BBC 5 – Bratislava’s new IT destination

August 26th, 2013

The well-known regional market leading IT company Asseco Solutions has today announced that it has signed a major lease contract with Heitman to relocate and make Bratislava Business Center (BBC) 5 its new long term headquarters. BBC5 is already home to some of the biggest and most high profile Slovak and International IT players. As a result the BBC 5 is without question the leading IT hub in Bratislava.Asseco Solutions now joins the exclusive group of IT focused companies like Accenture, DITEC, SAP and Millennium. Martina Mošková, the COO of Asseco Solutions Slovakia said “Asseco Solutions is a growth company and our Slovakia business is the key to the regional growth. After an extensive market search BBC5 fore filled all of the current and future requirements for the company. We are delighted to have signed this agreement with Heitman in the highly renowned BBC5 complex”.

The IT sector is an extremely important sector for Heitman. In Heitman’s other assets in Bratislava there are international market leaders like AT&T, Telefonica or ESET.  

The signature if Asseco Solutions for nearly 2,000 sqm. of new office space means that Heitman has already leased or extended over 14,000 sqm. of office space in Bratislava in the first half of 2013. This follows Heitman’s leasing strategy. “We are extremely excited by having signed this agreement with Asseco Solutions. The leasing strategy that has been put in place for the Heitman assets does focus on growth sector companies. Asseco Solutions is very much part of this group,” said Lucia Tranová, Leasing Manager for BBC 5, 4 a 3.  

“We have had some tremendous successes so far this year. However we have a way to go to fulfill our targets and therefore look forward to announcing further news in the coming months,” added Guy Speir, leasing lead for Heitman in Slovakia.  

Heitman has become in the first half of 2013 the leader in signed contracts within the Slovak market with administrative spaces. As the company has high-quality free capabilities in BBC 5, 4 and 3, in the second half of the year Heitman plans to follow up on previous successes.