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Peninsula lands at 180 West George Street, Glasgow

Posted: 22nd November 2018

Global business services specialist, Peninsula has taken the 8,324 sq ft fourth floor of 180 West George Street.

180 West George Street is a stunning, newly refurbished, Grade A office building located in the heart of Glasgow’s Central Business District that is already home to high profile occupiers including Standard Life, PageGroup and Arcadis.

Experts in employment law, HR & health and safety services, Peninsula will now benefit from high specification office space suitable for their clients’ increasing demands in Glasgow.

Picton, owner of 180 West George Street, recently undertook a full refurbishment of the building, working with the award-winning architectural practice Michael Laird.  The transformed office space features a prominent triple height atrium and stunning reception area with unique light sculptures.

Tim Hamlin, asset manager at Picton, commented on the deal: “We’re delighted to welcome Peninsula as our next occupier at 180 West George Street and look forward to supporting them as they grow their operations in Glasgow.”

Speaking about the selection of 180 W est George Street, Peter Done, Managing Director and founder of Peninsula said: “Glasgow is a vibrant city with a huge amount of potential for business, so we are committed to building our presence in the city and really pleased to start the next phase of growth in our new office.

“We were attracted to this space because of the exceptional work environment it provides. Our employees will also enjoy the amenities the area delivers, with a host of restaurants and shops within a few minutes’ walk, and its proximity to great transport links.”

Phil Reid of Phil Reid Associates added: “With the current severe shortage of high-quality modern office space in Glasgow, primarily due to a lack of new build space, the occupational demand continues to be met through Grade A refurbishments.

“Thanks to the comprehensive transformation carried out by Picton, 180 West George Street has become one of Glasgow’s most sought after business addresses.”

The 7,971 sq ft first floor and the 7,844 sq ft third floor at 180 West George are currently available.

Phil Reid Associates and Ryden represented Picton in this transaction, with Cushman and Wakefield acting for Peninsula.

 

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