Developer Tishman International Companies and GE Real Estate Central & Eastern Europe have announced that four international companies have signed new leases for office and warehouse space in the newly constructed Sofia Airport Center (SAC), a $300-million, state-of-the-art business park in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The new tenant companies, Denicom EOOD, DIK EOOD, Hilti Bulgaria EOOD and Vista AWT AD, have taken space in SAC at 64 Christopher Columbus Road.
Tishman leasing agent, Forton International, has negotiated a 62-month lease for 1,200 m² of warehouse space and 300 m² of office space in SAC for Denicom EOOD, a supplier of silicon, sealing and construction glues for parquet, wood, cork, floorings, faience and wallpapers.
Forton International represented the landlord, and Skala Di represented engineering and machinery company DIK EOOD in a 66-month lease deal for 900 m² of warehouse space and 300 m² of office space in SAC. DIK EOOD is the exclusive importer for Bulgaria of Schuller Austria high-quality tools for the construction industry.
Hilti Bulgaria EOOD
Forton International represented the landlord in negotiating a 60-month lease for Hilti Bulgaria EOOD for 900 m² of warehouse space and 375 m² of office space in SAC.
Hilti Bulgaria EOOD, headquartered in Liechtenstein, is part of the Hilti Group, a world leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing top-quality products for construction and building maintenance. Hilti Bulgaria EOOD has steadily expanded its operations in Bulgaria, and its decision to choose the energy-efficient, environmentally friendly Sofia Airport Center as its new office and warehouse location demonstrates the company's commitment to quality and prestige.
Vista AWT AD
The Bulgarian brokerage firm, Bulgaria 21, brought Vista AWT AD to the Sofia Airport Center. Vista AWT AD has signed a 65-month lease for 1,600 m² of warehouse space and 300 m² of office space in the logistics center.
"We are very pleased to welcome these prestigious tenants to Sofia Airport Center, which has been planned and designed as a Logistics Center with corporate offices, warehouse space and other facilities, according to the highest Western and U.S building standards," said Alan D. Levy, Chairman of Tishman International. "Our tenants will enjoy the many advantages of the Sofia Airport Center's strategic location for their international meetings and frequent travel needs," he continued.
"The Logistics Center will be a self sufficient environment where tenants can take advantage of the services they need including a canteen, where logistics and office employees may enjoy meals at affordable rates in a pleasant environment. In addition, SAC is equipped with the most modern technology, including fiber-optic cable technology," said Pepa Dimitrova, Director of Operations and Development for Tishman Management Copmany EOOD.
"The design of the SAC logistics center is flexible, and SAC's architects and designers work with each tenant to determine the best tenant improvements for their needs," she continued.
The world-class SAC, set in a landscaped campus with its own ornamental lake, offers an international standard working environment with on-site property management services, designed as Western European/American style. The park is designed to include a high-quality, 250-room hotel with dining, conference and recreational facilities.
According to Bozhidar Zahariev, Leasing Manager at Tishman Management Company EOOD "SAC is attracting a tremendous amount of interest from retailers, logistics and storage companies, local and international food companies, and other businesses that desire to operate from premises close to the airport."
Source: Tishman International