JR Smart's 78,000 sq ft office development, Number One Capital Quarter, is really taking shape on the Cardiff skyline. It's now recognisable as the CGI we've all seen splashed around.
It's delivery will be a test for the local market. Agents continually bemoan the lack of good stock in the marketplace. With One Capital Quarter being delivered (albeit slower than we initially thought - who wants to take on any empty rates liability if they could avoid it?) Cardiff will find out if occupiers are only rolling over leases because there's little out there or if there's actually little appetite to move.
There are whispers that there may be some good news around the corner, but nobody is keen to divulge more and jinx anything in the current market.
JR Smart has just released the video below which gives an idea of what it might be like to actually work in the building. Even if you're not thinking of working in there it's worth taking a look, I particularly like the cool deconstructed blocks flying through the air and up into the pillars.