Aztec Interiors, the privately owned Liverpool-based contractor, has opened an office in Manchester.
The firm has taken space in Bruntwood's Lowry House in the city centre. Rob Maxwell, managing director of Aztec, said: "This is our first regional office and we have plans to open up more offices across the UK."
He continued: "With a growing number of Manchester based clients moving into new offices, launching retail outlets or upgrading premises and accommodation we wanted to improve our service as a one-stop service for work and living space design and complete fit-outs by being on the doorstep.
"Despite some tough market conditions we are confident about the way the market is moving and have invested in our new Manchester office so we are part of a promising future."