Forte Partners announces the signing of an agreement whereby BRINEL, founded by Marcel Borodi in 1991 and part of the French group SNEF since 2018, leases approximately 1,000 square meters of office space in phase two of the U•Center office project.
„Given the rapid growth of the BRINEL team in Bucharest and the fact that we put employee and customer experience first, it was necessary to have a space dedicated to doing business in a collaborative, creative and efficient way. We are proud to enhance the workspace by providing our employees with offices in a building developed according to the latest sustainability and energy efficiency standards, an easily accessible location right in the heart of the city, surrounded by greenery and relaxation areas”, said Andrei Savin, General Manager of BRINEL.
Forte Partners started construction works on the second phase of U•Center, with a GLA of 35,000 square meters, in the second half of 2021 and will deliver the building to tenants in the second half of this year.
„We are glad that BRINEL chose U•Center 2 for its offices in Bucharest, as this is a confirmation of our strategy to develop sustainable office projects, with all the facilities and features of a healthy and modern work and lifestyle, putting employees at the center and with care for the local community. Once completed in the third quarter of this year, the second phase of U•Center will expand the business and service community already created in the first phase and will complete one of the most important office hubs in Bucharest”, said Elena Tecuță, Office Leasing Manager at FortePartners.
The first phase of the U•Center office project was completed in the third quarter of 2021, is fully leased by clients such as Booking Holdings, Endava, Lensa, Up Romania, BT, Neuroaxis, DCS plus and was sold to Pavăl Holding in November 2022.
Prior to the sale, the first phase of the project achieved LEED Platinum certification with a score of 85, one of the highest obtained in Romania forLEED v4 and WELL Health & Safety, and in February 2023 - WELL Platinum certification with a score of 91, the highest recorded in Romania for this typeof certification at the time of its achievement. Forte Partners aims to obtain the same certifications for the second phase of U•Center.