POLARIS - OPOLE
LOCATION: Opole (South Poland), Walbrzych Special Economic Zone
SIZE: 34,000 sq m
PROCESS DURATION: 12 months
SERVICES: Tenant Representation, BTS
One of the most import projects for Polaris, as it is their first off-road manufacturing facility in Europe.
Polaris, an American manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATV, and neighborhood electric vehicles decided to locate its first European plant for off-road vehicles in Poland, Opole, within the Walbrzych Economic Zone Invest-Park.
The production hall is 25,600 sq m, the warehouse 3,400 sq m, whereas offices and staff facilities 3,981 sq m.
Cushman & Wakefield represented Polaris throughout the whole investment process, from country selection, to location/site selection, obtaining permit to operate in the SEZ, procurement of the developer tender process until construction completion and handover and occupancy by Polaris. The selection process of developer took 2 months, the Special Economic Zone permit obtainment process took 1 month and the building process including all permits (environmental decision, building permit decision) took 12 months.