Pódium is located in the heart of Budapest on Nagymező utca – the “Broadway of Budapest”. It is easily accessible by metro, trolley-bus or bus. There are hotels, theaters, restaurants, cafés, cultural, health care and financial facilities as well as governmental institutions just around the corner of the building. In addition, fashion and grocery stores, a fitness centre and a dry cleaner’s are located within walking distance.
Sunbathing on the terraces
Pódium offers a total lettable area of 5,739 m² on nine storeys, a three-storey underground garage, and a reception with a 24-hour security service. Each unit has a private tea kitchen and restrooms. A bicycle rack is available to everyone in the underground parking complemented by showers and changing rooms in the building.
Pódium lets in plentiful natural light; it has internal shading and the windows are openable. Furthermore, the property offers its tenants a four-pipe fan coil system and step-free access. The units on the upper floors have their own terraces and a common terrace on the 7th floor is available to all tenants.
Public transport connections:
Trolley: 70, 78 at Zichy J. utca; 72, 73 at Arany János utca
Metro: M3 at Arany János utca, M1 at Opera
Bus: 9 at Arany János utca
Bike parking place
Locker room including showers
Parking for guests
Storage space in garage
Central heating system supplied by a gas boiler house
Ms. Katalin Sermer, CEO of S IMMO Hungary Kft is quite optimistic for the future regarding Budapest office market. The company is ready for an upward period, expected developments of the last years resulted; the average occupancy rate is above 90% – she says.
Pódium office building took a flying start. Following a technical upgrade and facelifting, S IMMO Hungary’s flagship property was reintroduced to the market at the beginning of 2016. Within twelve months the overall occupancy of the 6,000 sqm building has reached 92%.
Katalin Sermer, Country Manager of S IMMO Hungary – recently celebrating its 15th anniversary –, says that Budapest has become an investment market again, and the economic recovery seems to be continuing. The company has been prospering well and has made gains for the third consecutive year of success, but not by chance – she added. They were thinking ahead during the crisis, and continuously carried out important developments.
Only 6 months after welcoming its first tenants Pódium Office building is now close to an occupancy rate of 60%. Following a complete renovation in 2015 the building located in the downtown theatre district of Budapest has quickly become very popular for companies with a creative and technical background.
A new star has appeared recently and is rising on the office market in the downtown theatre district of Budapest. Podium Office building was vacated one and a half years ago, and has since undergone a complete renovation. The building is owned and operated by an Austrian investor, S IMMO AG and its Hungarian subsidiary, while marketing and the exclusive leasing consultancy is done by Colliers International Hungary. So is another office building in S IMMO’s portfolio: Blue Cube which received a BREEAM In-Use Very Good classification in the Asset and Building management categories.
Colliers International Hungary have won two additional exclusive mandate from the S IMMO Hungary portfolio: Podium, the uniquely fully vacant office building in the CBD submarket on the Hungarian Broadway; and Blue Cube, a recently refurbished office building on the Váci corridor, also the winner of „The office building of the year” People’s Choice Award at the 4th iroda.hu Awards Gala.