Bucharest, August 2nd 2022
MET Romania Energy has leased the fourth floor with a surface of 700 sqm in Expo Business Park, Expoziției area, Bucharest. The advisory services for the lease transaction yet also those for the Project Management, for the space planning were done by Fortim Trusted Advisors, Alliance Member BNP Paribas Real Estate.
The offices MET Romania Energy is moving into are A Class and have been customized for this company.
“MET Romania Energy has wished for a more modern office and what matters most is that Expo Business Park is a green building, BREEAM Outstanding certified, and has low energy consumption levels. The office project is near a metro station, in a new business hub, and its ground floor is organized with commercial premises of various destinations like food and other services for the employees“, declares Dorin Caplea, Senior Consultant Advisory – Office Agency, Fortim Trusted Advisors, Alliance Member BNP Paribas Real Estate.
Expo Business Park has a double certification, BREEAM Outstanding and WELL Health-Safety Rating through International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). By meeting these standards, Expo Business Park offers the tenants a healthy environment with a low consumption of energy and water, intelligent solutions for LED lighting, bicycle parking racks provided with showers and lockers, fresh and clean air input to the building. The project is also provided with solar panels on the roof.
photo: Expo Business Park
Expo Business Park, located in Expoziției area is a vibrant project of A Class offices, with three office buildings which include five, seven and eight floors respectively, over a net total area of 40,000 sqm office space.
Expoziției area is a new business pole, with an energetic growth, located in the north of the Capital. In this zone the office stock of a superior class has rapidly increased in the last five years, up to a total of over 100,000 sqm of modern offices.
The Project Management services are being professionalized
“As a trend, we have noticed that the Project Management services for the fit-out of office stock are gaining importance among the tenants. The companies wish for a an office space segmented as efficiently as possible, with a low energy consumption, with quality finishes and new type of partitioning, which are innovative, attract employees, and create a pleasant working experience. Up to now, our company ensures Project Management only within services package that are common with those of Property Management, in case of developers, yet we have recently opened the possibility for several types of partnership. Ensuring the Project Management services, together with the advisory ones, is aligned to our new business line «One-Stop Shop»“, declares Costin Nistor, Managing Director, Fortim Trusted Advisors, Alliance Member BNP Paribas Real Estate.
During the fit-out process for an office space, the construction works are taking most of the time (50% of the total time), on the second place being the achievement and approval of the architecture, design and installations project (30%). Not to be neglected are yet the time needed for the bidding of the construction works and for the moving process of the firm, one the works are finalized, and which must be allocated each 10% of the time.
The Project Management company closely watches the entire process of Fitting-Out an office space which includes four main stages: the first one is projecting, a stage in which architecture services, design and MEP are called for, a second stage is organizing the bidding for a construction firm, the third stage is the actual effecting of the construction works, and the final stage is the relocation and moving of the firm.
MET Romania Energy
MET Romania is one of the most important private suppliers of energy and natural gas on the local market. It is part of MET Group, an integrated energy company headquartered in Switzerland. The Group operates in several regional markets for natural gas and electricity from classical and renewable sources, being present through subsidiaries in 13 countries, 26 national gas markets and 22 international trading centres. At the end of 2021, the MET Group’s consolidated sales revenues amounted to 18.1 billion euros and the volume of natural gas traded was 55 BCM.
About Fortim Trusted Advisors, Alliance Member of the BNP Paribas Real Estate
Fortim Trusted Advisors, an Alliance Member of the BNP Paribas Real Estate in Romania, is a company of real estate consultancy created in 2002 and since December 2020 is supervised by Costin Nistor, Bogdan Cange and Nicolae Ciobanu. The company provides services of real estate consultancy in the area of office, retail, industry & logistics, assessment, capital markets, research, yet it also provides services of Property Management and Project Management. In the area of Property Management, the company administrates over 115,000 sqm of office stock, retail and industrial stock. Among the most important recurrent clients of Fortim Trusted Advisors are Morgan Stanley, Add Value Management, Indotek, Kesz and First Property Asset Management. At the same time, on the office stock segment, the company took charge of office space trading for Reckit Benkiser, Renault, Fortech, Grohe, Credius, OLX Group, Multinode Network, AHI Carrier, AVL,UMT Software, Future Electronics, The Home or Bioderma.