Lundbeck, the Danish pharmaceutical company operating globally, has signed a lease contract for 1,700 sqm of modern office space in the Quattro Business Park, Kraków. In July, the company will open a Business Service Centre offering financial, HR, IT and procurement services for its European branches. The new Business Service Centre will employ about 130 people.
Experts from international advisory company JLL assisted the search and choice of the location for Lundbeck and the negotiations of lease conditions.
Quattro Business Park is located in north-eastern Kraków, at Generał Bor-Komorowski Av., one of the main arteries of Kraków. The location boasts easy access to the well-developed public transport system, including convenient connections to the city centre, the main railway station and the airport. The building complex will consist of five office buildings (A, B, C, D and FIVE), with a total office space of ca. 57,000 sqm and 1,150 parking places.
Choosing Kraków as a location for Lundbeck’s Business Service Centre further illustrates the city’s leading position on the global business services map. This strong position is further confirmed by international rankings and analyses. Kraków is ranked 9 in 2014 Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations. Factors that have brought Kraków to global prominence include its diversified HR pool, investment climate, transport infrastructure, high quality of life and well-developed office market.
“Kraków, with its office space stock of over 570,000 sqm, is the second largest office market in Poland after Warsaw. A further 130,000 sqm is currently under construction. Such rapid development is generated mainly by companies from the business services sector, occupying approximately 50 percent of modern office stock in the city”, commented JLL’s Rafał Oprocha.