Colliers International has relocated its South West regional hub to Templeback, the state of the art office scheme in the city’s fast-emerging new business core.
The international real estate advisor now occupies 4,700 sq ft in the contemporary waterfront property, which is one of Bristol’s most prominent Grade ‘A’ office developments and is located in the commercial heart of the city, near to Temple Meads Railway Station, Cabot Circus, and the Temple Bridge ferry stop on the Floating Harbour.
Tim Davies, head of office, said that Templeback, which combines historic Victorian architecture with cutting-edge sustainable design, was the perfect location for the 50-strong Colliers International South West and South Wales team.
“The environmental credentials of Templeback were very much a factor in our decision to move here,” said Mr Davies.
“It is a prestigious landmark building that reflects the position of Colliers International in the market, and enables us to underline our commitment to Bristol’s position as European Green Capital 2015.
“We have a sustainable approach to business which is in keeping with the philosophy of all our major clients. The location of Templeback makes it accessible by sustainable means, and a high proportion of staff are choosing not to drive to work and instead are arriving by foot, cycle, bus, train and ferry.”
Templeback, which was recently acquired by Orchard Street Investment Management, has an ‘excellent’ BREEM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) rating. Features of the building include energy-efficient boilers, high-performance glazing, photovoltaic cells and self-dimming lights.