Cushman & Wakefield has secured a number of new deals at two of Credit Suisse’s Manchester city centre buildings. Buck Consultants has expanded its occupancy at 44 Peter Street having agreed a five year lease for a further 2,490 sq ft at £21.50 per sq ft meaning that it now occupies a total of 8,679 sq ft within the building.
The business space team has also agreed two lease renewals at 19 Spring Gardens with Howes Percival and Foreman Roberts signingten and five year leases respectively at a headline rent of £24 per sq ft. The retail agency team has signed a new tenant for the ground floor of the building. Long Tall Sally, the specialist female fashion retailer, has relocated from its previous premises in St John’s House having taken 2,250 sq ft on a 5year lease at £20 per sq ft and opened in mid-March.
James Preston of Cushman & Wakefield’s Business Space team comments: ‘Credit Suisse’s ability to work with its tenants means that existing occupiers are keen to stay within the prominently located buildings, which offer excellent quality accommodation within the traditional prime core
Alex Haigh of Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail team adds: “Following the proposed redevelopment of St James’ House, Long Tall Sally was keen to relocate within the vicinity and the premises at 19 Spring Gardens have been fitted out to accommodate its specific requirements.”