June 2016


Choice, space and getting the basics right – BCO and Savills reveal what workers want

Choice, space and getting the basics right – BCO and Savills reveal what workers want

17 June 2016

In an age of fast paced technological innovation, people are increasingly equipped with the ability to work from anywhere at any time. While it is sometimes argued that this leads to a blurring of work and home life, new research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) and Savills has shown that there is an increasing appetite for workers to be based in an office environment. 

 
 
APAC investors continue to head to London, but also home in in opportunities beyond the capital

APAC investors continue to head to London, but also home in in opportunities beyond the capital

16 June 2016

Britain’s continued position as a focal point for APAC investors, particularly London’s continued attractiveness, have kept investment volumes strong in 2016 with £2.8 billion invested in London alone in Q1.

 
 
Touch down for Hainan Airlines at Bridgewater House, Manchester

Touch down for Hainan Airlines at Bridgewater House, Manchester

16 June 2016

Cording Real Estate Group, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has let office space at Bridgewater House on Whitworth Street, Manchester to Hainan Airlines.

 
 
Ballymore instructs Savills & GBR Phoenix Beard at Three Snowhill, Birmingham

Ballymore instructs Savills & GBR Phoenix Beard at Three Snowhill, Birmingham

16 June 2016

Ballymore has instructed Savills and GBR Phoenix Beard as joint letting agents for the office element of Three Snowhill, Birmingham.  The circa £200 million scheme is the largest ever speculative office development in a city centre outside of London.

 
 
New hotels in Shoreditch are catalyst for change in retail offer, says Savills

New hotels in Shoreditch are catalyst for change in retail offer, says Savills

14 June 2016

There are seven hotels in the pipeline for the Shoreditch area including Gansevoort, Nobu and CitizenM, which, according to Savills, will have a further impact on the shopping offer as retailers will increasingly see the area as an international destination. The firm highlights that for some retail brands the presence of these hotels will act as a draw as they look to align themselves with hotel brands and their clientele.

 
 
New tenant signs up at Castlebridge, Cardiff

New tenant signs up at Castlebridge, Cardiff

14 June 2016

Ashville, advised by Savills and JLL, has let space at Castlebridge in Cardiff to Hydrock Consultants Limited.

 
 
Tech success sees Fringe rents draw level with City Core, London

Tech success sees Fringe rents draw level with City Core, London

14 June 2016

Average Grade A rents in London’s City Fringe market have increased by 87% in the last six years according to international real estate advisor Savills with the best new buildings now trading at a discount of only 3.5% to the same quality of building in the City Core (a saving of circa. £1 per sq ft). The once ‘cheap’ office location of Central London has matured into a leading global tech address and, with a number of new mixed use developments underway and more planned, Savills says its success is set to continue.

 
 
Birmingham's Icknield Port Loop regeneration moves ahead with creation of development partnership

Birmingham's Icknield Port Loop regeneration moves ahead with creation of development partnership

14 June 2016

Icknield Port Loop, one of the most significant brownfield regeneration schemes in the UK, has taken a major step forward with the formation of a new development partnership.  Last year, Savills advised Birmingham City Council and the Canal & River Trust on the selection of Urban Splash and Places for People as the preferred development partners for the scheme, and the four parties have now officially come together to form Icknield Port Loop LLP.

 
 
Pre-let sees spade in the ground at Cairnrobin Industrial Park, Aberdeen

Pre-let sees spade in the ground at Cairnrobin Industrial Park, Aberdeen

14 June 2016

Raiths Farm Properties Ltd, advised by Savills and CBRE, has agreed a design and build pre-let on an industrial facility at Cairnrobin Industrial Park in Aberdeen.

 
 
Sitel dials into Coventry with Earlsdon Park office pre-let

Sitel dials into Coventry with Earlsdon Park office pre-let

09 June 2016

Clearbell Capital and asset manager XLB, represented by Savills and Bromwich Hardy, have pre-let refurbished office space at Earlsdon Park in Coventry to Sitel.

 
 

Key Contacts

Liz Williams-Bew

Liz Williams-Bew

Director
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Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8140

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880