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MOBIUS II SOLD TO THE BELGIAN STATE

Press release

Monday, December 20th, 2021

 

Fidentia and Immobel conclude sales agreement for the Möbius II building with the Belgian State. 

On the 20th of December 2021, Fidentia Belux Offices and Immobel (through the subsidiary Möbius II SA-NV) concluded a sales agreement with the Belgian State (Buildings Agency) for the BREEAM Excellent and Smart “Möbius II” building (34,000 m²), located in the heart of the Brussels North area.
The purchase of Möbius II by the Belgian State constitutes one of the starting points of the new federal real estate policy.

The Belgian State intends to offer its civil servants a state of the art, sustainable and intelligent working environment in the Möbius II building. The deal is an important milestone in its recently announced strategy of building a portfolio of green and energy efficient assets. The choice for Möbius II underlines the importance of the office for collaboration, employee wellbeing and efficiency.

In Möbius II, all design choices were made to provide an optimal working environment in terms of heat, light, air and noise comfort while providing spaces to meet, interact and socialise with more room for conviviality. Möbius II is a passive building equipped with triple glazing. A building management system provides a best-in-class digital infrastructure in the building which improves employee comfort and satisfaction while at the same time guaranteeing efficient energy use.

Fidentia Belux Offices (FBLO) is the result of the merger in May 2021 of the funds Fidentia Belux Investments (created in 2016) and of Fidentia Offices III (created in 2019). Mobius II (50%) was acquire by Fidentia BeLux Investments in April 2019. Fidentia Real Estate Investments is the investments advisor of Fidentia Belux Offices.

FIRST TENANT FOR BUZZ

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Friday, December 3rd, 2021

 

At Fidentia, we are very honoured to welcome our first tenant in the Buzz in Leudelange ; a well-known company specialised in cloud computing services and IT service management will be moving beginning of 2022 in the Buzz. This particularly shrewd tenant has leased the totality of the bloc D (3.597 sqm).

This project being developed by the well-known architects Jaspers- Eyers and E. Urbain in a way to give to future tenant a campus spirit. It is based in Leudelange, a moving district with ongoing mutation and a natural extension of Luxembourg City. Made of 4 different buildings with 4 different sizes interconnected with huge possibilities of fitting out. The idea is to bring to future tenant the possibility to consider the site as a new point of contact in order to create life and interaction bringing home to the office instead the opposite. In that perspective, we bring particular attention to landscape and footprint. Therefore, this 4 buildings site is only elevated on ground + 3 levels with very low land ratio impact. This particularity offers to occupants a very friendly and healthy green environment based on biodiversity.

In addition, we focus on a sustainable construction and have worked particularly and detailly on special attention dedicated to wellbeing and comfort to occupants. This campus is therefore granted either by a BREEAM certification as well as new European SecoComfort certification and Smartbuilding predisposition to anticipate future needs. In a few words, this project has been developed around “building of future” concept. Mobility/sustainability/wellbeing will be the keys of success in the coming years and a real tool to attract and retain talent.

For more information about the Buzz, visit the website: http://www.buzz.lu.

CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE BUZZ HAVE BEEN DELIVERED

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Monday, August 16th, 2021

 

On the 6th of August, 2021, Buzzcity SA, owned by Fidentia BeLux Offices,  CBL SA  and Atenor Luxembourg have signed the provisional acceptance of the Buzz in Leudelange.

The Buzz, located rue Jean Fischbach 19/21/23 in Leudelange, is an office campus made of 4 interconnected buildings designed by Jaspers-Eyers Architects and E.urbain. It offers 16,533 m² of office spaces, a retail space of 279 m² retail, 541m² of archives and 361 parking spaces. Leudelange is at the doors of the city of Luxembourg, with direct access to the motorway leading to France, Belgium or Germany.

The buildings have a Breeam Very Good and Seco Comfort(score A) certifications in addition to the performance certificate CPE level A-B. These “smart buildings” and “sustainable campus” surrounded by gardens, patios and terraces have been thought for the wellbeing and comfort of its users.

For more information, visit the website: http://www.buzz.lu.

Buzzcity SA have been acquired by Fidentia Belux Investments SCA in 2018. Fidentia Belux Investments SCA has merged with Fidentia Offices III SA in May 2021 to form now Fidentia Belux Offices SA.

Fidentia Belux Offices has sold Faïence SA

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Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

 

On the 30th of July 2021, Fidentia Belux Offices (FBLO) has sold Faïence SA, owner of a 1,927 m² office building located rue Jans 10 in Luxembourg. The Buyer is a Luxembourg based family office.

Located in the centrally located district of Limpertsberg, the asset is at 500 metres from the tramway line connecting the Kirchberg to the Central Station. The asset underwent a sustainable refurbishment program including energy efficient installations that has led to a BREEAM In Use Very Good certification.

Fidentia Belux Offices (FBLO) is the result of the merger in May 2021 of the funds Fidentia Belux Investments (created in 2016) and of Fidentia Offices III (created in 2019). Faïence was the second acquisition of Fidentia Belux Investments in 2016.

Fidentia has been advised for the sale process by BNP Paribas Real Estate and JLL (commercial), Dentons (legal) and Widnell (Technical).

First investment for Fidentia Offices III

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Monday, December 23, 2019

 

Fidentia Offices III has acquired CIAR Investments SA, owner of the Trèves Center.

On December 23rd 2019, Fidentia Offices III (FO III) has finalized the acquisition of SA CIAR Investments, owner of a property called Trèves Center, located rue de Trèves, 45, Brussels 1040. CIAR Investments was hold by the Spanish insurance company MAPFRE.

The building, located in the European district, near the Rond-Point Schuman benefits from a central location. It is very well served by public transport.

The Trèves Center has a Gross Lettable Area of circa 3.900 sqm of offices arranged over 6 floors with 53 inside parking spaces. The building is currently let to leading tenants on the basis of 3/6/9-year leases. The current occupancy rate is 100%.

Fidentia Offices III was advised by Fidentia Real Estate Investments SA. The counsels of FO III were CMS and PWC and the technical counsel was Ph. Deplasse & associés. The counsels of MAPFRE was Simmons & Simmons. CBRE and JLL acted for MAPFRE.

FO III is a company investing through subsidiaries in office real estate in Belgium and Luxembourg, in order to upgrade these properties to current environmental standards and obtain green certification such as Breeam. FO III pursues a value add investment strategy with a focus on environmental sustainability : from “grey” to “green” .

For more information on Fidentia Real Estate Investments, please contact Fidentia.

FBLI ACQUIRED 50% OF MÖBIUS II

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Friday, April 5, 2019

 

On Friday 5 April 2019, IMMOBEL signed an agreement for the transfer of 50 % of its shares in the company Möbius II to FIDENTIA. This new partnership confirms that IMMOBEL and FIDENTIA are joining forces in the sustainable redevelopment of the North District in Brussels. IMMOBEL announces the transfer to Fidentia BeLux Investments of 50 % of the shares in the company Möbius II, owner of the building under construction, named Möbius II and located on Boulevard Albert II, in the heart of the North District in Brussels.

Möbius II is one of a pair of resolutely environmental and contemporary elliptical office towers in the heart of the North District. As a reminder, Allianz group is planning to move its headquarters to the Möbius I Tower of this complex in late 2019.

A shared vision for the North District:

Immobel and Fidentia, henceforth partners in this ambitious project, have a common desire: to contribute to the sustainable rehabilitation of the North District by bringing a real architectural and environmental quality to it. In this context, Assar Architects proposed an elliptical project to form a new face for this up-and-coming neighbourhood. The building is planned to have a surface area of 34,000 m² above ground, 23 floors, 172 parking spaces and a height of almost 100 metres.

"The 'Möbius' project, of which tower II is a part, reflects our desire to participate in the renewal of the North District and to develop our projects such that they lead to ambitious, efficient and sustainable buildings." says Marnix Galle, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Immobel.

And Louis de Halleux, Co-Managing Director of Fidentia, adds: "We are delighted to take part in this emblematic project by taking up a role in the development of Möbius II. This is a major development that will certainly mark a turning point in this high potential area. Möbius II, in addition to meeting all the current criteria for sustainable and responsible office development, will be particularly well located, a stone's throw from Brussels-North train station and all the urban mobility connections."

A brief overview of the project:

  • 34,000 m² of new generation office space
  • Strategic location in the heart of the North District
  • Exceptional architectural and environmental quality
  • Möbius I tower will soon be occupied by Allianz as a direct neighbour

CBRE advised Immobel and Fidentia for this transaction

FBLI ACQUIRED BUZZCITY

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

 

On December 4, 2018, Fidentia BeLux Investments (FBLI) finalized, on behalf of a new subsidiary, an agreement on the acquisition of the project Buzzcity, rue Jean Fischbach 19/21/23, area of activity Am Bann in Leudelange.The seller is Atenor, a real estate development company listed on the Euronext Brussels stock market, specialized in large-scale urban projects that meet specific criteria in terms of energy efficiency and environmental respect.

The real estate complex, located at the doors of Luxembourg, in the municipality of Leudelange, an area of economic attraction with strong growth, offers a direct access to the motorway entrances leading to Belgium, France and Germany as well as to the Findel airport as well as two railway stations namely Luxembourg and Leudelange. The whole complex is also perfectly served by public transport.

The project Buzzcity will consist of 4 interconnected buildings offering 16, 533 m² of offices spread over 4 floors built on a common base with 2 underground levels containing 346 parking spaces. The complex will offer great visibility based on the concept of "New way of working" and on the latest technologies in terms of energy performance. The building will be Breeam Very Good certified and delivered in 2021.

FBLI is a company investing through subsidiaries in office real estate assets located in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, benefiting from a Breeam type environmental certification. FBLI pursues a sustainable investment strategy.

 

FBLI SOLD LOTHIAN DEVELOPMENTS III

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

 

On December 18th 2018, Fidentia BeLux Investments (FBLI) sold Lothian Development III, owner of Plaine 11, a 9,149 m² office building in Brussels. The Buyer is FFF Fund I, a private Luxembourg fund.

Located in the vibrant university district of Brussels across the VUB University Campus, the asset is at 3 minutes-walk from one of city’s main railway hub. Originally developed in the early 2000s, the asset underwent a full sustainable refurbishment program including energy efficient installations, floor plates refurbishments and introduction of new services to occupiers that will lead to a BREEAM In Use Very Good certification.

Fidentia Real Estate Investment will remain the asset manager of this investment for FFF Fund I. This will be a key role to achieve best sustainable development outcomes for occupiers.

Fidentia BeLux Investments is a company investing through subsidiaries in added value sustainable office real estate in Belgium and Luxembourg. It is managed by Fidentia Real Estate Investments.

FBLI acquired the WEB building

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Friday, April 13, 2018

 

On April 13th 2018, Fidentia Belux Investments (FBLI) have finalized the acquisition of the WEB building, rue de Bretagne 24/26, Brussels 1200. The seller is a fund managed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

The building, located at the gate of Brussels, in the area of Woluwe-Saint-Lambert and near the shopping center of Woluwe provides a direct access to the E 40 motorway and the Brussels’ ring road. The property benefits from a central location, equidistant to Brussels’ airport and the European Commission. It is very well served by public transport.

The WEB building has a Gross Lettable Area of 8.100 sqm of offices arranged over 6 floors with 182 inside parking spaces. The building is currently let to leading tenants on the basis of 9 fixed years and 3/6/9-year leases. The current occupancy rate is 100%.

FBLI is a company investing through subsidiaries in office real estate in Belgium and Luxembourg, in order to upgrade these properties to current environmental standards and obtain green certification such as Breeam. FBLI pursues a value add investment strategy with a focus on environmental sustainability : from “grey” to “green”.

 

 

 

 

FBLI Acquired Lothian Developments III

Lothian Developments III SA - Press release

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

 

Fidentia BeLux Investments (FBLI) acquired Lothian Developments III, owner of an office building located boulevard de la Plaine 11.

The property is located along Boulevard de la Plaine just in front of the campus of the main university of Brussels (ULB/VUB). The area is a mixed use zone composed of residential, retail, university, student housing, the new CHIREC hospital and the largest office cluster of the Brussels decentralised market.

This area is very close to one of the main roads of Brussels providing an easy access to the Brussels city centre, the Brussels ring road and the Belgian motorway network.

The property is composed of 6 floors above ground and 3 underground levels. It comprises a total of 9.149 sqm of office space, 703 sqm of storage and 172 underground parking units. This stand-alone building has prominent visibility and hosts renowned tenants such as  AIG - one of the world’s leading insurance organization – Sodexo and Softkinetic International.

BNP Paribas Real Estate and CBRE acted as joint sell-side advisors to Standard Life Investments.

Fidentia BeLux Investments is a company investing through subsidiaries in added value sustainable office real estate in Belgium and Luxembourg. It is managed by Fidentia Real Estate Investments

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