Tired of strip lighting and swivel chairs? Is your lonely potted plant looking a little bit sad and wilted on your desk? Then why not get your colleagues together and create a garden for your office!
An office garden is a great way to get colleges working together on a fun project that isn’t another work related team bonding exercise. Anyone can do it, in any kind of office. You don’t need to have an immense roof-top space to create your own Garden of Eden. (more…)
The Triangle, a business centre in Manchester, has successfully signed five new tenants for serviced office space.
The business centre in Manchester city centre will now be occupied by design agency Detail Creative, building services firm Futureserv, programming recruitment company TM Silver Recruitment, Oke Hypnotherapy & Life Coaching and Azimi Hypnotherapy.
The Triangle is run by Forsyth Business Centres, who look after the 31,000 sq ft space on behalf of Aviva. (more…)
A recently refurbished top floor office space is now available in Liverpool’s city centre.
The offices are located in the heart of Liverpool’s business district and offer excellent views across the city. It is the top floor of the Pacific Chambers and totals 3,663 sq ft of prime space. They are currently being marketed by Hitchcock Wright & Partners (HWP). (more…)
A new report shows that Tokyo, Japan is the most expensive city to rent office space in. The report shows the average cost of opening an office in Tokyo is around €1,441 per square metre per year.
Tokyo has beat Hong Kong as the most pricey location to open up office space. Hong Kong was also beaten by London‘s West End. Prices for office space in Hong Kong have fallen to €1,207 per square metre per year. (more…)
An office space development in West Bromwich has been forward purchased by Invista Foundation Property Trust for a reported £15 million.
The development is set to be completed in August 2011 and is subject to conditions which are being set within the next three months time. Invista plan to let the property near Birmingham to BT for a 15-year lease, on an initial £1.2 million per year rent. (more…)
The Lanarkshire business park Maxim has signed its first office tenant. The 750,000 sq ft purpose built office park has signed Currie & Brown, an asset management consultancy.
The firm are reported to have signed a lease for 12,000 sq ft of office space for £17/sq ft. A long rent free period is reported but not yet confirmed.
The Maxim development scheme is funded by a mix of traditional bank funding and tax incentivised enterprise zone investors. This means that potential tenants can benefit from long interest free periods and less pressure on repayments. (more…)
Commercial property consultant FG Burnett has reported a high level of office space market activity in Aberdeen. They say optimism in the business sector has improved greatly and demands have increased.
They believe that these signals point to a strong recovery in the Aberdeen office space market. Rents have stayed at the same pricing level, but now potential tenants are benefiting from better incentives and packages. (more…)
With residential property rents rising, tenants and developers are taking unusual steps to turn office space into living space according to a report in The Independent.
Offices are ideal places for work and business, however overall they’re not famed for their cosiness! Carpet tiles like sandpaper, dull, paper thin walls and fluorescent lighting aren’t anyone’s idea of home normally. But reports show that both commercial property owners and prospective residential tenants are having to be a little bit creative. (more…)
An office conversion in Crewe, Cheshire has been let to Tao Sustainable Power Solutions.
The Forge at Crewe Hall Farm is owned by The Duchy of Lancaster. The five farm buildings date from the 19th Century, and were converted into office space by The Duchy in partnership with Maple Grove Developments. The whole site holds a total of 27,500 sq ft of office space, with individual office spaces and suites from 768 sq ft. (more…)
A floor at the Capella development in Glasgow is under offer according to Cushman & Wakefield, proving the current office space market demand boom.
The Capella development has 11 storeys and 116,978 sq ft of space, it is grade A office space with large floor-plates of 11,000 sq ft. Only two other developments have this level of excellent grade A office space in Glasgow, the G1 on George Square and the Copenhagen Building of Hope Street. (more…)