In even more great news for Salford Quays, Canning O’Neill are pleased to announce, Sage, leaders in providing software to the accountancy and business sector have signed up at Exchange Quay in Salford Quays for a further 10 years. Since Sage took occupation 15 years ago they have expanded and are currently located over two offices within the office scheme and will be operational in their new office by the end of summer 2015.
Owners Hunters, recently invested in a 10m refurbishment programme to upgrade the six office buildings to Grade A specification as well as comprehensive works to the landscaping and amenities on site with works are due for completion August 2015 .
Andrew Moffat, fund manager at Hunter, “We are delighted that Sage has taken a new lease on 28,000 sq ft of Grade A offices within Number 1. This commitment demonstrates that our occupiers appreciated our vision for the newly remodelled Exchange Quay and understand the benefits that our investment will provided. We have had a great start to the year with a real flurry of lettings and are looking forward to continuing this success as the works progress”.
Gary Young, managing director for Sage Accountants’ Division, Sage UK & Ireland said: “Sage is proud to be part of the vibrant Manchester business scene as a northern business – the only in the FTSE100. Sage Accountants’ Division is headquartered at Exchange Quay and we maintain a significant investment in this region. Sage is a continual innovator and recently launched two new transformative solutions: Sage Life for small businesses, and Sage Impact for accountants.
By supporting all parts of the business, Sage looks to support the UK SMB community from pre-start up to powerhouses, and our proximity to the skills and infrastructure of Manchester is key to our high performance. Sage Impact was developed locally where the local workforce is fantastically skilled”.
Sage’s signing follows hot on the heels of 40,000 sq ft of office lettings which have completed at Exchange Quay in 2015, for both new and existing occupiers who include; Wurth Electronics GlaxoSmithKline Research & Development, RPS, K2L, North West Employers and Boxchange Associates.
For more details about available office space at Exchange Quay, call or email either James Dickinson or Mark Canning. If you looking to relocate your offices to Salford Quays, let the team at Canning O’Neill help you.