The project will ultimately consists of four office buildings. Each of the buildings will cover approximately 11 000 sq. meters of A class office space. 600 parking places will be built in the complex. Silesia Business Park will be LEED Gold certified. The office complex is situated on Chorzowska St., in the direct vicinity of Silesia City Center, a shopping and service center.
“The highest quality of the project and sustainable development solutions are the characteristic marks of the properties developed by Skanska. Silesia Business Park is Skanska’s first project in the Katowice market and the first building in Katowice to be managed by BNP Paribas Real Estate” – said Grzegorz Dudziak, CEE Property Administration Department Director at BNP Paribas Real Estate. “We are the leader among independent office property managers in the Continental Europe. We manage more than 22 million square meters of office spaces, but we also provide property management services in terms of shopping centers and logistic parks. We are happy that we enter the Katowice market together with Skanska in order to provide the highest quality services to companies which have or plan to have their offices in this City” – said Grzegorz Dudziak.
Silesia Business Park offers modern solutions ensuring comfortable use of office spaces. Thanks to the solutions, there will be, for instance, 30% more of fresh air in rooms than as required by the standards applicable in Poland. The buildings are also designed so as to ensure maximum access to daylight on workstations. The many facilities also include full infrastructure for people using bicycles: monitored bicycle parks, showers and dressing rooms.
The first tenant of the office space developed within the Silesia Business Park is PwC Service Delivery Center, which has leased almost 6 800 sq. meters. The second building within the complex is being built. It will be completed at the turn of Q3 and Q4 2015.
The architectural design of the complex was prepared by Medusa Group. The general contractor is Skanska S.A., Skanska Property Poland being in charge of commercialization.