The new office space, located just north of London Bridge, has reached a major milestone in construction. 33 Central is international real estate developer HB Reavis’ first London development and is on target for completion in Q3 of 2017.
Christine Rigden, Sheriff of the City of London, HB Reavis celebrated the topping out of its impressive 21,000 sqm workspace by tightening the final bolt on the eleven-storey structure. They also dedicated a yew tree, a symbol of prosperity, for good luck.
Tomas Jurdak, UK CEO of HB Reavis, commented: “We are extremely proud to celebrate this key construction milestone on our flagship London development. 33 Central delivers a combination of connectivity, sustainability and value, within an amenity rich, central London location. In all schemes, we are committed to delivering creatively designed, collaborative workplaces that directly respond to the needs of occupiers, and we are certain that the new owner and future occupier Wells Fargo will enjoy the quality and character of 33 Central.”
Sheriff Dr Christine Rigden, added: “The City of London certainly is open for business. The progress of 33 Central’s development and its recent sale to such a reputable international financial institution is clear proof of this. One of the single largest office deals in the City of London market this year, this is a significant endorsement of the continued strength of the City.”
33 Central, built to BREEAM Excellent standard, is designed by award-winning British architecture practice John Robertson Architects, which worked alongside HB Reavis’ in-house design and technical experts to combine stunning design with modern technical solutions. Key features include a double height reception of over 400 sqm and an over 1,000 sqm roof top garden offering panoramic views of London’s most famous landmarks including the Shard, St. Paul’s, the “Walkie Talkie” building and the River Thames.
The location provides strategic transport links to several underground and national rail stations, as well as walking distance to major cultural sites such as the Tower of London and Borough Market and easy access to London’s Cycle Superhighway.
33 Central was recently sold in one of the largest single office deals in the City of London market this year to Wells Fargo, the third largest bank in the U.S. by assets. The building will provide a sustainable office space and state-of-the-art facilities that maximise natural light and outside space to Wells Fargo, which will consolidate all of its London-based team members in the single location upon move-in.
HB Reavis’ London development programme also includes 7,500 sqm of office space at 20 Farringdon Street and 7000 sqm at 61 Southwark Street.