Office space in Birmingham city centre and Edgbaston – 2013 transactions

Office buildingLocationSize (sq ft)Occupier
Q1 2013
Colmore PlazaBirmingham city centre11,455Marsh
1 Colmore RowBirmingham city centre8,500Amber Real Estate
Rutland HouseBirmingham city centre7,793Forresters
Newater HouseBirmingham city centre7,422Oval Insurance
Cathedral CourtBirmingham city centre7,307Ryder Levett Bucknall
45 Church StreetBirmingham city centre6,427Towergate Fusion Insurance
SBQ 2Birmingham city centre6,250Carillion
SBQ 2Birmingham city centre6,250Finance Business Training (FBT)
Elton House, 5 Powell StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter5,860Haz UK
73 Francis RoadEdgbaston5,292Mr J Singh – see more
Grosvenor HouseBirmingham city centre3,962Tunstall Healthcare
Vincent House, Quay PlaceBirmingham city centre3,739National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
Centre CityBirmingham city centre3,704Bullion By Post
SBQ 3Birmingham city centre3,500Virgin Trains
Warwick ChambersBirmingham city centre3,306Cievo
172 Edmund StreetBirmingham city centre2,672Impellam Group
Cobalt SquareEdgbaston2,600Connex Recruitment
McLarenBirmingham city centre2,570JLL Electronics
10 The WharfBirmingham city centre2,561Mr Kelly
King Edward HouseBirmingham city centre2,220Innovate Learning Centre
New Oxford HouseBirmingham city centre1,644FIS
Livery PlaceBirmingham city centre1,389Bluu Solutions
Alpha TowerBirmingham city centre1,348Click Travel
Crosby Court, 28 George StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,137Emperor Design
5 Newhall PlaceBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,0915874 Design
102 Colmore RowBirmingham city centre1,072Centrick Property
36 Great Charles StreetBirmingham city centre770National Governors Association
Hagley HouseEdgbaston693Sovereign Financial Advisory
McLarenBirmingham city centre534MET
Hagley HouseEdgbaston258Harbinder Singh Athwal
Total Q1 201330 office space transactions113,326Average 3,778 sq ft
Q2 2013
5 BrindleyplaceBirmingham city centre134,000Deutsche Bank
One SnowhillBirmingham city centre22,627DWF LLP
78-79 Francis RoadEdgbaston6,702Crackerjack Training – see more
54 Hagley RoadEdgbaston6,267Ridgian – see more
Colmore GateBirmingham city centre5,082Wesleyan
Vittoria House, 1-7 Vittoria StreetBirmingham city centre4,996Cavershaw
9 The ApexEdgbaston4,273Honour Point
Chamberlain BuildingBirmingham Jewellery Quarter3,600Pure Staff
Walker BuildingBirmingham Digbeth2,934Railway Paths
Griffin HouseBirmingham Jewellery Quarter2,643Midas Selection
127 Hagley RoadEdgbaston2,433NHS Critical Care
133 Newhall StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter2,398ALM
King Edward HouseBirmingham city centre2,330Speedline Training
104-106 Hagley RoadEdgbaston2,300Elonex
Waterloo HouseBirmingham city centre2,176Digital Life Sciences
133 Newhall StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter2,022S&P Architects
30 St Paul’s SquareBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,920Skipton Finance
86 Hagley RoadEdgbaston1,800My Hair Clinic
New Oxford HouseBirmingham city centre1,766What’s On
Neville HouseBirmingham city centre1,554Consult Solutions
104-106 Colmore RowBirmingham city centre1,519Duncan Lewis
Centre CityBirmingham city centre1,388Zepco
Alpha TowerBirmingham city centre1,348Click Travel
Waterloo HouseBirmingham city centre1,256Football Conference
Victoria Square HouseBirmingham city centre1,175Carlisle Staffing
85-89 Colmore RowBirmingham city centre1,081Assicurazioni Generali
Hagley House, 93 Hagley RoadEdgbaston700Urban Rock
47 Frederick StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter700Temp Labour
Crosby Court, 28 George StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter621Gurjeet Balgan
Total Q2 201329 office space transactions223,611Average 7,711 sq ft
Q3 2013
Two SnowhillBirmingham city centre24,000i2 Business Centres – serviced office provider
Mill WharfAston, Birmingham20,856JTL Training
SBQBirmingham city centre16,400FBT – finance business training
Colmore PlazaBirmingham city centre15,000Allianz
22 Gas StreetBirmingham city centre14,928Carl Zeiss Vision UK
Cathedral Court, Colmore RowBirmingham city centre6,930Dains Accountants
McLarenBirmingham city centre5,750AAA
54 Hagley RoadEdgbaston5,375Nolan Associates – civil engineers
The Engine Room, Newhall SquareBirmingham Jewellery Quarter5,283Glancy Nicholls Architects
Imperial House, Temple StreetBirmingham city centre5,148Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
McLarenBirmingham city centre4,911Finance Management Business School
Centre CityBirmingham city centre4,300Gleeds – construction consultants
Gateway HouseBirmingham city centre4,068First4Skills
Embassy House, Church StreetBirmingham city centre3,670Bruton Knowles – commercial property agents
One SnowhillBirmingham city centre3,073DWF – business law firm
10 Sovereign CourtBirmingham Jewellery Quarter3,016Service Electrical Wholesale
11 BrindleyplaceBirmingham city centre2,682Allegis Group – recruitment
172 Edmund StreetBirmingham city centre2,680Birmingham Properties Group – property investment and development
127 Hagley RoadEdgbaston2,519Capita Health and Well Being
Cathedral Place, Waterloo StreetBirmingham city centre2,281Shaw Trust – supporting disabled and disadvantaged people towards employment
36 Great Charles StreetBirmingham city centre2,235Chapman Bathurst – building services consultancy
54 Hagley RoadEdgbaston2,223Avidity – intellectual property services
Bank HouseBirmingham city centre2,000Shepherd Construction
22 Gas StreetBirmingham city centre2,000Concept Signs
Newater HouseBirmingham city centre1,900Curium Solutions – change management consultants
30 St Pauls SquareBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,848ICF GHK – consulting services and technology solutions
New Oxford HouseBirmingham city centre1,796After Adoption
King Edward HouseBirmingham city centre1,700The People Place
Fountain CourtBirmingham city centre1,526Chatham Billingham – investments
Malvern House, Albion StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,272Jubilee Personnel Services – catering recruitment
21 Bennetts HillBirmingham city centre1,250SLC Rail
Chamberlain Court, Hall StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,029Church of God Worship
McLarenBirmingham city centre785IEM Communications – professional training and coaching
McLarenBirmingham city centre702YFR – fundraising training and consultancy
McLarenBirmingham city centre661Gardiner Bayliss
Neville House, Waterloo StreetBirmingham city centre595Smart Recruitment – specialist driver recruitment
Hagley HouseEdgbaston451Care Avenues – supported living
Cavendish HouseBirmingham city centre439Markel UK – insurance
Total Q3 201338 office space transactions177,282Average 4,665 sq ft
Q4 2013
Centre CityBirmingham city centre33,460Legal & General
Tricorn HouseEdgbaston24,850Housing 21
2 Colmore SquareBirmingham city centre13,994Vax
45 Church StreetBirmingham city centre10,426JLT – insurance
Centre CityBirmingham city centre7,500Griffith Waites – IT
Colmore PlazaBirmingham city centre6,854Melrose – investors in manufacturing
Maple HouseBirmingham city centre6,500Siemens (Westinghouse Brake & Signal Holdings)
9 BrindleyplaceBirmingham city centre4,351DAC Beachcroft – legal
Alpha TowerBirmingham city centre4,347Click Travel
Cobalt SquareEdgbaston4,265Double Diamond Gaming
Innovation CourtBirmingham city centre4,028JMP Consultants – transport planning
Warwick ChambersBirmingham city centre3,606Intraining – employment skills provider
Cobalt SquareEdgbaston2,686GB Partnerships – property services
1 Cornwall StreetBirmingham city centre2,440CMA CGM – container shipping
King Edward HouseBirmingham city centre2,150City Year – education
Walker BuildingBirmingham Digbeth2,001Bluetel Solutions – web development
170 Edmund StreetBirmingham city centre1,900LEBC – financial services
Walker BuildingBirmingham Digbeth1,813Boilerhouse – communications agency
McLarenBirmingham city centre1,600Argent Liability Adjusters – insurance
Broughton WorksBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,500Premier Forest Products – importers of timber
Colmore PlaceBirmingham city centre1,433BCL Legal – recruitment
Crosby CourtBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,348Gurjeet Balgan
21 Bennetts HillBirmingham city centre1,250PeopleLine – recruitment
Avebury House, 55 Newhall StreetBirmingham city centre1,185Legal Clarity – legal services
94 Albion StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter1,075Mr Masaun
12a Fleet StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter900GRIN – marketing agency
White House, New StreetBirmingham city centre730Benito Brow Bar
Egan House, 19 Kenyon StreetBirmingham Jewellery Quarter600Zion Intercessory Ministry – religion
Victoria HouseBirmingham city centre456Shortland Penn & Moore
White House, New StreetBirmingham city centre343JC Social Media
Hagley HouseEdgbaston337Expectations UK – charity
Total Q4 201331 office space transactions149,928Average 4,836 sq ft
Full year 2013128 office space transactions664,147Average 5,189 sq ft