Portland Trust has signed a prelease with Ubisoft Bucharest for approximately 30,000 square meters at J8 Office Park in Bucureștii Noi, in close proximity to Jiului metro station.
Ubisoft, one of the biggest worldwide video game producers, known for titles such as Just Dance, Assassin’s Creed, Ghost Recon or Watch Dogs, has chosen J8 Office Park as its new headquarters, as the company wants to lead the entertainment industry by expanding both in numbers and development.
The independent office building will have approximately 24,000 square meters of office space spanning on 6 floors above a ground floor auditorium, restaurant and fitness center.
Additionally Ubisoft has taken a further 6,000 square meters in the adjacent building, which will house the company’s Bucharest teams.
The ‘A class’ space is fully air conditioned with many energy saving features, electric car chargers, sports changing rooms, vehicle recognition technology, cycle racks and a selection of food and drink points.
Florin Furdui, Country Head of Portland Trust, who negotiated the transaction: “We are delighted to have secured Ubisoft as a tenant for our new project. J8 Office Park is the former Pajura bakery and it will be another high quality office development incorporating some new and fresh concepts in office design to meet the standards our tech-focused tenants.”
J8 Office Park sits in the vibrant new business hub of Bucharest development that is currently undergoing a significant transformation with a series of public and private projects being announced for the area.
Completion is expected in summer 2021 and the contractor is expected to be appointed shortly.