České Budějovice, Business centre Globus

Full range food hypermarket and hobby market together with specialized retail shops, restaurant, fast food and other facilities.


Location: České Budějovice
Investor: Praha West Investment k.s. Praha - Zličín
Realization: HOCHTIEF VSB division 1
Type: Business centre
Construction time: 08/2002 - 04/2003
Main indicators: Hypermarket floor area:                     13 611 m2
Parking:                                        1 166 spaces
Description: In-built 2 storey area provides space for food preparation and storage. The second upper floor includes offices and shopping centre staff facilities. Reinforced concrete load-bearing structure made of columns, walls, trusses, in-built elements with filigreed ceiling, in central hypermarket area with reinforced concrete trusses. Thermal insulated sheet roofing on concrete trusses is brightened with roof skylights. The building is divided into large hypermarket area, retail shops, supermarket service and storage, public food court, offices and business centre staff facilities. Technical facilities are located partly on 1st upper floor (gas boiler room), partly they are outside, adjacent to central hypermarket area (transformer station, waste water treatment plant, oil separator, retention tank, sprinkler tank). Air-cooler engine room is located on roof. The building is equipped by loading ramps and lifting platforms for smoother delivery of goods. Façade is made of aluminium, partially glazed; window and entry door elements are also of aluminium. Glass restaurant facade is with sun blinds.