Portsmouth Business Centres Receive Recognition
Two Portsmouth-based business centres recently received recognition in the News Business Excellence Awards held on February 10th 2012 at Portsmouth Guildhall.
Gosport Business Centre was ΓÇÿHighly CommendedΓÇÖ in the category of ΓÇÿCommunity ContributionΓÇÖ and Langstone Technology Park owners Fasset came ΓÇÿRunner-UpΓÇÖ in the category of ΓÇÿLarge BusinessΓÇÖ.
The Basepoint-operated Gosport Business Centre provides a wide range of flexible office space and was commended for the award thanks to their support of local communities and activity groups.
ΓÇ£2012 has got off to a great start for us with receiving this recognition,ΓÇ¥ says Andrew Weston, Centre Manager at Gosport Business Centre. ΓÇ£We were up against seven very strong contenders and were amazed when we heard our name called out.
ΓÇ£The fact that the judges were from the local business community makes it even more significant and humbling.ΓÇ¥
Based 30 minutes away on the other side Portsmouth, Fasset is currently achieving occupancy levels of approx. 98% at Langstone Technology Park, with over 100 staff working on-site and an estimated ┬ú15m investment in the green economy in 2011.
ΓÇ£This award is a fantastic achievement for Fasset and I am delighted to collect this on behalf of the whole team,ΓÇ¥ says Fasset Managing Director, Gary Medlow. ΓÇ£We were up against some tough competition from local businesses and so it is a real testament to what we have accomplished at Langstone Technology Park as we continue to prove why we are the premier business park in the South today.
ΓÇ£Thanks to the judging panel and our supporters across the region. I believe that Fasset is contributing to the economic and business development of Havant and this year so far the signs are all good.ΓÇ¥
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