Metis is first to sign at Northern Assurance Buildings

Photo: Metis is first to sign at Northern Assurance Buildings

OBI Property announced Metis real estate advisors has taken space in the recently refurbished Northern Assurance Buildings on Albert Square, Manchester.  The firm has taken 2,139 sq ft on the 5th floor.

Metis is moving its team of 11 from The Offices (serviced offices) on King Street into Northern Assurance Buildings.  The building is owned by the LJ Partnership and forms part of The Albert Estate* which has undergone a £3 million transformation.

The Grade II Listed Northern Assurance Building was designed by Manchester-based architect Waddington and Sons and built in 1902.  OBI Property designed and project managed the recent refurbishment which has seen the enhancement of the Listed features coupled with the modernisation of the internal workspace.

Richard Lace, transactions and asset management, OBI Property said: “Northern Assurance Buildings and the wider Albert Estate provide the perfect blend of character Listed building features with modern super-connected workspace in a desirable central Manchester location. The space is appealing to occupiers from a wide and diverse range of sectors and with other space under offer we look forward to announcing further transactions in the near future.”

George Haddo, LJ Partnership said: “We are delighted to welcome Metis to The Albert Estate.  The estate is a community of dynamic businesses, across many sectors, based in the heart of the city.”

JLL is the joint letting agent with OBI Property. Metis represented themselves.

The news was featured in several publications including Place North West.