The Sao Paulo Faria Lima Center is located on the fourth and fifth floors of the granite 16-story Antonio Alves Ferreira Guedes building, with its distinctive late Art Deco style. It was constructed in 1999 to meet the high technological and spatial requirements of one of the biggest original tenants, a global financial adviser, and has been voted the city's top triple-A rated building for its location, quality, user-friendly and energy efficient environment. The center has the protection of 24-hour security, fire safety systems and access control. The building also offers covered parking and a helipad. It is situated in a central business district in the prosperous Itaim Bibi area of the city. Leading multinational and Brazilian companies are based nearby, 63% of all international companies with businesses in Brazil have head offices in Sao Paulo. Nearby are professional amenities such as banks and print shops.