Forskaren attracts tenants and becomes Elekta’s new head office in Hagastaden

September 7, 2020

Vectura has signed a rental agreement with Elekta, which has decided to establish its head office in Forskaren, an international hub for innovation in life science and health tech right in the heart of Hagastaden. At the crossroads of world-leading players in care, research, and business, Forskaren will be an innovation partner for life and health that gives those working in life sciences the opportunity to develop their ideas and business in an environment that encourages co-operation and the exchange of knowledge.

- We’re very pleased to welcome Elekta to Forskaren and Hagastaden’s future heart for innovation in life science and health tech. We’re proud to start a collaboration with a world-leading company like Elekta. This is also in line with our vision for the building and proves that the concept appeals to the market. We look forward to them moving in in late 2023 to early 2024, says Micael Averborg, Business Unit Manager at Vectura.

- Elekta is looking forward to moving to Forskaren in Hagastaden, where we want to contribute to an innovative environment and develop our industry-leading innovations. The area reflects the way in which we work to provide caregivers and their patients the best treatment options available and to advance precision-driven radiation-based medicine, says CEO of Elekta Instrument AB Jonas Karlström.

The parties have signed a green rental agreement for a total of roughly 5,700 square metres of office and lab space. Tenant & Partner has been Elekta’s advisor in the process. The objective is to develop a sustainable building certified in accordance with LEED platinum and WELL standards.

Forskaren will be part of a world-class science city by serving as a creative meeting place for talent and innovators in life science. The building will offer 24,000 square metres of flexible office space, common areas, and the latest in smart food and drink. At street level, research and business come face to face with a broad section of society, where events, seminars, and exhibitions will challenge our ingrained ideas and preconceptions. The future Hagaplan will be a dynamic place, regardless of the day of the week or time of day.

About Vectura

Vectura is a realestate company that develops properties for its own long-term management. We operate in the segments of community properties and commercial properties. Since the company started in 2012, we have developed community properties such as care and nursing homes, preschools and today have, among other things, a hospital in Stockholm. Within Vectura’s commercial business area, we have both properties that carry a rich cultural-historical heritage for innovative property development projects with a focus on life and health. Vectura is owned by Patricia Industries with is a part of Investor.

About Elekta

For almost fifty years, Elekta has led the development of radiation treatment. Each day, our more than 4,000 employees around the world work to provide precision-based, individualised radiation treatment for anyone with cancer who needs it. Our head office is in Stockholm and we are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

For more information, please contact:

Micael Averborg, Business Unit Manager, Vectura, +46 730 26 19 07, micael.averborg@vectura.se

Isabell Andersson, Communications Manager, Vectura, +46 704 67 69 40, isabell.andersson@vectura.se

Find out more about Vectura here: https://www.vectura.se/

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