February 18, 2010
Highcross has let 2,450 sq ft at its Livery Place office building in central Birmingham, to Midlands accountancy firm, Smith Cooper, on a ten-year lease.
The long-term lease commitment reflects Smith Cooper’s strategic growth plan to develop the practice within Birmingham and the West Midlands region. Jeremy Cope, partner in charge of the Birmingham office, comments: “The newly refurbished Livery Place provides the ideal environment for Smith Cooper, as a progressive professional services firm and we are delighted to be showing our on-going commitment to Birmingham as a vibrant and successful professional community. The move marks an important development in our business and is testament to Smith Cooper’s ability to continue to grow, even in the current extremely challenging business environment.”
Following extensive refurbishment, the Livery Place offices offer Grade A space from 950 sq ft – 60,000 sq ft in a city centre location. Highcross asset manager, Joe Curlett adds: “Smith Cooper is the latest firm to choose Livery Place to meet its expansion plans, reflecting the building’s flexible, high quality space and its excellent location in the heart of the city’s business district. Their office fit out has put the finishing touches to what will be a fantastic working environment for the firm.”
CB Richard Ellis and GBR Property Consultants acted for Highcross on the letting to Smith Cooper.