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Wrocław Agglomeration Real Estate Forum - Analysis of business development directions of Wrocław

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The second in this year edition Wrocław Agglomeration Real Estate Forum took place on Wednesday  18th November 2015 in Radisson BLU hotel in Wroclaw in cooperation with Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency, AD Capital, CBRE, Kinnarps, Knight Frank, Reesco, Smagała Strzelczyk law firm and  Vantage Development SA.


The meeting in which over 100 representants of local business interested in real estate took part, was officially opened by Ilona Chorodowska, British Polish Chamber of Commerce Branch Director Wrocław & Poznań. The Forum was divided to two parts, each ending with discussion panel.

First part was initiated by Łukasz Czajkowski from Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency together with professor Tomasz Ossowicz from Wroclaw Development Office. They presented the most actual development directions and plans of the Wroclaw Agglomeration. The real estate market in Wroclaw foundation of strategy development  of the city and the new land use planning study. Then Krzysztof Cipiur from Knight Frank shared information on the investment market in response to the questions: who's building, who's buying, what investors pay attention to. This was followed by presentation on investing  in commercial real estate Marcin Jański from the Crownway Investmens. There was also entering into legal issues, in presentation by Piotr Smagała from Smagała Strzelczyk law firm focusing on issues surrounding the investment process in commercial real estate. The last lecture in the first part of the conference was about an optimalisation of operating costs in A class buidlings as in example of the complex   Promenade Building Business Park- Zita presented by Daniel Betlewicz from OPM, Vantage Development SA.

To summarize the first part of the Forum Henryk Wojciechowski Development and Commercialization Director from Vantage Development led discussion with Łukasz Czajkowski from Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency, Krzysztof Cipiur from Knight Frank, Piotr Smagała from Smagała Strzelczyk law firm, Marcin Jański from Crownway Investments and Paweł Boczar from CBRE.

After the coffee break, during which the Forum participants had the first chance to exchange business cards and make new business contacts, the second panel was opened by Paweł Boczar from CBRE. Paweł shared with participants of the meeting the most importants points about preparing the tenant to enter into the lease agreement. Right after that, Dorota Kościelniak, regional director and partner at Knight Frank in a very interesting way told about renegotiations of lease agreement. Later Artur Winnicki from Reesco told about the process of changing localization as seen by the expert,  focusing on structure, communication, timetable, and costs of the process.

The last speech during the Wroclaw Agglomeration Real Estate was byJarosław Solima  from Kinnarps, who prsented Office Trend  Report. He demonstrated interesting and innovative designs for easy and enjoyable time spent in the office for workers

After the presentations Ilona Chodorowska invited guests to participate in a discussion panel led by Paweł Boczar Senior Property Negotiatora from CBRE. Participants of this panel were: Dorota Kościelniak from Knight Frank, Artur Winnicki from Reesco, Jarosław Solima from Kinnarps, Marek Stasieńko from Skanska, Paweł Łopatka from SoftServe and Jakub Mirosławski from UBM.

After the official part, all participants of the Forum was invited for a hot lunch and networking in the Aquarelle restaurant.

Presentations (in Polish):

Wrocław - inwestycje a demografia - Łukasz Czajkowski, Agencja Rozwoju Aglomeracji Wrocławskiej

Obszary rozwoju - Tomasz Ossowicz, Biuro Rozwoju Wrocławia

Wrocław - kupno/sprzedaż - Krzysztof Cipiur, Knight Frank

Inwestowanie w nieruchomości komercyjne we Wrocławiu -  Marcin Jański, Crownway Investment

Zagadnienia prawne realizacji procesu inwestycyjnego w nieruchomości komercyjne, Regulacje prawne w praktyce - Piotr Smagała, Smagała Strzelczyk Kancelaria Radców Prawnych

Optymalizacja kosztów eksploatacyjnych w budynkach klasy A. - Daniel Betlewicz, OPM

Renegocjacje umów najmu - Dorota Kościelniak, Knight Frank

Projektowanie przestrzeni życia i pracy w dekadzie różnorodności - Jarosław Solima, Kinnarps:
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