Global Recruitment Agency in at Corner Block in Manchester

Catella APAM (“APAM”) has completed a deal with Strativ Group, a global recruitment agency, at Corner Block in Manchester.
Strativ have signed on for 5 years on the fourth floor covering 5000 sq ft and join software company OneFile, Search Consultancy, Arch Europe, and Resource Solutions Group.
APAM acquired the asset, on behalf of Britannia Invest A/S, in October 2020, and began a refurbishment of the buildings large, open and flexible floorplate which spans six floors.
Located prominently at the intersection of Deansgate and Quay Street in the heart of Manchester and with good access to Spinningfields, Corner Block is surrounded by a number of established occupiers in the tech, digital and creative sectors, with the wider area having evolved into a media hub in recent years.
Andrew Day, Senior Asset Manager at APAM, said: “Following the completion of our extensive refurbishment of the vacant units and amenity provision, we are delighted with the response from the market. The refurbishment brought forward best in class office provision with strong ESG credentials and the success has been demonstrated by the recent letting to OneFile and now Strativ Group. We are excited to welcome them both to Cornerblock.”
Sixteen Real Estate acted for APAM in the deal, while Knight Frank represented Strativ Group.

Scott Shufflebottom, Director at Sixteen Real Estate said:- “Strativ committing to Cornerblock for the foreseeable future is testament to the quality of both the product and the excellent location. APAM speculatively delivered a stunning but flexible tenant fit out providing Strativ with the ability to acquire office space without the headache and capital requirements of procuring their own fit. We understand relocating your office is always a significant transition for any business and APAM ensure this process is as straightforward and seamless as possible. We have excellently specified suites ranging from 3,200 sq ft up to one remaining full floor of 9,193 sq ft remaining.”

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