Office space in Birmingham city centre and Edgbaston – 2013 transactions

Office building Location Size (sq ft) Occupier
Q1 2013
Colmore Plaza Birmingham city centre 11,455 Marsh
1 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 8,500 Amber Real Estate
Rutland House Birmingham city centre 7,793 Forresters
Newater House Birmingham city centre 7,422 Oval Insurance
Cathedral Court Birmingham city centre 7,307 Ryder Levett Bucknall
45 Church Street Birmingham city centre 6,427 Towergate Fusion Insurance
SBQ 2 Birmingham city centre 6,250 Carillion
SBQ 2 Birmingham city centre 6,250 Finance Business Training (FBT)
Elton House, 5 Powell Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 5,860 Haz UK
73 Francis Road Edgbaston 5,292 Mr J Singh – see more
Grosvenor House Birmingham city centre 3,962 Tunstall Healthcare
Vincent House, Quay Place Birmingham city centre 3,739 National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
Centre City Birmingham city centre 3,704 Bullion By Post
SBQ 3 Birmingham city centre 3,500 Virgin Trains
Warwick Chambers Birmingham city centre 3,306 Cievo
172 Edmund Street Birmingham city centre 2,672 Impellam Group
Cobalt Square Edgbaston 2,600 Connex Recruitment
McLaren Birmingham city centre 2,570 JLL Electronics
10 The Wharf Birmingham city centre 2,561 Mr Kelly
King Edward House Birmingham city centre 2,220 Innovate Learning Centre
New Oxford House Birmingham city centre 1,644 FIS
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 1,389 Bluu Solutions
Alpha Tower Birmingham city centre 1,348 Click Travel
Crosby Court, 28 George Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,137 Emperor Design
5 Newhall Place Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,091 5874 Design
102 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 1,072 Centrick Property
36 Great Charles Street Birmingham city centre 770 National Governors Association
Hagley House Edgbaston 693 Sovereign Financial Advisory
McLaren Birmingham city centre 534 MET
Hagley House Edgbaston 258 Harbinder Singh Athwal
Total Q1 2013 30 office space transactions 113,326 Average 3,778 sq ft
Q2 2013
5 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 134,000 Deutsche Bank
One Snowhill Birmingham city centre 22,627 DWF LLP
78-79 Francis Road Edgbaston 6,702 Crackerjack Training – see more
54 Hagley Road Edgbaston 6,267 Ridgian – see more
Colmore Gate Birmingham city centre 5,082 Wesleyan
Vittoria House, 1-7 Vittoria Street Birmingham city centre 4,996 Cavershaw
9 The Apex Edgbaston 4,273 Honour Point
Chamberlain Building Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 3,600 Pure Staff
Walker Building Birmingham Digbeth 2,934 Railway Paths
Griffin House Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 2,643 Midas Selection
127 Hagley Road Edgbaston 2,433 NHS Critical Care
133 Newhall Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 2,398 ALM
King Edward House Birmingham city centre 2,330 Speedline Training
104-106 Hagley Road Edgbaston 2,300 Elonex
Waterloo House Birmingham city centre 2,176 Digital Life Sciences
133 Newhall Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 2,022 S&P Architects
30 St Paul’s Square Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,920 Skipton Finance
86 Hagley Road Edgbaston 1,800 My Hair Clinic
New Oxford House Birmingham city centre 1,766 What’s On
Neville House Birmingham city centre 1,554 Consult Solutions
104-106 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 1,519 Duncan Lewis
Centre City Birmingham city centre 1,388 Zepco
Alpha Tower Birmingham city centre 1,348 Click Travel
Waterloo House Birmingham city centre 1,256 Football Conference
Victoria Square House Birmingham city centre 1,175 Carlisle Staffing
85-89 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 1,081 Assicurazioni Generali
Hagley House, 93 Hagley Road Edgbaston 700 Urban Rock
47 Frederick Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 700 Temp Labour
Crosby Court, 28 George Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 621 Gurjeet Balgan
Total Q2 2013 29 office space transactions 223,611 Average 7,711 sq ft
Q3 2013
Two Snowhill Birmingham city centre 24,000 i2 Business Centres – serviced office provider
Mill Wharf Aston, Birmingham 20,856 JTL Training
SBQ Birmingham city centre 16,400 FBT – finance business training
Colmore Plaza Birmingham city centre 15,000 Allianz
22 Gas Street Birmingham city centre 14,928 Carl Zeiss Vision UK
Cathedral Court, Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 6,930 Dains Accountants
McLaren Birmingham city centre 5,750 AAA
54 Hagley Road Edgbaston 5,375 Nolan Associates – civil engineers
The Engine Room, Newhall Square Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 5,283 Glancy Nicholls Architects
Imperial House, Temple Street Birmingham city centre 5,148 Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
McLaren Birmingham city centre 4,911 Finance Management Business School
Centre City Birmingham city centre 4,300 Gleeds – construction consultants
Gateway House Birmingham city centre 4,068 First4Skills
Embassy House, Church Street Birmingham city centre 3,670 Bruton Knowles – commercial property agents
One Snowhill Birmingham city centre 3,073 DWF – business law firm
10 Sovereign Court Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 3,016 Service Electrical Wholesale
11 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 2,682 Allegis Group – recruitment
172 Edmund Street Birmingham city centre 2,680 Birmingham Properties Group – property investment and development
127 Hagley Road Edgbaston 2,519 Capita Health and Well Being
Cathedral Place, Waterloo Street Birmingham city centre 2,281 Shaw Trust – supporting disabled and disadvantaged people towards employment
36 Great Charles Street Birmingham city centre 2,235 Chapman Bathurst – building services consultancy
54 Hagley Road Edgbaston 2,223 Avidity – intellectual property services
Bank House Birmingham city centre 2,000 Shepherd Construction
22 Gas Street Birmingham city centre 2,000 Concept Signs
Newater House Birmingham city centre 1,900 Curium Solutions – change management consultants
30 St Pauls Square Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,848 ICF GHK – consulting services and technology solutions
New Oxford House Birmingham city centre 1,796 After Adoption
King Edward House Birmingham city centre 1,700 The People Place
Fountain Court Birmingham city centre 1,526 Chatham Billingham – investments
Malvern House, Albion Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,272 Jubilee Personnel Services – catering recruitment
21 Bennetts Hill Birmingham city centre 1,250 SLC Rail
Chamberlain Court, Hall Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,029 Church of God Worship
McLaren Birmingham city centre 785 IEM Communications – professional training and coaching
McLaren Birmingham city centre 702 YFR – fundraising training and consultancy
McLaren Birmingham city centre 661 Gardiner Bayliss
Neville House, Waterloo Street Birmingham city centre 595 Smart Recruitment – specialist driver recruitment
Hagley House Edgbaston 451 Care Avenues – supported living
Cavendish House Birmingham city centre 439 Markel UK – insurance
Total Q3 2013 38 office space transactions 177,282 Average 4,665 sq ft
Q4 2013
Centre City Birmingham city centre 33,460 Legal & General
Tricorn House Edgbaston 24,850 Housing 21
2 Colmore Square Birmingham city centre 13,994 Vax
45 Church Street Birmingham city centre 10,426 JLT – insurance
Centre City Birmingham city centre 7,500 Griffith Waites – IT
Colmore Plaza Birmingham city centre 6,854 Melrose – investors in manufacturing
Maple House Birmingham city centre 6,500 Siemens (Westinghouse Brake & Signal Holdings)
9 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 4,351 DAC Beachcroft – legal
Alpha Tower Birmingham city centre 4,347 Click Travel
Cobalt Square Edgbaston 4,265 Double Diamond Gaming
Innovation Court Birmingham city centre 4,028 JMP Consultants – transport planning
Warwick Chambers Birmingham city centre 3,606 Intraining – employment skills provider
Cobalt Square Edgbaston 2,686 GB Partnerships – property services
1 Cornwall Street Birmingham city centre 2,440 CMA CGM – container shipping
King Edward House Birmingham city centre 2,150 City Year – education
Walker Building Birmingham Digbeth 2,001 Bluetel Solutions – web development
170 Edmund Street Birmingham city centre 1,900 LEBC – financial services
Walker Building Birmingham Digbeth 1,813 Boilerhouse – communications agency
McLaren Birmingham city centre 1,600 Argent Liability Adjusters – insurance
Broughton Works Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,500 Premier Forest Products – importers of timber
Colmore Place Birmingham city centre 1,433 BCL Legal – recruitment
Crosby Court Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,348 Gurjeet Balgan
21 Bennetts Hill Birmingham city centre 1,250 PeopleLine – recruitment
Avebury House, 55 Newhall Street Birmingham city centre 1,185 Legal Clarity – legal services
94 Albion Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,075 Mr Masaun
12a Fleet Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 900 GRIN – marketing agency
White House, New Street Birmingham city centre 730 Benito Brow Bar
Egan House, 19 Kenyon Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 600 Zion Intercessory Ministry – religion
Victoria House Birmingham city centre 456 Shortland Penn & Moore
White House, New Street Birmingham city centre 343 JC Social Media
Hagley House Edgbaston 337 Expectations UK – charity
Total Q4 2013 31 office space transactions 149,928 Average 4,836 sq ft
Full year 2013 128 office space transactions 664,147 Average 5,189 sq ft