William Demant is going to move into the Warsaw office of Echo Investment in the second half of 2016. The company will occupy more than 3000 sq. m of office space. All companies of the group being a global leader in production of hearing aid – Demant Technology Center, DGS and Oticon Poland – will locate their headquarters in the building. The office in Q22 will be another agency of the international holding in Poland.
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We are glad that such a renowned representative of technology industry as William Demant decided to trust us. This global company with international reputation has headquarters in the most prestigious locations. The fact that another agency of the company will be located in Q22 is the greatest testimonial and confirmation of the highest quality of the investment. The finishing works and commercialization of Q22 are being conducted in accordance with the schedule. We will announce other contracts in the nearest time – says Michał Żelski, Senior Leasing Manager, Echo Investment.
The tenant was advised by Department of Office Areas in CBRE in the process of negotiating the contract. The decision of William Demant about creation of a center responsible for research and development is a perfect confirmation of the potential of Poland. According to data of the Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS), the outlays for research and development activity in Poland are becoming more and more bigger, and grants as well as co-financing make that Poland is an attractive place to locate business centers. The still developing office market in Warsaw offering world class office projects such as Q22 and the access to well-qualified and ambitious personnel attract the most important foreign investors who see development potential for their businesses in our country – says Łukasz Kałędkiewicz, Chairman of Department of Office Areas, CBRE.
Q22 is currently being realized in the business center of Warsaw at the crossroads of Jana Pawła II Avenue and Grzybowska Street. It is going to offer more than 50 000 sq. m of office area to its tenants. The ground floor of the building will be occupied by a representative and glazed lobby, whereas office premises will be located on the floors from 2nd to 14th, and from 18th to 39th. The remaining part, that is the levels 14-17 are intended for special functions, that is e.g. conference center, fitness club or restaurants. The structure received the BREEAM Interim certificate at the Excellent level with the result amounting to 79.1 per cent, which is one of the highest grades in this category in Poland. The building’s project was prepared by the architectural studio Kuryłowicz & Associates in cooperation with Buro Happold Poland. Echo Investment is both investor and developer of the building.