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BAM’s Latitude Yellow approved by Leeds City Council

BAM’s Latitude Yellow approved by Leeds City Council

A proposal for Latitude Yellow – a new 12-storey sustainable office development by BAM – has been approved by Leeds City Council’s City Plans Panel, following significant support from local stakeholders. The proposals will be located on the final remaining plot of the former Doncaster Monk Bridge works off Whitehall

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Wintech wraps up Eden Project

Wintech wraps up Eden Project

Wintech are proud to share that A3 New Bailey, often referred to as Eden, has been completed. Enveloping the unique building, located in Salford, is Europe’s largest living wall which bears 350,000 plants of 32 different species, designed to achieve net zero operational Carbon. Accredited by BREEAM as Outstanding and

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HBD receives green light for Colloco office development

HBD receives green light for Colloco office development

HBD, part of Henry Boot, has secured planning approval for Colloco, a 200,000 sq ft office development, in the St John’s District of Manchester city centre. The developer is seeking a joint venture partner now to deliver the highly sustainable Grade A office scheme. Situated on the corner of New

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Sheffield’s flagship office welcomes first occupant

Sheffield’s flagship office welcomes first occupant

DLA Piper has signed up to take the top two floors of Elshaw House, Sheffield City Council’s new zero carbon-ready office building. DLA Piper’s move into Elshaw House will see one of the world’s largest law firms, and a key employer in the city, maintain its presence in Sheffield City

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CPMG announces opening of new London studio

CPMG announces opening of new London studio

International architectural and interior design practice, CPMG, has announced the official opening of a new London studio, in the heart of the city’s design district. Seven years after first establishing a base in the capital, CPMG has taken residence in its new office located next to Exmouth Market on Roseberry

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CBRE Scores ‘Excellent’ Green Rating For Glasgow HQ

CBRE Scores  ‘Excellent’ Green Rating For Glasgow HQ

CBRE has announced its new headquarters in Glasgow has achieved one of the UK’s highest sustainability ratings. The global real estate advisor’s offices at 177 Bothwell Street have been awarded a coveted BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating from the Building Research Establishment (BRE), placing it in the top 10% of fit-out projects

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BDC 318 : Jul 2024

Commercial : Office News

BAM’s Latitude Yellow approved by Leeds City Council

BAM’s Latitude Yellow approved by Leeds City Council

A proposal for Latitude Yellow – a new 12-storey sustainable office development by BAM – has been approved by Leeds City Council’s City Plans Panel, following significant support from local stakeholders. The proposals will be located on the final remaining plot of the former Doncaster Monk Bridge works off Whitehall Road, in the established Leeds West End Business District. Developed by BAM, Latitude Yellow will provide over 200,000 sqft of Grade A commercial office space. Latitude Yellow has been meticulously designed to create the next generation of high-quality, sustainable office space. With a vision to be the most sustainable new workspace in Leeds, the development will achieve Net-Zero status from day one, totally eliminating the need for fossil fuels throughout the lifetime of the building and relying exclusively on renewable energy sources. The development will target BREEAM Outstanding and a Nabers rating of 5.5. The design promotes sustainable and active travel, with minimal on-site car parking, premium changing facilities and secure cycle storage areas. The development has been designed to offer exceptional amenities and access to outdoor space, with the inclusion of a gym, ground floor café, event space, and roof garden. Biodiversity-friendly features include green walls throughout the development and a new public realm. Over 25% of the budget for Latitude Yellow has been allocated to local social value initiatives, so the development will directly benefit the local community. The decision to approve the application was taken by the City Plans Panel on 11 April 2024. Cllr James Lewis, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “The development – which has now seen its planning application approved – will provide much needed, modern office space on brownfield land in a key location for the city centre. It’s encouraging the new building will be Net Zero, setting an example for future office developments on the road to a low carbon future. We welcome the steps they’re taking to ensure all energy and electricity used by the site will be sourced exclusively from renewable energy, as well as the commitment to sustainable construction. “We look forward to seeing the building progress and further improving this part of the city centre.” Managing Director of BAM Properties, Euan Miller, said: “We’re delighted that our application has been approved by Leeds’ City Plans Panel. Sustainability is at the heart of Latitude Yellow and our proposals have had a really positive response from both the local community and senior stakeholders in Leeds. “In particular, we’re glad to see the City Plans Panel’s support for the promotion of sustainable city centre travel by limiting the amount of car parking spaces. We’re now aiming to begin work on site later this year.” Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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Wintech wraps up Eden Project

Wintech wraps up Eden Project

Wintech are proud to share that A3 New Bailey, often referred to as Eden, has been completed. Enveloping the unique building, located in Salford, is Europe’s largest living wall which bears 350,000 plants of 32 different species, designed to achieve net zero operational Carbon. Accredited by BREEAM as Outstanding and by the UK Green Building Council, Eden demonstrates the potential of putting net zero ambitions at the heart of design. The façade is predominately formed from a living wall and aluminium panels, mounted to an aluminium secondary frame tied to the backing wall, which consists of an insulated lightweight steel framing and sheathing board. The living wall creates a rainscreen with punch hole glazing in the form of a thermally broken aluminium curtain wall screens, with double glazed insulating units. Wintech Director James Emery commented: “We were engaged by the English Cities Fund to provide façade engineering consultancy services on the façade design and construction for A3 New Bailey. Being involved with a project that is both eye-catching but also sustainability-minded is a real privilege. “Eden is designed to achieve net zero operational carbon, being accredited by BREEAM as outstanding, in addition to possessing an EPC A and a NABERS 5.5 rating (the highest possible) by the UK Green Building Council, while the built-in biodiversity will reduce air pollution and minimise urban heating. The living wall is a testament to the idea of sustainable design, encompassing both low embodied and operational carbon, and how these practices can be used for centrepiece buildings in the road towards net zero.” For further information on how Wintech can help support your project requirements, visit their website. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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Orega continues its flex space expansion with new Management Agreement in Leeds

Orega continues its flex space expansion with new Management Agreement in Leeds

Orega, the flexible workspace provider, has entered into a new 10-year management agreement to create high quality flexible workspace and tenant amenity offering at Broad Gate in Leeds.  The new centre will open in Summer 2024. Orega will operate 26,000 sq ft of newly refurbished flexible workspace to provide in the region of 400 workstations on the second floor of the building and will manage the building wide amenity space on that floor. Broad Gate is a landmark 300,000 sq. ft. mixed use development located in the heart of Leeds city centre owned by NW UK Broadgate Limited and managed by HKIP. It boasts incredible quality of light and an abundance of space, with stunning office suites and four flagship retail units. Originally built in 1932, the building was restored in 2009 and finished to a high specification throughout, creating modern office space with unique design features such as an impressive double height reception and a full height atrium, overlooked by each of the office floors and crossed by elegant, glazed walkways. The building has the largest Grade ‘A’ office floor plates in Leeds together with penthouse office suites and flagship retail units, creating a vibrant place to work. Orega’s new workspace is designed to be a modern, flexible base for the region’s professional and financial businesses, and will offer: It is the second flexible workspace that Orega has launched in Leeds. Orega already offers space at St. Paul’s House, 23 Park Square, in Leeds. In addition, it has offices in Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester in the North of England. The company now offers flex space from 27 locations across the UK. In 2023 it opened new space in London, Birmingham, Marlow, Newcastle and Aberdeen and is the UK’s leading provider of flexible workspace under Management Agreements (as opposed to leases). Ben Hutchen, Real Estate Director at Orega commented, “As one of the UK’s big-six regional cities, the demand for high quality flexible space in Leeds is growing and that is reflected in the increase in desk pricing.” “We are excited by the unique opportunity presented by the creation of a high-quality design-led flexible workspace at Broad Gate together with the broader building amenity that it will include.  We look forward to working with HKIP and the landlord to deliver a successful operation to the vibrant Leeds market.” Colliers were agents for NW UK Broadgate Limited. Roddy Morrison, Director, Colliers said, “We are delighted, after undertaking a rigorous selection process with several potential operators, that Orega was selected as the ideal partner for this important offering at Broad Gate. More than ever, modern Grade A office buildings require a high-quality flex offering, and identifying and working with the right partner is fundamentally important. We are delighted to be working with Orega who we are confident will deliver an exceptional new office destination in Leeds, and a new amenity for both existing and new occupiers at Broad Gate. This is the first in a series of initiatives which will ensure Broad Gate is at the forefront for occupiers seeking Grade A space of all sizes in Leeds city centre.” Eamon Fox, Partner, Knight Frank commented, “This strategic partnership with Orega aligns perfectly with the change in workstyle we are seeing and accommodating for.  Broad Gate points to a future relationship with the office that is more fluid and flexible for our customers, both existing and new prospects. Broad Gate is being re-designed and re-configured to reflect this. Orega and the holistic Broad Gate proposition is an exciting solution as we cater for organizations seeking to drive financial efficiency in their office space and re-configure it to more collaborative and amenity-based settings. We are excited to announce this deal with Orega this early in the year, with more positive news in the pipeline.” Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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HBD receives green light for Colloco office development

HBD receives green light for Colloco office development

HBD, part of Henry Boot, has secured planning approval for Colloco, a 200,000 sq ft office development, in the St John’s District of Manchester city centre. The developer is seeking a joint venture partner now to deliver the highly sustainable Grade A office scheme. Situated on the corner of New Quay Street and Gartside Street and formerly the LTE Group’s Manchester College, Colloco will comprise 16 storeys of high-quality flexible accommodation. It will include communal spaces at ground floor level with a concierge reception, a roof pavilion with breakout and events space, and access to a landscaped garden terrace with views across the city. Each suite will also have a private external terrace. Designed by EPR Architects, with Asteer Planning acting as planning consultants, Colloco has been designed with sustainability at its core; the scheme will be built to Net Zero Carbon in construction and operation and is targeting EPC A and BREEAM Excellent ratings. It will also comply with British Council for Offices standards and include a host of amenities aligned with the WELL building standards. Sitting between St John’s and Spinningfields the area around Colloco is a vibrant hub for businesses in the media, technology, and creative sectors. In 2023, the district saw the opening of the new Aviva Studios, establishing its status as the epicentre of cultural and creative activity in the region. Securing planning and seeking a joint venture partner for Colloco comes a week after HBD and Greater Manchester Pension Fund topped out at Island, a 100,000 sq ft net zero carbon, smart-enabled Grade A office scheme on John Dalton Street in Manchester. Adam Brady, Executive Director at HBD commented: “Colloco represents a new era in workspace design. The building looks to attract dynamic, forward-thinking organisations, which see collaboration and the health and wellbeing of their employees as fundamental to the success of their business.” “We are pleased with the planning approval which recognises the value that a scheme such as Colloco will bring to the city. It will be one of the most sustainable new office buildings in the regional market at a time when high-profile businesses are looking to occupy space which will support their Net Zero Carbon commitments.” The project team includes Arcadis EPR Architects; Asteer Planning, Curtins, Hoare Lea and Ramboll. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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R G Carter completes largest office premises of its kind in eastern region at University of Essex

R G Carter completes largest office premises of its kind in eastern region at University of Essex

East of England construction firm R G Carter is celebrating after completing a state-of-the-art commercial building at Parkside on the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus – the largest new office complex of its kind in the eastern region. Located on the Knowledge Gateway Research and Technology Park, the 41,571 sq. ft. office complex, which is already 25% let, offers a host of new possibilities for businesses seeking top quality workspace and advanced facilities. Ewan Dodds of Whybrow, joint agent for Parkside with Carter Jonas, commented that the development was the largest speculative office building in the eastern region and features many unique qualities.  “Parkside represents the pinnacle of modern architecture and business innovation, offering a range of flexible spaces to suit diverse business needs, from single suites from 2,000sq. ft to single floors of just under 11,0000sq. ft.” Ben Le Coq of Carter Jonas added: “The strategic location near major transport links like London Stansted Airport and major regional cities positions Parkside as an ideal hub for businesses targeting regional expansion from a high quality and energy efficient building.” James Wilson, Director and General Manager at R G Carter, the main contractor for the new building, said: “We are delighted to have worked in partnership with the University of Essex to deliver this exciting flexible office development on its ever-growing campus. We look forward to seeing the positive impact the completed project will now have in supporting future business and wider economic growth in the county.” University Registrar Bryn Morris said: “This is a stunning landmark building which will provide a fantastic base for companies keen to move onto our Knowledge Gateway research and technology park and join our thriving business community. “The completion of the building also marks an exciting new era for the Knowledge Gateway. From this spring the ground floor will be home to our Public Health and Wellbeing Hub, which will deliver new services for the public in partnership with the NHS, drive forward our research agenda and offer fantastic new training opportunities.” The new office complex is not only equipped with premium amenities, including 24-hour CCTV, advanced air conditioning systems, passenger lifts, and showers, but it also proudly boasts a ‘very good’ BREEAM rating and an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of A. BREEAM, which stands for Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method, is a leading global sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure, and buildings. While an EPC is a document that rates the energy efficiency of a building on a scale of A to G, with A being the highest possible score. These ratings underscores Parkside’s commitment to environmental performance, making it an ideal choice for businesses invested in sustainability. In addition, Parkside offers an optional concierge service, on-site parking, and access to an outstanding-rated children’s nursery. It is also on the doorstep of the 18th century Wivenhoe House Hotel, which offers an ideal environment for business dining or accommodation. For further information about Parkside and the Knowledge Gateway, visit www.knowledge-gateway.co.uk For more on R G Carter, visit www.rgcarter-construction.co.uk Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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Sheffield’s flagship office welcomes first occupant

Sheffield’s flagship office welcomes first occupant

DLA Piper has signed up to take the top two floors of Elshaw House, Sheffield City Council’s new zero carbon-ready office building. DLA Piper’s move into Elshaw House will see one of the world’s largest law firms, and a key employer in the city, maintain its presence in Sheffield City Centre. Fit out of the two-floors, as well as an adjoining private terrace on the top floor, will be completed in this spring. The space will span over 17,000 square feet in total. Having reached completion last month, Elshaw House is the flagship office development within Heart of the City – the £470m mixed-use development scheme led by Sheffield City Council and its Strategic Development Partner, Queensberry. Located on Carver Street, next to Pound’s Park, Elshaw House is the pinnacle of sustainability and will achieve a five-star BREEAM green energy rating, making it a key part of the Council’s green goals. Additionally, Elshaw House has also recently achieved an ‘excellent’ five-star NABERS UK rating due to its lean design, providing a structure with 40% lower than average carbon usage. This places it in the top 1% of office buildings in the UK for energy efficiency. Cllr Ben Miskell, Chair of the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Policy Committee at Sheffield City Council, said:“We are thrilled that DLA Piper has signed a lease on Elshaw House. It is one of the world’s largest law firms. For such an established business to reaffirm its commitment to the city shows a real confidence in everything we’re doing to drive Sheffield forwards and continue growing our economy. “Elshaw House represents the very best in office space and is delivering new headline rents for Sheffield. Alongside the world class Pound’s Park, Grosvenor House – home to HSBC and CMS – and Europe’s largest food hall, we’re creating a truly transformational new city centre district.”      Andrew Davison, Project Direct at Queensberry, added: “In our opinion, DLA Piper has secured the best office space in South Yorkshire, with unrivalled sustainability, location and employee wellbeing benefits. World class commercial spaces like this are helping to take Sheffield to the next level on the national stage. “Interest in the other floors in Elshaw House is incredibly high and the ground floor retail and F&B spaces are also attracting potential occupants.” Elshaw House has six ground floor units suitable for retail or food and drink venues, complementing the seven storeys of quality workspace above. Access to Elshaw House connects directly to the new urban park, Pound’s Park, and is integrated into Sheffield’s active travel strategy which focuses on ease and accessibility, with the building featuring bike storage, service centre and showers to help keep the city moving. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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CPMG announces opening of new London studio

CPMG announces opening of new London studio

International architectural and interior design practice, CPMG, has announced the official opening of a new London studio, in the heart of the city’s design district. Seven years after first establishing a base in the capital, CPMG has taken residence in its new office located next to Exmouth Market on Roseberry Avenue in Farringdon. The move has been completed to increase business resilience, encourage further growth and gain access to a wider pool of architects, technologists and designers. The move also represents CPMG’s progress in the South East as the business continues to grow in line with its strategy – based on delivering and winning more work in the region. Chris White, director and London office lead, said: “Opening our new office in London is something that the team and I are all extremely proud of. When we first set up in the region, the office was simply a business development hub, but now we’re welcoming clients to a design studio that truly represents who we are and what we’re capable of. “Over the past seven years, the foundations have been laid for an even more successful future and this latest step will only support our ever-increasing presence in London. Our repeat client percentage is nearly 80%, so we’re pleased to have a base which continues to offer us excellent access to all parts of the city – and our project sites too. Farringdon is an ideal place for us and the working environment we have created certainly matches all the perks London has to offer.” The CPMG team in the capital now boasts 10 members, including both senior specialists and graduates. The business’ pipeline of work includes commissions in several key sectors, including education, residential and commercial. Key projects currently underway include schools for the Department for Education, adult social living and care homes, and the reconfiguration and extension of offices. Richard Flisher, managing director at CPMG, said: “The London team’s talent and hard work has enabled us to grow our reputation both in the city and nationwide and with additional work comes the need to expand the London studio. We plan to continue growing sustainably ensuring the team structure is where it needs to be for everyone to flourish. The way we see it, growth isn’t just about numbers, it’s about having the right people: the employees need to be right for CPMG, but even more importantly, CPMG need to be right for them for the business to thrive.” CPMG now has 60 staff across its offices in Nottingham, London, Birmingham and Hangzhou, China. For more than 30 years, the practice has been creating award-winning spaces that prioritise human needs, support growing communities, and embrace sustainability and innovation. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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RAILPEN APPOINTS CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS ON FIRST TWO CAMBRIDGE DEVELOPMENTS

Railpen appoints construction partners  on first two Cambridge developments 

Railpen, manager of around £34 billion of assets on behalf of the railways pension schemes, has named Skanska and Morgan Sindall as main contractors for the first two of its major developments in Cambridge, Botanic Place, a 540,000 sq ft sustainable office scheme, and Devonshire Gardens, a 120,000 sq ft mixed-use development.  Both projects are being developed by Socius on behalf of Railpen. Skanska, one of the UK’s leading contractors, has secured the £200 million contract to build Botanic Place, which is set to be the most sustainable speculative office scheme outside of London.  Architect AHMM has designed the buildings to achieve BREEAM Outstanding, WELL and Wired Scored ‘Platinum’ ratings.  The workspaces will prioritise energy efficiency to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer while using 70% less energy than traditional office buildings, and will be powered using renewable energy sources. Inspired by the nearby Cambridge University Botanic Garden, which can be viewed from the offices, the buildings’ quality and specification will be market defining.  The project will also involve preserving the historic public house, The Flying Pig, which is located on the development site, and the creation of 15,000 sq ft of internal amenities, events, and F&B space, alongside 40,000 sq ft of terraces on multiple levels for both private and communal uses. Elsewhere in Cambridge, Railpen has also appointed Morgan Sindall, the British construction and regeneration group, to construct Devonshire Gardens, in a £77 million contract. Devonshire Gardens will comprise a new community connected by a landscaped park, supporting Railpen’s vision to create a majority car-free neighbourhood. Located in the heart of Mill Road, Morgan Sindall will deliver up to 150,000 sq ft of commercial space, 70 apartments, 8,500 sq ft of F&B space, and 1.55 acres of public open spaces. Richard Van Lente, Senior Asset and Development Manager at Railpen, said: “The appointment of both Skanska and Morgan Sindall marks a significant moment within our Cambridge portfolio as we work to deliver best-in-class assets and generate strong long-term returns for our members. We look forward to witnessing these projects come to fruition and continuing our long-lasting commitment to Cambridge with support from the council and key local stakeholders.” Doug Higgins, Development Director at Socius, also commented: “Botanic Place and Devonshire Gardens will be fantastic additions to the community of Cambridge, with Skanska and Morgan Sindall driving forward our shared vision with Railpen to deliver inspiring, sustainable and valuable assets for the city. With their expertise and proficiency, we are on track to provide a new benchmark for other developers and investors to follow, paving the way for an enhanced future within Cambridge and the wider area.” Morgan Sindall is set to begin works on Devonshire Gardens in April, and Skanska is due to start on-site at Botanic Place in July, with estimated completion dates of April 2026 and March 2027 respectively. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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Bankfoot APAM appoints Beard Construction as Main Contractor for One Friary Redevelopment in Bristol

Bankfoot APAM appoints Beard Construction as Main Contractor for One Friary Redevelopment in Bristol

Specialist UK Development Manager, Bankfoot APAM, has appointed Beard Construction as the Main Contractor for the transformative £24.5M redevelopment of Bristol’s One Friary building. This flagship project is being delivered on behalf of Britannia Invest A/S and is set to commence in April 2024. Once complete, it will provide 80,000 sq. ft. of best-in-class office accommodation in the heart of Temple Quay. One Friary, a well-established office building situated opposite Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, will undergo a comprehensive redevelopment, adding three new floors on top of the existing structure and introducing a new high-performance GRC façade. Beard Construction, who are a leading regional contractor, have been appointed as Main Contractor to deliver the project. Chris Moore, Managing Director of Bankfoot APAM, emphasised the company’s commitment to modern, flexible and sustainable workspace, stating, “One Friary is a prime example of our dedication to delivering sustainable workplaces, with One Friary in Bristol being one of a number of highly sustainable development schemes being delivered across the UK. We are hugely excited about the project and we believe it will be one of the best buildings to work in Bristol once finished.” Matt Cooper, Beard’s Bristol Director, said “This exciting flagship project puts sustainability front and centre – the carbon savings through the reuse of the building’s existing structural frame will be significant. Drawing upon our extensive track record in sustainable redevelopment and our modern construction management skills, we are perfectly placed to deliver this project with Bankfoot APAM.” The redevelopment focuses on maximising sustainability by reusing 99.5 per cent of One Friary’s existing structural frame, supporting Bankfoot APAM’s ethos of delivering sustainable, forward-thinking real estate solutions for the next generation of working environments. Patrick Vincent, Senior Development Manager for Bankfoot APAM, outlined their methodology, “We aim to reuse as much of these existing buildings as allows, future-proofing the underlying asset while aligning them to a forward-facing investment strategy. This work happens at every stage of the project and is a key factor when it comes to creating long-term successful outcomes. Once redeveloped, One Friary will offer grade-A office space and premium amenities, including a roof terrace and high-quality end-of-journey facilities.” The project is set to achieve BREEAM Excellence, as well as NABERS and WELL certification evidencing Bankfoot APAM’s commitment to creating environmentally conscious and occupant-friendly spaces. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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CBRE Scores ‘Excellent’ Green Rating For Glasgow HQ

CBRE Scores  ‘Excellent’ Green Rating For Glasgow HQ

CBRE has announced its new headquarters in Glasgow has achieved one of the UK’s highest sustainability ratings. The global real estate advisor’s offices at 177 Bothwell Street have been awarded a coveted BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating from the Building Research Establishment (BRE), placing it in the top 10% of fit-out projects in the UK. CBRE relocated more than 400 employees to the landmark development in January last year as part of a consolidation plan to merge three offices into one and enhance collaboration. The agency occupies the building’s ground floor extending to 18,000 sq ft. 177 Bothwell Street’s existing green credentials were a key factor in CBRE selecting it for its West of Scotland hub.  It utilises 100% green power from a local source, supporting the advisor’s commitments to reduce carbon emissions. The building also features impressive wellness amenities such as a rooftop running track, seating areas and spa-quality changing facilities. David Smith, Managing Director of CBRE Scotland, said: “This fantastic excellent rating was achieved thanks to the collaboration of an in-house CBRE team which included Designers, MEP, Project Management and BREEAM Assessors. “Unusually, no comments or suggested actions for improvement were raised by BRE on the BREEAM documentation, which is a real testament to the hard work our team put into this.” Smith added: “It is important that we are able to demonstrate to our clients that a commitment to reducing the impact office buildings have on the environment should always be at the core of any real estate decision-making process.” The BREEAM excellent rating for 177 Bothwell Street falls within CBRE’s ESG commitments, with over half the buildings occupied in the UK now holding a green certification. Giulia Mori, Health and Wellbeing Lead, ESG Consultancy, CBRE UK added: “The achievement of the BREEAM standard for 177 Bothwell Street is another major milestone towards CBRE’s ESG commitments, and it demonstrates best practice since this office is only one of seven projects achieving BREEAM Excellent in Scotland. “The smooth achievement of the certification for this project is testament to the amazing team who participated in the process and the accuracy of the evidence provided.” BREEAM is the most widely used sustainability certification in the UK. Its requirements measure the environmental performance of a building under construction or undergoing refurbishment by assessing factors such as materials, waste, energy and water. Building, Design & Construction Magazine | The Choice of Industry Professionals

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