Excello Law signs at City Place

Muse Developments has secured its third tenant at One City Place in Chester, with commercial law firm Excello due to move into the office in early January.

Excello Law, which also has offices in London, Liverpool and Leeds, will be situated in Suite A on the ground floor at One City Place on a 10-year lease.

It’s anticipated that up to 10 lawyers and support staff will initially be based in Chester, with further space to expand.

The deal is the third to complete at the 70,000 sq ft building next to the city’s main train station. Energy specialist Power Solutions has taken 6,000 sq ft on the fourth floor, and accountant RSM has a lease on the 8,000 sq ft top floor.

Phil Mayall, development director at Muse, said: “Excello Law is the third organisation to take space in the building in the last three months and with more lettings in the pipeline, One City Place is really starting to fill up. We look forward to welcoming the firm to Chester in the New Year and to making further lettings announcements about the scheme in the coming weeks.”

George Bisnought, managing director of Excello Law, said: “One City Place is a fantastic development and we are very pleased to be opening our newest office there. This development supports our expansion plans across the region and offers both our team, and our clients, a fantastic space to work and meet.”

CBRE and GVA are joint agents at City Place, GVA acted for Muse on the deal.

City Place is part funded by a £4.8m development loan from the North West Evergreen Fund and a further £1.4m grant from the European Regional Development Fund.

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