NCC Property Development has signed a lease agreement with Cargotec, which will be moving its headquarters to the We Land office building, due to be completed next year in the Ruoholahti area of Helsinki. Cargotec plans to occupy about 2,000 square meters on We Land’s top floors.
We Land is a 14-floor building due to be completed in the spring of 2024 in the Ruoholahti area of Helsinki. It will have 18,000 square meters of brand-new office space. Its address is on Porkkalankatu street, which is also the location of Cargotec’s old headquarters.
– Responsibility and sustainability are at the center of Cargotec's strategy and operations, so they were naturally important criteria for the selection of our new Head Office. We also wanted to find premises that are easily accessible and support changing needs of work. At We Land, these principles come true, and we are looking forward to the completion of the premises, says Johanna Ihalainen, VP, Corporate Real Estate, Cargotec.
Cargotec is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions, with the goal of becoming the global leader in sustainable cargo flow. Cargotec operates in approximately one hundred countries, and it employs approximately 11,500 people globally. Around 230 people will move to the headquarters which will be completed in 2024.
– We are happy that Cargotec has decided to choose We Land for its group operations. We Land is designed to promote community, experience and sustainability, says Heikki Alén, Senior Developer at NCC Property Development.
We Land is the first building in Finland that has been designed and built according to the highest of the BREEAM environmental ratings (Outstanding). Carbon emissions from the building have been reduced by 30% from the normal level, and the building's energy consumption is -23% lower than the threshold values. The building will have an energy rating “A”. 95% of the waste generated on site during construction will be utilized. The building's facade is made of recycled and recyclable copper.