Skanska lays cornerstone for Nordic Light Offices in Budapest
Skanska Property Hungary yesterday laid the cornerstone of its 7th office building on inner Váci út in Budapest called Nordic Light Offices, with a total leasable space of approximately 26,200 sqm, to be built in two phases, the firm said today in a press release.
The first building consists of 6,600 sqm of modern office space, while the second phase will provide offices across 19,600 sqm, the press release said. Tenants will be able to use a three-level underground car park with 404 parking spaces, as well as bicycle racks with showers and changing rooms, fitted for cyclists’ convenience.
The 8-storey building will be equipped with modern sustainable solutions providing optimal indoor environment quality combined with high cost-efficiency. The building has been pre-certified in the LEED system with a Gold rating.
“Nordic Light is situated on Váci corridor, one of the most sought-after office locations of the city, and offers great visibility to our tenants. The technologies applied in this building represent our commitment to the energy-efficient, environmental friendly and healthy office spaces Skanska is famous for. With the design of the building, our aim was to create a workplace where people love to spend their time,” Zoltán Linczmayer, Managing Director of Skanska Property Hungary said.
During the cornerstone ceremony, the building’s foundation act was signed by His Excellency Niclas Trouvé, Ambassador of Sweden to Hungary; György Arató, Chief Architect of the 13th district; Dr. Gergely Paulinyi, DLA, President and CEO of Mérték Group Zrt.; Zoltán Linczmayer, Managing Director of Skanska Property Hungary; and Richard Burleigh, President of Skanska Construction Romania, the press release noted.
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