Yunity Park serves as an extension of the office that provides the urban support for experiences adapted to the modern lifestyle, projected to contribute to the significant improvement of the surrounding environment, along with increasing the quality of life of the entire Genesis Property community.
All seven buildings within Yunity Park are already class A energy efficient. Along with the investments in buildings energy efficiency and the 1,080 photovoltaic panels installed on 4,000 sqm on the rooftops of buildings, the business park complies with the nZEB criteria as of this year, essential step for all buildings within its portfolio to become Zero Carbon Buildings (ZCB) by 2030.
"The building stock is Europe's largest single consumer of energy, accounting for almost 40% of the EU's energy consumption and 36% of its carbon emissions. Thus, the reduction of carbon emissions from the buildings is essential for achieving the two major objectives of the EU included in the European Ecological Agreement: the 55% reduction of gas emissions by 2030 and the achievement of climate neutrality by 2050", says Ioan Bejan, Sustainability Manager, Genesis Property.
All the buildings in the Genesis Property portfolio already hold the BREEAM - Very Good certification since 2013 and are in an advanced process of obtaining the BREEAM - Outstanding certificate.
“We are excited that all seven buildings in Yunity Park will have the IMMUNE Building Standard™ - Resilient, 5 out of 5 stars. It is a major step in our mission to create healthy indoor spaces for both our employees and our tenants. We are able to demonstrate that IMMUNE™ is an innovative, essential option for any organization that puts people first and is prepared for the challenges of the future”, added Ioan Bejan.
The IMMUNE Building Standard™ includes an investment in the Healthy by Design system, which focuses on implementing operational and health rules in the built environment, with a positive impact on people's health, safety, comfort and quality of life at work.
In November 2021, Genesis Property became the first real estate company in the country to join the select community that supports the 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact (UNGC).
Genesis Property owns, develops and operates of class A office buildings in Romania, with almost 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. The company owns and manages YUNITY Park and West Gate Business District, with over 150,000 sqm of office space contracted by major companies such as HP, Accenture, Societe Generale, Citibank, Ericsson, Garanti BBVA, Infineon, Luxoft, Yokogawa, Siemens and Alpha Bank, where more than 20,000 employees work.
In 2020, Genesis Property initiated the IMMUNE™ Building Standard, an innovative global standard that certifies the resilience of buildings to health threats such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Through IMMUNE™, the company aims to sustainably contribute to the creation of the healthy buildings of the future.
Genesis Property made a commitment to adapt its investment and operational strategy in order to fully contribute to supporting the major objectives of the European Commission, assumed by the European Ecological Agreement, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030 and to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
Genesis Property is also the developer of the first private student campus in Romania, West Gate Studios, and the 4-star accommodation unit Studio One Accommodation Suites.