Golub GetHouse company, investor and developer of the PRIME Corporate Center building, signed a lease agreement with Raiffeisen Polbank. The tenant is going to move into 19 500 sq. m of office area and additional commercial-service area in the first six months of 2016. The office is being built at Grzybowska 78 Street in Warsaw.
The transaction is the largest lease agreement of office space which has been concluded in Poland since the beginning of 2014 and also one of the most significant importance in Europe within last few months. The bank will occupy 90 per cent of an available office space as well as a whole commercial area on the ground floor.
We thank for the trust placed in us by Raiffeisen Polbank in choosing PRIME Corporate Center as the future registered office. The bank devoted a lot of time and engagement to analysis and assessment of all available office projects class A on the Warsaw market. The choice fell on PRIME – said Czarek Jarząbek, chairman of Golub GetHouse.
The building will be adjusted to tenant’s needs as regards design, safety and other aspects which have an influence on comfort of using. The new abode of bank’s head office will be to some extent the beginning of the new chapter in history by Raiffeisen Group in Poland. In the building perfectly adjusted to our needs, there will be employees so far spread in a few Warsaw localizations. It will allow the organization to accumulate considerable financial savings and work more effectively at the same time. Certainly, the new head office will be adjusted to our clients’ needs and model departments will be prepared for individual and company ones – commented Piotr Czarnecki, president of the management board of Raiffeisen Polbank.
PRIME Corporate Center will be offering 21 000 sq. m of office space on 23 tiers. The office, building of which started in the first quarter of 2014, will be 83 high. The investment is applying for BREEAM certificate on the Very Good level. The architectural project of the building originated within cooperation of Epstein and Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) from Chicago studios. The general contractor of the investment is WARBUD. Furthermore, Raiffeisen Polbank gave a bank financing on realization of the office. During the transaction of the lease, the owner was advised by Savills and Clifford Chance legal office, whereas the tenant – by Colliers International and Baker & McKenzie legal office.