Great Portland Estates’ buildings are managed to high exacting standards by our in-house Portfolio Management and Occupier Services teams who build long-term relationships with our occupiers. Our approach at 52 Jermyn Street is no different with a dedicated building management team providing a manned reception, 24 hour security and maintenance on call. All of which aims to provide excellent customer service to our occupiers.
“We have a great working relationship with Great Portland Estates. They’ve proven themselves a helpful, proactive landlord and have always met our needs quickly and efficiently.”
Paul Parker, Partner
Landmark Partners, occupier at 52 Jermyn Street
Great Portland Estates plc is a FTSE 250 property investment and development company owning around £2.6 billion of office, retail and residential space in central London. Our portfolio consists of 44 properties totalling 2.6 million sq ft, with a development programme totalling 1.8 million sq ft, 56% of the existing portfolio.
Formerly a post office warehouse, the 2.3 acre site located just 50 yards from Tottenham Court Road station and the soon-to-open Crossrail has been transformed into a vibrant new addition to London’s West End. As well as 243,000 sq ft of office space pre-let to Facebook, Rathbone Square provides 142 private residential apartments seamlessly stitched into the heart of London and a carefully curated and characterful choice of cafés, shops and restaurants surrounding one of the first new squares created in central London in 100 years.
GPE took a surrender of an existing lease at 160 Great Portland Street from Virgin Media. The 8-storey building with full height glazed atrium was subsequently pre-let in its entirety to Double Negative in early 2011. The refurbishment involved a collaborative redesign of the intended scheme to meet the occupier’s needs and was completed, on time, in May 2012.
Elm Yard is a newly refurbished office building across 12 floors, providing a total of 51,200 sq ft of airconditioned offices with average floorplates of circa 4,000 sq ft, stunning views across London and a vibrant landscaped courtyard. The building features a separate 12,000 sq ft courtyard studio with 3 private courtyards and feature roof lights.
A new 140,000 sq ft development that was pre-let to international law firm Bird & Bird LLP. It occupies an island site next to the Commercial Courts and completed in November 2015.
A 100,000 sq ft striking new office and retail development designed in the West End, between the thriving restaurants and bars on James Street and yards from Selfridges on Duke Street. GPE successfully let all the 82,000 sq ft of offices within 6 weeks of completion and 2,370 sq ft of restaurant space to Jason Atherton’s Social Wine & Tapas.
A new 100,000 sq ft office development on the corner of Regent Street and Margaret Street. Savills acquired the 98,000 sq ft of offices as its new headquarters, prior to the building’s completion in December 2012.
84 Great Portland Street is part of a mixed-use scheme including 18,000 sq ft of pre-let offices, 15 residential apartments and 12,000 sq ft of retail space. The property underwent a transformational refurbishment that completed in early 2017 to create a new self-contained office. The dynamic and creative workspace in the heart of Fitzrovia features bright double height spaces, an open spiral staircase and feature roof lights.
87,000 sq ft mixed use scheme at the eastern end of Oxford Street. 43,000 sq ft office pre-let to Moneysupermarket.com Group and 44,000 sq ft of retail pre-let to Benetton and New Look.
Set in a well-connected location in the heart of Fitzrovia, 55 Wells Street will provide 4,500 sq ft of new restaurant space and 29,500 sq ft of brand new, light-filled offices with upper floor terraces providing great views across London.
240 Blackfriars Road is an architecturally striking, 19-storey tower designed by award winning architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Developed by the Great Ropemaker Partnership, it offers occupiers 11,000 sq ft modern office floors with fantastic river views provided by the floor-to-ceiling glazing. The building completed in 2014 and is now home to a number of tenants including media and publishing company UBM, law firm Boodle Hatfield and Lonely Planet.
Completed in November 2016, Thirty Broadwick is Soho’s newest 90,000 sq ft mixed use scheme. Set amongst the chic and creative bustle of one of London’s most exciting streets, it includes 84,000 sq ft of office space, 3,700 sq ft of terraces and 7,800 sq ft of fully let retail and restaurant.
113,300 sq ft mixed use development including office, retail and a hotel located in Whitechapel. Overlooking a park, the 1.2-acre site is close to Aldgate East underground station and this popular area will benefit from the new Elizabeth line station at Whitechapel. Once complete, the building will provide 74,700 sq ft of well-designed, cost-effective offices in the heart of Whitechapel and will be our smartest building to date. The combination of sensors in the workplace, with a bespoke smartphone app, will provide constant anonymous feedback on occupancy levels, temperature, light levels, air quality and noise.
Due for completion Q3 2020.
Pre-let to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Partners LLP and Glencore UK Limited.
Pre-let to Exane BNP Paribas.
One Newman Street is a new 124,400 sq ft mixed use scheme fronting Oxford Street, Europe’s busiest shopping street, directly opposite the new Dean Street Elizabeth line station. The building hosts 81,000 sq ft of prime office space set over six floors at One Newman St and 41,800 sq ft of flexible retail space with 8m high frontages at 70/88 Oxford Street. With bright, flexible floor plates and a large communal terrace, One Newman Street is serviced by a workplace app that brings frictionless access and environmental control, and connects occupiers with our Lifestyle Concierge service.
Due for completion Q1 2021.