Office Zone Landmark Unlock Guide (Cities: Skylines)

Office Zone Landmark Unique Building in Cities: Skylines
Office Zone Landmark
DLC Plazas and Promenades
Building Type Unique Building
Level/Category Pedestrian Area Landmarks
Build Cost ₡82,000
Upkeep Cost ₡1,312/week
Milestone Required Tiny Town
Entertainment Value 50
Noise Pollution 20
Visitor Capacity 150

The Office Zone Landmark is a Pedestrian Areas Landmark unique building that you can build if you have the Plazas and Promenades DLC.

To unlock it, you need to do a couple things:

  • In a pedestrian area with Office focus, have 2,000 people working in office or industry buildings on pedestrian streets
  • Reach the Tiny Town milestone (360 – 1,500 population, depending on the map)

When these requirements are met, you’ll be able to build the Office Zone Landmark from the Pedestrian Areas Landmark tab of the Unique Buildings menu for ₡82,000.

Until then, you can hover over its silhouette in the menu to see your progress towards unlocking it.

The Office Zone Landmark’s silhouette in the menu. / Cities: Skylines
The Office Zone Landmark’s silhouette in the menu.

Creating a Pedestrian Area with Office Focus

Step #1: Paint the Pedestrian Area

Mark out the desired area on the map by going to the Districts and Areas menu, and using the Paint Pedestrian Area tool.

Painting a pedestrian area. / Cities: Skylines
Painting a pedestrian area.

Step #2: Place a Service Point

For your pedestrian area to function, it will need at least one service point that is connected to your city’s road network.

Go to the Pedestrian Areas tab of the Parks & Plazas menu. Then build a small pedestrian area service point within your pedestrian area.

Service points enable cargo deliveries and garbage collection, even for buildings that are built along pedestrian-only streets.

Building a small pedestrian area service point. / Cities: Skylines
Building a small pedestrian area service point.

Step #3: Build Pedestrian-only Streets

You’ll find a variety of pedestrian streets in the Pedestrian Areas tab of both the Parks & Plazas menu and the Roads menu.

If you wish, you can also have regular roads (ones that allow vehicles) going through your pedestrian area.

But remember that your residential zones will need to be along pedestrian-only streets for this unlock.

Step #4: Zone Office or Industry

Zone offices or industry along your pedestrian streets.

Take note that there will need to be demand for office or industry (the orange demand bar) for buildings to grow in your zones.

How To Get People to Work in Your Pedestrian Area

Tip #1: Level Up Your Office or Industry Buildings

Higher-level offices and industry buildings offer more workplaces than lower-level ones, so it’s worth it to try to get them to upgrade.

Also, generic industry buildings produce less pollution as they level up.

Make sure these workplaces are covered by services such as fire and police, and provide public transport options such as bus stops and metro stations whenever possible.

Tip #2: Keep an Eye on Your Demand Bars

If offices or industry aren’t growing where you’ve zoned them, check your demand bars.

Low to zero demand for workplaces often goes hand in hand with high demand for residential, and an abundance of unfilled workplaces.

Fulfilling the demand for residential zoning is usually enough to solve this issue.

Tip #3: Make Sure Your Citizens are Getting Educated

If you’re zoning offices, ensure that you have enough educational facilities from elementary through university level.

Offices require workers from various educational levels; many of these workplaces require highly educated workers (university graduates).

When your city has a shortage of workers of the required education level needed for certain jobs, then workplaces remain unfilled. Offices will even get abandoned if they remain understaffed for too long.

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