GGM secures full house as Handelsbanken moves to 212 in Sale

| Helen Hallsworth


GGM Properties has signed up Handelsbanken to 212 Washway Road in Sale, Greater Manchester.

The new Trafford branch will serve personal and business banking customers in Sale, Chorlton and the Trafford Park area.

The bank has taken the second floor measuring 3,384 sq ft on a 10-year lease. This recent opening marks Handelsbanken’s ninth branch in the region. Handlesbanken joins the Residential Landlords’ Association which signed up to 6,000 sq ft at the beginning of the year.

Occupying a prominent position on the corner of Washway Road and Harboro Road. The 9,600 sq ft building has seen an extensive refurbishment to a Grade A specification.

GGM Properties is a private property investment company operating across London and the North West of England.

Speaking about the letting, Peter Smith at GGM Properties, commented: “Handelsbanken represents an excellent covenant and we are pleased to welcome the Bank into our portfolio. We took the decision to fully refurbish the property with a complete remodelling of the reception, which has enabled us to successfully secure tenants of an excellent calibre.”

James Dickinson, director at Canning O’Neill, which advised GGM on the letting, commented: “The Sale office market is continuing to perform well with limited high-quality stock available. The property allowed Handelsbanken to be located in a prominent location with signage and easy access for its client base.”