ZF is one of the global leaders in drive and chassis technologies as well as active and passive security systems, which incorporated TRW Automotive into its structures in May 2015. At present, these two merged companies hire over 136 thousand employees in 230 locations in 40 countries all over the world. This large group of employees will be soon extended as ZF has launched a new head office in Poland, which is situated in Symetris Business Park complex in Łódź. The planned Electronics Engineering Center is to occupy over 2300 sq. m in this office building. The employees will specialize in design of electronic security systems for the car industry together with other research and development units of ZF, that is with the existing center in Częstochowa and with other centers all over the world, including USA, Germany, England, China and India.
The presence of ZF TRW in Symetris Business Park is a confirmation for us that this investment offers highest quality working space and that our engagement in the growth of market in Łódź brings real effects – says Paweł Milcarz, Senior Leasing Manager in Office Department at Echo Investment.
We put a great emphasis not only on development but also on work comfort of our personnel. We are planning to hire nearly 200 engineers, electronic engineers and IT programmers. For that purpose, we have rented a modern office in Symetris Business Park because it meets the highest standards and guarantees comfortable working conditions. An important factor is also the convenient location for the inhabitants of the entire city of Łódź – says Rafał Zatorski, Director of ZF Electronics Engineering Center in Poland.
Symetris Business Park is an office complex which comprises two buildings of the total leasable space amounting to 19 000 sq. m. It is situated at Piłsudskiego Avenue, that is at the main thoroughfare which connects Śródmieście district with the two largest districts: Widzew and Retkinia. Symetris Business Park, an investment implemented by Echo Investment, is currently in the portfolio of Echo Poland Properties, that is a Dutch company which operates in accordance with the REIT formula and invests in the real estate sector, especially in commercial, office and warehouse properties on the territory of entire Poland. The building has already received the BREEAM green certificate.