International property agents appointed for Media City:UK (UK)

Peel Media has appointed Cushman & Wakefield to assist in the development and promotion of Media City:UK to potential occupiers. Media City:UK will be one of Europe's most important new office-led mixed-use developments. Phase 1 comprises 500,035 ft² of office buildings, broadcast studios (224,400 ft²), post production facilities (40,000 ft²), a 206-bed 3-star hotel and 371 apartments, due for completion in 2011.

Media City:UK in Manchester.

Media City:UK in Manchester.

Work is already underway onsite at Salford Quays - Manchester's waterfront - to transform 200 acres of former dockland into an internationally significant creative industries community. The mediacity:uk development will be home not only to the BBC and other leading broadcasters but the full range of media and creative organisations, as well as new retail, leisure and residential space.

Ed Burrows, Property Director of Peel, said, "Peel have appointed Cushman and Wakefield as International Property Agents for Media City:UK. The scale and reach of this development makes it one of the most significant instructions in the Country. We are focusing initially on ensuring that the Media City:UK offering is the number one choice for the whole of the media industry and believe that Cushman and Wakefield's international expertise is ideally suited to assisting the team create the best environment to attract a range of media and creative industries."

Tony Bray, Head of North West Business Space, Cushman & Wakefield, said, "Media City:UK will be one of the most important commercial led developments in the UK in the next decade. Both its scale and focus on the technology, media and telecoms sector mean it will provide a world class business environment for both national and global firms. We will be levering Cushman & Wakefield's global platform to attract world renowned tenants to complement the BBC and we are extremely pleased to be able to work on a project which will impact significantly on the economy of the North West."

Source: Cushman & Wakefield

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