Skanska invests EUR 30M, about SEK 280M, in phase I of an office project in Warsaw, Poland

Skanska has invested EUR 30M, about SEK 280M, in the first phase of the office complex Spark located in Warsaw, Poland. Spark 1 will be nine storeys high with a total leasable area of around 12,300 square meters.

The project will offer a number of locations where both people working in the complex and local residents can gather, such as co-work space outside the building and a roof terrace accessible for all tenants. On the roof, Spark will have beehives. Additionally, the architecture will be carefully designed to meet the needs of disabled people and will be the first office building in Poland to hold a ‘building without barriers’ certificate at such an early stage. The project is expected to receive LEED Platinum certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

Spark as a complex will comprise three office buildings with a total leasable area of over 70,000 square meters. In the third phase of the project a 130-meter high skyscraper will be built.

Construction of the first phase is due to start in July 2016 and is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2018.

Skanska Commercial Development Europe initiates and develops office property projects. The company’s operations are concentrated in the metropolitan areas of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Poland and are conducted in four local units: Skanska Property Czech Republic, Skanska Property Hungary, Skanska Romania and Skanska Property Poland.

For further information please contact:

Małgorzata Kubica, External Communication Manager, Skanska Poland, tel: +48 502 747 454

Andreas Joons, Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 449 04 94

Direct line for media: +46 10 448 88 99

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