Software company Altran Praxis has confirmed its relocation to new office space in Bath following the signing of a lease for 17,000 square feet of space at SouthGate.
Altran Praxis will be moving from its current location on Manvers Street in a bid to upscale their office space for the benefit of their 100+ employees.
The Welsh government has opened a new office on Victoria Street in Westminster, London.
Spokespersons relate that the new office is intended to provide a ‘gateway’ to Wales from London and streamline current capital operations in place of the government’s two existing locations.
A new office has opened in Harrogate for building surveyors, Linchpin, who have seen growing success in the commercial property market in recent years.
Linchpin manages a diverse portfolio of construction schemes from new industrial units to multimillion pound historic refurbishments.
A World War 2 hand grenade halted goings-on in Edinburgh last week as a controlled explosion had to be carried out to remove the object.
Reports from business centre, 23 Melville Street, suggest that workers up and down the street were asked to remain in their offices with the windows open and brace themselves for impact.
Brand new £38 million offices for Staffordshire County Council are home to nearly 2000 staff – and a construction team who will be based on-site for the foreseeable future.
The project, occupied since the end of 2011, was originally designed to improve council spend by a quarter of a million every year. However, since completion the project has been consistently in trouble.
Online travel search engine, Skyscanner, has confirmed that it intends to merge three existing offices into one key HQ located in Quartermile, Edinburgh.
With a staff approaching 150 people strong and hopes to double this number, Skyscanner intends to consolidate its Edinburgh presence into a 28,000 square foot office based over 2 storeys at Quartermile One.
The World’s largest privately owned insurance broker has secured new office space in Birmingham as it seeks to develop its business across the region.
Totalling 6,375 sq. ft. of office space, US based firm Lockton have secured a 10 year lease at 45 Church Street, a 12 storey development providing Grade A office space close to Snow Street station in the city centre.
Major British property owner, Hammerson, has announced that it will be selling off all its London offices in February 2013 in order to shift the company’s focus to their retail portfolio.
Today it was revealed that Canadian investment firm, Brookfield, is in talks to buy Hammerson’s entire London office portfolio for £518 million.
75,000 sq. ft. of office space will be created at the former Lewis’s department store as the £160m Central Village development scheme rolls out in Liverpool.
Due to be completely refurbished in late 2012, the development is reportedly the second-largest speculative office development in the North West – suggesting that developer Merepark Construction has faith in what has often been reported as a stagnant commercial market.
Lenta, a UK serviced office provider, has announced a joint plan to help improve sustainability at their business centre in Southwark.
Teaming up with Planet Positive, a leading eco-educational charity that works with businesses and communities, Lenta hopes to encourage staff and customers alike to make a change to the way they work and travel – reducing the amount of energy that is currently being consumed.