The Associations of Polish Architects SARP in Katowice has chosen an urban and architectural concept of the new seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. The winning project was prepared by Konior Studio well-known for the great realisation of “Symfonia” – the extension of Music Academy in Katowice.
Among all Polish cities and its top retail locations, 3 Maja Street in Katowice reached 38,3% annual rental growth rate, which is the best result for the country. The rate is growing up steadly since the last year when it was recorded of 34,3% and the street was at list of top 10 localisations with the strongest rental growth in Europe. 3 Maja St. is also the 4th most expensive street in Poland – rent per annum is 780 €/sq.m.
A few other photos show future, new Railway Station in Katowice. Neinver Polska still hasn’t disclosed any details about the project. The final contract between PKP and Neinver hasn’t been signed yet.
Polish daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza enrtered into possession of an architectural design of the future Katowice Railway Station redevelopment. This informal project wasn’t confirmed by Polish State Railways (the owner of Railway Station) and Neinver Polska (the company which PKP has chosen for the final negotiations), as the full agreement hasn’t been reached yet.
Katowice was classified as one of the five most attractive polish cities for outsourcing:
Poland still has the potential to attract investors looking to outsource their business activities, according to the recent ‘Improving Through Moving’ report on BPO opportunities in Poland, prepared by Colliers International Poland and Atria Real Estate Partners. One of the biggest incentives for investors looking to relocate is the relatively small growth in labour costs. In 2007, labour costs in Poland went up by 4 pct, while in the Baltic states the growth was up to 19 pct. The report divides 11 cities into two categories: the big five and rising stars. The most attractive Polish cities for outsourcing are Łódź, Kraków, Katowice, TriCity and Wrocław.