HB Reavis recognized as the best office developer of the year 2014
In this year’s Eurobuild Awards competition, HB Reavis Group was awarded the title of ‘Office Developer of the Year, CEE’. The prize honours the company’s achievements in the market of Central and Eastern Europe. Members of the jury also highly rated Gdański Business Center I, short-listing it for the award in the ‘Architectural Design of the Year’ category, together with two other outstanding projects.
Eurobuild Awards are granted to companies that are active in the commercial property market in Central and Eastern Europe. This year, the statuettes were presented during an Award Gala held at the Warsaw Hilton Hotel on 4 December. Naming HB Reavis the best developer of the year, the jury considered the company’s presence, geographic range, reputation and leasing and financial figures, as well as the number, size, originality, variety and significance of projects completed.
– HB Reavis has been present in the CEE market for over 20 years. Our strategy aims to construct high-quality buildings, therefore our tenants include top largest European and global businesses. We boldly and successfully invest in new markets, and this award proves that our strategy is paying off – said Pavel Trenka, CEO of HB Reavis.
The jury has also highly rated the Gdański Business Center I complex. It was the only office block in the ‘Architectural Design of the Year’ category that was short-listed for the award, alongside with the Szczecin Philharmonic and ICE Kraków Congress Centre.
This is HB Reavis’ fourth award this year. Previously, the company was recognized as the ‘Top CEE Investor of the Year’ in the FDI Poland Investor Awards competition. Gdański Business Center I won two awards: the Prime Property Prize in the ‘Office Investment of the Year’ category in September, and the CIJ Award as the ‘Office Development of the Year’ in November.
During the 21 years of its operations, HB Reavis Group has completed 14 high-class office buildings with a total area of 450,000 sqm. In 2014, the company finished the construction of Gdański Business Center I in Poland, Váci Corner Offices in Hungary, and River Garden II-III in the Czech Republic. Currently HB Reavis has 5 office schemes under construction in Bratislava, Prague and Warsaw of a total gross development value of 480 million EUR.