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All aboard at Enterprise City

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 16 May, 2017 OBI BLOG

The property industry’s been guilty of hyping more than a few things down the years, and in recent years the phrase “game-changer” has been overused hugely. Every other office building with a gr...

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Manchester – A Digital future – Overview

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 1 May, 2017 OBI BLOG

We were delighted to invite leading businesses from the city to our ‘Manchester - A Digital Future’ event. A great panel which included; The Landing @MediaCityUK Head of partnerships & progra...

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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 the noise around impr...

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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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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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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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Office design in 2017 – What’s hot?

Posted by Andrew Crompton

Posted 1 February, 2017 OBI BLOG

Office design continues to move on apace. For the professionals charged with creating workspaces worthy of top businesses, it’s a constant process of learning, critically appraising new developments...

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How 2016 showed Manchester’s international way forward

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 18 January, 2017 OBI BLOG

So, that was 2016. A notable, and for Manchester, productive year. The city can look back with its head held high. Amongst uncertainty and instability, Manchester’s resilience has shone through stro...

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The fight for talent & how Real Estate strategy is winning the battle

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 15 December, 2016 OBI BLOG

Space Innovators Long gone are the days of Frederik Taylor and his scientific management theory – the scrutiny and micro management of employees are a thing of the past. As leaders of the busines...

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Setting the stall out

Posted by Will Lewis

Posted 22 November, 2016 OBI BLOG

We’re now over a week into what’s become an annual ritual in Manchester – the Christmas markets. Such has been the success of the market that over the years it has sprawled out from the main act...

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