International New York Times

Client

The International New York Times, one of the world’s most respected English-language newspapers

Brief

Following a strategic decision to consolidate two offices into one central London location, we were tasked with sourcing premises within a clearly defined period and in a discrete but accessible central London location and provided an integrated multi-disciplined consultancy service.

Following the Charlie Hebdo attack, the control and level of security at the building were of paramount importance to the client.

Result

The multi-disciplinary team, comprised:

Working as one integrated team, the significant highlights of the plan included:

  • Identifying an office which met the client’s exacting brief
  • Undertaking a comprehensive pre-acquisition survey
  • Negotiating a financial settlement to cover the client’s outgoing lease surrender and dilapidations claims
  • Project managing the office fit-out
  • Strict management of specialist design and implementation costs
  • Close liaison with the client’s offices in London, New York and Paris
  • Provision of Business Rates advice with regards to an appeal on the new premises.

 

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