Eden Point nearly fully let after string of new deals

| Helen Hallsworth

Bridge Properties have secured five new lettings at Eden Point in South Manchester leaving only 3,000 sq ft remaining.

Specialist corporate finance adviser, Camlee Group will be relocating from Brooklands Place in Sale to take 1,775 sq ft on a 5-year lease, whilst cloud telephone system provider, NFON UK, will be moving from Cheadle Royal Business Park to occupy 1,500 sq ft on the ground floor of the building in the same wing as Camlee.  The lettings also include wealth management adviser, The John Greening Practice, which has taken 1,001 sq ft, Afin Technologies sign up to 1,496 sq ft and home technology specialist, Be Smart Home, agree to 556 sq ft.

The lettings come after the owners carried out a refurbishment and remodelling programme of the common areas and 18,000 sq ft of vacant space. The new fit out includes a new reception area along with the in-house Eat@Eden café and interactive meeting booths. Additional features include high end washrooms, wet rooms, changing facilities and external break out areas.

Prominently situated on the A34, the 38,000 sq ft scheme now provides design-led accommodation over four floors and is home to a number of organisations including Entertainment Today, White Rose Sports Management, JTRS, Clear Orthodontics, Purple Patch IFA, Webquarters, Action 365 and Sports Abroad.

Speaking about the scheme, James Dickinson, director at Canning O’Neill, joint agents for the scheme with Williams Sillitoe, commented: “The transformation of Eden Point has been remarkable. Our client has gone above the level of investment you would expect to see to create a modern working environment with an exceptional finish. Every prospective tenant has been extremely impressed with the space on offer and we have had an incredibly high conversion rate.”

Paul McCann from developer Bridge Properties added: “We have been delighted with the response we have had with many businesses choosing to make Eden Point their new home. By refurbishing Eden Point and bringing new amenities we have successfully retained existing tenants and attracted new organisations, helping to maximise the value of the asset. The new Airport link road and much improved A34 also ensures our building is easily accessed from all the south Manchester towns and suburbs.”

Quoting rental is £19.50 per sq ft and car parking is provided at 1:225 sq ft.