Office space in Birmingham city centre and Edgbaston – 2017 quarter-by-quarter

Office building Location Size
(sq ft)
Occupier Business sector
Q1 2017
Cornerblock (2 Cornwall Street) Birmingham city centre 22,953 Arcadis Consulting Engineering / Professional services
Colmore Gate Birmingham city centre 18,378 iHub Serviced offices
Alpha Birmingham city centre 14,200 Alpha Works Serviced offices
10 Temple Street Birmingham city centre 10,035 SThree Partnership Recruitment
Embassy House Birmingham city centre 7,563 Thompsons Solicitors Legal  / Professional services
Alpha Birmingham city centre 7,100 Air Liquide Industrial & medical gases / Utilities
Alpha Birmingham city centre 7,100 Carillion Construction
Alpha Birmingham city centre 7,076 TSP (Thrift Savings Plan) Financial
One Snowhill Birmingham city centre 5,300 Keyence Digital measuring instruments
Colmore Gate Birmingham city centre 4,500 WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff Logistics / Engineering
45 Church Street Birmingham city centre 4,500 JLT Group Insurance
100 Broad Street Birmingham city centre 3,784 Babington Group Training
54 Hagley Road Edgbaston 3,169 Alliance Surgical Medical
2 Cox Street Birmingham city centre 2,798 Iizuka Software Technologies IT
GN House Birmingham city centre 2,445 Waterloo Solutions Legal
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 2,377 Everyday Loans Loan provider / Financial
Bank House Birmingham city centre 2,195 The Fuel Store Fleet management / Professional services
The Cloisters Edgbaston 1,788 Pure Destinations Travel agents
Edmund House Birmingham city centre 1,750 Vail Williams Property / Professional services
30 St Pauls Square Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,700 Finest Dental Dental
GN House Birmingham city centre 1,651 Wulaweb IT
Bank House Birmingham city centre 1,075 CoStar Property / Publishing / TMT
50 Newhall Street Birmingham city centre 1,040 Umberto Giannini Health & beauty
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 932 Switch Consulting Recruitment
Cavendish House Birmingham city centre 914 Trident Building Consultancy Professional services
GN House Birmingham city centre 759 Gallan Group Property
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 594 Nicolas Tye Architects / Professional services
3 Temple Row West Birmingham city centre 400 Elysium Corporate Finance Professional services
Assay Studios Birmingham city centre 374 FleetMilne Property
Imperial & Whitehall Birmingham city centre 253 Paragon Interiors Interior design / Professional services
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 240 Be Inspired Films Media / TMT
Total Q1 2017 31 office space transactions 138,943 Average 4,482 sq ft
Q2 2017
1 Colmore Square Birmingham city centre 14,221 Hays Recruitment
Alpha Birmingham city centre 14,200 WMCA Government
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 12,587 Beazley Insurance Insurance
154 Great Charles Street Birmingham city centre 10,379 SDL Bigwoods Property / Professional services
Gateway House Birmingham city centre 7,607 Capita Outsourcing
Edmund House Birmingham city centre 6,306 Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Cathedral Court Birmingham city centre 5,412 Cundall Engineering / Professional services
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 4,510 Finance for Business Financial
Lombard House Birmingham city centre 4,275 Clarion Housing Housebuilders
Lyndon House Edgbaston 4,200 Phoenix Group Corporation Insurance
Bank House Birmingham city centre 3,342 Barton Wilmore Planners / Professional services
35 Livery Street Birmingham city centre 3,182 BWB Engineering / Professional services
Waterloo House Birmingham city centre 2,839 Richborough Estates Professional services
Guildhall Buildings Birmingham city centre 2,713 SLC Rail Transport / Professional services
Cathedral Place Birmingham city centre 2,035 Oxygen Finance Financial
Bank House Birmingham city centre 1,907 Claritas Tax Accountants
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 1,880 Packt Publishing Publishing / TMT
St Philips Point Birmingham city centre 1,800 St Philips (UK Land Development) Property / Professional services
16 Regent Place Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,600 Align Architects Architects
36 Bennetts Hill Birmingham city centre 1,593 Workforce Staffing Recruitment
37-39 Ludgate Hill Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,309 Our Training Department Training
Caroline Point Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,031 Gemini Skin Clinic Health and beauty
Hagley House Edgbaston 1,000 Care Companions Care
Guildhall Buildings Birmingham city centre 721 My Show Home Residential sales
3 Edmund Garden Birmingham city centre 693 Easy Business Insurance Brokers Insurance
Imperial & Whitehall Birmingham city centre 491 Thorn Baker Recruitment
50 Newhall Street Birmingham city centre 430 Spoke Design
Total Q2 2017 27 office space transactions 112,263 Average 4,158 sq ft
Q3 2017
3 Arena Central Birmingham city centre 238,988 HMRC Government
The Colmore Building Birmingham city centre 23,388 Hogan Lovells Legal
Cold Store, Beorma Quarter Birmingham Digbeth 18,980 Prince’s Trust Charity
55 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 16,960 Savills Property / Professional services
19 Cornwall Street Birmingham city centre 16,362 Instant Offices (Kier) Serviced offices (Construction)
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 12,612 Instant Offices (Laing O’Rourke) Serviced offices (Construction)
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 12,414 Instant Offices (Fusion) Serviced offices (Construction)
11 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 8,832 Medgate Software / TMT
Alpha Birmingham city centre 7,100 Allegis Recruitment
Quayside Birmingham city centre 6,318 Npower Energy / Utilities
McLaren Birmingham city centre 5,750 Sigma Financial Group Contact centre / Outsourcing
The Colmore Building Birmingham city centre 4,898 3PB Barristers Legal
Tricorn House Edgbaston 4,400 DAC Beachcroft Legal
Alpha Birmingham city centre 4,100 Malcolm Hollis Property consultants / Professional services
100 Broad Street Birmingham city centre 3,705 Pell Frischmann Consulting engineers / Professional services
Charles House Birmingham city centre 3,560 Brookfield Student Residential Asset managers
55 St Pauls Square Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 2,805 Core Educational Trust Education / Charity
54 Hagley Road Edgbaston 2,670 Salhan Accountants Accountants
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 2,197 Philip Morris International Tobacco
Colmore Place Birmingham city centre 2,034 Pegasus Planning Property / Professional services
Bank House Birmingham city centre 1,200 Henry Boot Developments Property developers
McLaren Birmingham city centre 990 Grid Edge Software / TMT / Utilities
Livery Place Birmingham city centre 922 Port P IT services
White House Birmingham city centre 646 Opinsta Software / TMT / Rail
Cheltenham House Birmingham city centre 245 Sporting Group International Recruitment / Sport
Total Q3 2017 25 office space transactions 402,076 Average 16,083 sq ft
Q4 2017
The Crossway, Great Charles Street Queensway Birmingham city centre 76,000 Regus Serviced offices
Chamberlain Square Birmingham city centre 58,631 PWC Accountants / Professional services
The Lewis Building Birmingham city centre 33,293 Regus Serviced offices
55 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 30,808 RICS Commercial property / Membership body
Norfolk House Birmingham city centre 14,176 Spark 44 Marketing services
The Colmore Building Birmingham city centre 11,645 Willis Towers Watson Professional services
11 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 9,843 MSO Workspace Serviced offices
Lombard House Birmingham city centre 9,790 Tonik Energy Utilities
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 8,055 Ramboll Engineering / Professional services
McLaren Birmingham city centre 7,329 London School of Commerce Education
Alpha Birmingham city centre 7,100 Alpha Works Serviced offices
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 6,550 Slater & Gordon Lawyers Legal
Edmund House Birmingham city centre 6,302 Acturis Insurance software / TMT
McLaren Birmingham city centre 5,750 Kier Construction
9 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 4,750 St Joseph Homes (Berkeley Group) Housebuilders
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 4,623 Bluetel IT / TMT
Cobalt Square Edgbaston 4,256 Prospects Training
Embassy House Birmingham city centre 4,235 Trinity Mirror Press / TMT
2 Colmore Square Birmingham city centre 4,192 Blackcat Technology Solutions Software / TMT
1 Victoria Square Birmingham city centre 4,025 Statkraft Renewable energy / Utilities
10 Colmore Row Birmingham city centre 3,600 Trowers & Hamlin Legal
4 Temple Row Birmingham city centre 3,355 Bentley Systems Software / TMT
One Snowhill Birmingham city centre 2,800 Capital Dynamics Asset management
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 2,787 Rethink Recruitment Recruitment
4 Temple Row Birmingham city centre 2,650 Push Doctor Medical
9 Brindleyplace Birmingham city centre 2,486 Odgers Berndston Recruitment
Nelson House Birmingham city centre 2,180 Premier Group Recruitment Recruitment
3 Vicarage Road Edgbaston 2,065 Edwards Trust Charity
Charles House Birmingham city centre 1,943 CDI Anderselite Recruitment
Unit 9, The Cloisters Edgbaston 1,808 Cosmotransplant Medical
Unit 5, The Cloisters Edgbaston 1,795 BOSS Commercial property / Professional services
Charles House Birmingham city centre 1,725 MBC Law Legal
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 1,570 BHSF Health insurance
Cornerblock Birmingham city centre 1,560 FHB Engineering Engineering
22 Gas Street Birmingham city centre 1,511 Carl Zeiss Vision Optics
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,448 RSA Insurance
Edmund House Birmingham city centre 1,345 Shawbrook Bank Banking
93a Hagley Road Edgbaston 1,150 ZA Telecoms TMT
Bank House Birmingham city centre 1,075 M-EC Consulting Development Engineers Engineering
The Mansion, 27 Frederick Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 1,019 LG Properties UK Residential property
38-40 Hylton Street Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 784 Mulchand (UK) Medical
McLaren Birmingham city centre 534 Activia Training Training
Guildhall Buildings Birmingham city centre 435 Vincent Yee Solicitors Legal
14 Legge Lane Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 350 Clarke West Insurance
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 334 Impero London Tailoring
Imperial & Whitehall Birmingham city centre 275 Paragon Interiors Office fit out and refurbishment
Imperial & Whitehall Birmingham city centre 223 Stentongate Property Investments Property investment
Assay Studios Birmingham Jewellery Quarter 213 Women’s Consortium Counselling
50 Newhall Street Birmingham city centre 157 Mrs H McCartney
Total Q4 2017 49 office space transactions 354,530 Average 7,235 sq ft
Total year 2017 132 office space transactions 1,007,812 Average 7,635 sq ft