Orbit Developments has announced that its iconic Manchesterbased business park is now at 80% occupancy.
The rise in occupancy rate follows significant investment fromlandlord Orbit Developments across all 5 buildings at the parktotalling £500,000 which were completed in September 2012.Investment focus was given particularly to Parkway 2 and Parkway 4.Both buildings benefited from high specification improvements tothe reception areas, common areas and the creation of some smallmanaged offices suitable for 1 person upwards.
Recently businesses that have taken space at Parkway include;Edenhouse Solutions, B&R Industrial Automation, Zen software,Selux limited and Moffatt Financial Planning limited. Allbusinesses range in size and background reinforcing the messagethat Parkway Business Centre caters for all types of businessesfrom start-up’s to larger corporates. All businesses were attractedby the proximity to the city centre coupled with the benefits ofbusiness park life including an on-site café, parking and aprofessional landscaped environment.
Andrew Norcliffe, Sales Manager of B&R Industrial AutomationLtd commented: “As our first Manchester based office, it wasimperative that we had close links to Manchester city centre andeasy access to the motorway. We were attracted to Parkway BusinessCentre as it has excellent connectivity with the addition of theoffices being set in a mature landscaped environment. Thedevelopment ticked all of our boxes in terms of location andamenity”.
Landlord Orbit Developments has recently benefitted from a boostto its lettings team with the addition of experienced lettingssurveyor Phil Meakin to its team. Previously Phil was one of threepartners at Manchester city centre based P3 Property Consultants.Part of Phil’s new role will be to ensure the remainder of thespace available at Parkway Business Centre is shortly occupied.
Tony Jones, Managing Director of Orbit Developments commented:”Parkway Business Centre has seen some positive activity recentlyfollowing the significant investment to the buildings core areasand the creation of a small suite scheme”.
He continued: “The addition of Phil Meakin to the team willfurther enhance the business park’s recent success and we lookforward to the business park being at 100% occupancy in the comingmonths”.
For further information about the business park, please visit www.parkwaybusinesscentre.co.uk