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Why Poland must get ready to build in BIM

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By Paweł Pudłowski MP, chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Digitisation, Innovation and New Technology


Many of the pathologies at the heart of the construction project in Poland are caused by poor planning, project management and budgeting, as well as a lack of trust that manifests itself in an adversarial attitude between investor and contractor.

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Warsaw’s filters – the British connection

By Hanna Kurlanda-Witek, consultant, Mott MacDonald


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By Ian Daniels, Business Development Manager, Hamilton May Kraków


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Krakow’s office market in comparison with other Polish cities

By Krzysztof Misiak, partner, head of regional cities, Cushman & Wakefield


Krakow, a leading European city on the outsourcing market, is an attractive investment destination.

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Tender manager Piotr Duda describes the process of optimisation at CFE Polska.

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Blockchain: redefining the future of real estate?

By Ian Church, AECOM


While the acquisition of property  using virtual currency such as  Bitcoin still seems like a far-fetched concept, commercial real estate  could be on the verge of adopting peer-to-peer cryptographic technology in the form of blockchain.

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Using BIM in designing large industrial plants

By Szymon Dorna, BIM Manager, PM Group


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Offices follow employees

By Adam Targowski, Sustainability Manager at Skanska Property Poland

The concept of the Activity Based Workplace has been developing throughout the world over the last 20 years.

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Trends in the office sector in Poland

By Agata Holak, consultant, research department, Knight Frank


The office market in Poland is in a permanent state of change.

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Ecology in the service of office workers

By Adam Pietrzyk, CEO, Mix Biura


Modern technology can help firms meet international environmental requirements, raise the standard of office operations and bring benefits to people, cities and nature.

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Student housing: new investment opportunity in Poland

By Wioleta Wojtczak, head of research and consultancy at Savills Poland


As yield compression of mainstream assets continues, investors look for new opportunities.

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Skills-based volunteering – a win-win

By Caroline Hartline, Habitat for Humanity Poland

Habitat for Humanity Poland recently needed complex legal advice for a new and innovative project that would offer a non-profit housing solution for families with a poor credit rating.

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New law on restructuring developers brings greater chance to avoid bankruptcy

By Anna Michalska, restructuring adviser, and Marta Łużyńska, lawyer, FILIPIAKBABICZ Law Firm


The new Restructuring Law of 15 May 2015 came into force on 1 January 2016.

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Another strong year for Polish real estate investment

By Piotr Mirowski, partner at Colliers International, director of Investment Services, Colliers International


There’s a reasonable chance that 2016 will be at least comparable to 2015 for Poland in terms of investment volumes.

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Work embassy of the future


The place that makes a creative community. Work as a creative process supported by innovative space.

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An office adjusted to the IT sector's needs

By Nina Bocheńska, marketing specialist, Nowy Styl Group


The significant growth of the modern business services sector has been a salient feature in Poland’s most recent economic history.

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Next great urban design challenge: Creating truly public spaces in vertical cities

As cities become denser and buildings much taller, high-rise developments will need to offer more collective spaces, for the good of society and our own sanity.

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Wellness and efficiency – key factors in modern workplace solutions

By Joanna Mroczek, senior director, head of Research & Marketing, CBRE Poland

The evolution of the office workplace in Poland has been significantly different than in the more advanced western European countries.

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Why every business needs a workplace ‘formula’

By Aleksandra Janusz, senior leasing manager, HB Reavis Poland


A recent survey by Leesman, a London-based workplace research firm, conducted among more than 155,000 employees worldwide, revealed that almost half believe their office environment prevents them from working effectively.