Pomerania Development Agency (ARP) moved into Olivia Six that is a part of the Olivia Business Center complex in Gdańsk. While choosing a new headquarters, we took realization of our tasks into consideration. We want to stay close with our entrepreneurs and their issues. This new place provides convenient conditions for meeting with both people starting their own businesses and investors from Poland and abroad. We can organize training courses on spot as well as big events in cooperation with Olivia Business such as currently organized conference about our present projects and propositions for companies concerning European funds – says Łukasz Żelewski, Chairman of Pomerania Development Agency.
The moving of the former headquarters of Pomerania Development Agency to Olivia Six is a milestone of the „Olivia Business Centre” project. Our center is a place where entrepreneurs, investors and local governments work together for Pomerania. Additionally, if we mention an active cooperation with universities and vocational courses, we have a lively business City in Gdańsk – said Maciej Grabski, Chairman and Investor, Olivia Business Center.
The new office of the investment occupies 1600 sq. m of space located on 12th and 13th floor in the building. The project of the headquarters of ARP in Olivia Six was devised in the Olivia Business Center architectural studio. A representative and neutral reception zone with a waiting room for guests is situated on the 12th floor of the office. An office and rooms for management board of ARP are located on the 13th floor. The headquarters of the institution holds: Information Point of EU Funds, Invest in Pomerania, Department of Entrepreneurship Development and Regional Financing Institution. The office of ARP was designed in a corridor arrangement. Spacious office rooms are intended for nearly 150 people.
Pomerania Development Agency SA has been operating since 1992. This institution enables and supports Pomeranian entrepreneurs in benefitting from European Funds. It is responsible for service of EU donation programs, initiates different economic enterprises, runs Investor Service Center, coordinates the Invest in Pomerania initiative as well as manages the Capital Fund for innovative ideas.
Olivia Six is a 18-tier building (15 aboveground and 3 underground tiers) with the most modern elevation in a three-shaft system, which decreases the need for energy and exploitation costs. The office received the BREEAM Excellent certificate with the highest grade in the region. The structure offers more than 17 000 sq. m of office area for rent.
Olivia Business Center is the largest office and business center in the region. As a target, the size of the complex will exceed 170 000 sq. m. The complex is composed of five offices – Olivia Gate, Olivia Point, Olivia Tower, Olivia Four and Olivia Six that was commissioned in May 2015. The complex holds headquarters of such companies as Alior Bank, Allianz, Amazon, Bayer, Energa, Noble Bank, PKO BP, PwC, Sii and ThyssenKrupp. Furthermore, it offers more than 1600 parking places, over 200 stands for bicycles and 5 changing rooms with showers to its tenants.