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CEE REGION CTP moves closer to BREEAM for entire portfolio

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CTP has achieved BREEAM In-Use certification for more than 80 pct of its industrial portfolio.

A total of 4.56 mln sqm of the more than 5.5 mln sqm in CTP parks are now BREEAM In-Use certified, with consultancy Arcadis having certified most of the portfolio. According to Arcadis this represents the highest number of certifications on the local market and worldwide.

Certification of an entire portfolio is still a non-standard activity in the European market, but it is becoming a trend and CTP has been one of the first to take this step. In an extremely short time, it has been necessary to gather all the available and unavailable information by visiting individual parks and buildings. The involvement of most of our team in cooperation with CTP’s management led to finding the optimal way of improving the environmental parameters of buildings to the required level.
Lenka Matějíčková, the head of Arcadis' green team

CTP is aiming this year to certify its entire warehouse portfolio of around 300 buildings in 72 parks in the Czech Republic (40 parks), Slovakia (6), Poland (3), Hungary (6), Romania (14) and Serbia (3).

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