JTI Polska (a member of the Japan Tobacco International group) has signed a lease agreement with Capital Park Group for 8,500 sqm of the Norblin Factory modern offices located in Warsaw’s new business center, City Center West. The office will seat JTI’s Global Business Service (GBS) center, which will support JTI’s operations worldwide. GBS employees are set to move to the new office in the second quarter of 2021.
The new offices of Global Business Service center will seat 850 employees of GBS and will be located on three levels of the building. JTI’s staff will also have access to a terrace on the roof of the building. The contract with JTI Polska is currently Norblin’s largest lease agreement.
“Global Business Service Center is yet another strategic investment of JTI in Poland. We are currently recruiting GBS employees, and choosing Norblin Factory for GBS main office was well-considered, emphasized Paulo Lopes, JTI GBS Warsaw Delivery Centre General Manager. “JTI is a top employer globally and in Poland – this year we were again ranked number 1 in the Top Employers Poland certification. Norblin factory provides us with high-quality office, tailored for our needs, and great location in the city center, which strengthens our Top Employer position.”
Similarly to other office development projects in the Capital Park Group’s portfolio, Norblin Factory will feature the proprietary OFFICE PLUS concept, implemented across the Group’s projects to tailor office space to the needs of tenants. The concept is based on top-quality architecture, green solutions, sustainability, the quality of surroundings, promotion of sport, exercise, art and culture in common spaces, and a wide range of services – in short, OFFICE PLUS is about turning workplaces into enjoyable working environments.
“The Norblin Factory is a special place. We are constantly working to ensure that our investment is not just another development project on the map of Warsaw – emphasizesKinga Nowakowska, Operations Director and Member of the Management Board at Capital Park Group. “Our intention is to create a modern, comfortable office space, as well as a vibrant and lively place to be enjoyed after working hours thanks to its entertainment offer, food & beverage, services, retail, cultural events and wellness.”
The tenants of the revitalized Norblin Factory will include BioBazar (1,800 sqm), a boutique cinema with seven viewing rooms (3,300 sqm), a food hall with over 20 catering concepts (3,200 sqm), Piano Bar with live music (408 sqm), as well as numerous restaurants.