Mentor Graphics has leased over 4 500 sq. meters of office space in the A-grade Silesia Star office building. DTZ represented the company’s interests in identifying an optimal location, lease agreement negotiations and technical advisory.
Mentor Graphics is one of the world leaders in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and support for electronic, semiconductor and systems companies around the globe. It was established in the United States in 1981. The Katowice branch is mostly formed by research and development center.
„Mentor Graphics will use these modern premises with inter-floor communications capabilities as highly-functional office space. It was essential to find a conveniently-located property offering over 1 500 sq. meters per floor, access to public transportation links and a sufficient number of parking spaces. The Silesia Star project ticked all the boxes, and Mentor Graphics have leased space on three floors” – said Mikołaj Sznajder, Associate Director, Office Agency, DTZ. Previously, the company has been based in the Chorzowska 50 office building.
Silesia Star is a modern, A-class office building at 18 Uniwersytecka St. About 25 000 sq. meters of office space and 2 000 sq. meters of retail space is at the tenants’ disposal. The project’s first phase was completed in December of 2014, with the completion for the second phase planned for August 2016.