Monthly Archives: December 2010

Contract awarded for new Doncaster offices

Posted on by John Cronin

Construction company Wates has been chosen as developer for the first phase of a multi-million pound office and leisure development scheme in Doncaster. Muse Developments have chosen Wates for the construction of the new civic offices and a new theatre … Continue reading

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Stoke central business district plans submitted

Posted on by John Cronin

Outline plans for a multi-million pound mixed-use development in Stoke-on-Trent have finally been submitted. The Central Business District regeneration project is an office led scheme that will transform a brown-field site in the centre of Stoke. When complete, the £180m … Continue reading

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@twitter eyes new #london offices

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The social media website, Twitter, has been looking at London office space according to news reports. The Sunday Telegraph reported yesterday that executives from the San Francisco-based company were in London looking at potential locations for their new European Headquarters. … Continue reading

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New UBS City of London office scheme submitted

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A huge new office development for investment bank, UBS, in the City of London has been submitted to local planners. Developers British Land Company PLC and the Blackstone Group have jointly put forward the scheme at 5 Broadgate which would … Continue reading

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i2 Office appoints Nick Wentworth-Stanley as Executive Director

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SERVICED office provider, i2 Office, has appointed a new Executive Director. Nick Wentworth-Stanley has joined the company having had a successful career within the Lloyds insurance market where he was CEO of Hampden Agencies Ltd, the largest members’ agency at … Continue reading

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Work started on 123 Victoria Street refurbishment

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A renovation and refurbishment programme has commenced on a large, mixed-use building in the heart of London. Property developers Land Securities have started work on their office and retail building at 123 Victoria Street, SW1. This quickly follows the granting … Continue reading

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First tenant for new Worcester offices development

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The first tenant has been secured at a new offices development in Worcester. Ascendant Europe, a partner of global IT giant IBM, has agreed to let office space at the new Waterside development in the city centre. The Waterside is … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 10

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

Britain’s most belligerent boss and the oldest mod to ever be seen leaving a lift is still on the search for a teasmaid. Or a photocopier. Or something. But in the fight to become The Apprentice, only the formidably stupid, … Continue reading

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European Commission moves into old Tory offices

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The former offices of the Conservative Party in London’s Smith Square have been taken over by the European Commission. Around 60 EU workers will be based in the offices which will also represent the European Parliament. The European Commission purchased … Continue reading

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Sheffield New Deal offices project criticised

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A public-private sector office scheme in Sheffield is in the spotlight after failing to achieve planned rental income. The New Deal for Communities body in Sheffield, known as Burngreave NDC, oversaw a project to redevelop an old office building once … Continue reading

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