Landmark Bristol build-to-rent scheme hits major milestone

Renters in Bristol are one step closer to experiencing a new way of renting as Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord, topped out its Hawkins Lane Apartments and Georges Wharf Apartments this week at the Finzels Reach development in the city centre. The 194-home build-to-rent scheme being developed by Cubex will be one […] View Article

New space underway for burgeoning tech and media sector

A standalone office on the ground floor of Aurora, the landmark green office building being developed speculatively at Finzels Reach, is being fitted out to appeal to companies in Bristol’s burgeoning tech and media sector. Studio A, a 3,160 sq ft self-contained space for up to 40 people, has its own separate entrance, reception and […] View Article

The clock is ticking…time to plan (further) ahead

The battle for office space in Bristol is now so fierce, major occupiers are starting to plan moves up to five years ahead. That’s not what businesses here are used to. Typically, most would start planning a couple of years ahead of the end of their lease, but that’s rapidly becoming a high-risk strategy. That’s […] View Article

Aurora now 40% pre-let after latest deal

Aurora, the landmark green office building being developed speculatively at Finzels Reach, is now over 40 per cent pre-let six months ahead of its completion. This comes after local developer Cubex backed by Palmer Capital, sealed its latest letting deal with international law firm Simmons & Simmons, which has snapped up the top two floors. […] View Article

Generator Building set to power new wave of media and tech businesses

The striking red brick and stone building which originally housed the generator for Bristol’s tram system is set to get a new lease of life as offices for tech, creative or media businesses. The instantly-recognisable building on Finzels Reach by Bristol’s floating harbour will be extensively renovated, with repairs to the limestone ashlar stonework and […] 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