Skanska lays cornerstone for Nordic Light Offices in Budapest
The cornerstone ceremony for Nordic Light, Skanska Property Hungary’s 7th office building in Budapest, has been held. Located conveniently on inner Váci Road, Nordic Light is to become one of the most prestigious new office buildings in the capital of Hungary. CBRE was appointed as the exclusive letting agent of Nordic Light office building.
During the cornerstone ceremony, the building’s foundation act was signed by His Excellency Niclas Trouvé – Ambassador of Sweden to Hungary –, Mr. György Arató – Chief Architect of the 13th district –, Dr. Gergely Paulinyi, DLA – President and CEO of Mérték Group Zrt.-, Mr. Zoltán Linczmayer – Managing Director of Skanska Property Hungary – and Richard Burleigh, President of Skanska Construction Romania.
The building has been pre-certified in the LEED system with a Gold rating.
”Nordic Light is situated on Váci corridor, one of the most sought-after office locations of the city, and offers great visibility to our tenants. The technologies applied in this building represent our commitment to the energy-efficient, environmental friendly and healthy office spaces Skanska is famous for. With the design of the building, our aim was to create a workplace where people love to spend their time,” Zoltán Linczmayer, Managing Director of Skanska Property Hungary commented.
Currently, the superstructure of Phase I of the project is being developed and construction works of the underground levels of Phase II are also ongoing. The architecture of the Nordic Light project comes from the Mérték Group, while Skanska Construction Hungary is the general contractor and Skanska Property Hungary in charge of its commercialization.