Property group put health and wellbeing at the heart of £6 million new office

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Simon (left) & Jeremy Richards
Simon (left) & Jeremy Richards

Property consultancy JLL has moved into new offices at 31 Great George Street after more than 50 years based on Berkeley Square.

The new space has undergone a £6 million refurbishment and has been specifically designed to completely modernise working practices and create a healthy, modern and collaborative business environment.

Stand-out features include a new glass atrium that extends to the full height of the building and an outdoor terrace on the top floor boasting expansive views over Bristol.

JLL says the offices have been designed so that the 130 employees have stimulating spaces that encourage a more agile approach to the working day.

Simon Peacock, head of JLL’s Bristol office, comments: “At JLL, we see first-hand every day how important it is for workplace design to be fit for purpose in a rapidly changing, highly-connected world.

“Technology is set to transform working life and workplaces between now and 2030, leading to the creation of more flexible and smarter space. People are no longer wedded to their desks and employees are happier and more productive if they have a dynamic environment within which to work.

“This is why we’ve focussed on creating a new environment that completely transforms the way we work and takes health and well-being very seriously, enabling employees to work more collaboratively and productively in a space that they will really enjoy being in.”

 

JLL has taken 15,000 sq ft on a new 15 year lease. The landlord’s refurbishment was carried out by London based Hermes, and JLL’s fit out was completed by its own design and fit out company Tetris Bluu.

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