Panattoni Europe won the Best Warehouse Development of the Year & Best of the Best Commercial Developer of the Year category for building Panattoni Park Cheb, the Best Warehouse Lease of the Year category for Tchibo logistic distribution center and the Leadership of the Year category for the management skills of Pavel Sovička, the CEO for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The construction of Tchibo distribution center was commenced in May this year at Panattoni Park Cheb. After the completion of the 2nd phase the building area for lease will exceed 70 000 m². There are already two buildings standing in the industrial zone: one is operated by DHL, the global logistics leader and the second is occupied by BWI Group, a Chinese manufacturer of automobile mufflers. Panattoni Europe already received an award for the latter project in this year's Best of Realty competition – one of the most prestigious real estate competitions in the Czech Republic.
"We won two awards at last year's CIJ Awards Europe thanks to the development project for Amazon. This year, we have won three awards, where two of the awards are for projects in the Cheb industrial zone. This confirms the idea that location is one of the key factors for international companies when making a decision where to build their new warehouse or manufacturing plants. We also have the city of Cheb to thank for our success at the CIJ Awards," said Pavel Sovička, CEO of Panattoni Europe for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The company triumphed during the first edition of the CIJ Awards Europe Hall of Fame, in which all the 2015 winners from the CEE region participated. Panattoni Europe dominated two categories and together with the other winners entered into the new CIJ Awards Europe Hall of Fame.