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Business Centres of the Month: King Street and Minories

Business Centres of the Month: King Street and Minories

August is upon us and let’s hope it will continue to be the pleasant and sunny summer that we have been spoilt with so far!

Last month, Pure Offices with their Thorpe Park, Leeds, centre were our winner. This month, the quality of applications was so high that we decided to choose a Northern and Southern winner. Our winner for the North is Orega’s King Street business centre in Manchester and,…

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Thriving Silicon Roundabout Office growth hits snag with £50m Government backing on hold

Thriving Silicon Roundabout Office growth hits snag with £50m Government backing on hold

The last few years have been a great time for office space take-up in the Old Street and Clerkenwell area of London, most commonly known as the ‘Silicon Roundabout’. With 13,000 SME businesses moving into the Square Mile area alone, and the Mayor of London pitting himself as one of the ambassadors for its Tech City, it looked like the area was set to grow even more.

But, a project launched by…

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Uncertainty Surrounds Office Tenants with News of Gherkin Sale

Uncertainty Surrounds Office Tenants with News of Gherkin Sale

The London skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe or, as it is more widely known, ‘the Gherkin’ is up for sale. The building is one of the most recognisable landmarks of the London skyline and was opened in 2004.

The Gherkin was designed by Lord Norman Foster and built on the site of the Baltic Exchange shipping market after it was damaged in an IRA bombing in 1992.

The iconic building was put into…

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Rising Demand for Office Space in Central London

Rising Demand for Office Space in Central London

Research just released by property services group, DTZ is showing a significant increase in demand for office space in the Square mile and Canary Wharf, pushing rents higher and putting more pressure on supply.

The report highlights that there is now 17% less office space available in the City of London than there was this time last year, with rents rising to their highest level for 11 quarters,…

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Is your business centre just an office?

Is your business centre just an office?

How does your business centre support you as a tenant?

In any industry, it’s often the small touches that give a product an edge. In the serviced office industry this edge is often found first in facilities and second in comforts. Free donuts at the end of the week for example, or showing great sporting events when they grace us with their presence. It’s these creature comforts that can tip the…

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Commonwealth 2014 and Glasgow Businesses: The Long Term Benefits

Commonwealth 2014 and Glasgow Businesses: The Long Term Benefits

It’s the second large sporting event to take place on British soil in the last four years and Glasgow businesses have already taken a fair share of benefits from the sporting prestige. The sporting legacy of the Olympic games has left many opportunities in its wake for London. Will the commonwealth games have the same effect on Glasgow?

Business

When the London Olympics ended in 2012, the…

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Hudson Yards redevelopment means massive prospects for NYC executive office space

Hudson Yards redevelopment means massive prospects for NYC executive office space

A new massive commercial real estate redevelopment, Hudson Yards, which will sit on the West Side of Manhattan, alongside the Hudson River, is set to boost New York’s executive office space.

Due to be completed in 2018, the redevelopment will make a massive difference to the area, offering not only office space but shops, restaurants, residential property, a luxury hotel with a ballroom and spa,…

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Why is an office broker the best option?

Why is an office broker the best option?

For businesses, office space comes as a necessary requirement. Whether you are a small business currently working from home that are now needing a hub to call your own or a business which is growing quickly and needs to upscale, there will come a point when you know you need another working space, but what you don’t know is in which location, size and style.

That is where you could use an office…

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Why Multi-Network Mobile Solutions are important for business

Why Multi-Network Mobile Solutions are important for business

Our friends at Carphone Warehouse Business share their expert knowledge, in this new blog, to help businesses manage their mobile tariffs more effectively. In this blog from David Khan, Marketing Manager, we learn about the benefits of multi-network SIM packs and get a new approach to getting better value from your business mobiles.

“When considering mobile network coverage, a one network…

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Q&A with Pure Offices, Thorpe Park

Q&A with Pure Offices, Thorpe Park

This month we were pleased to announce that the Pure Offices business centre at Thorpe Park, Leeds, was crowned our Business Centre of the Month for July. Below we took some time to speak to the Centre Manager, Rachel Armstrong, about what they’ve been up to at the centre and how they see things changing moving forward. Read more below!

Tell us a little about Pure Offices.

Pure Offices was…

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