The construction works of Francuska Office Center run according to schedule. The first one of two 7-storey buildings should be ready at the end of 2009. The A building is already 20% leased. The negotiations with following future tenants are in progress.
The syndicate of Silesian University and University of Economics in Katowice has received a grant from the Silesian Voivodship Office for the realization of the University Library. During the years 2009-2011, each of the Universities will be granted PLN 2 million per year (total: PLN 12 m).
Instead of the downturn in the global economy, Katowice office market and the prime office rents are stable at average level EUR 16 sq.m/mth*. The situation may be changed as the Warsaw, Kraków and Poznań rents are already fell down and the forecast is to see rents falls in other regional cities.
Millenium Inwestycje Sp. z o.o., the developer of „Bażantów” housing estate signed up a contract with GPBP S.A. (Gliwickie Przedsiębiostwo Budownictwa Przemysłowego) for a realization of the next stage of “Bażantów” at Zabłockiego St (Kostuchna district). Total amount of the contract is PLN 3,56 mln and the construction should be finished until 30th of September 2010.