Castlehouse completes £3.2m One Embankment refurbishment

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Embankment refurbishment

A major refurbishment of One Embankment, the office building on Neville Street in Leeds has been completed by Castlehouse Construction

Embankment refurbishmentThe One Embankment building now offers 6 floors of Grade A office accommodation arranged over lower ground, ground and four upper floors, providing floorplates from 3,089 sq ft – 13,117 sq ft wrapped around a new landscaped courtyard.

The building also features a new business lounge for informal meetings, as well as on-site parking for 46 cars.

One Embankment is located at the southern gateway to Leeds City Centre, a short walk from Leeds Railway Station with motorway networks. The repositioning of this landmark building, which has been vacant since 2015, will significantly contribute to Leeds’ office supply market.

The project team included project manager JLL; architects Harris Partnership; construction consultants RPP and engineering consultancy Hannan Associates UK.

The agents acted on behalf of LaSalle Investment Management who took over the fund which owns the building earlier this year.

Occupier demand for quality office space in Leeds

Chris Drake, contracts manager, Castlehouse Construction said: “We are delighted to handover the finished building following an extensive revamp to provide premium quality office space to the Leeds market.

“It will appeal to businesses large and small and it’s great to secure a large professional services firm in the new-look building.”

Alex Hailey, director, CBRE Leeds said: “The renovation of One Embankment really meets current occupier demand for quality office space in a city-centre location and is testament to the pre-let secured to leading financial services company, Interactive Investor.

“We are also seeing interest in the other available floors in the building.”

Paul Till, head of national business space, LaSalle Investment Management, said: “On behalf of our retained client, we are absolutely delighted to launch a superb grade A refurbished office building in such a good location.

“The finished building has unrivalled amenity with a high-quality ground floor reception and business lounge, river terrace and excellent levels of secure, on-site car-parking.

“In terms of rent, the property is priced extremely competitively considering the quality of the accommodation offered.”

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