region is one of Poland’s fastest growing economies and the huge potential for expansion of its real estate market makes it attractive for CB Richard Ellis’ international clients.

The new office will be headed up by Paweł Boczar, Associate Director, with background in real estate services, valuation and development. Mr. Boczar was heading its own real estate brokerage company for over five years. He also had worked for AWBud, local developer. He is graduated from Wrocław University and holds two faculties – in Law and Administration and in Geography. He also has completed post graduate studies in property valuations and hold brokerage license.

CB Richard Ellis expects to see rapid growth in Wrocław market, Poland’s 4th largest city.


Nigel Wade, Managing Director of CB Richard Ellis in Poland, said: ‘The opening of an office in Wrocław is another important building block in the development of our Polish business, and allows us to extend our services into this rapidly growing market. We are seeing an increased demand from our clients for an office, retail, residential and industrial space together with intensive search for an investment options in Wrocław. Many global organisations have already chosen Wrocław as their offshoring location.’

‘Over recent years we have completed a number of significant transactions in Wrocław, including GE/Genpact office deal for 2,200 sq m or Credit Suisse – a 6,000 sq m deal. We have also provided number of market and feasibility studies on retail, industrial and residential sectors and, at the moment, we are sole leasing agents for Marino Shopping Centre. After many years of extensive presence in Wrocław, we concluded that local representation is crucial.’ – adds Nigel Wade.

The move into Wrocław further strengthens CB Richard Ellis’ platform in Poland and will be followed by further changes and appointments in CBRE Poznań and Kraków offices.

Paweł Boczar, Associate Director and Head of Wrocław office added: “The country’s growth potential makes Wrocław one of the most exciting markets in Poland and with the strength of CB Richard Ellis’ global platform behind us, we can offer both local and international clients an unmatched service proposition.”