The worldwide well-known Internet-based retailer Amazon announced plans to open a new corporate office in Prague. The company has planned continuous recruitment of several hundred new employees particularly from HR and IT management as well as support positions. Therefore task was to find not only the highest quality office premises in Prague´s attractive location but also secure flexibility for the company to grow.
Cushman & Wakefield scanned the market for all options, evaluated the space and cost efficiency of pre-selected options and negotiated very flexible lease and best achievable financial terms. Cushman & Wakefield was also responsible for the Project Management of the complete fit-out project in the Blox. Blox is located in close proximity to both city centre and the Prague’s air-port. The building is BREEAM Outstanding certified.
The Amazon’s office will open in 2nd quarter of 2015 on area of 5,800 square meters located over two floors in the building Blox with options to expand. The office will be very attractive and provide all comfort to Amazon’s employees (including bike rooms with showers and lockers, internal cafeteria and numerous break-out zones). Appart of HR and IT teams, the office will also function for staff supporting Amazon's distribution centers functions in the Czech Republic and Poland.