Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 17 February, 2012 OBI NEWS

OBI Property has completed a letting at Orbit Developments’ 55 King Street office building in Manchester city centre to insurance company WR Berkley.

James Raspin, surveyor at Orbit Developments, said: “This letting is a significant addition to the list of high profile occupiers we already have and highlights the demand for good quality office space in Manchester’s business core.”

Emma Powell of OBI who advised on the transaction commented “we are delighted to have secured this letting, it was evident that WR Berkley wanted to relocate into the heart of the insurance community within the prime core of the city and 55 King Street proved an ideal base for their business”.

Jones Lang LaSalle advised WR Berkley on the transaction.

55 King Street is now fully let apart from the sixth floor which is currently undergoing a significant refurbishment program. Works are expected to complete in February 2012.