Serviced office company Avanta has expanded its growing portfolio of managed business space in London with the opening of a new centre in the City.
Around 130 people attended a lunchtime reception at the company’s new 29,000 sq ft business centre in Devonshire Square, one of the City’s most exciting business communities, opposite Liverpool Street Station.
Devonshire Square offers a range of cafes, restaurants, leisure and retail amenities. Notable occupiers include Aon, Societe Generale, Standard Life and Hammonds. Avanta’s business centre at 9 Devonshire Square is already 15% occupied, with further new tenants expected to move into the building over the next few weeks.
Guests attending the opening were given a tour of the 1st floor and then shown to a reception on the 2nd floor. The renovated building was previously an East India Company spice warehouse, and in honour of its heritage, guests were treated to a curry lunch. Guests were given the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a lunch for two at the near by Devonshire Terrace restaurant.
Located under a glass atrium, offices are available in various sizes and are suitable for large organisations as well as small businesses. There are on-site bicycle and showering facilities, in addition to meeting and training rooms and wi-fi equipped communal areas.
David Alberto, Avanta’s Chief Executive, said: “The three most important factors for occupiers when acquiring office space are cost, location and flexibility, which is particularly pertinent in the current climate. Our business centres tick all three boxes as well as having highly trained centre teams who are on hand to help clients with the day to day running of their businesses. Devonshire Square is a tremendous addition to our portfolio, and expands the choice of locations across the capital.”
He continued: “Despite the continued downturn in the market, we are opening new business centres which is a demonstration of our confidence in the appetite for our product, and that serviced offices have a major role in meeting workplace requirements of companies in today’s business environment.”
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Notes to Editors
Avanta was formed in 2004 by David Alberto, previously with Regus and former Managing Director at MWB Business Exchange. The company offers highly flexible, unbranded office space, with advanced and competitively priced technology, tailor made to meet the requirements of the occupier. In the UK it currently manages over 670,000 sq ft of office space in prime locations in London, the Thames Valley, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh. Avanta’s first international business centre in New Delhi, India opened in September 2008 and a further two centres are now open in Mumbai.