Apollo-Rida, the owner and property manager of the Equal Business Park in Krakow, has signed a lease for nearly 1,000 sq m of office space with global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca Pharma Poland. The landlord was advised during the transaction process by real estate advisory firm Savills, the sole leasing agent for office space in the complex.
AstraZeneca is a leading global, innovative biopharmaceutical company that delivers modern medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. In Poland it has been present for over 30 years and has 3,000-plus employees.
The new tenant of the Equal Business Park has decided to relocate to a modern office that is aligned with AstraZeneca’s sustainable developments goals (SDG) of its global ESG strategy. The building has been awarded a BREEAM certificate with an Excellent rating for its eco-friendly solutions, including renewable energy supply, comprehensive cycling facilities, electrical vehicle charging stations, and energy-efficient lifts and lighting.
“AstraZeneca Pharma Poland is another company that has appreciated the high quality of the Equal Business Park. More and more tenants are turning their focus to eco-friendly technologies in office buildings due to the ESG strategies they have adopted,” says Dominika Cyrbus, Savills Krakow office.
“Our priority is to ensure day-to-day employee wellbeing and to reduce our environmental footprint. Each new lease makes us proud as it is evidence of invariably the highest quality of office space provided in the Equal Business Park. We create user- and environment-friendly workplaces where everyone is able to unlock their full potential,” comments Rafał Nowicki, CEO, Apollo-Rida Poland.
The Equal Business Park is a complex of modern and functional buildings with a combined area of 49,500 sq m of class A office and service space. It boasts a well-connected location in Wielicka Street in Krakow’s Podgórze district, the high quality of office space and a comprehensive suite of employee amenities. The buildings, which feature a modern design that seamlessly blends into the green setting, have become a landmark on the Krakow business map and home to many well-known companies. Key tenants include – in addition to AstraZeneca – Qurate Retail Group, TE Connectivity, Superior Logistics, Kimberly Clark, Aptiv, EQTek, Kingfisher, BorgWarner, and Regus.
The owner and property manager of the Equal Business Park in Krakow is Apollo-Rida Poland, a developer and investor in office, industrial, retail and residential real estate in Warsaw, Krakow and Gdansk.