January 21, 2016
Office buildings AFI Park 4 and 5 have reached 50 percent (16,000 sqm) pre-leases at the beginning of 2016, due to its superior location and technical specifications, 24/7 non stop operations, being LEED Gold certified and having AFI Cotroceni in its proximity. The 4th and 5th phase of the office project AFI Park developed near the mall in Cotroceni will be delivered in 2 weeks time, when the first tenants will take over their spaces and start operations.
Cameron, one of the tenants in AFI Park 1, will expand and relocate its offices into AFI Park 4&5. The other three companies which have signed agreements for spaces in the two buildings come from the IT&C industry. SII Romania, a company specialized in providing technology services and solutions for medium and large enterprises, has leased 3,000 sqm on the 10th floor of the office buildings, while another 3,000 sqm will be occupied by a new important entry to the IT&C Romanian market. Additional several thousands of sqm are taken over by ORTEC Central & Eastern Europe, a major player in the advanced planning software and operations research field.
The ground floor will be occupied by the Italian restaurant “Trattoria Uno”, next to “Tucano Café” and a show room location leased by “Pinum Doors & Windows”.
The spaces in AFI Park 4&5 are delivered according to tenants’ planning and design. Specific requests from the companies in the IT&C industry is to have a floor plate of about 3,000 sqm, to enable maximum natural light with a clear height of 2.8 m floor to ceiling and to be provided with an approved fire system scenario according to EU standards, including sprinklers and smoke detectors.
As all AFI Park office buildings, AFI Park 4&5 benefit of an estimated 40% reduction of energy consumption and water use compared to a regular office. The project incorporates certain unique abilities as electricity and HVAC design are developed according to a floor layout of one work station to 7 sqm and an option for LED lighting in the office space.
An additional unique element that sets the office buildings apart from the other projects on the market are several advanced back-up solutions including electricity high voltage supply from 2 different sources that assure AFI Park 4&5 tenants a 24/7/365 days continuous activity.
AFI Park consists of 5 Class A office buildings totaling 70,000 sqm of GLA, which are linked to the AFI Cotroceni Shopping Mall (82,000 sqm GLA). The complex (152,000 sqm of leasable areas, GLA) enables the most convenient and perfect combination between business and personal lifestyle, a work environment which meets the modern lifestyle sought after by the IT generations – Generations X, Y and Z.
AFI Park is easily accessible through the public transport system, with a nearby Metro station (Politehnica), located only 250 meters from the project, in addition to 12 different bus and tram lines that are serving the mall and the business park. AFI Park has been established as the new IT&C Hub for prestigious multinational companies, such as: Electronic Arts, Conglomerate TELUS International, UK held Endava Romania, Microchip Technology, Sparkware Technologies and Cameron Romania, part of Cameron Group.