Verastar Bloc

Growing Verastar takes flex space at Bloc 

As part of an aggressive expansion strategy, the essential services supplier has signed for 106 workstations at Bruntwood Works’ recently completed Pioneer building in Manchester. 

FourwaysHouse July 6

Cundall makes Northern Quarter move 

Dan Whelan

The engineering firm has signed for 5,000 sq ft at Pictet Alternative Advisors and XLB Property’s Fourways on the corner of Hilton Street and Tariff Street, relocating from 6,000 sq ft at Manchester One on Portland Street. 

One First Street

Auto Trader grows presence ahead of move

The car sales giant is to expand its Manchester footprint from 60,000 sq ft to 76,000 sq ft at No. 1 First Street as it awaits a relocation to 80,000 sq ft in the estate’s next major office block.

WeWork Dalton

WeWork looks to corporates as focus sharpens in Manchester

Sarah Townsend

The co-working company is doubling down on efforts to cement its presence in the North West by targeting what it terms “enterprise” occupiers, those with more than 500 employees, for future growth.

Matt Spilsbury

CBRE adds viability specialists

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The consultancy has launched a national development viability service as part of its planning offer, with Manchester-based pair Matt Spilsbury and Steve Smith joining from Turley to spearhead the venture.

NLA Image 1 (Left. Steven Verity, Right. John Dunlop)

Northern Land Agency launches

Julia Hatmaker

Steven Verity and John Dunlop are leading the Manchester-based agency with their combined 50-plus years of experience in the North West housebuilding industry.

G Squared 1

GSquared set for Royal Exchange bow

Neil Tague

The start-up gym brand is to open its first location in the 12,000 sq ft former Branagans unit in Manchester’s Royal Exchange on 21 June.

DF Capital St James Kitchen

Lender relocates to St James’ Building

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Neil Tague

DF Capital, a commercial and personal savings bank, has doubled the size of its headquarters with a move across Manchester from 196 Deansgate to 9,500 sq ft at the Oxford Street complex.