News Article CA Immo green leases office Poland Warsaw
by Property Forum | Office

Since the beginning of the year, five companies have decided to lease a total of 10,000 sqm of office space in Warsaw Spire C, which is almost half of the building. The majority of contracts are renewals of existing leases, two contracts were concluded as green leases. The occupancy rate in Warsaw Spire C is currently over 96%.

Tenants who have decided to stay in Warsaw Spire C for the next few years are: Eleven Sports Television, the office of medical brand Affidea (more than 820 sqm), one of Poland's leaders in the outdoor advertising market – Ströer (nearly 1,600 sqm.) and Benefit Systems – an entity offering, among other things, the well-known sports and recreation program Multisport (more than 6,000 sqm). Meanwhile, CVI Dom Maklerski has joined the ranks of companies operating at Plac Europejski 2 in Warsaw this year leasing more than 750 sqm.

"The Warsaw Spire C building is among the best located, highest quality office buildings in the Polish capital. As its owner and landlord, we are constantly responding to the needs of our tenants, making sure that the building meets the highest requirements, is attractive for all users and is operated as sustainably as possible. Our goal is to build lasting relationships with our tenants and provide them with state-of-the-art office space with regards to equipment, infrastructure, ESG and quality of stay. We are delighted with the numerous contract renewals we have signed since the beginning of the year and the trust our tenants have placed in us", commented Dawid Wątorski, Senior Leasing Manager at CA Immo in Poland.

Green Leases: Cooperation with tenants to reduce the environmental impact of buildings

CA Immo is one of the first landlords on the Polish market to offer tenants so-called “green” lease contracts, including provisions on the sustainable use and management of the building. These green clauses refer, among other things, to environmentally friendly cleaning, waste separation or advice on increasing energy efficiency. Two of the five lease extensions signed for Warsaw Spire C have been green leases.

This year CA Immo re-certified Warsaw Spire C under the BREEAM system, achieving In-Use certification at the Excellent level. At the same time, the company invited the Integration Foundation to confirm the building's accessibility for people with limited mobility and obtain confirmation in the form of a "Barrier Free Facility" certificate.

Warsaw Spire C is part of the Warsaw Spire complex, which was voted the best office and business development project at the 2017 MIPIM Awards. The property offers 21,750 sqm. GLA (of which 93% is office, the rest is retail space and logistics facilities), as well as 263 parking spaces in an underground parking lot. CA Immo's portfolio in Poland also includes the complex's twin building, Warsaw Spire B. The building is located in the important business center of Warsaw, at Daszyńskiego Roundabout in Wola.