The Access Group, a United Kingdom software market leader, has leased 4,220 sqm premises in Iulius Town Timișoara and plans to double its number of IT specialists
The Access Group, winner of The Sunday Times’ “Best Companies to Work For” award for three years in a row, is present, starting this March, in the business hub of the Iulius Town Timișoara mixed-use complex developed by IULIUS Company. More than 400 specialists work in the Global Operation Center based in United Business Center 0, and the company plans to double the number of tech specialists by the end of this year.
The Access Group is one of the largest providers of business management software to organizations in the UK, Ireland and Asia-Pacific region. The company has leased 4,220 sqm in the United Business Center 0 (UBC 0) building located in the Iulius Town mixed-use complex, in order to develop its Global Operation Center in Timișoara. The Access Group has been present in the western Romanian city since 2019, following the acquisition of Intelligent Software Systems (ISS) company established in 2005.
“We are delighted that The Access Group joined the business community in Iulius Town Timișoara. UBC 0 alone offers 30,000 sqm of office space with state-of-the-art facilities, accommodating 15 fast-growing companies in Romania. We are confident that the new location, the work environment, and the facilities available in the mixed-use complex will measure up to all the expectations of The Access Group’s employees,” said Laurenţiu Manea, Office Buildings Manager Iulius Town Timișoara.
Over the past six months, The Access Group in Timișoara has seen significant growth in operations due to its strong software development and technical support capabilities. This year, the company is planning to increase the number of IT specialists via programs dedicated to graduates of IT and other specialties. Recruitment is underway for positions including Senior.Net Developer, Cash Applications Supervisor, Technical Support Engineer, Senior QA Engineer, etc.
“The Access Group, software market leader in the UK, will continue the accelerated development of its Romanian operations to meet the growing demand for digital development and transformation solutions. Our growth plans aim to double the number of technology professionals by the end of this year. Romania has been chosen as our EMEA Global Operations Center, as we have proven together with some of the most talented software engineers that we are an important reference point in digital innovation. We believe that the location and facilities offered by the UBC 0 building provide us with the best environment to achieve all our objectives in the next stages of development of the Access Global Operation Center in Romania,” said Radu Giju, Managing Director Access Global Operation Center Romania.
The Access Group’s portfolio includes 60,000 clients in commercial and non-profit sectors, and the innovative solutions they develop transform the way business management software is used, giving every employee the oportunity to do more. Founded in 1991, The Access Group employs around 6,000 people and is growing rapidly, both organically and through acquisitions.
UBC 0 is the fourth office building in the Iulius Town mixed-use complex and it opened last autumn. The building has immediate access to stores, themed restaurants and coffee shops, food court, public institution offices, kindergarten and primary school, fitness center, multiplex cinema and a superb urban garden.
About Iulius Town Timișoara
With a leasable area of 30,000 sqm, UBC 0 spans on 15 floors plus two underground levels, semi-basement, ground floor and two technical floors. Developed by companies IULIUS and Atterbury Europe, the Iulius Town complex includes: 80,000 sqm of office premises, the largest retail area outside of the Capital (105,000 sqm, 450 stores), the VIP all inclusive concept by Cinema City, the largest health and fitness center in Romania, three event halls, themed restaurants and coffee shops, a park, carousel for children, and more than 4,000 parking spaces.