Monthly Archives: March 2011

Highcross purchases quartet of offices

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Commercial property investors Highcross have been active in the market, purchasing a quartet of offices in a single £9m deal. Following on from a £6.7m deal for an industrial building in Aberdeen last month, Highcross have announced the purchase of … Continue reading

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Derby Council to fund office schemes

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Derby City Council is to invest millions of pounds from a regeneration fund to kick-start office schemes in the city. Using £10m from the council managed Derby Regeneration Fund, 5 commercial office schemes are set to receive investment in an … Continue reading

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Receivers ready to sell City office tower

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A tall office tower in the City of London is now on the market after the previous owners went into administration. The offices at 6-8 Bishopsgate (pictured) are now being marketed for sale with a price tag of between £95m … Continue reading

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Microsoft agrees deal on new Cambridge HQ offices

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Microsoft Research has agreed to a multi-million pound deal for new headquarters offices in Cambridge. In a £37m deal announced last week by Orchard Street Investment Management, Microsoft Research has signed for a new headquarters office scheme to be built … Continue reading

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Carbon negative office scheme opens in Yorkshire

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An innovative, speculative office scheme that actually reduces the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been completed in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. The Old Corn Mill conversion scheme (pictured) has been given a rare A+ energy performance rating as … Continue reading

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Letting leaves Bristol short of grade A floor space

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A new letting of a floor within a new office scheme in Bristol has left the city short of available Grade A floor space. Developers Ashfield Land have announced the letting of the second floor of their St Catherine’s Court … Continue reading

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Co-op launches NOMA scheme

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The Co-operative Group has launched an £800m development scheme for Manchester city centre, to be known as NOMA. The ambitious, mixed-use scheme (pictured) was launched this week by the Co-op at the MIPIM property conference in Cannes. NOMA 53 (derived … Continue reading

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Edinburgh office market improved in 2010

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A research report published by a leading commercial property agent indicates that the Edinburgh office market saw a marked improvement in 2010. In the latest report published by property agents Colliers International it can be seen that there was a … Continue reading

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Sleaford Station offices now open

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Converted offices within a converted Lincolnshire train station have been officially opened by the local council and are now available for start-up businesses. An empty part of Sleaford train station (pictured) that had been boarded-up for several years has now … Continue reading

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i2 Office opens new City of London office centre

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i2 Office has opened a new serviced office centre in the heart of London’s financial district. 10 Lloyds Avenue in the City of London is a newly refurbished 1960s office building close to Fenchurch Street station and i2 Office says … Continue reading

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