Deloitte secures new headquarters in Kiev
11 Mar, 2008, Kiev, Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine – March 11, 2008 — Deloitte relocates its Ukrainian headquartersfrom Leonardo Business Center to Zhylianska Street, 48,50-a. For Deloitte, occupying their own building was the only way of ensuring sufficient capacity for the rapid growth that the Firm expects over the next three to five years. Deloitte plans to triple the size of the practice during this time period, in order to keep pace with the tremendous growth in client portfolio and increasing demand for more sophisticated and specialized professional services.
The new office building will be known as the Deloitte Business Center and is a ten-storey state-of-the-art class A office building, in immediate proximity to Respublikanskiy Stadion metro station. The building has a rentable surface area of 9,500 square meters and boasts efficient floor plates and soaring views of central Kyiv. The building is being developed by ISA Prime Developments and is owned by Eurasia Ukraine.
Cushman & Wakefield represented Deloitte in the transaction. Deloitte plans to occupy approximately 70% of the business center and Cushman & Wakefield is now marketing the remaining 30% of space for sublease.
According to Vladimir Vakht, Deloitte Managing Partner, the Deloitte Business Center was the obvious choice for the firm. “Deloitte success is built around our ability to attract and retain the quality talent. Our clients needs in our services grow rapidly. We grow with our clients. The Deloitte Business Center is the only office development in central Kyiv that is capable to support both our need for growth and our tough technical requirements.”
Aaron Block, Partner, Office Agency, Cushman & Wakefield Stiles & Riabokobylko, the Russian operations of global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield, says: “Securing a class A building like the Deloitte Business Center for Deloitte’s office needs is a real coup in this tight leasing market. The successful completion of a deal of this caliber was a culmination of more than a year’s work on Deloitte’s side. Eurasia and Deloitte have proven that it is possible to create long-term value for both landlord and tenant in the Kyiv market.”
Rysbek Toktomushev, Eurasia Ukraine General Director says: “Deloitte is the right long term partner for Eurasia as we continue our development activities throughout Ukraine.”
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In the Ukraine, ZAT Deloitte & Touche USC is the CIS member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and services are provided by ZAT Deloitte & Touche USC and its subsidiaries. ZAT Deloitte & Touche USC is among the nation's leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 500 people in Ukraine. Known as an employer of choice for innovative human resources programs, it is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. For more information, please visit the Ukraine member firm’s website at www.deloitte.com.ua
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