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Three sign up for 2 Callaghan Square office building in Cardiff city centre

Three sign up for 2 Callaghan Square office building in Cardiff city centre

Three companies have recently signed up to occupy space at 2 Callaghan Square office building in central Cardiff, following the refurbishment of the second floor to create high-quality offices.

The owner was advised on all three transactions by the Cardiff office of global property consultancy Knight Frank.

Existing tenant engineering management and consultancy specialist Mott Macdonald has re-committed to its 8,700 sq ft third floor office suite for a further five years and has also signed a new five-year lease on 5,711 sq ft of second floor office space. Mott Macdonald was represented in the deal by Savills Cardiff.

Law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has signed a 10-year lease for a 3,172-square-foot suite on the second floor. The firm, which is relocating from Cardiff Bay, was represented by Morton Property Consultants.

Vicky Kells, Partner at Clarke Willmott, said: “The whole team is very excited to be back in the heart of the city centre, just ahead of our 10-year anniversary in Cardiff. We are delighted with the new office, which connects us more closely with our clients and colleagues, embracing collaborative working and supporting our commitment to sustainability.”

Also on the second floor, FTAI Airopco UK Ltd, which rents and leases air passenger transport equipment, has leased a 1,894 sq ft office for 10 years.

2 Callaghan Square comprises a 46,247 sq ft, 5-storey, high specification, Grade A listed office building and is one of Cardiff’s best located city office buildings, having been built by MEPC in the first phase of the development.

Mark Sutton, partner in Knight Frank’s office agency team in Cardiff, said: “2 Callaghan Square is widely regarded as one of the finest office buildings in Cardiff city centre, providing high-quality office space in a great location. The landlord has invested heavily in refurbishment in recent years and it is no surprise that the office suites are proving highly attractive to occupiers. Existing tenants include RPS, Handelsbanken and The Church in Wales.”

Callaghan Square is located in the Cardiff Central Enterprise Zone and is part of Cardiff Council’s multi-million pound vision for a new Central Business District in the heart of the city centre.

A 560m² first floor office overlooking the main reception and an enviable parking space in the Callaghan Square car park remains available in the building.