Spinningfields Office Space Welcomes RBS
Spinningfields ΓÇô the ΓÇ£Canary WharfΓÇ¥ of Manchester has attracted yet another high profile client to its premium office space in Central Manchester in the form of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
The Spinningfields office space chosen by RBS is pitched as ΓÇ£EuropeΓÇÖs new premium financial and professional services destinationΓÇ¥ – a statement that will be bolstered yet further once the Global Banking & Markets (GBM) division of the bank takes up residence next month.
Tim Newns, Deputy Chief Executive at MIDAS explained: ΓÇ£MIDAS has been working hard to bring investment banking functions to Manchester for some time now and we are particularly pleased to have been able to work with RBS on this strategically important project. RBS is already a key employer in the city region and this new high value operation is an exciting addition to its significant footprint in Manchester.ΓÇ¥
Sir Richard Leese, Leader for Manchester City Council was also quoted as saying: ΓÇ£WeΓÇÖre delighted to welcome the RBS Global Banking and Markets division to Manchester. This is an exciting new addition to the city regionΓÇÖs financial and professional services sector, bringing large scale international investment banking to Manchester for the first time. RBSΓÇÖs continued commitment to Manchester is testament to the city regionΓÇÖs ability to attract and sustain globally significant operations.ΓÇ¥
Attracting RBS to the office space on Hardman Boulevard is the latest in a series of successes for Manchester Inward Development Agency, having also announced the creation of a record number of jobs and a rise in the number of successful projects backed by the agency service during the last year. The arrival of RBS is expected to create an additional 100 jobs before the end of 2010.