Monthly Archives: May 2015

More tenants announced at the Leadenhall Building

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100,000 SQ FT of new lettings at the Leadenhall Building in the City of London have been announced this morning. The newly-revealed tenants are leading insurer and reinsurer Brit insurance, spanish bank Banco Sabadell, and Edinburgh-based asset management firm Kames … Continue reading

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Chinese offices replicate USS Enterprise

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Star Trek inspired office. Credit: YouTube. A NEW office building in China has been built to look just like the USS Enterprise of Star Trek fame. Reports say that the $160 million offices in China’s Fujian province belongs to software … Continue reading

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London to get popup office built in the canopy of a tree

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A TEMPORARY co-working space built in the canopy of a tree is to open this summer in London. The pop-up tree office in trendy Hoxton Square will accommodate up to eight people and have its own wireless internet. TREExOFFICE has … Continue reading

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London’s West End still most expensive place for office space

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AN annual international office survey has shown that London’s West End remains the most expensive place in the world for desk space. The research by DTZ, published yesterday, says that the West End of London is now almost a third more … Continue reading

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Manchester Royal Exchange revamp given the green light

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120,000 sq ft of office space is to be redeveloped at Manchester’s historic Royal Exchange building after a multi-million pound revamp was given the go ahead. The Grade-II listed building which also houses shops and a theatre will also have … Continue reading

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Knight Frank: South east vacancy rates lowest since 2001

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Vacancy rates for office space in the south east are at their lowest since 2001. The research by Knight Frank says that availability within the M25 was down 13% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to a year earlier. The M25 … Continue reading

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Birmingham planners approve new HSBC offices

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LOCAL planners in Birmingham have approved plans for a new 210,000 sq ft office development in the city. Construction work on 2 Arena Central in Broad Street is expected to begin next month following the planning decision by Birmingham City Council. … Continue reading

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