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Record breakers? Manchester’s office market storms on

Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 24 November, 2015 OBI NEWS

A lot of people thought that Manchester’s office market would struggle to beat 2014, when a near-record 1.3 million sq ft was let in the city centre. Towergate Insurance and TLT Solicitors signed up...

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Manchester to fore as regional cities fly high on investment

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 16 November, 2015 OBI BLOG

Investment in commercial property is on the up in the UK regional cities at the moment. Several reports have shown that although the third quarter of 2015 saw the overall amount invested in UK propert...

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TOSCAFUND ASSET MANAGEMENT OPENS FIRST REGIONAL OFFICE

Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 12 November, 2015 OBI NEWS

Toscafund Asset Management’s (Toscafund) recently-launched Tosca Debt Capital (the “Fund”) has moved into its Manchester headquarters having secured a 2,830 sq ft office in the city centre. T...

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On another planet

Posted by Andrew Cowell

Posted 6 November, 2015 After Work

You might have seen that Manchester has been named by travel bible Lonely Planet as one of the top ten cities to visit in 2016, as part of the travel bible’s annual “Best in Travel” listings. Al...

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Chancery Place – Manchester’s new headline maker

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 23 October, 2015 OBI BLOG

The agreement of a new headline rent for Manchester this month by Colliers International, which has agreed to take the 7,786 sq ft 12th floor at Chancery Place at £34 per sq ft is a big moment for ...

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The language of leasing – a jargon-busting guide

Posted by Andrew Cowell

Posted 20 October, 2015 OBI BLOG

All businesses need a home, and for most that means an office. Somewhere that is a suitable professional environment for your staff, that sends out the right message about who and what you represe...

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Will Lewis named by Property Week as one of the top 40 under 40

Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 12 October, 2015 OBI NEWS

OBI Property co-founder Will Lewis has been named by Property Week as one of the top 40 under 40 young entrepreneurs, disruptors and leaders of 2015. It’s a great honour for the 33 year old prope...

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THREE DEALS CONFIRMED AT XYZ BUILDING IN SPINNINGFIELDS

Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 1 October, 2015 OBI NEWS

Allied London has announced a trio of lettings at the XYZ Building in Spinningfields. Media group Global Radio has taken the top two floors, law firm Shoosmiths has taken 32,000 sq ft and global infor...

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The Growth of Flexible Office Space

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 30 September, 2015 OBI BLOG

You hear a lot of talk about flexibility these days, whether that’s in employee contracts, public spaces used for events and ‘pop-up’ retail, even office leases. It’s also something that’s a...

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OBI secures second XYZ letting

Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 8 September, 2015 OBI NEWS

OBI Property is delighted to announce that law firm Shoosmiths has picked the latest building to be added to the Spinningfields business district. It has agreed to take two floors in the XYZ buildi...

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