ÖSTERSUND, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:
Skanska (STO:SKAB) sells Green Towers in Wrocław, Poland, to a Polish financial institution for EUR 64 million, about SEK 557 M. The transaction will be recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012 and the transfer is scheduled for the first quarter of 2013.
Green Towers comprises of two ten-storey buildings and a leasable area of 23,300 square meters. The first building was completed in March 2012, whereas the other is scheduled for completion in January 2013, following the sale. The buildings are fully leased with the biggest lease contract signed for 14,400 square meters, tenants include Ernst & Young, Allegro Group, Dolby, BD Europe and Medicover Group. Green Towers is Skanska’s second office investment in Wrocław with the third, Green Day, already underway.
Green Towers features a number of sustainable solutions thanks to which the first completed building has been awarded the first LEED Platinum certificate for new buildings in Poland. Some of the technologies contributing to the buildings’ energy efficiency include efficient air-conditioning with fan coils, a free cooling system and adiabatic air humidifiers.
Skanska Commercial Development Europe initiates and develops property projects in office, logistics and commercial buildings. The company’s operations are concentrated in metropolitan areas in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Poland and are conducted in four local units: Skanska Property Czech Republic, Skanska Property Hungary, Skanska Romania and Skanska Property Poland.
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Throughout 125 years, Skanska has been a modern and innovative developer and contractor, what society needs. Today, Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 53,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2011 totaled SEK 123 billion.
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