Skanska invests EUR 29 M, about SEK 260 M, in new green office project in Łódź in Poland
Skanska invests EUR 29 M in the office project Green Horizon in Łódź in Poland. In a first phase Skanska will build 19 000 square meters. This can later be extended to 33 000. The first lease on 11 500 square meters has already been signed.
Green Horizon is Skanska Property Poland it’s first office investment in Łódź. The total space for lease in two phases is 33 000 sqm. The first phase will be completed in October 2012 and will comprise of about 19 000 square meters. The first lease for 11 500 square meters is already signed.
Skanska will also move its Łódź office into Green Horizon, occupying the additional space of 2 300 square meters. The project will start immediately and the construction contract on EUR 23 M will be booked by Skanska Construction in the second quarter of 2011.
“We are proud to announce our presence in yet another new city in Poland. I’m happy that with Green Horizon we have combined our focus on sustainability with an effectively designed space plan. We are going to have a LEED Gold certified building, which is very energy efficient and will provide a healthy working environment”, says Nicklas Lindberg, Managing Director of Skanska Property Poland.
Green Horizon will be LEED Gold certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The investment will also comply with the requirements of the GreenBuilding European programme. By chosing the right material and using modern technological solutions the building will have an optimal resource management, saving water and energy.
Skanska Commercial Development Europe initiates and develops property projects in office, logistics and commercial buildings. The company’s operations are concentrated in metropolitan areas in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland and are conducted in three local units: Skanska Property Czech Republic, Skanska Property Hungary and Skanska Property Poland.