MEAG acquires World Port Center in Rotterdam from Marathon and Unifore
The 123-metre-high multi-tenant office tower is located at the tip of the Wilhelminapier and comprises a total of approximately 35,500sqm.
MEAG has acquired the World Port Center (worldportcenter.com) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for a special real estate fund in which Munich Re Group investors are invested.
The seller of the property is a Joint Venture between a fund affiliated with MCAP Global Finance (UK) LLP (the UK affiliate of New York based global asset manager Marathon Asset Management L.P.) and Unifore Real Estate B.V. The building is let on long term leases, with major tenants being the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Dutch National Police.
The World Port Center, designed by Foster + Partners, is located on the "Kop van Zuid" peninsula, which can quickly be reached by underground from Rotterdam Central Station.
The 123-metre-high multi-tenant office tower is located at the tip of the Wilhelminapier and comprises a total of approximately 35,500 m² of modern office space spread over 32 floors. The completely refurbished two-storey car park offers 507 parking spaces, 60 of which are equipped with charging stations. The U-shaped building consists of two towers, which are of different heights and connected by a glazed lift lobby.
World Port Center has been extensively refurbished, repositioned and leased on long-term leases by the Seller. The works that have been completed improved the ESG credentials of the building and included a full renovation of the lobby and terraces, designed by renowned architectural practice Mecanoo. The property has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent and a WELL Gold certificate.