Author Archives: Rob Powell

Citibase launches new business centre at Centric House, Liverpool

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SERVICED office provider Citibase has officially launched its new business centre in the heart of Liverpool. Citibase Liverpool Moorfields at the recently-refurbished Centric House has over 27,000 sq ft of affordable serviced office space. The five storey property, just over … Continue reading

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My office used to be… Shoreditch Fire Station

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An occasional closer look at period buildings with an interesting history that have been repurposed as business centres. Shoreditch Fire Station was built by the London Council Council towards the end of the 19th century. The LCC agreed in the … Continue reading

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Orega announces new business centre in Glasgow’s George Square

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SERVICED office provider Orega has announced its second business centre in Scotland. Orega, which was founded in 2000, has signed a ten year management agreement for almost 22,000 sq ft of office space at 9 George Square in Glasgow’s Central … Continue reading

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Expansion announced for Citibase Newcastle Under Lyme

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A SERVICED office business centre in Newcastle-Under-Lyme has announced a major new expansion. The office centre at Copthall House on King Street is taking over additional floors in the building, making desk space available for a further 100 people. Citibase’s … Continue reading

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Sculptures placed around iconic City office buildings

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TWENTY striking sculptures have been placed around some of the City of London’s most iconic office buildings. The eclectic collection by seventeen high profile artists includes a seven-metre-tall cast iron bust and a magic lantern in the shows of the … Continue reading

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Chinese skyscraper to have world’s fastest lift

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A NEW skyscraper being built in China is to have the fastest elevators in the world, capable of reaching 45mph. The lifts in the under-construction Guangzhou CTF Financial Center will move passengers up 95 storeys in just 43 seconds. From … Continue reading

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Financial Conduct Authority secures Olympic Park offices

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THE FCA is to move its headquarters to new offices at the Olympic Park in East London. The financial regulator will leave its current base in Canary Wharf to move in to 430,000 sq ft of offices in The International … Continue reading

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New Broadgate offices topped out

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THE TOPPING out ceremony has been held for a brand new twelve-storey office block in the City of London. Number 5 Broadgate will provide 700,000 sq ft of Grade A office space for occupants UBS when it’s completed next year. … Continue reading

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L&G buys Aberdeen offices

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LEGAL & General’s Managed Property Fund has paid out over £50million for an Aberdeen office block. The acquisition of Union Plaza office development from Union Plaza Limited Partnership, which is owned by the original developer – the Stewart Milne Group, … Continue reading

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News Corp signs 30 year lease at “baby shard”

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NEWS Corp has announced that it has signed a thirty year lease at The Place at London Bridge. The seventeen-storey building which offers 430,000 sq ft of space has been nick-named the “baby Shard” as it sits next to the … Continue reading

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