Acting on behalf of the landlord, Colliers has concluded a 8,832 sq ft letting on the first floor at Eleven Brindleyplace, to global provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, Crawford & Company.
Jonathan Pulley, regional financial controller, UK & Ireland, said: “Earlier this year, Crawford® introduced a smarter working policy designed to meet the changing way we work and central to that is office space that better reflects the future of work. The first office to be shaped for our future of work is in Birmingham and we are excited to be moving to Brindleyplace. We plan to use our physical office space for collaboration among employees with break-out areas, hubs for privacy and to have a mix of ‘active’ and ‘focus’ areas, and physical spaces for different workstyles, learning and development and project needs.”
Eleven Brindley is set within the amenity rich mixed-use Brindleyplace estate in central Birmingham. The campus style setting comprises a variety of Grade A Office space, leisure and retail, all built around three attractive public squares Adjoining the estate is The Water’s Edge, another of Birmingham’s premier leisure pitches. Crawford’s commitment to 11 Brindleyplace, former winner of the British Council for Offices award for UK’s Best Commercial Workplace and Best of the Best National Commercial Workplace, continues a string of high-profile office deals. the Commonwealth Games Committee and SLC Rail, have all taken space on the estate over the last six months, adding to the existing compliment of businesses based there, which include the likes of Deloitte, Colliers, RBS, Deutsche Bank & Unity Trust Bank.
Tobias Evans, Founding Partner of Blue Noble LLP, Investment Advisor to the Landlord, said: “We are pleased to welcome Crawford to 11 Brindleyplace. 11 Brindleyplace offers occupiers the benefit of high-quality office accommodation in a well-managed campus style environment with strong local amenity. We are confident that Crawford will thrive in their new office environment."
Richard Williams, Director, National Offices at Colliers commented: “Over 10,000 people work in Brindley Place for some of the UK’s leading businesses. It comprises the largest concentration of Grade A office space in the city and I can say from first-hand experience that it’s a fantastic location from which to do business, surrounded by an eclectic range of amenities and within comfortable walking distance of the city’s main transport interchanges. With the latest extension of the Birmingham Metro line set to complete imminently, Brindley is also more accessible than it’s ever been.”