Office complex West Gate, owned by Genesis Property, inaugurated the first outdoor pool with runway and rollerblading Romania, located in an office park, following an EUR 1.5 million investment.
Over 10,000 people, West Gate Studios employees and West Gate Studios private campus students have access to the pool and outdoor terrace in a modern relaxation area set within the park on an area of 5,000 sqm.
”We are opening the first outdoor runway and rollerblading in Romania, located in an office park. It is the first time such a facility is located in the same yard with the headquarters of multinational companies and at the expense of their employees. At the same time, it is another step forward in realizing the concept imagined from the beginning in this park to develop a city in the city, ”says Liviu Tudor, president and founder of Genesis Property.
Opened on August 1, 2018, the pool passed testing and capacity calibration. The swimming pool is located within the West Gate office park, located in the western area of the capital, and has a total capacity of 200 seats on the lounger. The swimming pool features an outdoor terrace with bar-restaurant, a mixed beach area (sandstone and grass), a water bar and ultra-modern locker rooms.
For the heating of water of the pool, but also of domestic water, renewable energy is generated by solar panels. Also, irrigation systems capture rainwater and recirculated it for maintenance of green spaces. On the basis of the card, both employees and students staying in the private student campus West Gate Studios benefit from a 50 percent discount on basic rates regardless of the day they choose to go to the pool. Base rates are RON 30 from Monday to Friday, and RON 50 at weekends. The entrance fee for children aged 2-6 is RON 15 LEI, and for those aged 6-14 years of RON 20.
Guests at Studio One Accommodation Suites, inaugurated in 2017, enjoy free access to the pool.
West Gate tenants include Societe Generale European Business Services, Dacia Renault, Siemens, Ericsson, WNS, Citi, Accenture, Panasonic, Alpha Bank, Carestream Health and Medicover.
West Gate Business Park comprises 5 class A buildings, of 75,000 sqm, the largest private student campus in Romania – West Gate Studios, a Studio One – Accommodation Suites accommodation (with accommodation capacity of 32 rooms and 15,000 sqm of outdoor green spaces, being the business park with the most generous green space in Bucharest.