The occupancy rate at Proximo office building in Warsaw exceeds the 60% threshold, as Hines, the international real estate firm, has signed an agreement with Stanley Black & Decker. The latest tenant of the building located near the metro station “Rondo Daszyńskiego” will occupy over 4,400 square metres of office space.
Office building Proximo, Warsaw
Stanley Black & Decker is a US manufacturer of storage tools and systems for both DIY enthusiasts and professionals across the world. The company has operated its office as well as a financial and accounting centre in Warsaw for 12 year, employing approximately 260 specialists.
The company will occupy Proximo office space on the sixth, seventh and, partially, eighth floor. Its employees will also have access to an over 200-square-metre terrace Stanley Black & Decker will move into Proximo this September, with the agreement signed for a period of seven years.
“As the handover of Proximo draws closer, the group of tenants who have trusted us keeps growing. We are happy to see another reputable, international company go for a perfect location, a wide range of facilities for Proximo users and the highest level of office standard guaranteed by Hines,” said Przemysław Iznerowicz, Managing Director, Hines Polska.
In the course of negotiations, the tenant was represented by the consulting firm JLL.
“The key consideration for the new headquarters for Stanley Black & Decker was a location with good access and public transport available. The company went for a state-of-the-art, flexible office, which will be an asset for current and prospective employees,” added Karol Patynowski, Associate Director, Tenant Representation, JLL.
The Proximo office building is rising on the outskirts of the Central Business District, at the intersection of Prosta and Przyokopowa Streets, in the direct vicinity of Rondo Daszyńskiego, and next to a line 2 metro station with the same name. The nearest metro entrance is located eight metres from the Proximo's façade, and 22 metres from the main entrance to the building. The Proximo building is only two stops from the Świętokrzyska metro station hub. This means that from the moment of leaving the Proximo offices, tenants will reach the Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki) in just over five minutes, while the Dworzec Wileński station is less than a quarter of an hour away. There is also a wide array of services, conference venues and hotels within a 0.5- to 3-kilometre radius of Proximo.
Proximo will offer its tenants 28,385 square meters of Class A office space on 13 above-ground stories, including approximately 2,000 square meters of commercial space on the ground floor and first floor. Proximo's southern wing will be a 13-story dominating structure, which will ensure excellent visibility of the building from the major roads running in the vicinity.
Proximo will have 435 parking spaces on three levels of an underground car park, as well as surface parking spaces for guests, deliveries and taxis. Secure bicycle parking, showers and changing rooms have been planned for the convenience of cyclists. A restaurant, a café, a beauty salon, as well as an inner courtyard with street furniture will add to the friendly, yet practical feel of the complex.
The distinguishing features of Proximo are its large and effective floor areas, a low ratio of common areas, excellent lighting of the space, as well as optimum office depth. The building will have efficient technical systems and installations.
Proximo was designed in cooperation of the architects from the Polish branch of Rolfe Judd of London and a world-renowned design studio Pininfarina from Italy.
The general contractor of Proximo is Hochtief Poland. The project is co-financed by Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.