Attend EGi’s Q1 breakfast briefing 17th April

With 2013 being such a massive year for the London office market there is lots to be optimistic about, but with numbers as high as last year’s can we expect to see a drop in take-up and investment spend? At our breakfast briefing we will unravel the big stories of the quarter and also see […]

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London’s Growing Up: Part 2 – The Exhibition

My colleague, Hugh Carson, and I were recently lucky enough to be invited to the press preview opening of the New London Architecture’s (NLA) exhibition London’s Growing Up!  This was following the blog I wrote in mid-March, which covered the recent study undertaken by GL Hearn and presented by NLA, identifying the wave of development […]

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Serviced office space provision on the rise

I’ve become more and more aware lately, here at Estates Gazette Towers, of a particular trend in central London; the growing presence of the serviced office space. Taking the recent, representative 5 year stretch between 2009 and 2013 inclusive, our EGi data below (square footage of office space owned by serviced office providers rather than […]

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London’s growing up!

Spring has arrived! And just as the plants begin to sprout up, the urban jungle of England’s capital looks to follow suit. This is because the transformation of London is about to include more height to supplement its modernised and glossy image. Indeed, the push towards a high-rise London is about to kick into overdrive, according to a […]

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Alice In Wonderland Offices in Waterloo

Searching for serviced office space with a difference? Then check out this Lewis Carroll inspired space in Waterloo. It features eight Alice In Wonderland themed meeting rooms, plus various other objects and decorations in the communal areas. The meeting rooms include ones designed around the Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Tweedledum & Tweedledee […]

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Q1 call for deals

Done a deal or two in the London office market this quarter? Let EGi know and we can include it in our first market analysis of the year, and represent you in our league tables. Make sure you have read all about 2013 in our end of year London Offices Market Analysis. 2013 was a big year […]

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Climb It – Change!

As a keen amateur runner, I’m always on the look out for new and inspiring events with which to further ruin my aching joints, all in the name of charity of course and ‘making that change.’ During a bit of routine, central London office space research this week, I stumbled upon this particular slice of […]

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London’s most consistent market

As I trawled through the figures in our Q4 2013 London Offices Market Analysis, one thing that immediately jumped out was just how consistent the City Fringe market is.  The five year annual average take-up for the City Fringe is 1.20 million sq ft and looking back to 2008 we can see that the market […]

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Calm before the storm in Docklands

The take-up figures for Docklands in our Q4 2013 London Offices Market Analysis give the impression of an improving scenario – take-up increased on the 2012 figure of 440,000 sq ft to 570,000 sq ft, yet this figure is still only half of the five year annual average (1.28 million sq ft) for this market. […]

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South Bank returns to pre-recession highs

2013 was a good year for the South Bank.  A very good year.  Boris Johnson may have put the cat amongst the pigeons last week about the future development of the Southbank Centre, but the office market, led by the TMT sector, had no doubts about the area in 2013.  EGi’s market area for the […]

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