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Triodos Vastgoedfonds closes rental agreement with Fugro for office building in Utrecht

Press Release

Zeist, 15 december 2017 – Triodos Vastgoedfonds N.V., Triodos Investment Management’s sustainable real estate fund, has rented out her office building located at Blaeulaan 60A in Utrecht (circa 1,339 m2 and 14 parking spaces) for a period of 10 years at competitive conditions to Fugro NL Land BV. Fugro will be renting the building as of 15 December 2017.

The rental agreement with the previous tenant ended at 1 November 2017. Following a proactive approach of the fund, the building will have a new tenant within only 6 weeks.

Both tenant and Triodos Vastgoedfonds are striving to improve the energy label to an A++ (currently A+), for instance through adding LED lighting and solar panels. The intentions regarding the sustainable usage and management of the property have been documented in the ‘Green Lease’ contract. This rental agreement demonstrates the fund’s capability to adequately and quickly anticipate tenants needs, while at the same time enhancing its strategy to further improve the portfolio’s sustainability.

The adjacent property Blaeulaan 60 is still available for rent. This property will be restyled in the coming months and improved from a sustainability perspective to an A+ label (currently D). Spaces are available starting from 350 m2.

Ans de Wijn Bedrijfshuisvesting B.V. represented Triodos Vastgoedfonds and Rob Swart Bedrijfshuisvesting represented the tenant. 

About Triodos Vastgoedfonds

Triodos Vastgoedfonds was established in 2004 and is the first sustainable real estate fund in Europe. Triodos Vastgoedfonds invests in sustainably built or managed commercial property and monumental buildings.

More information about the fund can be found in the annual report: http://www.jaarverslag-triodos.nl/nl/tim/2016/tvf/

About Triodos Investment Management

Triodos Investment Management connects a broad range of investors who want to make their money work for lasting, positive change with innovative entrepreneurs and sustainable businesses doing just that. In doing so, we serve as a catalyst in sectors that are key in the transition to a world that is fairer, more sustainable and humane.

With our highly professional investment teams, we have built up in-depth knowledge throughout our 25 years of impact investing in sectors such as Energy & Climate, Inclusive Finance, Sustainable Food & Agriculture, Arts & Culture, and Sustainable Real Estate. Besides the direct impact investments in these sectors, we also invest in listed companies with an above-average environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Assets under management as per end of June 2017: EUR 3.3 billion.

Triodos Investment Management is a globally active impact investor and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank NV.

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