Riverview office building has reached 100% occupancy

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Skanska Property Czech Republic has leased all the retail units at Riverview. In addition to the anchor tenant, global pharmaceutical company MSD, the building will be occupied by Sodexo, SWN and Window Holding with VEKRA brand.

Riverview is located on the Vltava riverbank in the evolving business district of Prague 5 – Smíchov. The project is easily reachable by foot from the Anděl metro station and the Na Knížecí bus and tram stop. A wide range of amenities is situated nearby, while its proximity to the riverbank adds many possibilities of spending time near the river with stunning views.

Riverview’s leasable office area, covering nearly 90 percent of the building, has been leased to the leading global pharmaceutical company MSD, which will house its IT Innovation hub. The building’s retail space on the ground floor is divided into three units and will be occupied by SWN, Sodexo and VEKRA brand.

Both SWN and VEKRA brand will use the retail space as showrooms. SWN manufactures stairs, while VEKRA brand produces windows and doors. Their showrooms will complement each other. Sodexo will transform the third unit into a restaurant, providing its gastronomic services not only to Riverview tenants, but also to the surrounding neighborhood.

“Achieving 100 percent occupancy at completion shows there is increasing interest in the Smíchov district as well as in sustainable and high-quality projects that employ innovative construction solutions and materials.” says Marie Passburg, Managing Director of Skanska Property Czech Republic.

The seven-story building was completed in December 2014 and sold to Invesco Real Estate in October 2014. Riverview aims to secure at least LEED Gold certification. It offers approximately 7,000 sqm of leasable space. The building’s green solutions will increase work comfort and minimize operating costs by reducing both water and energy consumption. The complex was designed by the renowned Swedish architecture studio Tengbom. Skanska a. s. was the general contractor.

 


 

 

Skanska Property Czech Republic, s.r.o., a subsidiary of Skanska Commercial Development Europe, specializes in commercial property development. It has been operating on the Czech market since 1997 and has since completed numerous administrative buildings and commercial spaces. Skanska Property Czech Republic is currently developing sustainable administrative building Corso Court in Prague 8 – Karlín. www.skanska.cz/property Skanska Group is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, with expertise in the construction and development of commercial properties and residential projects as well as public-private partnerships. Using the Group’s global environmental know-how, Skanska aims to be a leader in the development and construction of green projects. The Group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe and in the U.S. Skanska’s revenue in 2014 totaled SEK 145 billion. www.skanska.com

MSD Today’s MSD is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.msd.com or www.msd.cz and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

SWN Moravia, s.r.o. is a Czech company, which has been operating on the market for almost twenty years. It has its own development, manufacturing and sales departments, including a computer-controlled wood drying room. In addition to the studio in Prague, SWN owns others in Brno, Pilsen, and Ceske Budejovice. Its network of sales partners extends not only throughout the entire Czech Republic, but also abroad. Production surpasses one thousand stairways annually, and one-half of the products are exported, primarily to Austria and England. For stairway production, the most up to date technology, a 3D scanner, is used. The company’s products are certified – CE, TÜV.

VEKRA brand is the main brand of Window Holding a.s. It is the largest producer of windows and doors in the Czech Republic. The company produces plastic, wood, aluminium and wood-aluminium windows and doors in four plants in CR. VEKRA brand has almost 70 brand shops in CR and SR and its retail chain is extended by special large showrooms like in Riverview Praha – Smichov.

Sodexo, s.r.o. Since 1992, that is, from the time Sodexo entered the Czech market, all 1,560 employees of the Czech Republic Group have been providing services that improve the quality of everyday life. Sodexo offers services in the areas of employee benefits, motivational programs and solutions for government, whether through meal vouchers and entertainment, gift certificates or the benefit management system, Cafeteria. Further, it also provides services in the area of comprehensive, tailor-made service solutions on site for clients (company restaurants and a wide scale of facility management services –building management, maintenance of mechanical equipment and electrical systems, inspections, project management, cleaning services and administrative services). Invesco Real Estate is a global real estate firm, which has been providing real estate investment and property asset management services since 1983, first in the US and then expanding into Europe and Asia. Globally, Invesco Real Estate has US$58.1bn of assets under management and over 389 staff in 20 offices around the world. In Europe, IRE has eight offices in London, Munich, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Prague, Luxembourg and Warsaw, and around 120 employees. IRE manages 138 assets across 13 European countries and has US$7.6bn of assets under management.

 

For further information please contact:

Skanska
Petra Machartová
Marketing & Asset Specialist, Skanska Property Czech Republic
+420 603 587 928
petra.machartova@property.skanska.cz

MSD
MUDr. Filip Mavrov
External Affairs Director
+420 233 010 315
filip.mavrov@merck.com

Mgr. Pavel Kříž
PR Manager
+420 233 010 130
pavel.kriz@merck.com

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