Industrial developer Panattoni Europe has celebrated its tenth anniversary on the European real estate market last year followed by an extraordinary achievements in the Czech Republic. During the past twelve months the developer has managed to open the largest ever built logistic centre in the history of the Czech Republic for the e-commerce giant Amazon located at Panattoni Park Prague Airport I, completed more than 187 000 sqm of industrial space, additional 52 000 sqm is under construction and created 3 000 permanent jobs.
In the end of 2015 Panattoni Europe has also opened two novel zones namely: Panattoni Park Prague Airport II and Panattoni D5 Hořovice Park. The real estate professionals awarded these achievements in numerous gala events both on the national and European level. Panattoni Europe was awarded the Developer of the Year and the Amazon project has been perceived as the ´best´ industrial development in a number of occasions.
"The year 2015 was an exceptional one in a number of ways. We have constructed various projects in parallel, for instance the production plant for KION Group, Simoldes Plasticos. We have also started the construction for BWI Group and completed the Amazon project. Last year was full of novel experience and I am convinced that our team will be able to keep the momentum going in the near future," said Pavel Sovička, the General Director for Panattoni Europe in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
One of the most prestigious projects completed by the Panattoni Europe Czech team was the construction for the e-commerce giant Amazon at Panattoni Park Prague Airport I located in a close vicinity of the International Airport. The largest ever built logistics hall in the territory of the Czech Republic with a total size of 133 000 sqm has in the same time became the ´greenest´ of its kind in the whole world by achieving 76,8% by BREEAM final certificate on level 'Excellent'.
The project for Amazon has ruled the real estate events not only on national but also on international level. It has won the CEE Investment & Green Building Awards for the central and Eastern Europe, the New Warehouse of the Year at the Eurobuild Awards, the Lease of the Year and Best Industrial/Warehouse Development during the 17th CIJ gala night.
Currently, Panattoni Europe has under construction over 62 000 sqm of industrial space, namely 13 600 sqm for the logitics leader DHL at Panattoni Park Cheb, which is located close to the German borders, additional 10 000 sqm at Panattoni D5 Hořovice Park and over 23 000 sqm for the long term business partner the company DSV at the novel Park Panattoni Park Prague Airport II.