BRUSSELS, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate have signed a partnership in the form of a 30-year Design, Build, Finance and Maintain agreement (DBFM) to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings located at the new Luxembourg Automotive Campus.
Goodyear is one of the founding partners of the Luxembourg Automotive Campus located in Roost (Bissen) in Luxembourg. The campus will be a unique research and development area for companies involved in technological innovation for the automotive sector.
The new building will feature a gross leasable area (GLA) of 16,000 m2 and is planned to be ready by the beginning of 2020. It will accommodate Goodyear’s global innovation center as well as regional and global functions currently based in Luxembourg and will be home to approximately 1100 employees.
The design, created by Assar Universum Architects, reflects Goodyear’s vision of smart, safe and sustainable innovation for future mobility. It has been designed to nurture connectivity and collaboration between teams and create an open, innovative and inspiring working environment by embracing the advantages of a campus ‘way of live’. The project also includes an employee restaurant, gym and event center for as team gatherings, product launches, innovation and media events and exhibitions related to current and future mobility.
“We found a solid development partner in Félix Giorgetti-AG Real Estate, and we clearly appreciate their extensive expertise and forward-looking approach to the project. “Moving to the new state-of-the art facilities at the Luxembourg Automotive Campus will be an important milestone for Goodyear,” says Carlos Cipollitti, Vice President EMEA Product Development. “It will further accelerate Goodyear’s contribution to future mobility by developing and delivering smart products and innovative services that anticipate customers’ and consumers’ needs in an evolving mobility ecosystem.”
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