bringing the city to Belast

Vision

‘One Bankmore Square is designed around people, creating an environment that attracts talent, maximises potential and adds value to everyone that works and uses this iconic building. Our aim is to develop a world-class office space in the heart of Belfast for occupiers to thirve.’

GARY MCCAUSLAND, CEO OF RICHLAND GROUP

building vision

‘We have assembled a talented home-grown professional team to deliver this exciting project with Farrans joining us as delivery partners.

Our key goal is to have One Bankmore Square ready for occupation by 2020’

GARY MCCAUSLAND, CEO OF RICHLAND GROUP

‘One Bankmore Square has been designed to meet the requirements of the modern occupier. The building's delivery will continue the evolution of Belfast as an international business location of choice, recognised for access to talent, quality of life, affordable accommodation, connectivity to multiple markets, pro-business City Council and stable property market.’

SIMON MCEVOY, HEAD OF OFFICE AGENCY AT SAVILLS

building vision
building vision

‘We are delighted to partner with the Richland Group in developing what will become Belfast’s biggest and best office scheme. Not only will One Bankmore Square provide much-needed office space for local and international occupiers, it will also reinvigorate and transform this area of the city.’

JOHN WILSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF FARRANS

Building

The building has been designed with the end user in mind with complete emphasis on ensuring a first class environment for people to work, be inspired and to enjoy. We are also investing and redeveloping One Bankmore Square itself with a comprehensive 'place-making' strategy helping this area to become an important focal point in terms of a usable public space for leisure, arts & bespoke events.

Michael Burns - TODD Architects

  • 250,000 sq ft (NIA) of office accommodation
  • 7,500 sq ft (NIA) of retail accommodation
  • Triple height reception lobby
  • Internal landscaped full height atrium
  • 25,000 sq ft (NIA) floor plates
  • Steel frame construction, minimum columns (4 metre slab-to-slab)
  • Raised access floors and metal suspended ceilings
  • Most efficient, responsive and fully adaptive air conditioning systems
  • 300+ dedicated secure bicycle parking with associated shower and changing facilities
  • 50 internal car parking spaces with additional parking (500 spaces) in adjacent NCP building
  • BREEAM excellent assessment
  • Place-making 'One Bankmore Square' creating a vibrant and interactive external space
  • 250,000 sq ft (NIA) of office accommodation
  • Triple height reception lobby
  • 25,000 sq ft (NIA) floor plates
  • Raised access floors and metal suspended ceilings
  • 300+ dedicated secure bicycle parking with associated shower and changing facilities
  • Place-making 'One Bankmore Square' creating a vibrant and interactive external space
  • 7,500 sq ft (NIA) of retail accommodation
  • Internal landscaped full height atrium
  • Steel frame construction, minimum columns (4 metre slab-to-slab)
  • Most efficient, responsive and fully adaptive air conditioning systems
  • 50 internal car parking spaces with additional parking (500 spaces) in adjacent NCP building
  • BREEAM excellent assessment

Place-making 'One Bankmore Square' will be creating a vibrant and interactive external space

office building

One Bankmore Square is a quantum leap for Belfast’s office market, it brings world-class Grade A office accommodation to the heart of the city centre in a single phase development.

It also improves connectivity between South Belfast and Queen's University to the City Centre and the new Ulster University Campus whilst also linking to the new Transport Hub and Ormeau Road.

office building
 
office building
We have a world-class team working on this project and we are very proud and excited to be involved in developing such an iconic building in the heart of Belfast City Centre.

Location

The South City Centre has been identified as the primary area of focus for Belfast’s office sector by Belfast City Council and One Bankmore Square is a key strategic location in the advancement of this policy and objective.

CURRENTLY 6 – 7 TRAINS PER HOUR ON ALL KEY COMMUTER LINES. 5 MINUTE WALK TO GREAT VICTORIA STREET STATION. 15 MINUTE WALK TO BELFAST CENTRAL TRAIN STATION.

AT PRESENT THERE IS A HIGH-FREQUENCY BUS SERVICE IN AND OUT OF THE CITY CENTRE. 5 MINUTE WALK TO EUROPA BUS CENTRE. 20 MINUTE WALK TO LAGANSIDE BUS CENTRE.

ONE BANKMORE SQUARE HOSTS OVER 300 BIKE SPACES IN THE BUILDING. THERE ARE NOW OVER 40 BELFAST BIKE DOCKING STATIONS ACROSS THE CITY.

ONE BANKMORE SQUARE HAS OVER 50 PARKING SPACES INCLUDED IN THE BUILDING. THERE ARE ALSO 500 SPACES IN THE NCP BUILDING ADJACENT AND OVER 1,000 SPACES WITHIN A 5 MINUTE WALK.


Transport Hub
Central Hotel
Danske Bank
Victoria Square
Invest NI
Deloitte
Pearson Group
Willis Towers Watson
One Bankmore Square
BBC
City Hall
Bank of Ireland
City Council HQ
Europa Hotel
Liberty IT

Indicative birds eye illustration of Belfast city centre

Belfast: A Place to Invest

Location Of Choice

international investment
ALMOST 900 INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES HAVE INVESTED IN NORTHERN IRELAND
80 percent
OF NEW INWARD INVESTORS HAVE REINVESTED IN NORTHERN IRELAND OR ARE PLANNING INVEST MORE
friendly
BELFAST IS THE WORLD’S MOST BUSINESS FRIENDLY CITY OF ITS SIZE ACCORDING TO THE FINANCIAL TIMES

Education

education
NORTHERN IRELAND HAS THE HIGHEST RATED PRIMARY READING EDUCATION IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING WORLD
70 percent
OVER 70% OF NORTHERN IRELAND UNIVERSITY RESEARCH IS WORLD LEADING OR INTERNATIONALLY EXCELLENT
education
MORE THAN 8,500 PEOPLE GRADUATE ANNUALLY WITH BUSINESS RELATED DEGREES FROM NORTHERN IRELAND'S TWO UNIVERSITIES

Professional & Business Services

people
NORTHERN IRELAND OFFERS A HIGHLY ATTRACTIVE AND COMPETITIVE PACKAGE OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVES, RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT TAILORED TO EACH COMPANY’S NEEDS
financial
THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY EMPLOYS 33,000 PEOPLE, WITH AROUND 33% EMPLOYED BY MAJOR GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES
global law firms
BELFAST IS NOW A LEGAL HUB WITH GLOBAL LAW FIRMS, AXIOM LAW, ALLEN amp; OVERY AND BAKER amp; MACKENZIE ALL SETTING UP CENTRES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE 700 LAW GRADUATES PER YEAR FROM NORTHERN IRELAND UNIVERSITIES

Fiscal Environment

low corporation tax
FROM APRIL 2018 NORTHERN IRELAND'S CORPORATION TAX WILL BE REDUCED TO THE JOINT LOWEST IN EUROPE
corporation tax
CORPORATION TAX ON RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SET AT 10% AND TAX CREDITS AVAILABLE UP TO 230%
eu border
NORTHERN IRELAND UNIQUELY SHARES A LAND BORDER WITH THE EU BRIDGING THE TWO MAJOR ECONOMIES

Operating Costs

piggybank
BELFAST IS IDENTIFIED AS ONE OF THE MOST AFFORDABLE MAJOR CITIES TO LIVE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
operating costs
AVERAGE OPERATING COSTS UP TO 30% LESS THAN THE REST OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EUROPE
offices
NORTHERN IRELAND HAS SOME OF THE LOWEST PRIME OFFICE RENTAL COSTS IN THE WHOLE OF EUROPE

Technology

100 percent boardband coverage
BELFAST IS THE FIRST REGION IN EUROPE TO ACHIEVE 100% BROADBAND COVERAGE OFFERING EXTENSIVE HIGH SPEED, NEXT GENERATION SERVICES
technology
BELFAST IS THE NUMBER ONE DESTINATION GLOBALLY FOR FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS
digital economy
THE 2016 TECH NATION REPORT SAYS DIGITAL TECH INDUSTRIES NOW CONTRIBUTE 5.4% GVA TO NORTHERN IRELAND’S ECONOMY

Source: Invest Northern Ireland. Visit InvestNI.com for more information.

Connectivity

From Northern Ireland there is easy access to a European Union market of 500 million people, and connections to the global market are excellent, with three airports dealing with almost seven million passengers a year.
Belfast International Airport runs daily scheduled flights to destinations such as London, Paris and Amsterdam. Dublin is less than 1.5 hrs by train and Dublin International Airport with access to over 180 worldwide destinations.


To Dublin

2.5 Hours
2 Hours
GLOBAL FLIGHT TIMES
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11
3
4
5
7
10
8
6
9
2
12
13

- - - Walking Distance

  1. ULSTER UNIVERSITY
  2. QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY
  3. VICTORIA SQUARE
  4. WATERFRONT HALL
  5. CITY HALL
  6. CENTRAL STATION
  7. NEW TRANSPORT HUB
  8. CBD
  9. SHAFTESBURY SQUARE
  10. EUROPA STATION
  11. BELFAST CITY AIRPORT
  12. INVEST NI
  13. BBC

Place-Making

The Plans

Select A Floor Opposite:

Select A Floor Below:


Lower Ground

Parking Spaces
Car Parking 50 Car Spaces
Bicycle Parking 300+ Cycle Spaces

Ground Floor

Net Internal Area (Office / Reception / Retail)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Ground Lobby 307 3,305
Retail 1 137 1,475
Retail 2 622 6,692

First Floor

Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
One 2,023 21,775

Floors 2-8

Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Two / Three / Four 2,409 25,930
Five / Six / Seven / Eight 2,315 24,918

Floor 9-11

Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Nine* / Ten / Eleven 1,464 15,758
Ground Floor
Net Internal Area (Office / Reception / Retail)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Ground Lobby 307 3,305
Retail 1 137 1,475
Retail 2 622 6,692
Floor 1
Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
One 2,023 21,775
Floor 2-8
Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Two / Three / Four 2,409 25,930
Five / Six / Seven / Eight 2,315 24,918
Floor 9-11
Net Internal Area (Office)
Level Sq m Sq ft
Nine* / Ten / Eleven 1,464 15,758
Floor LG
Parking Spaces
Car Parking 50 Car Spaces
Bicycle Parking 300+ Cycle Spaces


Agents

Simon McEvoy
Commercial Agency

Savills, 1st Floor Lesley Studios,
32 -36 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NZ
Tel: +44 28 9026 7831
Mobile: +44 7484 521 609
Email: Simon.McEvoy@savills.ie

Dougie Wheeler
Commercial Agency

Lambert Smith Hampton, Clarence House,
4-10 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NJ
Tel: +44 28 90 32 7954
Mobile +44 7767 846283
Email: dwheeler@lsh.co.uk







Important Notice

Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that: 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.