Luxurious Offices in Prime Location

Rue de la Fontaine 1-3 | CH-1204 Geneva

The street Rue de la Fontaine is part of a premium location in the business centre of Geneva. The prestigious historic residential/commercial building at Rue de la Fontaine 1-3 offers its occupiers modern offices with excellent contemporary specification. The office units lend themselves to flexible arrangements according to tenant specification.


The world looks to Geneva. The United Nations has its European headquarters here. The WHO, the WTO, the ICRC and the UNHCR are at home in Geneva. Over 250 NGOs with consultative status at the UN operate offices here. And 176 nations are present with permanent representations or missions.

Moreover, Geneva is also a watchmaking and financial metropolis. The Global Financial Centres Index lists Geneva as the second most important financial centre in Switzerland and number 5 in Europe. Watches from the canton of Geneva are considered the best in the world. The Geneva area has gained an international reputation as a scientific centre thanks to CERN.

Geneva also knows the value of quality of life. The spectacular location on Lake Geneva, the unique alpine panorama, numerous parks and a wide range of cultural activities all combine to ensure this.

This prestigious, historic office building at Rue de la Fontaine 1–3 is located in the business centre of Geneva, just a few steps from the shores of Lake Geneva and the Rhône River.

Reputation and location

This historic, eight-storey corner building is situated in a prime location between the Rhône River and the left bank of Lake Geneva directly on the Place du Madeleine with the oldest church in Geneva, the Temple de la Madeleine.

This prestigious 1926 building was last extensively renovated in 2003 and has been lovingly cared for and maintained ever since. The ground floor houses several sales and storage areas totalling 623 sqm. The floors above contain around 3,130 sqm of modern offices of the latest standard. In the attic there is a functional apartment.


  • Prestigious 1926 building
  • Lovingly maintained since the extensive renovation in 2003
  • Contemporary facilities
  • Customisation according to tenant’s wishes by arrangement
  • Central location with best connections and convenient local services
  • Two staircases, each with its own passenger lift
  • Modern building and security technology

Standard and individuality

The classic office space at Rue de la Fontaine 1-3 is in line with the current standards. High-quality carpeting, sun protection with blinds, suspended ceilings and standard office kitchens are available, as well as air conditioning, storage space and a modern electronic locking system.

Access to the prestigious offices in the centre of Geneva is via two staircases, each with its own lift. Each floor is divided into two office spaces, which can be combined as required.

The individual configuration of the rooms is possible by arrangement. Let us advise you.


The location and building speak for themselves. So it is no surprise that this historic building has been home to one of the most renowned Rolex dealers since 1963: Chrono-Time. A well-known bank also maintains a branch here.

The upper floors contain impressive offices with modern standards on approximately 3,130 sqm. The technical equipment in the well-kept ensemble reflects the spirit of the times. The space can be customised upon customer request by arrangement.

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Total 4,109 sqm
Ground floor Office let
1st floor Office let
2nd floor Office let
3rd floor Office let
4th floor Office let
5th floor Office let
6th floor Office let
7th floor Office let

Business centre and riverside location

The historic ensemble is located in the heart of Geneva’s business centre. Here, just a few steps from the banks of the Rhône and Lake Geneva, you will find literally everything your heart desires.

Flagship stores and traditional shops, major brands and insider tips, cafés, restaurants, hotels, museums, art and culture – everything is on the doorstep. The connections are correspondingly outstanding.

  • 15-minute walk or 10 minutes by public transport to the main station
  • 15 minutes by car or 25 minutes by public transport to the airport
  • 15 minutes to the A1 motorway
  • 3-minute walk to Rive tram stop with lines 12 & 17
  • Attractive local shopping, dining, hotels and shopping facilities in the area


Comptoir Immobilier SA
Cours de Rive 7
1211 Genève

Mme Séverine Tissot
Tel: +41 22 319 88 57