UBS completes City of London biggest ever office pre-let

The Swiss bank, UBS, will move into a new 700,000 sq ft headquarters seeing the construction of one of the largest office buildings in the City of London. UBS and British Land, the property developer, have agreed a development at the Broadgate estate in London's

The Shard nears completion – London Office Design

Just south of London Bridge, The Shard is nearing completion, forming the focal point of the regeneration of the area immediately around London Bridge station. Once complete this already iconic London office design landmark will be the equivalent of 87 storeys, reaching 1016 ft into

London Office Fit Out for UBM on the South Bank

Today UBM, the publishing and exhibitions company, agreed to take 105,000 sq ft of space in a 20-storey building planned by a joint venture between developer Great Portland Estates and BP's pension fund. The new London office fit out will take place over the top nine floors

Oxford Refurbishment of the Radcliffe Infirmary Building

The refurbishment of the Radcliffe Infirmary building is well underway and expected to be completed this summer. It will house the Humanities Divisional Office, the Faculty of  Philosophy and the Philosophy and Theology Libraries. The building falls within the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter (ROQ), a project

Bristol Office Space and Laboratories in University New Build

Vinci have been awarded the £35m contract to build the new life sciences department in the city centre for the University of Bristol. The 13,500 sq m building will contain a central atrium separating research laboratories from the office space - the focus of teaching and

Manchester Office Space Unveiled in ‘Airport City’

Plans for the development of a £659m 'Airport City' at Manchester Airport have been unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne. The scheme sees the 150-acre site offering 5 million square feet of business space, of that 1.5 million square feet is ear-marked for office space. The

Attract and Retain Key Talent

Employers realise that providing a desk, chair and modest salary isn't enough to attract and retain the best talent, and get them to produce their finest work. Plenty of people will work for a company for a reasonable salary, but to get and keep the best, a

Capita Symonds looking for Office Space

Following its acquisition of agency NB Real Estate, it has been reported that Capita Symonds has launched a 20,000 sq ft requirement. It is seeking a short-term lease and hopes to take occupation by 2012, after which an 80,000 sq ft requirement for long-term space