International Business Center II in Warsaw, an office building owned by Accession Fund SICAV, an institutional real estate fund based in Luxembourg, developed and managed by Quinlan Private Golub, one of the leading real estate developers active in Central and Eastern Europe, was awarded the Best Office Development in 2007. The contest was organized by CEE Construction and Investment Journal, Central & Eastern Europe's leading real estate magazine. The award was granted by the jury selected from a cross-section of the real estate industry at the CiJ Awards 2007 gala dinner that took place on 22 November 2007 in the Marriott hotel in Warsaw.
On the photo: International Business Center II in Warsaw.
Graham Kilbane, Managing Director Poland at Quinlan Private Golub, who collected the award on behalf of the company, commented: "This has been another very successful year for Quinlan Private Golub, particularly in Poland. We have strengthened our position by successfully completing several prestigious office and retail projects including the awarded IBC II building in Warsaw. I am glad that the hard work of the whole team was recognised by the CiJ jury."
International Business Center I & II is a landmark building of 37,000 m² located in Armii Ludowej and Polna streets in central Warsaw. The first phase was completed in 2002. IBC phase II, designed by Artchitecture (formerly Denton Corker Marshall), measures 58.5 m high and consists of a total rentable area of 19,400 m² on 12 floors. It includes a three-story underground garage with the total area of 4,425 m² and 122 parking spaces. Besides easy and convenient access by car and all kinds of public transportation, including the underground, this class A building also provides unparalleled views of Warsaw's most attractive green space. In addition to the highly efficient and unique floor plate International Business Center offers a number of attractive features to its tenants. These include a dedicated telephone switch for the building providing up to 6,000 digital voice and data lines (with options to expand), 24-hour manned security, a coffee shop located inside the building. The building is fully air-conditioned and provides state-of-the-art safety systems, including fire sprinklers, stair pressurization and smoke exhaust ventilation.
The major tenants of the International Business Center complex include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Avon, Samsung, Union Investment, Bank Pocztowy SA, Eli Lilly, Software AG, Provident, Citibank, JML S.A., HSBC Bank Polska S.A. and other companies. The first tenant moved in to its new office in the IBC II building on 29 June 2007.