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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hermes Business Campus and Sky Tower, case studies presented by OCTAGON at the event Contractor 2014




Nicole Sommer
OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING  was one of the special guests at one of the most important construction events: Contractor 2014- organized in Bucharest between  10- 11 November 2014. The International Expoconference of Construction Contractors has gathered this year 74 speakers, architects and  contractor, from over 20 countries, who have presented the major projects  built by the companies they represented.

Within the plenary session “Construction”,  Nicole Sommer- OCTAGON’s Commercial Manager, presented two case studies: HermesBusiness Campus and Sky Tower.  Nicole Sommer spoke about the main features of the two office buildings, as well as about the construction methods and technologies used by   OCTAGON. The company’s commercial manager used as presentation support, two videos picturing various execution stages of the buildings.

You can watch the presentation video, here:
video

OCTAGON  was general contractor for the first building of the office complex Hermes Business Campus, located on 5- 7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd. in Bucharest and is currently  performing the infrastructure works consisting in diaphragm walls D 800, bored piles D 1,000 and D 1,500, foundation raft, crown beam and superstructure for the second building – C. The second building will have the same area- 37,000 sqm and the same number of floors- 4 basements +8 floors +technical floor, as the first building, which has been fully leased.

OCTAGON  also built the foundation of the tallest building in Romania: Sky Tower, located in Bucharest, on 246 A Calea Floreasca.  The  137 m tall building, counting 37 floors and 5 basements, visible from all the areas of Bucharest,  is part of the complex Floreasca City Center, developed by the Austrian company Raiffeisen Evolution.  OCTAGON  built the foundation in top- down system of  two reinforced concrete slabs, measuring  4,600 sqm each. The company also performed the deepest foundation in Romania: 20 m, within this project.


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Thursday, October 16, 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus



Press release                                 
                       
                                                                                                                 October 15th 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus
*      Contract value: 6.2 mil Euro
*      Hermes Business Campus- office complex located on 5-7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
Bucharest, October 15th 2014: OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING, a company that specializes in civil and geotechnical construction works, started works on building C of the office complex Hermes Business Campus. The complex will be developed in three stages and this is the second stage. The works performed by OCTAGON will have a total value of 6.2 mil euro.

OCTAGON will build the infrastructure, consisting in diaphragm walls D 800, bored piles D 1,000 and D 1,500, foundation raft, crown beam. The company will also execute the superstructure of building C.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
“The fact that we are continuing works on the second stage of the complex Hermes Business Campus allows us to use the experience accumulated in the first stage to obtain better results and contributes to the project coherence. Construction works on building C started in September, and now we are building the special foundations.” said Mr. Alexandros Ignatiadis, co- founder and shareholder of OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

In July 2014 OCTAGON delivered the first stage of the project. The company was general contractor for building B within the complex, developed by NGY Properties Investment, the Romanian branch of the Belgian group Atenor. The building covers 37,000 sqm, has 4 underground floors, 8 ground floors and one technical floor and has been fully leased.

Hermes Business Campus is the first investment of Atenor Group in Romania. Works started at the end of
Hermes Business Campus - building C
2010, when OCTAGON won the infrastructure contract, consisting in the execution of  diaphragm walls, bored piles, excavation and foundation in top-down system, as well as the execution of the structure of levels -3 and -4.

In 2013 OCTAGON took over the general contractor role from the Austrian company Alpine and continued with the execution of reinforced concreting works on the superstructure, architecture, electrical installations and HVAC.

Building B obtained BREEAM certification with excellent grade for the execution of the superstructure.

About OCTAGON:

OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING (www.octagon.com.ro ) is a Romanian company set up in 2005, headquartered in Bucharest. The company also has a branch in Baghdad (Iraq).  With a 19.6 million euro in 2013, large scale projects in Romania, Iraq, Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria, OCTAGON is one of the main players in the civil and geotechnical construction sectors, in Romania.
Hermes Business Campus - building C

Among the reference works performed by OCTAGON in Romania there are: the office complex Green Court Bucharest (Gara Herastrau Street- Bucharest), the tallest office building in Bucharest Sky Tower (Barbu Vacarescu Blvd.), the office building Olympia Tower (Decebal Blvd.- Bucharest) and the Combined Cycle Power Plant 867 MW OMV- Petrom (Brazi- Prahova county).


 
OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING
For more information click HERE
Phone: (+4)021.232.39.20
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

ZF: Best business centers in Bucharest. Octagon, contractor within 6 of them



 
Sky Tower
Ziarul Financiar has interviewed eight real estate consultancy firms to draw up a top of the business centers that suit best the criteria of the companies looking for new headquarters. Extremely dynamic on the office market, in the past years, OCTAGON has been contractor within 6 of these projects.
Victoria Center building on Calea Victoriei, Sky Tower near Promenada Mall, where OCTAGON has performed infrastructure works in top- down system and AFI Business Park near AFI Palace Cotroceni Mall are the office projects in Bucharest that fit most of the criteria.
Victoria Center is the most attractive office building in Bucharest, with a leasable area under 10,000 sqm, Sky Tower is the brokers’ favorite building over 10,000 sqm, while AFI Park is the highest rated business park, according to the analysis which took ten criteria into account.
Olympia Tower
The projects divided into three categories – under 10,000 sqm, over 10,000 sqm and business parks – have been graded from 5 to 1 upon 10 criteria: technical specifications, access, space efficiency, operational efficiency, visibility and design, quality of administration services, building and surrounding facilities, price/quality ration, high parking rate and good reputation of existing tenants.
Green Gate
Located in a central area, on Decebal Blvd., Olympia Tower office building is one of the most modern in Bucharest, with an area under 10,000 sqm. OCTAGON has performed the infrastructure works (diaphragm walls, bored piles, general excavation, crown beam) and superstructure works for this building.

Among buildings with areas over 10,000 sqm, Green Gate, located on Tudor Vladimirescu Blvd. in Bucharest is one of the most recently delivered. OCTAGON has been specialized contractor for the office building and has performed geotechnical works: diaphragm walls, bored piles, dewatering systems and crown beam. The building has 10 floors and a 39,000 sqm total area.
Hermes Business Campus

Green Court Bucharest- Building A
OCTAGON has also been involved in the construction of two of the largest office parks in Bucharest: Hermes Business Campus (Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd.) and Green Court Bucharest (Gara Herastrau St.). The company was general contractor for the first office building within the complex. After delivering building A of Green Court Bucharest complex, developed by real estate giant Skanska, OCTAGON is continuing the superstructure works to building B, which will be delivered this year.
Green Court Bucharest- Building B


On the list of projects built by OCTAGON, listed in ZF top there is also Floreasca Park, located in northern Bucharest on Pipera Road. OCTAGON was specialized contractor and performed geotechnical works within the building.  


For more information click HERE
 
OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING
Phone: (+4)021.232.39.20