Foncière des Régions office developments appeal to users - Successful lease programmes in Lyon-Villeurbanne and Metz
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1st February 2013 Foncière des Régions office developments appeal to users Successful lease programmes in Lyon-Villeurbanne and Metz Foncière des Régions is finalising letting operations for the Patio in Lyon-Villeurbanne and has signed a lease with Banque Populaire Lorraine Champagne for the Le Divo building in Metz. The major advantages inherent to both projects, including strategic location, products conforming to extensive environmental requirements and quality of customer care and services are highly appealing to customers. Le Patio: Fully pre-let Foncière des Régions signed three new lease agreements with a large French Group and two of its subsidiaries for a total surface area of 4,232 sq. m in the Le Patio building in Lyon-Villeurbanne. Average rental office income of these new leases amounts to EUR185/sq. m/year, with an average lease term of over five years. Foncière des Régions signed leases with three companies in November 2012, Opteven, Hankook and PagesJaunes for the Patio building, and subsequently finalised marketing activities by letting additional space to Opteven and PagesJaunes. BNP Paribas, DTZ and Jones Lang LaSalle worked as consultants for this operation. Le Patio, a 12,755 sq. m offices and services building ready for delivery in mid-February, has undergone extensive redevelopment, which has already resulted in the award of HEQ Renovation and BREEAM certification for the planning and design phases. It will also be BBC Renovation certified. In addition to office space, the future tenants will enjoy archive facilities, parking bays, and access to the shared staff canteen & cafeteria. Le Divo: A successful renewal Foncière des Régions has leased 2,527 sq. m of space in the Le Divo in Metz to the Banque Populaire Lorraine Champagne (BPLC). The transaction, covering 50% of the area of the building, is being leased for EUR185/sq. m/year. Discussions for letting outstanding available space are well under way. Le Divo, an October 2012 delivery, features 5,139 sq. m of offices on seven floors, with two parking levels. BPLC will take up floors 4 to 7, with Foncière des Régions staff occupying space in the first two levels of the building since November. Le Divo is ideally situated at the foot of the Centre Pompidou - Metz and the TGV station. The building offers high quality work areas and its economic and intelligent management systems have earned it HQE certification and the BBC low energy consumption label. Press Relations Investor Relations
Foncière des Régions, foncière partenaire
As a partner to companies' real estate strategy, Foncière des Régions designs simple and innovative real estate solutions alongside them. The aim of these strategies is twofold: of adding value to existing urban property and designing buildings for the future.
Foncière des Régions owns and manages real estate assets of EUR10 billion, which are primarily rented to key accounts who are the leading companies in their sector (Suez Environnement, Thales, Dassault Systèmes, France Telecom, EDF, IBM, and Eiffage, etc.). This responsible partnership culture is based on key values and know-how: namely vision, partnership, and expertise.
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