Protector Insurance has signed a 10-year lease on the remaining space within 3 Hardman Street, taking the Mapletree Investments-owned office to fully let.
The Scandinavian insurance company, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, is taking 9,900 sq ft on the seventh floor of the 395,000 sq ft building.
Protector is moving from New York Street to 3 Hardman Street.
Paul Bailey, director of investment and asset management at Mapletree, said: “We are delighted to welcome Protector Insurance to the building and further support the commitment of European businesses in Manchester.
“3 Hardman Street is one asset within Mapletree’s broader portfolio of high-quality UK office properties. We continue to invest in our buildings to ensure that they meet the highest standards of occupier needs. Protector Insurance’s decision to relocate to our building is testament to that investment.”
Other firms at 3 Hardman Street including General Medical Council, Bank of New York, Barclays, law firm Pinsent Mason, and BDO LLP.
JLL and Savills are agents for 3 Hardman Street and Canning O’Neill represented Protector Insurance.