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Greenberg Traurig Advised Invesco Real Estate on a Lease Agreement with Carrefour for Retail Space in Plac Unii

WARSAW – 6 March 2023 – Greenberg Traurig advised Invesco Real Estate, the landlord, on the signing of a lease agreement for retail space in the Plac Unii office and retail complex in Warsaw with Carrefour Polska.

Carrefour’s store, with an area of 3000 sqm, will replace Supersam, which operated in the Plac Unii complex until the end of 2022.

Negotiations on behalf of Invesco Real Estate were led by Magdalena Życzkowska-Jóźwiak, Local Partner, who was supported by Senior Associate Karolina Kuźniak.

“Congratulations to Invesco Real Estate on the completion of this transaction, which is unique due to the fact that the tenant is a renowned food operator and its specific requirements had to be considered in the negotiating process. In order to ensure continuity of the food operator’s lease, negotiations had to be conducted extremely efficiently. Our knowledge of market practices in such type of lease and our previous experience in negotiating agreements with Carrefour’s clients certainly helped to close this transaction in such a short timeframe. We are happy to once again have assisted our Client in negotiations with its key tenant and we are looking forward to working together on future projects,” said Magdalena Życzkowska-Jóźwiak.

Plac Unii is a modern mixed-use building, which stands out on the map of Warsaw with its interesting architecture and is appreciated for the high quality of its office, service and retail space. The complex, consisting of three buildings separated by a glass roof (two 6-story buildings and a 21-story tower), offers a total of 46,000 sqm of leasable office space and 800 parking spaces. Due to the modular construction of individual floors, Plac Unii provides functional and flexible A+ class office space.

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