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Romania Another Platinum in Bucharest

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The U-Center 2 office building in Bucharest, realised by Forte Partners, has achieved LEED v4 certification with a Platinum rating. The certification process was coordinated by BuildGreen.

Phase II of the complex received 88 points during certification. U-Center 2 is a carbon-neutral building and uses energy exclusively from renewable sources. Among other things, it has a rainwater utilisation system, and to maximise the efficiency of temperature control, the office building uses weather-aware software.

Reducing carbon emissions, smart water use, waste management, green transport, biodiversity, health and wellbeing are all pillars of our sustainability vision.
Stephen Burke, construction director at Forte Partners

Construction of U-Centre 2 was officially completed in September 2023. The office building has a leasable area of 35,000 sqm, of which almost 30,000 is already leased. Tenants include Glovo, Brinel and Eurowag. The retail space on the ground floor of the building is fully leased, Auchan opened its supermarket in October 2023 on an area of 2,600 sqm.

Phase I of U-Center was completed in 2021 and also achieved LEED Platinum certification. The 33,000 sqm office building is currently fully leased. It was purchased by Pavăl Holding in 2022.

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