Business and financial advisory firm, Grant Thornton UK LLP, is the latest leading organisation to choose BAM Properties' Grade-A development, CONNECT110NS, as the location for its new Glasgow office.
The firm is to lease the top floor, the eighth, occupying 15,056 sq ft (1,399 sq m) of accommodation, in the building on the corner of Queen Street and Ingram Street opposite GoMa, the Gallery of Modern Art.
The building will be handed over by BAM Construction to BAM Properties in June 2015 and Grant Thornton is scheduled to move from its existing premises at 95 Bothwell Street in November 2015.
The business will join neighbours, Brodies LLP, Scotland's largest law firm, the first occupiers of the development who will be occupying the seventh floor and part of the sixth. A further 102,156sq ft of office accommodation remains for let along with 20,000 sq ft of ground floor retail space. Further details on the office accommodation is available from agents Cushman & Wakefield and Phil Reid Associates, and from Cushman & Wakefield for the retail space. JLL acted for Grant Thornton.
BAM Properties has invested £40.4 million in CONNECT110ns with a further £9.6 million loan secured from the Scottish Partnership for Regeneration (SPRUCE) Fund, established by the Scottish Government and European Regional Development Fund. During its construction the development will support 250 jobs and 30 apprentices.