INSURANCE BROKER GRIFFITHS & ARMOUR SIGN 10 YEAR LEASE AT LIVERPOOL WATERS
Global insurance broker Griffiths & Armour has signed a new 10-year lease on 18,000sqft of office space in No 12 at Princes Dock, Liverpool Waters.
The company, who also have offices in London, Manchester & Dublin, are currently based in Drury House on Water Street. Scheduled to complete their move by the end of Quarter 3, Griffiths & Armour will join some of the biggest names in business at Liverpool Waters with KPMG, PWC and Savills already in residence at the waterfront location.
No. 12 Princes Dock is a five-storey Grade-A office building situated directly adjacent to the River Mersey, offering stunning views across the Liverpool waterfront. Princes Dock is an established area of Liverpool Waters providing office space with a range of amenities which include leisure, hotel and residential facilities. Griffiths & Armour will occupy space on the third floor; the building is also home to Cargill, CMA CGM Shipping and Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership.
Liza Marco, Asset Manager at Liverpool Waters, said:
“It’s fantastic to welcome another established business like Griffiths & Armour to Liverpool Waters. We’re delighted to secure such a large letting in a competitive office market. The team at Griffiths & Armour recognised that Princes Dock has so much to offer their business; providing them with the opportunity to occupy high quality office space in Liverpool city centre whilst also being in a tranquil waterfront environment.
“There is a real sense of excitement and momentum around Liverpool Waters at the moment, with recent announcements regarding the new Central Docks neighbourhood and the agreement with Everton on the development of a state-of-the-art football stadium. Liverpool Waters is already home to an array of world renowned businesses and Griffiths & Armour choosing to move here is a further endorsement of the unique destination on offer.
Peel were advised by Ian Steele at GVA. Griffiths & Armour were advised by Brian Ricketts at Hitchcock Wright & Partners.
Griffiths & Armour Group Chief Executive, Steve Bamforth concluded: “We’re really excited about the move; our people have great experience, technical capability and enthusiasm and this is a fantastic opportunity to provide a work environment that not only offers tremendous efficiency gains but also reflects the values and culture of the firm, allowing us to extend our excellence in client services.”