OVG Real Estate leased approximately 2,650 m2 and 23 parking spaces office building in The Edge to Salesforce, the world leader in CRM software for the cloud.
In October of last year, OVG Real Estate deliverd office building The Edge, the most sustainable office building in the world. In addition to current tenants as Deloitte, AKD, Sandvik and Edelman, Salesforce will, with effect from 1 September 2015 to move into The Edge.
The Edge is described as a 'computer with a roof " and is ahead of its time. The innovative technology The Edge offers and the location on the South Axis were decisive for Salesforce as a leading software company, to opt for The Edge as a new headquarters. Given the international nature of Salesforce, the location of the Zuidas near Schiphol also plays a role in this choice.
The settlement of Saleforce in Amsterdam is important to the city and this fits in with the trend that more and more technology companies choose to settle in the capital. General Manager OVG Netherlands, Jan Hein Tiedema: "We are delighted that this young and dynamic American company has chosen our office The Edge as headquarters in the Netherlands. Salesforce is a very innovative company and has found a high quality sustainable and innovative office in the Edge. "
The Edge is designed by Ron Baker and Lee Polisano of PLP Architecture in London. The building is certified BREEAM 'Outstanding' and was sold last year to Deka Immobilien Investment.
The real estate team of The Edge consists of JLL, Van Gool Elburg ♢ Vastgoedspecialisten BV and DTZ, where JLL acted as advisor to OVG. During this transaction Salesforce was assisted by Cushman & Wakefield.