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Record lettings for Bristol
10-04-2015

Bristol saw a record 400,000 sq ft of office deals in Q4 2014, including lettings to PwC at 2 Glass Wharf; KPMG taking space at 66 Queen Square; OVO Energy signing for 70,000 sq ft at 1 Rivergate: Mapfre taking 46,600 sq ft at One Victoria and DNV agreeing to move to 26,000 sq ft at 1 Linear Park.

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Market Report
07-09-2012

A recent report on Bristol office market by DTZ emphasised that there was relatively little office construction underway in the city. In Q2 2012 around 40,000 sq ft of refurbished space was completed at Redcliffe Quay.

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Bristol letting
07-07-2011

Bray Leino, the media group, recently took 1,115 sq m (12,000 sq ft) of offices at the self-contained Kendal House at Brighton Mews in Bristol. Williams Gunter Hardwick was the letting agent.

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HQ occupied then for sale
17-09-2010

Burges Salmon, the Bristol law firm, has moved 650 staff into its newly completed Temple Meads Bristol HQ in the same month that administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers attempt to sell the building for £82m, after developers Castlemore went out of business. Burges Salmon has a 20-year lease on the 19,974 sq m (215,000 sq ft) Temple Quay Central building which it pre-let in 2006.

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City site sell-off
29-06-2010

Bristol City Council is considering selling off 62 individual parcels of land around the city for development. A number of these sites could be used for office development. Further details are currently at consultation stage.

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Bank opens office
04-03-2010

Macquarie Bank, the Australian bank, has opened its new office at The Core, 40 St Thomas Street, Bristol. The office is thought to be about 1,152 sq m (12,400 sq ft) and has space for expansion. The office currently has 45 staff and replaces a previous site in Bristol opened in July 2008. DTZ advised.

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Bristol office forecast
10-11-2006

Bristol will be facing a severe shortage of prime office space in its city centre if the economy continues to grow at its current rate, warn Colliers CRE. The forecast is included in the first research paper published by Coliers CRE into the central Bristol offices market. City centre take-up figures for office space at 206,652 sq ft for the first half of 2006 was approx 10% ahead of the equivalent figure for 2005. Current availability stands at 941,453 sq ft – an overall decrease of nearly 24% in the past two years. Instrumental in this fall has been a significant shortage of Grade A ready-to-occupy accommodation. And while this year saw the highest total completion of office space for four years, more than 75% of that space was already spoken for. Grade A now represents just 9% of available space.

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Spring completion for Queen Square
24-08-2006

Work is now well underway on Westmark Developments scheme at 22-25 Queen Square, Bristol. The speculative scheme will be completed during the first quarter of 2007. The letting agent for the 1,533 sq m (16,501 sq ft) scheme is King Sturge. The architect is the Alec French Partnership.

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Spring 07 start for Victoria Street
24-08-2006

During 2007, work is likely to commence on Charterfield Asset Management’s office scheme at 32-36 Victoria Street in Bristol, a start date is likely during the spring. When completed the building will provide approximately 7,076 sq m (76,165 sq ft) of speculative office space. The letting agents are King Sturge and Hartnell Taylor Cook.

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Quada wins permission
26-05-2005

Quada (Harbourside) has received planning consent for the £200m redevelopment of McArthur’s Warehouse in Bristol. The developer has been struggling for five years to win permission against objections from the Civic Society and English Heritage. The 19th century brewery building, which is not listed, is on a 2.3ha (12.7-acre) site close to the SS Great Britain, off Gasferry Street. The scheme comprises 5,295 sq m (57,000 sq ft) of office space, 743 sq m (8,000 sq ft) of retail space and 65 apartments.

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Developer selected for Cabot House
26-05-2005

Bristol City Council has selected a developer for Cabot House in Deanery Road, Bristol, BS1. The four-storey 7,896 sq m (85,000 sq ft) building is opposite the central library and has been vacant for over 10 years. it is thought that a mixed-use scheme of 13,935 sq m (150,000 sq ft) with 6,967 sq m (75,000 sq ft) of offices and 79 apartments and retail and leisure uses is being planned.

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MFM acquires 100 Temple Street
26-05-2005

Morley Fund Management has acquired 100 Temple Street in Bristol from London & Sydney Properties for about £39m. The office building provides 12,427 sq m (133,768 sq ft) of space and occupiers include KPMG. The Phase 1 building was completed in 1985 and refurbished in 1997. The Phase 2 extension of the scheme was completed in late 2001. The purchase includes the six-storey Portwell Tower which can provide about 5,806 sq m (62,500 sq ft) as a Phase 3.

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Temple Meads study planned
09-04-2005

Urban Initiative is to prepare a development framework for the Temple Meads area of Bristol. The eight-month study will look at the development opportunities that will improve the railway station area and its links to the city centre. The study team will look at the railway stations links to the proposed Bristol Arena, nearby office development sites, the Domaine Development site and the British & Commonwealth Museum.

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Wilkinson Eyre scheme rejected
24-02-2005

The Ballymore scheme proposed for land at Temple Gate in Bristol has been refused planning consent by the City Council. The mixed use scheme included an office building and the City Council did not like, among other things, the scale height, bulk and massing of the office buildings, saying that "the external appearance, combined with lack of detail on the elevational treatment, would be detrimental to the nearby Grade I listed Temple Meads station and the Grade II* listed Bristol and Exeter House". The architect for the scheme is Wilkinson Eyre. It is not known if a re-design or an appeal is on the cards.

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Temple Circus on-site
10-01-2005

The demolition of Templar House on Temple Way in Bristol has just been completed and construction of the 7,525 sq m (81,000 sq ft) Temple Circus office building is about to start on-site.

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