Category: Aurora


AURORA SOLD FOR £62 MILLION WITH 85% NOW LET AND CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE Contracts have been exchanged on the sale of Aurora, Bristol’s newly completed, landmark office building, to a major UK investment fund with completion to follow shortly, with over 85% of the state-of-the-art space now let at record rental levels. The 95,000 sq ft […] View Article

Strong quarter for Bristol helps the UK break records

GVA’s latest Big Nine report analysing the office occupier markets of the nine key UK regional cities, reveals that the UK has achieved its highest quarterly take-up total on record, assisted by Bristol’s own strong activity. Professional and business services have dominated city centre activity in Bristol, which has seen the highest quarterly take-up for […] View Article

Cubex seals first deal at Aurora

Cubex Land has sealed its first deal at Aurora, Bristol’s greenest office building, which is currently under construction at Finzels Reach. Intellectual property specialist Mewburn Ellis LLP has signed a deal for the first floor of the building, which is being developed speculatively and is set to be completed next summer. Mewburn Ellis has taken […] View Article

Aurora will have Britain’s first Drone Landing Pad

A brand new office block in the center of Bristol will include Britain’s first Drone Landing Pad on the roof. The Aurora Building, which is being constructed as part of the Finzel’s Reach development, will provide a spot for people working in the offices to receive deliveries by drone by going onto the roof. Delivering […] View Article

Gavin Bridge, Director Cubex Land Bristol

Bite sized Bristol

Last year I gave Bristol a mark of eight out of ten for the way the city was moving. This year it’s a slightly lower rating: six. That’s based on my disappointment that we have yet to make progress on the rail gateway into the city. It remains an embarrassment when we bring potential investors […] View Article


Not only will Aurora provide an inspirational working environment, it has also been designed to achieve a BREEAM Outstanding and LEED Gold Standard, setting a new benchmark for sustainable office development in the city. You can’t fail to have noticed the crane’s arrival at the Aurora site. This signifies a new stage in the building’s […] View Article

Work starts in earnest on Bristol’s only speculative office building

Willmott Dixon appointed to build Aurora at Finzels Reach After months of preparatory work, construction of Bristol’s only speculative office building is about to begin following the appointment of contractors Willmott Dixon in a contract worth around £20 million. The 95,351 sq ft building, called Aurora, is part of Finzels Reach, the new quarter being […] View Article