Tenancies/Tenure

  • 22 lettings totalling 260,000 sq ft
  • 13 re-gears totalling 196,000 sq ft
  • Re-rating of elements of site presenting a 6 figure annual rates saving
  • Resolution of outstanding tenure issues from purchase
  • Creation and full letting of managed workspace

Creation of hotel reception design in the main building, with meeting pods, break out areas, ipad touchdown area and rotating art gallery

Construction of a statement entrance costing £600k

 

Implementation of comprehensive way finding scheme with 100 new signs across site

Refurbishment of vacant suites totalling 216,000 sq ft

 

Refurbishment of all lobbies and receptions

Implementation of site wide art installations in common walkways, lift lobbies and a rotating gallery in main reception

Redevelopment

 

Preparation and progressing feasibility and development proposals for adjacent sites

Design of a 140,000 sq ft grade A office scheme for adjacent development site

Subsequent redesign to alternative scheme with two detached building to permit maximum flexibility for occupiers

Detailed planning consents secured

 

Full feasibility on student residence scheme

Branding, Marketing & Amenity

 

Carried out detailed market research on site

 

Creation of 24hr concierge service and a range of on-site tenant services including: prescription delivery, dry cleaning, car valeting, bike maintenance, beauty and fitness

 

Launched wide scale PR programme, social media campaigns and regular e-campaigns for site wide communications

 

Worked with Arts & Business Scotland to produce bespoke artwork for common areas

 

End result was 100% of existing businesses would recommend Skypark to other businesses

 

Creation of gym/fitness studio for free use by tenants

 

Implementation of regular tenant events including monthly socials with pop up retail, local musicians and catering; bake sales; spinathons; film club events; Christmas annual fair; annual summer themed events with charity fundraising – abseils, zip wires, giant water slides, music festivals and more

New brand developed including 5 strap-lines for a range of audience needs

 

Creation and implementation of comprehensive website and intranet with online booking facilities

 

Engaging marketing campaigns through on-site billboards, branded product distributions for perspective tenants and viewings

 

Hosted business events – Herald Budget Briefing and Insider Business Breakfasts attended by Secretary of State, MSP’s and Sir Tom Hunter

Introduction of free wi-fi and super-fast broadband

 

Launched VIP card offering local business discounts

 

Sponsorship of Glasgow School of Art degree show two years running

 

Hosted art events – Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts, Art Pistol, bi-monthly art exhibitions in gallery space, artist in residence to benefit and engage tenants