BNP Paribas Bank has leased two floors for its business needs, with a total area of 3360 sqm of office space in Francuska Office Centre and will move into the building at the end of this year. The complex belongs to GTC and is located in the very centre of Katowice, in close vicinity of the Railway Station and motorway exit.
Experts from BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland Office Agency were responsible for a selection of suitable location and execution of the lease transaction. Owing to their substantive support and involvement, the Client found a location which met the highest, international standards, fully matching specific business needs and expectations.
"Our Client was looking for office space which would meet a number of requirements set by business lines. They pertained to, among other things, location, building standard, technical infrastructure and number of parking places while maintaining flexible lease conditions. We found all this in the Francuska Office Centre complex, where the building owner – GTC Group – fulfilled the tenant’s expectations. " - Tomasz Skrzypek, Senior Consultant, BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland Office Agency
Francuska Office Centre is an office complex consisting of two class A office buildings, with a total leasable area of 23 000 sqm, located 5 minutes by car from the Katowice city centre and 30 minutes away from the international airport at Pyrzowice. The surrounding area offers a wide selection of commercial and service facilities as well as access to numerous bus and tram lines. The venue includes a restaurant, two bank subsidiaries and a kiosk.
"We are very glad, that such a demanding tenant as BNP Paribas Bank has chosen our building for its headquarters in Katowice. Such transactions confirm not only the quality of the offered office space but also the standard of property management. We believe that BNP Paribas Bank employees will appreciate the advantages of the building and will feel comfortable there." - Grzegorz Boczek, Head of Leasing at GTC
The owner of the location is GTC Group, established in 1994 – a leading developer and investor in the commercial real estate sector, focusing its operations on the Polish market and capital cities of Central and Eastern Europe. The Group operates in Poland, Budapest, Bucharest, Belgrade, Zagreb and Sofia.
In relation to the concluded transaction, the new tenant was advised by BNP Paribas Real Estate and the building owner by Colliers.
Source: BNP Paribas Real Estate