Linear Group has taken over 15,000 square feet of office space in Eurocentral’s Maxim Park to accommodate growth and expansion.
The move, which comes as 55 full-time employees will settle in the new office with a further 25 shared desks available for hybrid working, will allow the company to build capacity by hiring 25 full-time staff over the next three years.
Owner Shelborn Asset Management has leased the second floor of Building 7 to the firm, which also has offices in Manchester and Rotherham, under a new ten-year lease. Infrastructure and construction giant Balfour Beatty occupies the other two floors of the building.
Eurocentral is located next to junction seven of the M8 motorway that connects Edinburgh and Glasgow. Maxim has approximately 756,000 square feet of office and retail space with a variety of on-site amenities.
Linear Group’s new headquarters, expected to open next month, will feature seven meeting rooms, including two that are divided by a sliding partition that opens to provide “state-of-the-art” training facilities. There will also be seven quieter rooms that can be used for video conferencing and other specific tasks, as well as a project room, various breakout areas and a dedicated staff kitchen.
Stephen Holmes, CEO of Linear Group, said: “Our move to Maxim Park represents a key milestone in the growth and evolution of Linear Group, as well as offering our team first-class workspace and amenities in a great location. .
“As we continue to push forward with our ambitions, this location ensures that we are well positioned to expand capacity and continue to attract top talent, ensuring the flexibility and appeal that is just what we need.
“I am very much looking forward to welcoming our staff to our fantastic new office as we look to the future with confidence and enthusiasm.”
Mark Rabinowitz, Director of Shelborn Asset Management, said: “Maxim Park is ideal for any organization looking to grow post-Covid and requiring a great location with an infrastructure to support their ambitions. I am sure that Linear Group will go from strength to strength as they settle into their new offices and take advantage of the many benefits and attractions on offer.”
Rental agents Knight Frank and CBRE acted on Shelborn’s behalf, while Graham + Sibbald advised Linear Group on the deal.
Last month, a private investor bought a warehouse unit at Eurocentral for around £11m.
The property, which spans 43,598 square feet, is leased to Scania in a 15-year deal to form its headquarters and warehouse in Scotland. The unit has been developed by West Ranga Property Group.
Real Estate Advisor Knight Frank represented the private buyer in the off-market deal and Lismore Real Estate Advisors acted on behalf of West Ranga Property Group.
Last March, the huge Titan logistics facility at Eurocentral changed hands in a deal worth more than £14m. The building spans nearly 124,000 square feet.
One of Scotland’s largest industrial warehouses changes hands in £14m deal
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