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Old March 13th, 2007, 01:23 AM   #101
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Yeah hi Grafiklad! Quick off the mark and probably down to the txt spelling - don't want to sound like an English teacher but could you type in full from now on. It's easier to read! Cheers!
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Old March 13th, 2007, 11:10 AM   #102
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hey morestoreyplease

yeye sorry mate!, i understand, im trying to proof read what im typing.
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Old May 7th, 2007, 04:38 AM   #103
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Some piccys I took today...





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Old May 7th, 2007, 11:42 AM   #104
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i think baskerville house is an amazing building! looks well good at night
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Old May 7th, 2007, 01:28 PM   #105
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Nice angle in that last pic.I think that neighbouring car park will have to go.
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Old May 7th, 2007, 01:48 PM   #106
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She looks fantastic from all angles. From the Hyatt general direction a few weeks back:
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Old May 7th, 2007, 01:51 PM   #107
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Nice photo.
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Old May 8th, 2007, 10:16 AM   #108
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The "scrub marks" seem to be calming down now.
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Old May 10th, 2007, 07:47 PM   #109
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Before:


you can just see the missile lauchers going past it can't you?


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Old May 10th, 2007, 07:52 PM   #110
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Right, you know where the arch above the entrance near the top of the building is? Can anyone notice that to the right and left of it there are no windows? Well look at the recent picture above and you'll notice windows have now been installed...
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Old May 10th, 2007, 10:19 PM   #111
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Well spotted.
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Old May 14th, 2007, 03:23 PM   #112
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Taken from this morning's Post.


Baskerville House hits the targetMay 14 2007
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By Steve Pain, Deputy Business Editor

Specialist firm Targetspace is to become one of the first tenants to move into Baskerville House - the Birmingham landmark building transformed earlier this year in a £30 million redevelopment.

Targetspace is the serviced offices arm of Norwich-based Targetfollow, the developer behind the Baskerville House project, which overlooks Centenary Square.

Since its inception more than two years ago Targetspace has established operations in some of London's best known buildings, but will now be operating in Birmingham for the first time.

Targetspace already has successful operations in Centre Point, the home of such blue chip organisations as the CBI in London's West End, Wembley Point, which overlooks the new Wembley Stadium, and 70 St Mary Axe, which is in the shadow of the famous 'Gherkin' building in the City.

Ian Fox, Targetfollow director and managing director of Targetspace, said: "From our own research and experience we feel that Targetspace's new offer at Baskerville House will be very well received in the marketplace.


"Since we launched Targetspace we have enjoyed extremely high levels of occupancy at our centres across London and we expect the demand for our first serviced office outside the capital to be equally high."


Targetspace's location on the second floor of Baskerville House will comprise some 300 workstations across 29,267 sq ft of flexible serviced office space. The firm has invested a "significant" sum in state-of-the-art IT systems.


Mr Fox added: "The watchword here is quality. The recent renovation of the building has created one of the most stunning working environments in the city and the introduction of Targetspace will offer fantastic relocation opportunities for large and small businesses.


"One of the major benefits of Targetspace is that it is completely unbranded - it is all about the occupier and they can utilise their space how they see fit. Their address will be Baskerville House, one of the most prestigious in the city.


"Tenants will also benefit from an unrivalled after sales service from Targetspace with a full team on hand 24-hours a day to meet all their office needs. "The floorplate is also extremely flexible and caters for a whole range of different businesses, from small operations of two or three people to more corporate companies needing 50 workstations plus."


The company is set to open for business at Baskerville House at the end of the summer and Mr Fox hopes this will be the first of many ventures outside the capital in the months and years to come.


"Our experience in London has shown there is a clear market for quality serviced offices in landmark buildings and there is no better location for Targetspace to launch its first operation outside of London than Baskerville House," he added.


"The serviced office market sector accounts for a much smaller share of office stock in the UK than in other European countries and the US so we believe there is huge potential for growth going forward.


"We are already looking at other potential sites in London as well cities such as Manchester and looking to the future we are also looking at opportunities in mainland Europe, but the key for us is quality not quantity."
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Old May 14th, 2007, 06:25 PM   #113
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That's good news, I was wondering when the first tennants were going to move in the other day!
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Old May 15th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #114
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Is this a case of "We can't let it out, so we'll let it to ourselves!"

Wasn't this supposedly one of those offices that was going to lure major government departments out of their luxury pads in London?

Well we all know that is never going to happen....
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Old May 15th, 2007, 08:40 PM   #115
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No I dont think so. They might as well use the good thing they have and then have occupancy in the building.

The offices are very good.

It complements Colmore Plaza too and the new Snow Hill. Need not be government but good major company headquarters.
I guess we will have to see if Brown follows Lyons' suggestions and we get any departments.
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Old May 15th, 2007, 09:08 PM   #116
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One thing with offices like this, its always a risk for large firms. Many firms wont move in until other firms have. that way they can gage how good a quality development is. Sort of like a resturant and a celeb. the moment a celeb goes to ur resturant, they will all flood in, but it will takes AGES to get ya first celeb.

as a result, its all about ensure quality, and how good a sign is it that the people who built it want to move into it first! in the same way its not a bad thing that ian simpson purchesed the most expensive apartment in beetham tower manchester, it isnt a bad sign that targetforce purchased space in a targetflow development!
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Old May 15th, 2007, 09:12 PM   #117
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Good point!

And I suppose having Serviced Offices is a good way of getting a lot of people through the door for that "practical experience".
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 02:43 PM   #118
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Baskerville House

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Came across this which is rather nice .... just a shame about the watermark written across the middle of it.
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 02:57 PM   #119
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Cor blimey govnor.

Awesome. Quite creepy and also majestic in one.

Definitely needs to be something done with car park between it and the rep.
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Old January 30th, 2008, 01:48 AM   #120
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We (ie the company I work for) are moving in to Baskerville House next week.

The place is stunning inside, really, really impressive. And really, really empty.

I was surprised to see that there are a lot of pretty small serviced office units there - 8 man offices etc.

Wonderful facilities though
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