Regus and Shell are to team up to offer business lounges on petrol forecourts across Europe.
The first lounge has already opened in France and offers internet facilities, video conferencing and printing.
Keen to embrace the popularity of mobile working, office space provider Regus has teamed up with oil giant Shell to open a number of business lounges on European petrol forecourts.
The open plan office space will offer key facilities such as internet, fax, video conferencing and printing and could be priced from just €5 per drop in session. The first lounge has already been opened just south-west of Paris, with a further number set to be opened across Europe over the next 12 months. (more…)
Search specialist Poole Resourcing has relocated to the Broad Gate development in Leeds.
The firm will lease Suite 3 in the penthouse office space on the top floor.
Recruitment specialist Poole Resourcing has confirmed that it has relocated its Leeds office to the top floor of the Broad Gate development in the city centre.
The company has taken Suite 3 in Air, the penthouse office space located on the top floor which is only accessible via a private lift. They will lease 2,397 sq ft of office space on a 10 year lease from owner Highcross. (more…)
A new 170,000 sq ft office development has been granted planning permission in Glasgow.
Construction on the £60 million Grade A city centre scheme will commence within weeks.
Construction on a new 170,000 sq ft office space development in Glasgow city centre could begin within weeks after planning permission was granted earlier this month.
It’s believed developer Abstract has been cleared to lead the development of the property which will feature 12 floors of Grade A office space. Located on St Vincent Street, St Vincent Plaza will comprise of 78 parking spaces, a basement, a ground floor and 10 upper floors. (more…)
Bruntwood has sold 1 New York Street in Manchester for £42 million.
American fund manager Invesco has purchased the 100,000 sq ft office and retail scheme in the city centre.
Property developer Bruntwood has announced that it has completed the sale of 1 New York Street in Manchester for £42 million, reflecting a 6.5% yield.
The 100,000 sq ft office and retail scheme, which is currently 85% occupied, has been purchased by American fund manager Invesco. Designed by Denton Corker Marshall, the property is home to key tenants in the city centre including Turley Associates, Aecom and law firm Mills & Reeves. (more…)
Architectural gem gets a makeover.
A marketing drive has started to find potential tenants.
Bildurn Properties has transformed Knight and Whitehall House in Hockley into managed offices and will let the the space out to businesses in the creative sector.
The 19th century Nottingham building now comprises of three floors of quality office space following a modern refurbishment project. The space has been kitted out with contemporary decor including industrial-style lighting and timber walls. The building also features high ceilings and period motifs making it a combination of the old and new.
Some of the offices have already been let prior to the marketing drive, suggesting that office space demand is high in the surrounding area. The project is expected to attract entrepreneurs and small businesses looking for a city centre location. Flexible leases have been introduced for firms that need a temporary home or want a space where they can settle down quickly and leave if the need arises. (more…)
The Grade II listed town hall in Birkenhead is set to be converted into office space.
Birkenhead council are to move into the property after it failed to sell.
Birkenhead’s famous Grade II listed town hall is set to be turned into office space after failing to attract a buyer.
The property in Hamilton Square will be now be used to house the town’s council workers and will also provide space for meetings and events within the town. In addition to utilising the town hall for office space, the council are also considering demolishing two large office buildings either side of the main council building in Seacombe in a bid to cut costs. (more…)
Glasgow and Edinburgh have seen an increase in the demand for office space.
Flexibility in leases is said to be a key aspect of the leases in the current financial climate.
Research has suggested that Scotland’s two largest cities saw an increased demand for office space in 2011.
The data, which was revealed by officebroker.com stated that Edinburgh had experienced an increase of 19% whilst Glasgow saw an increase of 14% despite the unstable economy. (more…)