North American Investors In Poland
The total value of US investments in Poland exceeds $62.7 Billion with American companies retaining some $54.5 Billion in Polish assets and employing 267,000 local workers.
In 2020, US giant Microsoft announced that it will join the “National Cloud” project and invest one billion dollars in a modern data centre. While Google announced a huge investment allocating $2 Billion to build a data centre in Warsaw, cementing Poland’s position as the ‘Silicon Valley of Europe’.
Poland has also recently been rated by US News and CEO Magazine as the third best country in the world for Americans to invest their capital post COVID-19 pandemic, closely following Singapore and the United Kingdom. Making now an ideal time for investors to consider expanding their property portfolio within Poland.
Top North American Investors in Poland
1. Philip Morris International
2. Ford Motor Company
3. Microsoft Corporation
4. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
5. Google LLC
6. Mr Michael S Dell
8. Pepsico Inc
9. Goldman Sachs
10. GE Aviation
The following are a selection of news articles announcing just a few of the latest North American companies taking advantage of the amazing opportunities available in Poland.
10 best countries to invest in post-COVID
“The study analysed 80 countries according to business and investment environments. Corruption, freedom, workforce, investor protection, infrastructure, taxes, quality of life, red tape and technological readiness were among the factors taken into consideration.
Perhaps an unexpected entry for many, the Eastern European nation was found to be one of the top-tier places for investment, ranking highly for market potential and institutional framework.”
US investments in Poland reach USD 62.7 billion - ministry
“Deputy PM Jadwiga Emilewicz told PAP that US business “has been making a huge contribution to the development of the Polish economy while a considerable part of US investments is of an innovative nature.”
The Development Ministry underlined that Polish-US cooperation has been developing, and that in 2019, the US was Poland’s eighth biggest economic partner with regard to imports and exports.”
Madison buys into €500 million Polish logistics platform
“Real estate private equity firm Madison International Realty LLC agreed to acquire a 46.5% equity stake in an about €500 million Polish logistics portfolio.
The European Logistics Investment platform is a 14-asset portfolio spanning roughly 560,000 square meters. It includes 80,000 square meters of nearly completed area, which is about 90% pre-leased, and an additional 270,000 square meters for development. The assets are in Warsaw, Lodz, Cracow, Silesia, Pomerania and Posnania.”
Microsoft to invest $1 billion in Polish cloud projectU
“Microsoft will invest $1 billion in Poland as part of a plan that will involve opening a data centre in the country to provide cloud services to businesses and government institutions, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
Microsoft said it had signed an agreement with domestic cloud provider Chmura Krajowa (National Cloud) to provide cloud services in Poland, as the central European country seeks to position itself as a regional centre for technology.”