King Sturge acting for Miller Birch developments, has brokered a pre-let of Nottingham office space to E.ON. The power and gas company has provisionally taken up 150,000 square feet of office space at the new property.
The former site of Nottingham City Council Treasury Building will be the location of the new property. It was vacated in the summer last year in favour of Loxley House HQ and this led to it being bought up by King Sturge.
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…)
Figures out this week show the gender pay gap has widened further for businesses in Scotland and workers in Aberdeen offices have been hit with the biggest difference.
The country have received criticism from the Westminster Equality Minister, Harriet Harman, after other areas in Great Britain managed to reduce the gap. Figures out from the Office of National Statistics show the gap had widened by 0.4% to 18% in Scotland. Across the UK as a whole, the gap decreased for full time workers to 12.2%. In Aberdeen the gap remains at a staggering 24.6%. Harriet Harman believes her Equality Bill will help women to progress further in the work place. (more…)