Burness Paull to take space at Glasgow’s Atlantic Square development
Burness Paull has completed a letting at BAM TCP Atlantic Square Limited’s 2 Atlantic Square, Glasgow, in the heart of the city’s International Financial Services District.
The firm follows engineering and project management consultancy Atkins Limited, which last year became its first occupier.
Burness Paull will take a 10-year lease on the 14,814 sq ft. fourth floor of the 96,650 sq ft prime, sustainably built office accommodation. It ranges across six floors with 7,000 sq ft retail and restaurant space on the ground floor.
Tamar Tammes, managing partner at Burness Paull, said: “After a two-year search across the city we believe we have found the ideal home at 2 Atlantic Square. Our goal was to find a new base for our colleagues in Glasgow that was not only tailored to our new hybrid working principles, but also met the highest standard of environmental credentials.
“It is an impressive building in an area undergoing rapid transformation into the heart of Glasgow’s business district.
“Moving there sets us up perfectly for modern flexible working and ensures that clients and colleagues have easy access to a full range of transport connections.”
The £150 million, Grade A Atlantic Square development totals 300,000 sq ft across three separate buildings. 10-storey 1 Atlantic Square covers 187,000sq ft and was pre-let to the UK government as part of the HMRC Hubs program, forward funded by Legal & General Investment Management. It will house over 2,000 government employees.
Dougie Peters, BAM Properties’ managing director, said: “This letting to one of Scotland’s most prestigious legal firms is a reflection of the stature of the accommodation, for which there is continuing market interest.
“It shows that there remains a strong future for commercial office space in Glasgow and the quality of the accommodation forms part of occupiers’ approach to attracting and retaining talent.”