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Friendship Tower topping out event

Friendship Tower, a Grade A building in District 1, HCMC offically ‘topped out’ on August 8th 2019; handover is expected in Q1/2020.

Ho Chi Minh City, August 2019 - Friendship Tower, a Grade A building in District 1, HCMC offically ‘topped out’ on August 8th 2019; handover is expected in Q1/2020.

According to Mr. Nguyen Trong Mai Lam, General Director of CZ Slovakia Vietnam: “Our hard work and effort are realised with construction progress on track for handover in Q1/2020, offering tenants a flexible and modern working environment in a prestigious District 1 location. The on-time topping out is another milestone to underline our commitment to delivering a high-quality office building.

Located at Le Duan Boulevard, one of HCMC’s most famous and prestigious streets with construction by Coteccons, Friendship Tower has been structurally complete for nine months, meeting all safety and quality requirements. Handover will occur in the next six months.

According to a recent report from Savills Vietnam, high-end office space in Ho Chi Minh City is currently 98% occupied, with the slim margin of available space expected to only further decrease in upcoming months. Providing the ideal solution to the minimal amount of stock is Friendship Tower. The Grade A office building is expected to be ready for handover in Q1/2020 and will offer 13,700 sqm of leasable office space. The building has already attracted the attention of numerous local and international tenants, such as The Executive Centre - the world-class flexible workspace provider, with 1,442 sq m leased across levels.

Ms. Tu Thi Hong An, Associate Director - Head of Commercial Leasing, Savills Vietnam said: “Unlike some recent projects in Ho Chi Minh City that have not been able to commit to their initial delivery time, Friendship Tower is making great strides towards completion. Savills and the building’s future tenants are all delighted with Friendship Tower’s progress.”

Awardedthe Best Office Architecture Vietnam for 2019 by the Asia Pacific Property Awards Architecture and projected LEED Gold Certificate (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Friendship Tower is the perfect destination for dynamic local & international companies.

Property Features:

Grade A Office Building

21 levels and 4 basements

Awards

Projected LEED Gold Certificate

Best Office Architecture Vietnam in 2019

GFA

19,000 sqm 

Net floor plate

723 sqm

Office clear height

2.7m

Lift

4 Office lifts with Destination Control, 1 lift exclusively serving the first three levels, 2 Basement Carpark lifts, 1 Service lift

Facilities

  • Conference centre facility (560 sq m) with options to split to 4 separate units for meetings and events
  • Intelligent Building Management System (BMS)
  • Soft spot provision for a potential internal staircase on specific floors.
  • Driver waiting room with private toilet.

                            Building Features

  • Double Glazed Curtain Wall (façade)
  • Raised floor
  • Acoustic Ceiling with Energy saving LED lights
  • Spacious Drop off zone for cars and double floor ceiling height Entrance hall

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