The ICD Brookfield Place in Dubai, UAE, has recently finalized new lease agreements with several renowned multinational corporations, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas SA, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, J.P. Morgan, and Reliance. With these new leases, the building has reached a total commitment of 95%.
Over the last two years, the ICD Brookfield Place has exceeded market expectations by leasing 408,643 square feet in 2022. It has attracted a diverse range of world-leading businesses that value sustainable, adaptable, and well-equipped workspaces, and employees have returned in large numbers.
ICD Attracts Top Multinational Corporations with Sustainable and Adaptable Workspaces
The ICD Brookfield Place has transformed the traditional office experience by providing tenants with a variety of amenities and common spaces. More than 200,000 square feet of shared space and facilities throughout the building, including The Summer Garden, The Arts Club, and the Niche Community Hub, are among them.
Several high-end restaurants and amenities have recently opened or are set to open later this year at ICD Brookfield Place, a popular lifestyle and business destination. Josette, The Guild, La Nina, and Lulu & The Beanstalk are among these establishments, while 1Rebel gym, Reform Athletica, and Embody Fitness provide a variety of fitness options to suit various styles.
Other convenient services and outlets available to office tenants and visitors include the Waitrose supermarket, Y12 hair salon, Skin Laundry, Florette florists, Christie’s Real Estate, and Momentum vintage watch store.
Moreover, as part of its commitment to leading the industry in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practises, ICD Brookfield Place has set an ambitious Net Zero by 2030 target. The property is strongly committed to climate leadership and social responsibility, and it promotes these values through campaigns such as “Breaking The Plastic Habit” and the “Tasmeem” art competition.
ICD Brookfield Place is a ground-breaking development that aims to set new market standards. The building has received numerous certifications and accolades for its commitment to sustainability, well-being, and advanced technology.
It was the first building in MENA to receive the WiredScore and SmartScore Platinum certifications, making it a technology and connectivity pioneer. It is also the tallest and largest LEED Platinum building, with international recognition for its energy-efficient and environmentally friendly design. Furthermore, it was the first office building in the MENA region to be awarded the WELL Health and Safety Rating, reflecting its emphasis on promoting the health and well-being of its occupants.
The ICD Brookfield Place was recently honoured with the “World’s Best Architecture” award at the International Property Awards, one of the most prestigious industry awards in the world.
This honour recognises the building’s exceptional design, innovative features, and an unrivalled dedication to excellence.
Rob Devereux, CEO of ICD Brookfield Place, expressed his pride in announcing the new major leases, which bring the building’s occupancy rate to an impressive 95% and add to the mix of high-quality tenants. This accomplishment, he believes, demonstrates Dubai’s status as a global city that continues to attract international organisations seeking to conduct business.
Devereux believes that the success of the building reflects the company’s commitment to developing innovative, sustainable, and unparalleled properties that meet the changing needs of its tenants. He believes that demand for high-quality, future-proofed products will increase in the future.
Clifford Chance’s Regional Managing Partner in the Middle East, Mohammed Al-Shukairy, expressed his delight in relocating to ICD Brookfield Place, a cutting-edge building closer to their clients. The firm’s office layout has been redesigned to provide a flexible, innovative, and sustainable work environment that supports the performance of its leading teams and reflects the firm’s commitment to continuously improving service delivery to clients.
According to Thierry Delvaux, CEO of JLL for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, ICD Brookfield Place has become a highly sought-after office location in the UAE and is one of the world’s top 20 largest LEED Platinum projects.
JLL has prioritised sustainability and well-being in its business operations, and this move is seen as a step towards achieving its own sustainability goals. By accommodating the needs of a dynamic, hybrid working environment, the new office space will allow JLL to focus on employee well-being and productivity.
ICD Brookfield Place in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has attracted a diverse range of world-leading businesses looking for sustainable, adaptable, and amenity-rich workspaces.
The recent announcement of new leases from multinational corporations such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas SA, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, J.P. Morgan, and Reliance brings the building’s total commitments to 95%.
Furthermore, ICD Brookfield Place’s dedication to sustainability, well-being, and technology has earned it a number of certifications and awards, including WiredScore and SmartScore Platinum certifications, LEED Platinum, and the WELL Health and Safety Rating. The success of the building reflects the company’s commitment to developing innovative and unparalleled properties that meet the changing needs of its tenants, and this trend is likely to continue as demand for high-quality, future-proofed products grows.