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A new environmentally friendly 18-storey Sky Office business center will be built in Viršuliškės district, Vilnius. Its developer, the sustainable urban development and construction company YIT Lietuva, will invest LTL 21 million in the project. euros. The company is developing Spaudos str. The new business center in the area is planned to be built by the fourth quarter of 2023, and work will begin this year.
The new business center designed by UAB Viltekta and architect Gintaras Čaikauskas will add 8,800 sq. M. Of the capital's office space market. m of leased area. The total area of the building will reach 12,000 square meters. m.
The A + Energy Efficiency Business Center project has been awarded the Breeam Excellent Sustainability Certificate. The building itself will also be constructed and operated in accordance with the requirements of this certificate. The business center will be equipped with a high-efficiency ventilation and humidification and climate control system, ensuring a favorable microclimate in the premises. The building will also be equipped with a three-pipe air conditioning system, allowing at the same time, if necessary, to cool part of the premises and heat the other.
The sustainability of the building will be enhanced by photovoltaic solar modules installed on its roof, which will generate green electricity for public lighting, elevators and other uses. The business center also offers energy-saving lighting solutions. In order to reduce the project's CO2 emissions, CO2 footprint indicators will be calculated and analyzed during construction.
It is planned to install a terrace for the tenants of the building on the 18th floor of the business center, from which a panoramic view of Vilnius will open. It will also be possible to admire it from the exclusive observation deck on the last floor of the building, designed according to the best world practices, which has no analogues in Lithuania.
The high-rise business centers are designed to accommodate smaller businesses and choose different office layouts. Relatively small, 560 sq. M. m, the floor of the business center will ensure that the office premises do not lack natural light, and many workplaces will be installed near the windows. These will be open, so it will always be possible to let in fresh air from outside. There will be a 196-space car park with an intelligent number scanning system under the building, and electric car charging stations next to the building. They will also be available in the underground car park if requested by the tenants. There will be a café on the ground floor of the building.
"Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the need for modern workspaces has not disappeared. On the contrary, it has become even more important for companies to provide employees with a comfortable and safe working environment that is suitable for both traditional and hybrid work models. The part of Viršuliškės where Sky Office will be located is perfect for that. It is developing rapidly and is already considered to be one of the most promising and attractive business districts in Vilnius with a well-developed infrastructure and convenient location, ”says Kęstutis Vanagas, CEO of YIT Lietuva.
The Vilnius Western Bypass, which stretches near the Viršuliškės crossroads, ensures convenient communication with all parts of the capital. The city center can be reached by car in 10 minutes, the train and bus station in 12 minutes and the airport in 14 minutes. More and more attractions are also located in this part of Vilnius - shopping and business centers, service places, and more and more people are settling.
In addition to the newly built business center, YIT Lietuva has already implemented the projects of the Duetto and Grand Office business centers, developed the Solo City residential quarter, built the Tuvlita car technical inspection center and 10,000 sq. M. m. supermarket.
Currently, YIT Lietuva in Vilnius, Šnipiškės, is also developing the Naujoji Skansen quarter and a modern business center in it, as well as building the residential house of Matau Vilnius near Tauras Hill. In Kaunas, the company is developing the territory on the right bank of the Neris River in front of the "Piliamiesčio" quarter, which has revived the Old Town. The company is also building a furniture factory in Kaunas FEZ and a new factory for the SBA Group, and in Vilnius it is reconstructing the Vilnius House of Polish Culture and building an extension.