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Tech’s appeal

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 7 April, 2017 OBI BLOG

The 100 fastest growing tech companies in the north of England generated close to £2bn revenue in 2016. Think about that for a moment – it’s an impressive figure. For all t...

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Come and join us – Manchester’s Digital Future event

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 5 April, 2017 OBI BLOG

In January 2017, Manchester was named for the first time among Europe’s top 20 cities for digital innovation. The city that has made its name through constant reinvention and adaptation is right ...

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Aldermore expand at 40 Spring Gardens

Posted by OBI Property

Posted 3 April, 2017 OBI NEWS

OBI Property has announced the letting of the third floor at Impax Asset Management’s 40 Spring Gardens building.  Aldermore, the specialist bank, has expanded the size of its accommodation, doubli...

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Metis is first to sign at Northern Assurance Buildings, Albert Square, Manchester

Posted by OBI Property

Posted 31 March, 2017 OBI NEWS

Metis real estate advisors has taken 2,139 sq ft on the 5th floor of the recently refurbished Northern Assurance Buildings on Albert Square, Manchester. Metis is moving its team of 11 from The Offi...

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What we learned at MIPIM

Posted by Richard Lace

Posted 22 March, 2017 OBI BLOG

This was the first time I’ve been to MIPIM, the world’s largest property exhibition, and it didn’t disappoint. You hear so much about it from colleagues and clients that you almost know what to ...

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Why olden can mean golden in Manchester

Posted by OBI Property

Posted 10 March, 2017 OBI NEWS

The LJ Partnership has made a big impact on Manchester City Centre’s office market. Based in London, the investment company has a track record of making smart investments in key UK regional cities. ...

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Eagle Labs Salford takes flight at MediaCityUK!

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 9 March, 2017 OBI BLOG

Work hard in silence and let the success make the noise. That’s the approach being taken by Barclays Eagle Labs located at MediaCityUK , a hub for digital, tech, creative and professional services b...

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Murray House, 85 Piccadilly fully let to Communicate School

Posted by OBI Property

Posted 6 March, 2017 OBI NEWS

Communicate School has taken the remaining 2,102 sq ft, the top floor, of Murray House, 85 Piccadilly which means the English language school now occupies the whole 6,444 sq ft building. Communicate h...

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No 1 Lakeside sold for £6 million

Posted by OBI Property

Posted 23 February, 2017 OBI NEWS

OBI Property has completed the investment sale of the 33,000 sq ft No 1 Lakeside, Cheadle Royal Business Park in an off-market deal for £6 million. OBI negotiated the sale on behalf of the buildin...

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Deansgate office block sold for £29m

Posted by Andrew Cowell

Posted 17 February, 2017 OBI NEWS

Redfine International has sold 201 Deansgate to Aviva Investors acting on behalf of Essex County Council. The property provides 83,688 sqft of offices and delivers and delivers annual net rental incom...

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