Ardian and Prelios sgr sign a lease agreement for the property in Via di Villa Emiliani10, Rome

Milan, 9 November 2021 - Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, and Prelios SGR, announced that they have signed a lease agreement with a leading multinational company operating in the telecommunications sector for its new Italian headquarters in Rome.

The property in Via di Villa Emiliani 10 in Rome, owned by AREEF Sunshine, a real estate investment fund wholly owned by Ardian and managed by Prelios SGR, will host the new Italian headquarters of the telecom company from March 2022.

An independent building surrounded by an exclusive courtyard and located in the Parioli district, the property is one of the most prestigious and elegant in Rome. It also has excellent accessibility with the provision of multiple car and motorbike parking spaces..

It is currently undergoing renovation work by designers Scandurra Studio Architettura, and will embody the distinctive features of the area - characterized by modern, flexible and versatile office spaces that guarantee the well-being of the occupants.

The building is 3,200 square metres across seven floors. In addition to office space, the building has panoramic terraces with excellent views of the ancient city and an exclusive garden with direct access from the basement. The building has been refurbished with sustainability and efficiency in mind and is LEED certified.

Rodolfo Petrosino, Senior Managing Director for Southern Europe of Ardian Real Estate commented: “This project confirms Ardian Real Estate’s commitment to the highest international standards in terms of efficiency and environmental sustainability. A building designed for the future, it will guarantee maximum comfort for the occupants and their well-being. The signing of the lease agreement shows how rewarding this approach is.”

Patrick Del Bigio, CEO of Prelios SGR, said: “The enhancement activity carried out on the property in Via di Villa Emiliani once again highlights Prelios SGR’s strong track record in the real estate market in Rome. It also confirms how a strategy based on the repositioning of a building according to international best practices in terms of architecture and environmental sustainability can attract top-level international tenants in Rome. We believe that the real estate market in Rome will continue to grow in line with the wider real estate cycle, offering further important opportunities.”

AREEF Sunshine was advised by GVA Redilco.