The main office building of the business park Sofia Airport Center will be opened first week of September, was announced today from the Bulgarian office of Tishman International. The Class A offices will have overall space of 17 500 sq.meters built up area and is using the latest technologies and high international standards in construction, safety, comfort and environment.
In a further announcement by the company today, Tishman Bulgarian Real Property, GmbH, a member of Tishman International Companies, a leading international commercial real estate development and management company, has acquired GE Real Estate's share in the mixed-use Sofia Airport Center (SAC) located in Sofia, Bulgaria, which was a joint development of the two companies.
Under a new strategy, GE Real Estate is going back to its roots as a major real estate lender in the U.S. with a view to expanding those activities to Europe. "GE Real Estate is repositioning its owned commercial real estate portfolio to allow the company to focus on its root strengths," said Frank Roseen, GE Managing Director, Central and Eastern Europe. "We are divesting certain assets to enlarge our focus on markets such as the UK and Asia, and we will increase the assets that we manage for third parties," he added.
"We have had a long and successful relationship with GE in the U.S. and are proud that they were a partner with us in SAC, our international business park," said Chairman of Tishman International Alan D. Levy. Tishman International is known for innovation, and the company's work in Bulgaria has been a model for the country's ongoing modernization and economic expansion. "We take pride in the accomplishments we have achieved to date in Europe and in the United States. Following our consistent strategy of investing in Eastern Europe, Tishman will continue to advance along the same successful model, adding value as we continue to develop SAC," he added.
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