Thursday, October 16, 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus

Press release                                 
                                                                                                                 October 15th 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus
*      Contract value: 6.2 mil Euro
*      Hermes Business Campus- office complex located on 5-7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
Bucharest, October 15th 2014: OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING, a company that specializes in civil and geotechnical construction works, started works on building C of the office complex Hermes Business Campus. The complex will be developed in three stages and this is the second stage. The works performed by OCTAGON will have a total value of 6.2 mil euro.

OCTAGON will build the infrastructure, consisting in diaphragm walls D 800, bored piles D 1,000 and D 1,500, foundation raft, crown beam. The company will also execute the superstructure of building C.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
“The fact that we are continuing works on the second stage of the complex Hermes Business Campus allows us to use the experience accumulated in the first stage to obtain better results and contributes to the project coherence. Construction works on building C started in September, and now we are building the special foundations.” said Mr. Alexandros Ignatiadis, co- founder and shareholder of OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

In July 2014 OCTAGON delivered the first stage of the project. The company was general contractor for building B within the complex, developed by NGY Properties Investment, the Romanian branch of the Belgian group Atenor. The building covers 37,000 sqm, has 4 underground floors, 8 ground floors and one technical floor and has been fully leased.

Hermes Business Campus is the first investment of Atenor Group in Romania. Works started at the end of
Hermes Business Campus - building C
2010, when OCTAGON won the infrastructure contract, consisting in the execution of  diaphragm walls, bored piles, excavation and foundation in top-down system, as well as the execution of the structure of levels -3 and -4.

In 2013 OCTAGON took over the general contractor role from the Austrian company Alpine and continued with the execution of reinforced concreting works on the superstructure, architecture, electrical installations and HVAC.

Building B obtained BREEAM certification with excellent grade for the execution of the superstructure.


OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING ( ) is a Romanian company set up in 2005, headquartered in Bucharest. The company also has a branch in Baghdad (Iraq).  With a 19.6 million euro in 2013, large scale projects in Romania, Iraq, Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria, OCTAGON is one of the main players in the civil and geotechnical construction sectors, in Romania.
Hermes Business Campus - building C

Among the reference works performed by OCTAGON in Romania there are: the office complex Green Court Bucharest (Gara Herastrau Street- Bucharest), the tallest office building in Bucharest Sky Tower (Barbu Vacarescu Blvd.), the office building Olympia Tower (Decebal Blvd.- Bucharest) and the Combined Cycle Power Plant 867 MW OMV- Petrom (Brazi- Prahova county).

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