Business Enterprises have won their fourth award in five years, this time for their Wembley offices.
An office based company has won a prestigious award for the fourth time in five years, as the company look to build on their previous successes.
Business Environment Wembley collected the BCA Best Business Centre Award 2010 as the company picked up their third successive award.
Voted for by customers, the BCA Award is given out to the firm who make their clients the happiest. Business Environment have a strong track record as their four victories demonstrate. The year they failed to win was in 2007 when they finished runners-up.
The Manchester office sector ends the year in a healthy position thanks to encouraging investment.
Manchester has shown signs that it is emerging from the recent economic downturn stronger than ever with a 45% rise in new tenants taking up office space in the city.
The statistics come from a report compiled by British and Irish property consultancy firm Lambert Smith Hampton which was released earlier this month.
The Greater Manchester Office Market Review 2010 report analysed all of the figures over the past twelve months for the three prime office sub markets in the northwestern city.
Highcross have rounded off a busy few weeks by taking on more office property across the UK.
Property fund manager Highcross own more office space nationwide after their acquisition of several Civitas office sites following a competitive bidding process.
Highcross have snapped up office portfolios across the UK for £40 million less than the portfolio is actually believed to be worth.
The property fund manager has taken over the Civitas portfolio which is owned by Lloyds Bank and valued at £76.5 million, Highcross have purchased the sites for £35 million. (more…)
The UK is beginning to catch up when it comes to considering how their environmentally friendly their offices are.
A report has shown that UK office tenants are beginning to consider with greater alacrity the role of the environment when choosing where to lease office space.
Office sites in the UK are giving careful consideration about how environmentally friendly they are, according to a survey carried out across eight countries by GEO Capital Real Estate.
Over 2,200 office tenants were asked in the UK, USA, Sweden, Japan, Canada, France, Germany and Spain with an average of 50% stating that environmental concerns figured highly in how they came to choose their office space.
Office employees are at the moment enjoying handing out and receiving gifts from their colleagues and bosses.
One of the most awkward moments regarding office interaction often relates to how well you receive a gift from an office colleague.
With Christmas less than 24 hours away, there is a fair chance that presents will be distributed throughout your office, whether as part of an office secret Santa initiative or from colleagues you have worked closely with.
Office presents are one of the few things that can give clear indicators as to how valued a colleague you are. (more…)
The benefits and problems of the office secret Santa.
Secret Santa time is once more here with employees talking about who they hope they have as their office secret Santa and what they would like.
It’s that time of year again which can lead to potential embarrassment, frustration, awe and even heartache. Yes, it’s the dreaded office secret Santa.
For some, the battle has already been lost by having to participate in the whole process, knowing that should you not, the inevitable calls of ‘Scrooge’ will haunt you a long time after the end of the festivities. (more…)
ITV are due to relocate part of the popular soap opera Coronation Street to Media City UK.
Soap opera Coronation Street will be partially relocated to offices in Media City UK as part of ITV’s drive to combine much of its output in one commercial property.
Coronation Street staff will join other ITV employees in taking up residency in their new offices in Salford Quays when the site is due to open in 2012, after agreeing a deal with Peel Media.
The move will see the majority of ITV’s media output move into Media City UK, close to the new BBC site and next to the Imperial War Museum. (more…)
Wembley has new office space thanks to a building project completed by developers St Modwen.
There are new offices in Wembley following the completion of office sites by developer St Modwen, with the site given the seal of approval by the local MP.
The London borough of Brent has welcomed a new office development in the Wembley area, which has been opened by Labour MP Barry Gardiner.
St Modwen have completed the initial first stage of what will be a £90 million redevelopment of the town centre, with the office site at Ramsey House.
Two energy firms are moving into Chorley office space as the Lancashire town welcomes new investment.
Chorley is to receive a boost in the the commercial property market thanks to two utility firms moving into two business parks in the Lancastrian town.
Office space in Chorley has received a boost with two utility firms agreeing to lease offices in the Lancashire town.
Utility Group have moved into 8,722 square feet of space in Clayton Green Business Park, while PH Jones has taken up the offer of space at Buckshaw Office Park. (more…)
The One New Change site is expecting to welcome Friends Provident into its office space in The City.
Land Securities and Friends Provident are close to completing a deal which will see the latter take up office space in the One New Change building.
Friends Provident are due to complete a deal with Land Securities to move into new London office space in the heart of The City.
The financial services company will pay roughly £52.50 per square foot for the site, which is based alongside a shopping centre close to St Paul’s Cathedral. (more…)