One Angel Court
One Angel Court owners Mitsui Fudosan and Stanhope plc have confirmed three office lettings comprising over 90,000 sq ft.
Bupa, the international health and care company, has signed for 56,000 sq ft of space on a 15-year term on Angel Court’s lower floors. Bupa will move its global headquarters from its existing premises in Holborn by the end of the year.
A new financial services trade association, which will bring together six member organisations from across the UK, has completed a deal for 25,000 sq ft on the building’s fifth floor.
Finally, Chinese commercial bank Shanghai Pudong Development Bank has signed for 9,000 sq ft on a 10-year term. The bank has taken the entire 19th floor, which forms one of the building’s 18 upper ‘Sky’ floors and boasts uninterrupted 360 degree views of the London skyline.
Eiichiro Onozawa, managing director of Mitsui Fudosan (UK) Ltd, said: “These significant first lettings at Angel Court are a clear testament to the attractive, high quality accommodation we have delivered in the heart of one of the world’s most competitive and high-profile business centres.
“This building demonstrates our commitment over the long term to invest in and develop prime schemes across London, which cater to the evolving occupier market and set the bar for all developments which follow.”
Over the last six months, Mitsui Fudosan UK and Stanhope have confirmed deals with four new food and beverage occupiers. Modern Peruvian restaurant, Coya, signed for 4,500 sq ft of bar and restaurant space in the southern-most section of the scheme’s ground floor.
The Natural Kitchen has completed a deal for 6,000 sq ft in the Copthall Avenue unit, across the building’s ground and lower floors. Speciality coffee, food and wine company Notes has signed for 1,500 sq ft in the unit to the south of the building’s reception, whilst Neil Rankin’s tandoori-style barbecue restaurant temper has signed for 5,000 sq ft.
Notes has now opened to the public, whilst Coya is expected to open by early May. The Natural Kitchen and Temper are anticipated to open later in the summer.
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