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

Castle Bridge photograph wins prestigious Bristol award

An evocative photograph depicting Castle Bridge, which links Finzels Reach to Castle Park, is one of this year’s 24 hours in Bristol  photography competition winners. The black and white image looking up at the new bridge as it winds over the water below a dramatic stormy sky was captured by Stuart Lees. The Finzels Reach category […] View Article


Gavin Bridge of Cubex has been crowned Property Personality of the Year at the South West Property Awards 2017. South West Business Insider editor David Clensy said “there are certainly still plenty of challenges out there for the property sector, but in the region as a whole we’ve seen plenty of activity on major office […] View Article

The new ‘One Smart Day in One Smart City’ smartphone competition

The popular ‘24 Hours in Bristol’ photo-marathon competition, which sees 10,000 photographs taken in a single day, is back next weekend with an exciting new format – all entries must be taken on smartphones or tablets only. The 2017 mobile phone photo competition will open up the event to people across the city without the need to own […] 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