19 February 2018 – Eje Prime
GMP is marking a turning point in the office sector. The group, owned by the Montoro family and the sovereign fund of Singapore, has invested €24 million in the construction of what-is-going-to-be one of the most prime offices in Madrid. One of the many features of this property, which is going to have a surface area of 14,300 m2, is the sports area that it will have on its roof, which will include two padel courts, an athletics space and an area for doing outdoor exercises.
This innovation in services reinforces the new energy with which office buildings are being planned – the segment is currently booming in the Spanish real estate sector. The land was already owned by GMP, which has started to market the property, which will open in June this year. The rental price for the asset, located in Madrid’s financial district, will amount to around €18/m2/month.
The building, called Oxxeo, will have sustainability certifications and is expected to generate great interest amongst large companies, which are the typical tenants of offices in the area. Designed by the architect Rafael de la Hoz, the property has five stories, with 2,945 m2 per floor, and a 2-storey underground parking lot with capacity for 450 vehicles, according to El Economista.
In addition, the GMP building is committed to renewable energy with the placement of photovoltaic panels to generate electricity; and it will be the first office building in Spain to have its own dynamic lighting system adapted to the circadian cycle (biological clock), which will allow the colour of the light to change independently during the course of the day.
Original story: Eje Prime
Translation: Carmel Drake