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In Touch Networks return to Spinningfields home

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Posted 26 February, 2019 OBI NEWS

In Touch Networks, the fast growth tech business which provides a networking and training platform for senior board figures, has acquired the 22,000 sq ft third floor of 3 Hardman ...

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A Letter to your head of marketing

Posted by Joe Averill

Posted 26 February, 2019 OBI BLOG

Dear Head of Marketing, I wanted to write to you today to ask if you feel your business is using its workspace as an effective marketing tool – could you be getting more value out of something’s ...

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Lego Land

Posted by Patrick Kennedy

Posted 12 February, 2019 OBI BLOG

“Death by PowerPoint”. I’m sure most have you have all experienced that presentation that never seems to end, slide after slide, watching the clock ticking down just hoping each slide is the las...

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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's total occupation ...

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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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