Cost model: London fringe offices

Cost model London fringe offices September 2019 WhiteCollarFactory_reception-(c)-Matt-Chisnal-HR-CMYK

Developing office schemes here requires a careful balancing of the need to maximise tenant appeal against the constraints of lower rental income

01 / Introduction

Against the backdrop of an uncertain economic and political future, the capital’s workers continue to need spaces and places to do business. Office developers, however, face multiple challenges: not least, meeting ever-evolving environment and wellbeing standards as well as rising performance requirements from occupiers.

London’s commercial office market is evolving as growth permeates into fringe locations, presenting a new range of design, build and cost challenges for developers. But the narrower rental margins on the fringe dictate a more selective, value-added approach to building design than in more central areas, striking a balance between winning tenants and containing building costs.

Read more…

This is PREMIUM content, available to subscribers only

You are not currently logged in. Subscribers may LOGIN here.

SUBSCRIBE to access this story

Gated access promo

SUBSCRIBE for UNLIMITED access to news and premium content

A subscription will provide access to the latest industry news, expert analysis & comment from industry leaders,  data and research - including our popular annual league tables. You will receive:

  • Print/digital issues delivered to your door/inbox
  • Unlimited access to including our archive
  • Print/digital supplements
  • Newsletters - unlimited access to the stories behind the headlines

Subscribe now 


Get access to premium content subscribe today