• One of the world’s biggest manufacturers of electronics will open its offices in a prestigious office complex in Warsaw
• Panasonic has rented nearly 1400 sq m of space in Platinum Business Park erected by GTC S.A.
Globe Trade Centre S.A. (GTC) has concluded office space lease transaction with the Polish branch of Panasonic. The electronics giant will occupy almost 1400 sq m in the third building of the Platinium Business Park complex in Warsaw.
Panasonic is one of the biggest manufacturers of consumer and industrial electronics in the world. This Japan-based company employs over 300.000 workers worldwide. Shares of the company are listed on the Tokyo and New York stock exchange. In 2009, Panasonic has been awarded the 89th place in Forbes magazine’s ranking of 2000 largest companies in the world. The Polish branch is also responsible for the management of the company’s business operations in Baltic countries – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
The recently concluded agreement pertains to the rental of nearly 1400 sq m of space in the third building of Platinum Business Park – a modern office complex located by the intersection of Domaniewska street and Wołoska street in Warsaw. Panasonic Poland will move into the new offices in Platinium Business Park in July this year.
“We are proud that such a prestigious partner, one of the biggest international brands, selected offices developed by GTC for the base for its expansion in Central and Eastern Europe. This is the best recommendation of Platinium Business Park to prospective tenants.” says Piotr Kroenke, CEO of GTC S.A.
Third stage of the Platinium Business Park complex was completed in late 2009. The building provides 11 400 sq m of space, with 80% of that amount already rented. The remaining space is currently subject to advanced negotiations.
Current tenants of the third building of Platinium Business Park include: TUI, CB Richard Ellis Facility Management, Artegence, Starlink, Bibby Financial Services and Communication Unlimited. The list of tenants of the first two buildings comprises among others: Leo Burnett, Levi Strauss, Saatchi & Saatchi, or Zenith Optimedia.
The final shape of Platinum Business Park will comprise 6 buildings, providing a total area of 70 600 sq m of modern office space. The complex is a perfect location for companies that seek the possibility to expand their business within one office park. GTC plans to finish the fourth building of Platinium Business Park(12 700 sq m of rentable space) next year.
The location of the complex, in the heart of the business part of the Mokotów district, guarantees convenient communication with the centre of Warsaw and the nearby Okęcie international airport. Platinium Business Park is easily accessible by car as well as by public means of transportation. Tenants of the three buildings that have been completed so far, have a 650 space parking lot available at their disposal
Platinium Business Park was constructed with the use of highest quality materials. The architectural and structural solutions employed, improve the thermal economy of the building and allow for a more effective usage of the air conditioning and heating systems. The structure of the building and the materials used, guarantee an optimal illumination of the building’s interior with natural sunlight. Moreover the modern technological solutions applied in Platinium Business Parkprovide the highest comfort of work in its offices while being very energy-efficient.
Additionally, Platinium Business Park comprises vast green areas with a lake located in the central point.
GLOBE TRADE CENTRE S.A. (GTC S.A.) is one of the leading developers in the New Europe and was established in 1994 in Warsaw. Currently it 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 centers and residential sector.
GTC has developed about 700 000 sq m of net space and currently is the owner of completed commercial property with a combined net area of about 412 000 sq m. GTC also holds an impressive portfolio of investment at various stages of development which will facilitate the construction of 1.9 million of commercial and residential space.