04.07.2012 - SkyTower celebrates the topping-out

SkyTower celebrates the topping-out

After a construction time of only 13 months, the SkyTower in the Romanian capital Bucharest celebrated its topping-out.

After a record building time of only 13 months, the SkyTower in the Romanian capital Bucharest celebrated its completion: With the concreting of the 36th floor, the SkyTower has been topped-out. A few weeks ago, the directly connected FCC office building was topped-out as well.

The topping-out ceremony on 28th of June 2012 was organized by Raiffeisen Property Holding International (RPHI) as the owner of both buildings, Raiffeisen evolution as the general contractor and the concerned construction company Strabag, responsible for both projects.

As part of the topping-out ceremony, Carl Rossey (Raiffeisenbank Romania, Vice President Operations & IT Division), Dieter Hoffmann (RPHI, Head of Project Development & Technics), Gerald Beck (Raiffeisen Evolution, Managing Director) and Gerhard Schinnerl (Strabag, Managing Director) thanked the project team for the first-class execution. The outstanding performance of Strabag – and especially its workers – was also praised, the construction grew in record time by one floor per week.

A new headquarter for Raiffeisen Bank Romania

Reaching a total height of 137 m, the SkyTower, which was acquired by Raiffeisen Property Holding International (RPHI) in 2011 will be the tallest building in Bucharest. The construction of the 37-floors building, which will set new standards - both architecturally and technically, should be completed by the end of 2012. The FCC office building and six floors of the SkyTower were leased to Raiffeisen Bank Romania, which will set up its new head office there.

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