Park View Office Tower owned by Global Development receives “very good” BREEAM certificate and becomes first „green” office building in Central Asia.
Global Development is proud to announce, that Park View Office Tower, a flagship Grade A business centre in company’s portfolio has gained a ‘very good’ BREEAM certificate. Park View Office Tower had a result of 57 pct for the Building Management in the certification process carried out by Drees & Sommer, which ranked it on a 4-star (very good) level and placed it as the first office building certified in BREEAM standard in Central Asia.
Park View has been appreciated for many elements of the building’s life-cycle, including: energy efficiency, water consumption, materials used, health and wellbeing and management. “In Global Development we understand that the office is more than just a workplace for our Clients’ employees, which occupiers may use for 24 hours a day and 7 days per week. That is why we do our best to guarantee our tenants the maximum comfort in a friendly and healthy environment; modern interiors, intelligent solutions and effective management of space make our offer attractive. Thanks to the fact that all the most important aspects of certification have been fulfilled, Park View Office Tower is an excellent example of what can be achieved through responsible and sustainable approach to the Building Management process. Obtaining BREEAM In-Use certificate on a “very good” level was a source of a great experience for our Team and it has just confirmed the top class status of our building”, says Lukasz Skowronski, Commercial Director at Global Development.
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is a multi criterial system of building assessment based on their environmental friendliness and comfort of future users. The buildings score points which are acquired among very important factors, such as: Design and Construction Management, Health and Wellbeing, Energy, Transport, Water Use, Materials, Waste, Land Use and Ecology, Pollution and Innovation. The most popular types of certificates are BREEAM Interim (the design stage of a project), BREEAM Final (confirmation of a design) and BREEAM In-Use (an existing building).
Business Centre Park View Office Tower, which lies in the heart of Almaty’s historical city center and consists of sixteen floors offering 1051,9 m2 of office leasable area on each level, is the major project of the Global Development LLP. The offices based on Park View Office Tower are proving to be sought-after by Almaty based firms. Park View Office Tower comprises of over 16 500 m2 of an A-class office space and provides facilities which a modern-day workplace might need. All the visitors find themselves spoiled for choice with 80-seater canteen with a food court, restaurant, cafeteria, 80-seater hi-tech meeting and conference room and free Wi-Fi zone.
“We are the first company in Central Asia that received BREEAM certification for an office building and that is why we are very pleased to share this update. We are constantly working with the best real estate consultancies to help us with implementing the best practices to our day-to-day operations and that is why we have chosen Drees & Sommer as our project consultants and licensed auditors”, concluded Lukasz Skowronski.
About Global Development "Global Development" are one of the leading players in the Commercial Real Estate market in Kazakhstan. The Company was established in 2003 and has been managing business centers in major cities in Kazakhstan (Almaty, Astana and Kokshetau), for twelve years. With a portfolio comprising 9 business centers totaling almost 55,000 sq. m GBA, Global Development is one of the largest and most prominent landlords in the Central Asian commercial real estate market.
The company has gained valuable experience through the successful completion of a number of office projects, which fulfill the high expectations of its tenants and meet the stringent requirements of international companies across all business sectors.
Global Development’s HQ, and flagship business center, is located in Almaty - Park View Office Tower, 77 Kunaeva Street.