Bonarka for Business D is the fourth class A building that belongs to Bonarka for Business complex, which is the last part of the first phase of the project. The next stage of the construction, which includes buildings E, F and G has already begun. The official opening ceremony of the new building was held on the 10th of December which was partaken by representatives of the investors: TriGranit Development Polska as well as IPR, the new lessee Lufthansa Global Business Services – Airline Accounting Center Sp. Z o.o, as well as representatives of Cracow’s business environments.
High class finishing materials as well as amenities makes the office building D able to fulfil expectations of our lessees, and this is what we wanted the most – said Árpád Török, the CEO of the Trigranit Development Corporation group.
The new office building offers 9500 sq. m. of the total leasable area, and there is 1385 sq. m. per a typical storey. Occupants of the building will have at their disposal 82 underground garage places and the visitors – places in the car park. The seven-storey office building has been fitted with such solutions as: suspended ceiling, raised floor, structured cabling and modern air-conditioning system.
The complex is located at Puszkarska St, Cracow, near the A4 motorway entrance, in close proximity to the city centre. Bonarka City Center, the shopping centre, is in the immediate vicinity.
The new building is attracting lessee’s interest. In 6 months before commissioning, the 92 per cent of the surface was leased – confirmed Tomasz Lisiecki, President of the Board of TriGranit Development Poland.
New Lufthansa’s office
The 6 storeys, that is 8000 sq. m. of the net office space, have been leased by Airline Accounting Center, which currently is being converted into Lufthansa Global Business Services (LGBC). The lease of the new office is a clear-cut example of commitment of ours. The office offers perfect conditions, which are favourable for the further development and successes – commented Marc Ammelung, the Managing Director of Lufthansa Global Business Services, Cracow. In the new registered office will work approximately 500 people. LGBC plans to employ in future 800 specialists. The company is primarily looking for candidates who know the German language and have experience in the administrative services. The relocation is the perfect starting point for successful development. The surface of storeys occupied by Lufthansa is going to amount to 8 000 sq. m. of modern office space complies with the most modern standards – the old office has already reached its capacity – added Marc Ammelung.
The second lessee is “Pod Magnolią” - a kindergarten, which is going to be located on the ground level. When it comes to the rest of the office surface, the negotiations are in advanced stage.
As a rule, our lessee appreciate, among others: the exceptionality of the investment, convenient location, the flexibility in arranging the interior and availability of services such as the medical centre, the fitness club, the canteen or the shopping centre – said Tomasz Lisiecki. Jones Lang LaSalle is responsible for commercialisation.
The second stage of Bonarka For Business
After analysis of the local market investors decided to commence the second stage of the Bonarka for Business project. The three buildings – E, F, G – are going to offer the total surface of 30 000 sq. m. Along with the B4B complex, we want to offer the international companies the place complying with their standards and allowing for development – explained Árpád Török.
Biuro Rozwoju Krakowa along with IMB Asymetria are responsible for the architectural design of the building.
The three new office building are going to be certified in the BREEAM scheme on the Very Good level. Commencing the next phase of the B4B project we did not have any doubts. The E building, which is scheduled to be commissioned in the 1 quarter of 2015, is already attracting interest among the potential lessee. We hope that the next buildings will achieve the similar success as those from the previous stage – remarked Tomasz Lisiecki.