Ernst & Young will open an office in the Kazimierz Office Centre

• One of the world leading advisory companies will open an office in the Krakow GTC office building
• Ernst & Young will take nearly 1,000 sq m of office space in Kazimierz Office Centre
• Kazimierz Office Centre is scheduled for completion in the Q2 2009

Globe Trade Centre S.A. signed lease agreement with Ernst & Young for office space in the Kazimierz Office Centre in Kraków. Ernst & Young will take 977 sq m in the office building. Opening of the building for tenants will take place in the Q2 this year.

Ernst & Young is a world leader in audit, tax consulting, business consulting and transaction consulting. The company employs over 130,000 people worldwide. It is also the largest audit and advisory company in Poland.

Kazimierz Office Centre is being erected on the plot between the Podgórska and Gęsia streets, in the close vicinity of Galeria Kazimierz shopping & entertainment center. The building will offer nearly 15,400 sq m of office area.

GTC office building will become a true center of international business in Kraków. Its main tenant is State Street – the world leading provider of financial services, specialized in serving institutional investors, occupying nearly 12,000 sq m of office space. Ernst & Young office shall have the area of 977 sq m.

In Kazimierz Office Centre one can also rent attractive shopping & service area on the ground floor of the building where more than 2,500 sq m is still available. With a convenient location just next to Galeria Kazimierz and good communication with the rest of the city, this place is situated on one of the most important commercial routes in Krakow.

The building of Kazimierz Office Center has already reached its shell, presently interior finishing works are underway. The office building will be equipped with modern management systems, full air-conditioning, high ceilings, swing windows, telecommunication systems and professional security systems.

Kazimierz Office Centre will be opened for use by tenants in the Q2 of 2009.

Luxury health and fitness center at Galeria Kazimierz

• The Pure health and fitness center began operations at Galeria Kazimierz in Cracow this month
• Equipment and services at Pure add to the attractiveness of the retail and entertainment mix at Galeria Kazimierz

Galeria Kazimierz in Cracow, developed by Globe Trade Centre S.A. (GTC), is the second location in Poland for the luxury health and fitness center Pure. The center offers top-quality services and staff to complement the retail and entertainment opportunities already offered at the mall, with a recreational option for customers who value a healthy lifestyle. Galeria Kazimierz is now the first mall in Poland with a swimming pool.

The Pure facility at Galeria Kazimierz opened to the public on 2 January 2009 and is one of the largest fitness clubs in Cracow. It is equipped with two weight rooms, including a room for spinning exercises, and a room designed especially for women, plus a sauna, steam bath and other relaxation areas. The Pure center is also equipped with state-of-the-art cardio equipment with TV monitors, a machine for vibration exercises, and tanning beds. Clients may also use a heated pool with underwater lighting – the first swimming pool at a mall in Poland. Other strengths of the Pure club, in addition to the modern, multifunctional training equipment, include the team of qualified instructors and trainers.
Thanks to its excellent location and wide range of services offered, since its very opening the Pure club in Cracow has attracted great attention from clients interested in maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. The club opens earlier than the retail section of the mall. On weekdays the club is open from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm and on weekends from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The Pure center adds to the attractive retail and entertainment mix created at Galeria Kazimierz by Globe Trade Centre S.A. The mall’s 36,200 sq m of retail space offers more than 130 shops (including such names as H&M, Cubus, Zara, Reserved, C&A and Euro RTV AGD) and service points, an Alma grocery and a 10-screen Cinema City multiplex. Mall customers have access to free parking for 1,800 cars.

For more information about Galeria Kazimierz, please contact:
Ewa Lorenz
GTC Galeria Kazimierz Sp. z o.o.
tel: (+48) 12 433 03 03
e-mail: elorenz@gtc.com.pl

Galeria Jurajska to Open This Autumn

• The largest shopping mall in the region to open in October 2009
• GTC has signed leases with anchor tenants
• The opening of Galeria Jurajska will bring new brands and retail chains to Częstochowa

Globe Trade Centre S.A. (GTC), the developer of Galeria Jurajska in Częstochowa, has signed leases with anchor tenants. Main tenants will include Cinema City, Alma, Mega Avans, Euro RTV AGD, the LPP clothing group, Intersport, KappAhl, Sephora, Douglas and many others. The region’s largest shopping mall is scheduled to open in October 2009.

Galeria Jurajska will be the biggest shopping and entertainment center in the region. It is the largest investment currently being developed by GTC in Poland.

Galeria Jurajska enjoys a highly visible location in the center of Częstochowa, on National Route 1, where 60,000 automobiles pass by every day.

Galeria Jurajska will offer 49,000 sq m of retail and entertainment area, a total of about 200 shops, service points, restaurants and cafés, and a Cinema City multiplex. Customers at the mall will have access to a five-level parking garage and outdoor parking, with a total capacity of 1,800 vehicles.

When Galeria Jurajska opens, Częstochowa will welcome new brands and retail chains, including Alma, with 3,400 sq m on the ground floor of the mall, Mega Avans (2,800 sq m), Euro RTV AGD (1,300 sq m), Intersport (1,200 sq m), KappAhl (750 sq m), Kakadu (360 sq m), Sephora (345 sq m) and Tag Heuer. Cosmetics chains as Rossmann (360 sq m) and Douglas (310 sq m) also joined to the list of tenants.

The LPP clothing group will be one of Galeria Jurajska’s largest tenants, offering Reserved, Cropp, Reserved Kids, Esotiq, Mohito and House shops with a total of 2,900 sq m.

Other shops at Galeria Jurajska will include such names as Ecco, Adidas, Nike and Chicco.

Further leases are expected to be signed in January with some of the largest international clothing store chains.

Concluded lease agreements and letters of intent are already in place for 80% of the area at Galeria Jurajska, and negotiations are being finalizing for the remaining space.

“The excellent location of Galeria Jurajska on one of the country’s busiest transit routes and a tenant mix featuring very strong brands will make this an extremely attractive shopping mall, drawing customers from a very large catchment area,” said Łukasz Leszczyński, who became General Manager of Galeria Jurajska this month. “We estimate that about 10 million customers will visit Galeria Jurajska every year.”

The international property firm Jones Lang LaSalle is the exclusive leasing agent for retail space at Galeria Jurajska.

GLOBE TRADE CENTRE S.A. Constructs Third Building at Platinium Business Park

In December 2009, Platinium Business Park will be joined by a third building
• The new building will offer nearly 12,000 sq m of modern office space
• 20% of the space at Platinium III has already been let

GTC continues construction of the Platinium Business Park complex in Warsaw, at the intersection of Wołoska and Domaniewska streets. The next 12,000 sq m of modern office space there will be delivered to tenants in December 2009.

As additional phases of the project are carried out, Platinium Business Park is becoming a true symbol of the business district in Warsaw’s Mokotów borough. The convenient location and access to the site of the complex from Domaniewska Street make for an easy connection both for drivers and for public transit users.

The third phase of the investment involves construction of a seven-storey Class A office building. It will include nearly 12,000 sq m of contemporary office space. The area of a typical floor will be over 1,700 sq m, with an attractive and convenient layout tailored to meet the tenant’s specific needs.

The first lease for space in the third building at Platinium Business Park was finalized in January 2009. TUI, a global leader in the tourism industry, will occupy more than 2,700 sq m in the building.

The first building at Platinium Business Park was delivered for occupancy at the beginning of 2008, and tenants moved into the second building of the complex in the autumn. The existing office space at Platinium Business Park is leased to companies like Leo Burnett, Levi Strauss, Saatchi & Saatchi, GE Medical Systems, Expander, Zenith Optimedia and OKI Printing Solutions Polska.

The concept behind Platinium Business Park is to create an office complex that features top-class modern architecture and is also tenant-friendly thanks to impressive common areas between the building, with numerous green areas and spaces for relaxation, including an interior lake. Facilities available to future users of Platinium Business Park will include a restaurant, a café, a newsstand, a car wash, and parking for more than 230 vehicles.

The general contractor for the third building at Platinium Business Park, as with the first two buildings, is Warbud.

Cushman & Wakefield is handling leasing of space at Platinium Business Park.