Shoosmiths Has Announced a Move to 103 Colmore Row

Shoosmiths has acquired 32,900 square feet at Birmingham’s 103 Colmore Row, the largest letting to date for the landmark skyscraper, which has attained practical completion, and puts the total office space pre-let or under offer to 60%.

103 Colmore Row is a 230084-square-foot Grade A office building. With a beautiful top-floor restaurant it is a premier location in the heart of Birmingham’s busy Business District.

Shoosmiths is currently headquartered at Two Colmore Square, with a workforce of 300 legal advisers and support personnel.

Colmore Business District is a business improvement district that was established to project manage improvements and services to Birmingham’s business district.

Agreed Lease Term

Shoosmiths has agreed a 15-year lease on the 11th, 12th, and 20th floors. Sterling Property Ventures and Tristan Capital Partners’ EPISO 4 Fund.

It comes on the heels of many leases signed with new tenants in 2021, including Grant Thornton, wealth management and financial advisers Tilney Smith & Williamson, and flexible workspace operator x+why.

103 Colmore Row features 223,631 square feet of BREEAM ‘Excellent’ Grade A office space, high-quality amenity spaces, and a variety of technology advancements.

District Energy Scheme

103 Colmore Row will be the first office building in Birmingham’s Business District to connect to the District Energy Scheme.

The scheme has also received an EPC A rating. This indicates that it is one of the most energy-efficient commercial office buildings in the United Kingdom.

Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers International, and Knight Frank are marketing office space at 103 Colmore Row.

Shoosmiths’ Birmingham office is led by Alex Bishop and Beth McArdle. They are responsible for the firm’s contribution to and profile in the local business community.