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An office building on Bridge Street in Manchester city centre has changed hands for £1m in an off-market transaction. Located just off Deansgate, 62 Bridge Street comprises 4,784 sq ft office space and there is an additional plot of land to the rear. The building, which was bought by developer and investor Watch This Space


Michelle Rothwell founded the property company with a difference as many employers fail to provide their staff with attractive surroundings An Englishman’s home may be his castle, but he – or she – spends more waking time at work than within his or her four walls.So why is it that so many employers fail to


Michelle Rothwell, founder of Manchester’s property investment and urban regeneration company Watch This Space was named the Rising Star of the North at the British Council for Offices (BCO) NextGen Awards, as well as picking up the national Trailblazer award. Meanwhile, Sunderland’s Berghaus HQ was awarded the NextGen Choice Award for Innovative Fitout. The BCO’s


At least 200,000 sq ft of new co-working space is expected in the city centre before the end of 2017 – and it will mean big changes. The co-working revolution , which has changed London’s office market, is about to blow a massive hole in Manchester’s city centre property scene. At least 200,000 sq ft


The outgoing chief executive of Manchester City Council will join OBI Property co-founder Will Lewis at the February event held alongside Watch This Space Outgoing Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein will speak about his remarkable career in the first of a series of BusinessCloud ‘Property hotseat’ events held in association with Watch


We were ecstatic to hear that our founder Michelle has made North West Business Insider’s 42 under 42 – with over a decade to spare! Each year Insider selects some of the region’s most successful entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders, who have all achieved so much at a relatively young age. Why 42? The average

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Run down, unloved, damp, rotting inside, we bought  grade II listed 20-22 Bridge Street out of receivership and decided to give it a new lease of life. Re-configuring the floors, adding roof terraces, creating new entrances we regenerated the building to provide spectacular town houses in the heart of Manchester in Spinningfields.  Property regeneration and


We’re on the hunt for development opportunities across the country and we’re definitely not scared of a challenge, like this latest buy in Cumbria. We’ve recently purchased the former Duke William hotel in Staveley town centre, Cumbria, and we’re now cracking on with transforming it into “Billy’s Space” a working environment for creative businesses in


We’ve officially launched That Space, the country’s first co-working space just for prop cos. It’s been the brainchild of our founder, Michelle, for a few years now and we’re really excited that we’ve been able to find the best property and launch this to the market. We’ve had fantastic national interest and have signed up


We always knew demand for space in 31-33 Princess Street would be high but we’ve been bowled over by the number of the enquiries we received for people wanting to take space with us. Before the scheme was even handed over by our builders we had fully let the building! So let’s take you back