“Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park won the second round of Polish “The Golden Site” Award
The industrial real estate lot proposed by “Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park was recognized as a winner among the investment offers from Kyiv region.
Bila Tserkva, August 18, 2020. — “Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park won the second round of pilot “The Golden Site” contest from Kyiv region. The industrial real estate lot with total area of 22 ha was offered for the tender committee consideration. The industrial plot has the correct shape and zoning. The engineering networks are connected to the plot. There is an highway, access roads, and railway station next to the site. The plot is included into Bila Tserkva community’s spatial development plan. The tender committee determined the investment offer as the most competitive among others. The industrial park lot got the highest score and won the first place.
“Participation in the international projects contributes to the expansion of circle of our contacts. The winning in the competition emphasizes the industrial park competitive advantages in the field of industrial real estate, it meets expectations of foreign investors seeking for production place on the territory of Ukraine,” Volodymyr Khmurych, CEO of “Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park, said.
“The Golden Site” contest is a pilot one. It covers eight regions of Ukraine, including Kyiv region. The competition was conducted within the frame of project “Polish Aid”, which is focused on increase of Ukrainian regions competitiveness and promotion of Polish-Ukrainian economic cooperation. The project has been implemented in Ukraine within 2018-2020 by Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy and co-funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. The cumulative budget exceeds USD 1,5 million. The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) leads the project. The Agency acts as the operator of “Grunt na Medal”, industrial real estate development contest in Poland, and provides the pilot support in Ukraine.
“Since 2005, the PAIH has been managing a “Grunt na Medal” investment plots rival in Poland. The competition provided the participants with a platform for attracting investments. About 70% of the sites that won the competition found an investor. The competition’s success encouraged initiation and running the pilot project in Ukraine. We believe that participation of Ukrainian regions in “The Golden Site” competition will facilitate, in the best possible way, preparation to potential investor visit, and, respectively, contribute to investment promotion opportunities of Ukraine in general,” Victoria Braga, coordinator in Ukraine of project “Polish Aid”, noted.
The tender committee included the representatives of the Department of Economic Development and Trade of the Regional State Administration and Regional Development Agencies from Kyiv area.
“Kyiv oblast is the investment-attracting region. Its location and developed infrastructure, available raw material base and labor force market, industrial premises and land plots establish significant background for production location. The winning bidder demonstrated how efficiently the company is able to handle the market advantages of the region and its location, as well as to attract potential investors,” Alina Piddubna, acting deputy director of the Department of Economic Development and Trade of Kyiv Regional State Administration, said.
The contest winners will have the opportunity to exchange experience with the administration of the Polish voivodeships in promoting investment sites and attracting investors.
The purpose of the “Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park is the development of modern industrial production in Ukraine. The park offers industrial land with all engineering infrastructure and ready-made modern production, logistics and storage facilities for rent or purchase. Knowledge and extensive experience in real estate development allows the park team to provide the client with a range of services and services for organizing efficient production.
The total area of the “Bila Tserkva” Industrial Park is more than 70 hectares. The key difference is in its focus on creating ecosystems and clusters (production, logistics, and others). The value of this approach for the client is to establish supply chains, reduce production costs and availability of raw materials.
As of the beginning of 2020, six companies are residents of the industrial park. The industrial park belongs to UFuture projects.