The construction works of the first phase of Reinhold Center are planned to be finished by the end of November. The developer, Reinhold Polska, is going to file a motion for a building use permit at the beginning of December. The company predicts to obtain the administrative decision within one month as the building opening is planned for January. Since the last days of October, interiors of rented spaces are delivering to tenants for finishing them off.
Capgemini Polska signed a rental agreement for 3 780 sq. m of office space in the newly developed Atrium office building at 54 Graniczna St. It is going to be the second company’s location in Katowice. The first one is localised at 13 Uniwersytecka St. in Altus building and operates ITO (Information Technology Outsourcing) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) services. The unit on Graniczna St. will offer solutions within the BPO area.
LC Corp S.A. obtained an administrative decision concerning environmental constraints for a scheme of Roździeńskiego Tower. The building would be developed along Roździeńskiego Av. interjacent the Scientific Information Center and Academic Library and the future Silesian Museum. The 1 hectare development plot was bought by the company in 2008 for a record-breaking PLN 80 million.
In January, Euro-Centrum Group signed a cooperation agreement with the U.S.-Polish Trade Council (USPTC) based in Silicon Valley, California. In Friday, October 30, the USPTC will open its first Polish regional office in Katowice. The office with a seat in Euro-Centrum Industrial Park will be managed by Mariusz Tomaka which was appointed by the Board of Directors of USPTC to be the Director of the organization in Katowice. The inauguration will be performed by Piotr Moncarz, a Stanford University professor and USPTC Chairman.
Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport will be the first one to offer direct all cargo flights from Poland to North America. A weekly trans-Atlantic flight between Hamilton International Airport near Toronto, Canada and Katowice will be operated every Saturday. The schedules have been designed to meet the increasing needs and requirements of air cargo shippers in North America and Eastern Europe.