MSCI, a leading provider of investment decision support tools will start its operation at its new Váci Corridor office location in March 2014, and has signed a long term transaction. Cushman & Wakefield also provided Project Management services to MSCI with regards to their office fit out.
Akos Janza, MSCI Budapest Executive Director pointed out: “This decision represents MSCI’s continued commitment to its presence in Budapest, our dedication to excellence and our intention to provide for further growth at our firm. We feel that Green House will improve our employees’ working environment and enable us to offer the highest service levels to our global clients.”
David M. Johnston MRICS Associate in Cushman & Wakefield’s Office Agency Department Budapest said: “We undertook a comprehensive search of the market on behalf of MSCI, and Green House immediately became their preferred option. On our first on-site viewing you could tell that MSCI felt that this building could offer them something very special. We were delighted to secure the space on their behalf.’’
Grzegorz Strutyński, Managing Director of Skanska Property Hungary added: ‘’We are glad to have the MSCI transaction in Green House finalized, and look forward to working in partnership with MSCI in the next few years. Green House is the only LEED Platinum office building in Hungary. We are positive that this unique level of sustainability, combined with a great location and innovative technical features will offer MSCI the unique office solution that they were keen to secure.’’
Skanska’s Green House is an outstanding scheme on the Budapest office market. It was completed on 15 December 2012, and is now 93% let, certainly making it one of the best performing office buildings in Budapest. The 17,800 sq m A category office building with LEED Platinum certification is located in the Váci Corridor submarket, the most popular office location in Budapest. During its development particular attention has been paid to energy and water efficiency, and to reducing carbon dioxide emissions.