St James’s Market now almost two thirds let

The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties’ £400m landmark scheme, St James’s Market, is now almost two thirds (or 68%) let, following agreements with a further two new office occupiers.

19 May 2017

The two international firms, which include energy company SOCAR Trading, are to locate their UK Headquarters at 2 St James’s Market, taking the 6th and 7th floors of the new premium office development respectively.

St James’s Market, a new 260,000 sq ft commercial development between Haymarket and Regent Street St James’s, comprises 210,000 sq. ft. of office space, alongside six flagship retail stores for best in class lifestyle and fashion brands and seven new restaurants, all set within over half an acre of revitalised public space.

In total, over 175,000 sq. ft. at the development has been let so far, including:

  • Over 130,000 sq. ft. of premium office space, including the new UK headquarters of Formula 1 and The Carlyle Group.
  • All 7 restaurants, now let to some of the great names of global cuisine including the internationally acclaimed Nordic restaurant Aquavit; Danish bakery Ole and Steen; Japanese Anzu, Salt Yard Group’s Veneta, West African restaurant Ikoyi and the new Duck and Waffle Local.
  • 5 of 6 flagship retail stores, let to best in class brands such as Aspinal of London, Jigsaw, Paul and Shark, ASSOS and Smeg.

Oliver Smith, Senior Asset Manager for the partnership said: “We’re delighted to welcome another two international firms of such calibre to St James’s Market. Following the arrival of Formula One last month, these lettings further demonstrate the continued strong demand for quality modern office space and world-class architecture, set amidst the fantastic shops, culture and restaurants that St James’s has to offer.” 

A spokesperson for SOCAR Trading said: “We are very pleased to be relocating to such a prestigious development.”

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