The Polish Project & Development Services (PDS) team of real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield had its best ever year in 2018. Results to the end of year, outperformed every other in the team’s history. On the back of this, the team has grown in size to over 21 people in 2019 with hubs in Warsaw, Wroclaw and Krakow. It has also added a new service offering namely Design & Build (D&B) which allows C&W to offer a turn-key service to clients via a single contract.
In 2018, the team completed over fifty mandates for blue-chip investor and occupier clients. The largest included delivering Huawei’s new Polish headquarters in Warsaw, the first stage of a multi-million Euro refurbishment and extension scheme for Via Retail in Wroclaw, a new regional service centre for Kingfisher in Krakow and a brand new industrial extension for Valeo in Czechowice-Dziedzice. It also picked up significant wins with International Workplace Group, Wacker Neuson, Kappahl and Mastercard.
Andrew Frizell, Head of Project & Development Services at Cushman & Wakefield in Poland summarized the year: ‘’Thanks to a tremendous team and a massive amount of hard work, 2018 was a stand-out year for us. We beat every record in the team’s history and completed a host of top-drawer projects with great clients and great people. We enjoy what we do, and I think that’s a key part of our success. 2019 should set a further watermark for PDS in Poland and the outlook is very good indeed at this juncture’’.
The team offers construction project management, cost management and quantity surveying and design services together with its new design & build delivery platform headed by Architect, Michal Ulasiński.