Raiffeisenbank Will Occupy Building in Nagatino i-Land Technopark
OREANDA-NEWS. June 4, 2012. ZAO Raiffeisenbank will be housed in a new 11-story building in Technopark Nagatino i-Land. The total area of the building will be 24,945 sq.m. The new office will be Raiffeisenbank’s second main building. This decision was made in order to optimise costs and increase business efficiency by consolidating various divisions of the bank in one building. Another key factor was creating an open space office format.
The Menger Business Centre, where Raiffeisenbank’s back office will be located, is part of the first phase of Nagatino i-Land (total area 216,000 sq.m).
"More than five years ago, we decided to consolidate our back offices in one building," says Gert Hebenstreit, a member of the Board, Head of the Operations and IT Directorate at ZAO Raiffeisenbank. "Since then, we have been looking for an appropriate site. In the end, we chose the Menger Business Centre, which is part of Technopark Nagatino i-Land. This building fully meets our quite high requirements for location and construction quality."
"We see Raiffeisenbank’s decision to choose a building in the technopark as a strong endorsement of the project," notes Andrei Astakhov, CEO of the Nagatino i-Land project’s developer. "Raiffeisenbank is the fourth large bank to open an office in the technopark. Today, Nagatino i-Land is being transformed into a financial oasis for the capital. I worked in the banking sector for several decades, and I am very impressed by how demanding financial institutions are when choosing real estate and by their thoughtfulness, deliberateness, preciseness and close attention to the details of the transaction. At this point, banks are our main tenants, and if
The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Nagatino i-Land Technopark is a modern business centre occupying more than 700,000 sq.m.
The project is located in the western section of Nagatinskaya bottomland on
The first phase of the technopark (216,000 sq.m, 8 buildings) has been completed and is home to the offices of Russian and overseas companies. The list of technopark tenants includes companies such as UniCredit Bank, LBBW (Landesbank Baden-Wьrttemberg), Investtorgbank and others.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 10th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on Q1 2012 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 5th in terms of liabilities of individuals and 10th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards both