Bucharest, March 06, 2014 – King, the leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile word, leased an office space of 1.700 m2 in Opera Center, which will host the company’s Creative Studio in Bucharest, Romania.

Part of the Swedish Group King, the Bucharest Studio was opened in 2011 and recorded an exponential growth on the Romanian market. Thus, by the end of 2014, in the new office from Operei square will work over 110 people.

King's employees in Bucharest develop and test some of the most popular and best selling  online games, such as Bubble Witch Saga or the no. 1 game for Facebook and mobile, Candy Crush Saga. Colliers International assisted King in finding the suitable real estate solution for the most pressing business needs of  the company – its accelerated expansion and talent scout in a highly competitive market disputed by major  games developers.

"Game industry professionals are young, energetic, ultra-creative and in need of a representative, connected and flexible office. They work in one of the most dynamic IT sectors, thus employers are eager to find high-quality buildings and ingenious furnishing ideas in order to offer young talents a strong and attractive internal culture" explains Andreea Păun, Associate Director within the Office Agency team of Colliers International, the consultant who conducted the  leasing process. "We're glad to support King's initiative to implement next-level work styles. We are convinced that the new facility, one of the most beautiful class A buildings offices in Bucharest, as well as its location in the heart of the city will contribute to King’s competitive and creative work environment ", concludes the consultant.

According to the Generation Y studies published by Colliers International, the traditional office gradually transforms into a complex space which provides employees with increased productivity, creativity, collaboration, transparency and a fun, yet motivating work environment. More than 90% of today’s young job candidates request mobility and flexibility at the office.

"Among the things that employees have always appreciated at King includes the working environment and the relaxing atmosphere. We also care about the well-being of our employees and, thus, we are continuously looking for new solutions to provide them with an easily accessible workspace in which they feel comfortable and creative", says Mihai Sfrijan, Head of Studio King București. 

The Opera Center project (Opera Center One and Opera Center Two)  is among the first class A office developments delivered in Bucharest, owned by Austrian investment fund CA Immo. The building benefits from an excellent location and visibility, providing their tenants with a business card filled with history and prestige. Among the big companies located in the the building are NN Lease, Glaxo Smith Kline, Borza & Asociații, PayU, Stoica & Asociații or DHL Logistics.

King’s relocation was assisted by the law firms DLA Piper, on behalf of the tenant, and Fenechiu Savu & Asociații, on behalf of the owner.

 

The Swedish Grup King has also studios in Barcelona, Berlin, London, Malmo and Stockholm, as well as offices in San Francisco, Malta and Korea. CA Immo also owns office Bucharest Business Park  and Riverplace, some of the most reputed business centers in Bucharest.

Part of the Swedish Group King, the Bucharest Studio was opened in 2011 and recorded an exponential growth on the Romanian market. Thus, by the end of 2014, in the new office from Operei square will work over 110 people.

King's employees in Bucharest develop and test some of the most popular and best selling  online games, such as Bubble Witch Saga or the no. 1 game for Facebook and mobile, Candy Crush Saga. Colliers International assisted King in finding the suitable real estate solution for the most pressing business needs of  the company – its accelerated expansion and talent scout in a highly competitive market disputed by major  games developers.

"Game industry professionals are young, energetic, ultra-creative and in need of a representative, connected and flexible office. They work in one of the most dynamic IT sectors, thus employers are eager to find high-quality buildings and ingenious furnishing ideas in order to offer young talents a strong and attractive internal culture" explains Andreea Păun, Associate Director within the Office Agency team of Colliers International, the consultant who conducted the  leasing process. "We're glad to support King's initiative to implement next-level work styles. We are convinced that the new facility, one of the most beautiful class A buildings offices in Bucharest, as well as its location in the heart of the city will contribute to King’s competitive and creative work environment ", concludes the consultant.

According to the Generation Y studies published by Colliers International, the traditional office gradually transforms into a complex space which provides employees with increased productivity, creativity, collaboration, transparency and a fun, yet motivating work environment. More than 90% of today’s young job candidates request mobility and flexibility at the office.

"Among the things that employees have always appreciated at King includes the working environment and the relaxing atmosphere. We also care about the well-being of our employees and, thus, we are continuously looking for new solutions to provide them with an easily accessible workspace in which they feel comfortable and creative", says Mihai Sfrijan, Head of Studio King București. 

The Opera Center project (Opera Center One and Opera Center Two)  is among the first class A office developments delivered in Bucharest, owned by Austrian investment fund CA Immo. The building benefits from an excellent location and visibility, providing their tenants with a business card filled with history and prestige. Among the big companies located in the the building are NN Lease, Glaxo Smith Kline, Borza & Asociații, PayU, Stoica & Asociații or DHL Logistics.

King’s relocation was assisted by the law firms DLA Piper, on behalf of the tenant, and Fenechiu Savu & Asociații, on behalf of the owner.

 

The Swedish Grup King has also studios in Barcelona, Berlin, London, Malmo and Stockholm, as well as offices in San Francisco, Malta and Korea. CA Immo also owns office Bucharest Business Park  and Riverplace, some of the most reputed business centers in Bucharest.