A splendid-looking office that brings an international asset managers’ workplace into the 21st century.
Size (Sq ft)
Republic Plaza, Singapore
Client: International Asset Manager
Services provided: Tenant Representation
Overview of Assignment
- Leading global asset manager focused on meeting the diverse and evolving needs of today's investors.
- The planning of anticipated business and headcount growth for its Singapore office. Additionally, we were hit by the start of COVID-19.
- Colliers was tasked to shortlist suitable building options for the client’s office relocation.
- Further assistance was extended to Sydney, Dublin and Japan offices.
- Colliers came up with a creative solution to adapt to prevailing COVID-19 travel and gathering restrictions by conducting online virtual tours of building options to facilitate the client team's review and shortlist of suitable building options.
- Controlled process with the international team produced clear project requirements prior to engaging the local team to inspect the options.
- Leveraging on supply chain and market trends of fitted options, Colliers negotiated a deferment of reinstatement with the previous landlord.
- Assignment started at the beginning of COVID-19, which prolonged client’s headcount forecast and also led to uncertainty in the impact of remote working / work-from-home arrangements, which was new to everyone. These uncertainties made real estate office relocation decisions difficult.
- 2 business entities which were newly merged had their respective preferences for the new office.
- Colliers gained trust from both the London and local team by providing expert advice.
- Delivered timely execution of lease agreement and lease related payment.
- Ensured smooth delivery of the new office, clear onboarding into new office building and successful handover of the beautifully fitted-out office.
- Overall delivery of a project that exceeded the client’s expectation.
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