Associate Director Dan Cohen says “The brief was to reposition the building in the market, and after working closely with our client, we provided advice on the latest market trends for our client to come up with a product with which we are all proud. The rents in the building were previously in the 20s psf and these have now more than doubled for the recent lettings.”
A significant part of the transformation is a new entrance hall which includes copper finishes, contemporary flooring and a unique custom made reception desk. The new signage, branding and higher ceilings add to the creative look. The first floor east and the whole second floor underwent an extensive refurbishment with the aim of exposing much of the original features. Our client removed the suspended ceilings, partitioning and carpet flooring replaced them with high end finishes. This included wood flooring, suspended lighting and new WCs in order to create high end media style offices.
Most recently we have let the 1st Floor West, comprising a total of 2,426 sq ft, to Ichi Limited. This company, established in the summer of 2009, is an agency with entertainment in its blood, digital in its heart and a desire to create work that works. They have two vibrant homes, one in London and one in Los Angeles.
We have also let 1st Floor East, comprising a total of 1,500 sq ft, to Futureboard Consulting Ltd. The company is an international HR consulting group that helps organisations to maximise the potential of their employees.
The 2nd Floor, comprising a total of 4,000 sq ft, has been let to DMJ Recruitment Ltd. DMJ specialise in five key recruitment areas – legal private practice, in-house legal, legal support, legal mergers and company secretarial.
The 4th Floor, comprising a total of 669 sq ft was let to Concorde Capital Limited. They are a leading investment company which was founded in 2004. They provide a full range of investment banking, asset management services and brokerage.
With an impressive refurbishment, including new reception area, common parts and a more prominent look on Clerkenwell Road, we are sure all of the new tenants will enjoy their exciting new office spaces.