Burson-Marsteller To Join Mindshare At Central Saint Giles
18 Jan, 2011, London
Burson-Marsteller, one of the UK’s leading PR agencies and a subsidiary of marketing communications giant WPP, has signed up to take half a floor at Legal & General Property and Mitsubishi Estate Company’s Central Saint Giles scheme, in London’s West End.
The vibrantly coloured Central Saint Giles, designed by Renzo Piano, is an exemplar of excellence in office-led mixed-use development consisting of approximately 400,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, 56 private apartments, 53 affordable homes and nine new restaurants and café bars arranged around a new courtyard piazza.
Burson-Marsteller is taking space on the 43,000 sq ft 6th floor. Rental details were not disclosed.In October, Mindshare - another WPP subsidiary - signed to take 78,000 sq ft on the 7th and 8th floors of the iconic building.
Simon Wilkes head of development at Legal & General Property said: “We are delighted Burson-Marsteller, another company from the stable of world leading WPP marketing and communications, has decided to endorse the quality of our building by relocating to Central Saint Giles.
Separately online advertising firm Specific Media has completed its deal to take the 25,000 sq ft 10th floor and NBC Universal has agreed to take 112,000 sq ft from ground to part third floor. This represents 60% of the building which is now let or under offer.
Cushman & Wakefield and Jones Lang LaSalle are advising the Central Saint Giles Partnership. James Andrew International is advising Burson-Marsteller and Mindshare.