Iconic Names to Pioneer London Office Investment
Major brands are flocking to London to invest in office space for 2012 as the commercial capital rallies against the darker days of recession.
High end fashion brands, business and investment firms and digital media businesses continue to seek out prime locations in the capital, reflecting LondonΓÇÖs undeterred commitment to culture, commerce and innovation…
ΓÇó Chanel has secured planning permission to build a Paris-style fashion maison in New Bond Street, which will house the luxury designerΓÇÖs full collection.
ΓÇó Following a recent doubling in the size of office space, Burberry is planning to secure new premises on Regent Street later this year.
ΓÇó Dover Street will see a new Alexander McQueen space in London with the takeover of a Georgian townhouse due to open this year.
ΓÇó Harvey Nash is an old friend of the City with their current base in Mayfair, but the company will now be reinforcing their London presence by relocating to offices in iconic Heron Tower.
ΓÇó Al Gore is on the way with multi-billion dollar bank, Generation Investment Management, the offices of which are to be located in Prince Regent Hotel, owned by the crown.
ΓÇó Real estate investment company, CBRE Global Investors, recently secured a 15-year lease at One New Change in the City, to home thousands of office workers in 330k sq.ft office space.
ΓÇó Leading the large-scale tech investment at Silicon Roundabout, Google is due to open its East London ΓÇÿCampusΓÇÖ any day now, providing new office space for digital entrepreneurs.
ΓÇó LA-based media company, Caviar, is making its big move to London this year in a joint venture with UK Pulse Films which will see their new offices open this week.
ΓÇó South Florida-based global language website software developer, MotionPoint, recently announced new EMEA headquarters established in London.
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