CB1’s flagship office development attracts top professional services firms
A host of professional services firms including global law practice Eversheds Sutherland, financial consulting firm Charles River Associates and engineering consultancy Peter Brett Associates have signed up to move into CB1’s latest office development, 50/60 Station Road.
Joining tech companies on Station Road, these professional services and consultancy firms add to the mix and diversity of the business hub.
Developed by Brookgate and funded by Aviva Investors, 50/60 Station Road is designed by award winning architect Grimshaw and offers a total of 156,000 sq ft of Grade A office space. Construction of the flagship building is well advanced and is due to complete in spring 2019.
Sven Topel, Chief Executive at Brookgate said: “At CB1 we’ve been able to deliver the size and quality of office accommodation that modern occupiers are looking for and we’re delighted to have secured more respected names to take space at 50/60 Station Road. CB1 is continuing to attract growing businesses in Cambridge, so cementing CB1 as the City’s business district.”
Simon Tytherleigh, Senior Office Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Cambridge, commented: “Everyone at Eversheds Sutherland’s Cambridge office is excited about the upcoming office move to CB1. We may not be moving far, but the new location ensures we have a building fit for a modern, flexible global legal practice that delivers in providing a comfortable and contemporary environment for our staff, and a welcoming one for clients and visitors.”
Pascale Diesel, Vice President at Charles River Associates, commented: “CRA is excited for our move to 50/60 Station Road as we continue to grow our Life Science business. This new space brings the energy that exemplifies the drive and innovation we bring to our client engagements and the passion of our talented, creative team. Located in the heart of Cambridge, the dynamic new building expands our UK footprint and provides opportunities to further broaden our client base.”
Simon Darch, Director at Peter Brett Associates Cambridge, commented:“PBA, now part of Stantec, is thrilled to be moving to 50/60 Station Road. We’re in the process of growing our business and were looking for a new base that would allow us to continue to deliver quality for our clients while giving us the opportunity to expand our local footprint. Cambridge is an important region for PBA and our move to this exciting new development reinforces our commitment to the area.”
Brookgate is a property development and investment company based in Cambridge which specialises in high-quality mixed-use schemes. The company’s mission is to deliver high-quality, modern and sustainable developments that demonstrate social and environmental responsibility.