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Distrelec

Project Management



Client: Distrelec
Size: 16,500 sq ft
Location: Manchester City Centre

Services: Project Management

Sector: Office
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Black Cat assisted Distrelec in selecting 2 St Peter’s Square for their new Enterprise Hub, the base of their UK operations. We worked closely with the client to understand their occupational requirements and assessed three shortlisted buildings against these requirements, whilst also considering the building and services condition and how this would impact service charge for the duration of the …

NORFOLK House

Norfolk House

Project Management



Client: Deutsche Alternative Asset Management (UK) Limited
Location: Manchester

Services: Project Management

Sector: Office
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Black Cat were challenged with transforming this reception into a light, modern and welcoming environment that encourages tenants to utilise the space. We were also tasked with splitting the ground floor suite just off reception to create flexible managed office space with shared meeting rooms and a break out space that worked in unison with the Reception. We assembled the …

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Derby House, Lancaster

Planned Prevenative Maintenance



Client: HCA
Size: 20,000sqft
Location: Lancaster

Services: Cost Consultancy

Sector: Office
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Black Cat were appointed to undertake a condition survey of Derby House and produce a feasibility document stating the possible options for future use or demolition. We undertook a forensic survey of the property identifying numerous pre-existing defects on the dilapidated property and provided the client with a detailed report recommending a number of strategies to consider moving forward.

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Key Point Offices, Bristol

Tenant Alterations



Client: Goldtique
Size: 75,000 ft2
Location: Almondsbury Business Park, Bristol

Sector: Office
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Black Cat undertook a licence for alterations approval for a tenant proposing to make alterations to their fit out of office space in a Key Regional HQ building on the outskirts of Bristol.  Due to the tenants timescales, we had to liaise swiftly with the tenant to gain all the required information and work with the tenants professional team. Black …

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1 Union Court, Liverpool

Building Surveys



Client: Watson Prickard
Size: 40,000 Sq ft (3717m2)
Location: Watson Prickard Building, Liverpool

Services: Cost Consultancy, Engineering Services, Project Management

Sector: Office, Retail
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Black Cat Building Consultancy were appointed to prepare the property (a seven-storey building constructed in two phases between 1967 -1969 including basement and ground retail and offices to the upper floors) for sale. A pre-emptive Building Survey was undertaken from a purchasers’ perspective to identify likely issues that may arise during the sale process, then a technical appraisal of the …

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Key Point, Bristol

Building Surveys



Client: Goldtique
Size: 75,000 ft2
Location: Almondsbury Business Park, Bristol

Sector: Office
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Black Cat Building Consultancy were asked to undertake a Building Survey and associated due diligence on behalf of a purchasing fund who were acquiring the freehold interest in the property for investment purposes. Key Point comprises a modern four storey office building which had been substantially refurbished by TSB. Our team were on site within two days of receiving a …

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Canada House, Manchester

Building Surveys



Client: Vision Developments
Size: 72,710 Sq ft (6755m2)
Location: Canada House, Manchester

Services: Cost Consultancy

Sector: Office, Retail
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Black Cat were instructed on behalf of a property company looking to acquire a freehold interest in the property for investment purposes, and found a nine-storey listed building constructed in 1909 with part basement and ground retail and offices to the upper floors. The property had been operating with a reduced occupancy rate when compared to institutional standards, as imposed …