3 Hottest Office Properties in Manchester



The Hive Building Exterior

Moving offices these days offers more than just a change of scenery. What can start as a search for a larger workplace can quickly become a change in the whole culture and attitude of a company!

As a powerhouse of the north, Manchester could be just the ticket to moving your business forward. Here’s just a handful of Grade A offices that are causing a stir.


196 Deansgate

Located in the heart of Manchester at the busy junction of Deansgate, Quay Street and Peter Street, this stone-faced period property is located on the doorstep of Manchester’s financial and professional services hub, Spinningfields.

196 Deansgate is also within 50 metres of the Great Northern retail and leisure complex providing a range of restaurants and bars, together with a Virgin Health and Fitness Centre, multi-screen cinema and car park.


While it may look old from the outside, these Grade A offices boast an impressive array of features, including an impressive atrium from the ground to the fifth floor creating a unique space in which business can flourish.

Deansgate also benefits from an open plan configuration, air-conditioning, high natural light, and lashings of contemporary design.


Sevendale House

Sevendale House is a stunning Grade II listed building that has been totally transformed into 5 floors of stylish office space. The building sits a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Gardens, the largest open space in the city centre.

Terrazzo and mosaic floors with marble skirting lead through to a spacious ground floor reception area lit by the full height atrium.

Sevendale house encourages businesses to develop a strong identity. The finish and style of the workspace is designed to encourage innovation, inspire employees, raise productivity and provide a real sense of personal wellbeing.

A dedicated goods lift, loading bay, cycle storage, shower facilities, air conditioning and close proximity to Piccadilly station and the Metrolink interchange are a bonus.


The Hive

The Hive by name, and a hive by nature. This 80,000 sq ft office building is home to some of Manchester’s most creative and innovative businesses.

A joint development between Argent and Manchester City Council the building won the prestigious British Council for Offices for Offices Best Commercial Workspace in the North in 2011. It also happens to be one of Manchester’s greenest and most energy efficient buildings.

Manchester’s Northern Quarter is known for its thriving independent shops, café bars, clubs, art galleries and restaurants.

Space in The Hive starts from 2,500 sq ft, and it’s a blank canvas, which means you can be the artist. The Hive is just five minutes on foot from Piccadilly Railway Station and the Metrolink and Bus interchange at Piccadilly Gardens, so you’re always well connected.


Don’t forget to get in touch to find out how Ultimate can help with the fit out, furniture and design of your new workplace.

Posted November 3, 2015

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