News from the Group

Important news briefs:

  • March 2022 : Sophia is awarded the dispatching contest for the Ministry of Regions de Bruxelles (Management of infrastructures and technical installations in the tunnels).
  • May 2017 : Sophia celebrated its twentieth year of existence at the Restaurant "Pigeon Noir" on the 10th mai 2017
  • 2011, Sophia was licencied for BREEAM International Assessor for Industrial, Offices Retail and Bespoke Schemes projects.
  • December 2011: SOPHIA Environment received a grant from The Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation (Innoviris) aiming at the development of a global assessment tool for new real estate based on economical, social and environmental criteria.
  • February 1st 2011, Green Value trade mark has been launched in partnership between SOPHIA Environment, Steps, and XCO. Under this label, the partners will provide to any customers an integrated experienced approach to promote certified long term sustainable buildings.
  • Since January 1st, 2011, SOPHIA Environment had acquired Green Value s.a., a subsidiary of GVA Finance dedicated to sustainability and to promote certified long term sustainable buildings.
  • September 2010: SOPHIA is present in the Entrepreneurs’ and Architects’ group (COBATY) at Shanghai.
  • February, 2010: SOPHIA is awarded the facility management contract for the Finance Tower in Brussels
  • November, 2009: SOPHIA presents the framework of its future Investment Fund at the Energy Forum.
  • September, 2009: SOPHIA is awarded the dispatching contract for the European Parliament.
  • SOPHIA has celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 29 May 2008. The event took place at Knal in Brussels and was attended by Evelyne HUYTEBROECK, Minister of Energy and Environment of the Brussels Region. Mrs HUYTEBROECK mentioned the policy of the Region towards sustainability in real estate projects. Click here to see the pictures.
  • January, 2008: gathering of the different group subsidiaries under the SOPHIA quality label in view to sharing a common identity.
  • In 2007, SOPHIA celebrated a decade since its founding by crossing the 2 million mark in consolidated turnover.
  • In 2006, SOPHIA won a five-year contract for the management of technical dispatching for the European Commission. At 86 Rue de la Loi, SOPHIA put in place a team of seven technicians which is on call 24/7 year round.
  • Distribution contract of the FMUP platform with the NEXITY Group: In 2006, SOPHIA Management signed a distribution agreement for the complete FMUP Internet portal facilities services (dealing with management of caller response, maintenance management, document management). It was implemented at the Federal Finance Administration of Brussels to manage the entire building complex.
  • Marketing of the KMIS tool: in 2006 SOPHIA Audit began marketing its proprietary KMIS tool (Key Maintenance Indicators System) for the technical management of real estate wealth (evaluation of proper functioning and maintenance, investment budgets, management of maintenance contracts, etc.)