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Handelsbanken expands at 101 Barbirolli Square

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Posted 11 February, 2019 OBI NEWS

Handelsbanken has expanded its presence at 101 Barbirolli Square in Manchester. Advised by OBI, Landlord AEW has let an additional 11,000 sq ft of space, taking the Swedish bank...

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An antidote to the poisoned chalice

Posted by Jack Tunney

Posted 7 February, 2019 OBI BLOG

“It was never in the job specification”, “It just landed on my desk”, “I’ve never carried out this process before”. Here are some of the phrases we hear all too often when clients approa...

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Studio OBI launches

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Posted 25 January, 2019 OBI NEWS

OBI has launched a new business, Studio OBI, a fully integrated creative agency. It will deliver a range of creative solutions including brand identity, marketing materials, online platforms and CGI i...

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WeWork commits to Dalton Place, Manchester

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Posted 4 January, 2019 OBI NEWS

WeWork has taken a lease on the whole of Dalton Place, John Dalton Street, Manchester for its third location in the city. The collaborative workspace company will take the whole seven floors of the bu...

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OBI…In conversation with Tom Pickersgill, CEO, Broadstone Engage

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 3 December, 2018 OBI BLOG

How did the idea for Broadstone Engage come around and can you tell us more on the problem you are trying to solve? In previous roles, my co-founders (Nick & James) and I were implementing emplo...

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A hat-trick of lettings has completed at Canada House

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Posted 23 November, 2018 OBI NEWS

Canada House has proved to continue to be as popular as ever with occupiers wanting to secure space in the building. OBI has concluded a hat-trick of pre- lets to Parker Bond, Dot Funding and Place...

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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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Manchester City Centre building 26 Cross Street fully let

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Posted 1 November, 2018 OBI NEWS

Today OBI announced the historic 21,500 sq ft 26 Cross Street is now fully let, following on from OBI leasing the final office suite of 1,351 sq ft to Bank of Ireland. Located in the St Ann’s con...

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OBI Budget 2018 Summary – In Association with Accounts Lab

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Posted 30 October, 2018 OBI NEWS

OBI Budget 2018 Summary – In Association with Accounts Lab This year, we’ve teamed up with Accounts Lab to bring you an analysis of the 2018 Budget. It was the Chancellor’s final Budget ...

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