AEW Europe, as asset manager for Le Marquis, has signed a nine-year firm lease agreement with Eurovalley in the 32,000 square metre eight-storey building at 1, Rue du Marquis in Brussels.
Le Marquis, an office building managed by AEW Europe, is owned by institutional investors through Marquis Building Brussels SA. The building was completely refurbished in 2009.
Eurovalley, a global community for entrepreneurs, will occupy 2,266 sq m starting 1 March 2014.
Le Marquis building received the certification BREEAM GOOD in the category “major refurbishment” according to the BREEAM Europe 2008. It was the first refurbished building in the district to receive the eco-label.
This transaction brings the occupancy rate to 80 per cent. The building is also let by AGEAS, EDF-Luminus, the pharmaceutical group Eli Lilly, Bpost Bank, SD Worx group and CRÉDOC.
Eurovalley was represented by BNP Paribas Real Estate. AEW Europe was advised by Baker & McKenzie law firm.