With its partner AG Real Estate, Hines is co-developing HEKLA, an 818,056-square-foot, 48-story office tower in Paris-La Défense, the largest business district in Europe.
HEKLA will feature a dual-level lobby, six underground floors, five dining areas, a 250-seat auditorium, and office space to accommodate 5,800 employees.
The outstanding location gives the project great visibility and fantastic views to and from the west of the capital. Giving a new balance to the skyline of La Défense, the Jean Nouvel-designed tower will dramatically change the western landscape of Paris. Located in a soon-to-be completely refurbished district that will include student housing, the largest park in the area, retail options and a pedestrian green path from the conversion of road interchange overhanging the site inspired by the skyline of New York.
HEKLA is expected to be completed in 2022.