Monthly Archives: July 2011

Major tenant for Maxim office park

Posted on by John Cronin

A significant tenant has been secured for the Maxim Office Park near Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. The future of the financially troubled Maxim Park (pictured) looks somewhat brighter following the substantial letting of the entire Maxim 6 building. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) … Continue reading

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Cheltenham offices scheme gets the go-ahead

Posted on by John Cronin

Plans for a controversial, multi-million pound office scheme in Cheltenham have been given the go-ahead at a recent council meeting. Consent has been given (planning application) for the mixed-use Honeybourne Place (pictured) scheme in Jessop Avenue despite the proposed building being … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury office refurb completed

Posted on by John Cronin

An eco-friendly refurbishment of a 1950’s office block in Bloomsbury, London has now been completed. Emrys Architects has announced the completion of the complete refurbishment of Conquest House (pictured – website). The speculative scheme offers 22,500 sq ft of prime … Continue reading

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Consent for £50m Manchester office development

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Planning consent for a multi-million pound office scheme in central Manchester has been granted. AXA Real Estate has received permission for a £50m scheme (pictured) that will commence once 50% of the building has been pre-let. The existing building, known … Continue reading

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Latest phase starts on large Birmingham offices refurb

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Works have started on the latest phase of what is considered as being the largest office refurbishment in central Birmingham. Commercial property developer Highcross is spending an additional £1m on a second phase of redevelopment at their Livery Place scheme … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: The Final Series 7

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

And so we come to the final episode. Episode twelve. That means twelve times we’ve watched these opening credits. Twelve times Lord Sugarcube has stood on top of that London tower block. And twelve times he hasn’t looked across at … Continue reading

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Aberdeen offices purchased by Rockspring

Posted on by John Cronin

A landmark office building in Aberdeen has been purchased by an investment management company in an off-market transaction. Investment manager Rockspring Property has announced the purchase Riverside House, located close to the Union Square shopping centre development in Aberdeen. Riverside House … Continue reading

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Office refurbishment commended in City Heritage Award

Posted on by John Cronin

A refurbished office scheme in the heart of the City of London has been recognised at an annual heritage awards ceremony. The renovated office building (pictured – source) at 1 Bartholomew Lane, located opposite the Bank of England, has been … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 11 Series 7

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

“Sixteen candidates, twelve tough weeks, one life-changing opportunity”. That’s Apprentice maths, chums, and we’re down to the final five. It’s 6.30am and Natasha has made breakfast in bed. Imagine Jeeves, but with the jawline of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the squint of … Continue reading

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First tenant for revamped former CIS offices

Posted on by John Cronin

A first letting has been secured at a speculative scheme in former CIS offices in Manchester. Agents Matthews and Goodman, acting on behalf of landlords AXA Real Estate, have secured the initial letting at the 55 Portland Street office redevelopment. Languages … Continue reading

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