Dachser, which is operating on the international transport market since the 1930s, has decided to make Corius building its new workplace in Warsaw. Dachser employees will move into their new office in January 2014 and will stay in Curius for at least five years. Funai, one of the most popular TV-set manufacturers in the U.S., has also chosen to relocate to Okęcie Business Park and will move the adjacent Zephirus building. The agreement, similarly to Dascher contract, is signed for five years, commencing on January 2014. Itaka travel agency will be Funai’s neighbour and will also move to their new office in January 2014.
“By definition, GTC provides tenants with office spaces up to the highest market quality standards. This is why GTC is a first choice office space developer among market leaders from variety of industries, who require uncompromised office quality. GTC is a guarantee of the highest level of business services” – said Katarzyna Pankiewicz, GTC’s Leasing Director.
Okęcie Business Park is a modern office complex located in the close proximity to the Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin international airport. Okęcie Business Park consists of three buildings: Nothus, Zephirus and Corius. Corius was awarded with a prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certificate, granted by American Green Building Council, who promotes environmentally friendly real estate development. LEED certificate attest to a building’s energy efficiency and minimal environmental impact both during construction and during regular use. Current Okęcie Business Park tenants include companies such as: EFG Eurobank, Avon, EGIS and Pandora jewellery.
GTC took advantage of Jones Lang LaSalle services during negotiations and finalization of the agreement with Nowa Itaka.
GLOBE TRADE CENTRE S.A. (GTC) is one of the leading developers in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. The company was established in 1994 in Warsaw, Poland. Currently GTC operates in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Russia and Ukraine. GTC develops projects and manages completed properties in three key sectors of real estate: office buildings and parks, retail and entertainment centres and residential. To date, GTC has developed approximately 950,000 sq m of net commercial and 300,000 sq m of residential spaces. The company currently manages a combined 602,000 net sq m of completed and operational commercial space (of which the Group’s proportional interest amounts to 548 thousand sq m). GTC also holds an impressive portfolio of investment projects at various stages of development. Those will facilitate the construction of 1.1 million sq m of commercial space and 615,000 sq m of residential space. GTC S.A.’s total assets exceed EUR 1.9 billion. GTC S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange on the prestigious WIG20 index. The company’s shares are also included in the international Dow Jones STOXX Eastern Europe 300 and the GPR250 index, which comprises the 250 biggest and most liquid real estate companies of the world. Also, GTC S.A. is listed on the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Emerging Index. GTC S.A.’s shareholders include many of the biggest Polish and international institutional investors.