Monthly Archives: September 2010

Trainline stops at Edinburgh office

Posted on by John Cronin

Online train tickets retailer thetrainline.com has chosen to lease office space in a premium office development in Edinburgh. The independent retailer of online train tickets has taken 12,000 sq ft of floor space on a 10 year lease at the … Continue reading

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Third tenant for Chiswick High Road office

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An office block known as The Building, Chiswick High Road, London is to welcome a new tenant after a 10 year lease deal has been secured. IVG Institutional Funds GMBH, represented by commercial property agents Savills and Altus Edwin Hill, … Continue reading

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Somerset Firepool development plans approved

Posted on by John Cronin

The first phase of the plans to redevelop the Taunton former livestock market into a £270 million office and residential scheme have been approved by Taunton councillors. Regeneration specialist, St. Modwen, the development partner of Taunton Deane Borough Council on … Continue reading

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Royal London secures Atlantic Park funding

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Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has secured grants worth £4.7m to help fund a further phase at a business park it owns in Sefton. RLAM and partner Industrial Securities has been awarded the funding for the next development phase at … Continue reading

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Significant office space let in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

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The biggest office deal this year in the Jewellery Quarter district of Birmingham has just been signed. Chord Developments have secured a ten-year lease deal with global insurance brokerage Willis Group Ltd. The insurance company has taken 10,000 sq ft (929 … Continue reading

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For Sale: Glasgow office space with free Aston Martin

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A Glasgow businessman has come up with an unlikely incentive to help sell office space in the city – a free Aston Martin DB7. Tim Twiddy is offering the car, worth approximately £17,000, as a freebie to  the buyer of … Continue reading

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Sheffield office shortlisted for top accolade

Posted on by John Cronin

A new £3.5m Grade II-listed rural office development on the outskirts of Sheffield has been short-listed for the prestigious RIBA EM Awards. The Hathersage Business Centre (pictured) is shortlisted for an award, which are handed out by the Royal Institute … Continue reading

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Maidenhead office block gets approval

Posted on by John Cronin

Plans for a £20m office block development in Maidenhead have been approved by the local council. The nine storey, 35m high building at the highest point will be the second tallest building in Maidenhead after Berkshire House, another multi-storey office … Continue reading

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Chipperfield picked for Elizabeth House scheme

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Architects David Chipperfield have won the competition for a commission to design the replacement for Elizabeth House in London. The Elizabeth House site is currently occupied by a 1960’s building standing on a prime site in York Road, London right … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s Snowhill scheme attracts interest

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The multi-million pound Snowhill development in Birmingham is set to recommence after being put on ice during the recession. RT Group Development (RTGD) is understood to be looking at bids from several construction companies for a £45m office development at … Continue reading

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