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JLL facilitated the opening of a new GBS (global business support centre) for global company Embraco in the Eastern Slovakia.

​​Tenant Representation and P&DS team in JLL Slovakia facilitated the opening of new GBS centre for Embraco, an international company in the sector of hermetic compressors for refrigeration focused on innovation, in Košice, Eastern Slovakia.

The new centre in total size of approximately 1 050 m2 is located in the Business Center Moldavská office building (in close proximity to the historical city centre) and will provide a base for services connected to Finance and HR for Embraco globally.

JLL secured complete Tenant Representation and Project Management services for the client.

Samuel Šporka, Senior Consultant, Tenant Representation at JLL Slovakia, says: „We are very pleased to actively contribute in the Embraco´s selection process. Our team prepared a thorough market survey on other services centres in Košice as well as on the town´s ability to cover firm´s future growth not only in terms of human resources but also in terms of available working space. I am very proud that we managed to show Košice´s quality and thus helped to bring investments to Eastern Slovakia which, within a year, will create over 120 new job opportunities."

Raul Moreira, GBS Director, adds: „We are very proud to have this new business unit implemented in Slovakia and to have made it together with JLL. It's part of a long term relationship and we are full confident that its a win-win partnership for now and the future."

Michal Oparty, Head of Project and Development services at JLL Slovakia, adds: „Due to its complexity, the project required a high level of professionalism and best efforts from all involved parties. The client  recognized numerous advantages of project management services which included SWAT analysis, design management, technical supervision, coordination of sub-contractors. I am glad that we helped to secure such an interesting project in a relatively short amount of time to client´s satisfaction."

About Embraco
Embraco is a multinational manufacturer of hermetic compressors, the main component responsible for producing cold in refrigeration systems. With more than 12,000 employees and an annual production capacity of 39 million units, Embraco has emerged as a leader in highly innovative refrigeration technology. With offices and factories in Brazil, China, Italy, Slovakia, Mexico, the United States and Russia, Embraco offers energy efficient refrigeration solutions to the global market. To learn more about Embraco, visit