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OBI announces Leeds expansion

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Posted 8 July, 2019 OBI NEWS

OBI, the commercial real estate consultancy responsible for 42% of the total office space transacted in Manchester city centre last year, has revealed that it is to launch a presen...

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OBI adds Graham Thorpe to Building Consultancy team

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Posted 2 July, 2019 OBI NEWS

OBI has appointed Graham Thorpe to its Building Consultancy team. Graham has previously worked at Paragon and Savills and will be servicing OBI’s clients on some of Manchester’s biggest develop...

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ParkVia expands at Central Working at 55 Spring Gardens

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Posted 7 June, 2019 OBI NEWS

Online parking reservation specialist ParkVia Ltd which moved into Central Working at 55 Spring Gardens in January has expanded and secured a further 10 desks. ParkVia, originally secured a 20 person ...

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New OBI team finds the answer for Talentful

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Posted 13 May, 2019 OBI NEWS

The flexible space revolution shows no sign of slowing, with recruitment business Talentful working with OBI’s Managed Workspace desk to complete a move to Bruntwood’s Lowry House. Talentful pr...

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BEP Systems takes office at Accelerate Places, 101 Princess Street

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Posted 30 April, 2019 OBI NEWS

Financial services software house BEP Systems has taken a 14-person office at 101 Princess Street operated by Accelerate Places on a flexible lease. BEP Systems, which specialises in developing web...

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Flexible, a new age – how far can you bend?

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 14 November, 2018 OBI BLOG

The proportion of workspace leased that is classed as “flexible” is, you may have noticed, going through the roof. This raises a few questions: Is conventional workspace dead? Why the sudden rise...

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ADVAM in move to Fairbairn Buildings

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Posted 1 November, 2018 OBI NEWS

Leading world payment solutions business ADVAM has acquired the 3,035 sq ft first floor of the Fairbairn Buildings, 70-72 Sackville Street, Manchester on a ten year lease. ADVAM, which also has tea...

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Why are occupiers attracted to Managed Workspace?

Posted by Patrick Kennedy

Posted 29 March, 2019 OBI BLOG

Anyone who keeps half an eye on Manchester’s property market can’t help but have noticed that there’s been a marked increase in managed workspace in the city centre in recent years. Before th...

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Luxury Travel Business Scenic Acquires Space at 4 Piccadilly Place

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Posted 27 March, 2019 OBI NEWS

Award winning luxury cruises and tours travel company Scenic has taken the first floor of 4 Piccadilly Place (8,068 sq ft) on a ten year lease with a break a year five at £28.50 per sq ft. Scenic ...

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Elizabeth joins as Chief Operating Officer

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Posted 11 March, 2019 OBI NEWS

Elizabeth Bisby has joined OBI as Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary. The team at OBI now totals 30. Elizabeth joins from Sky Betting and Gaming in Leeds, where she spent over three and ...

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40 Spring Gardens fully let following deal with Aldermore Bank

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Posted 6 March, 2019 OBI NEWS

The Grade A office building 40 Spring Gardens is now fully let following the expansion across the first and second floors by Aldermore Bank (20,000 sq ft) on a ten year lease. OBI represented the lan...

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Huckletree to open first Manchester operation at Express Building

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Posted 27 February, 2019 OBI NEWS

Huckletree, the workspace accelerator, will open its first Manchester operation in the Grade II*Listed Express Building on Great Ancoats Street in autumn 2019. Huckletree is taking the lower ground...

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