Government services to lease office space in Birmingham's Arena Central
The Government is to lease office space at Arena Central in Birmingham city centre to house a number of government services including the Midlands regional hub for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
Arena Central announced today it has completed the letting for 240,000 sq ft to the Government in a development to be funded by Legal & General’s (L&G), representing the largest pre-let to take place in the city in a decade.
The Government has committed to a 25 year lease for the 14 floor building which has planning consent in place, and which will accommodate some 3,600 civil servants.
Councillor Ian Ward, Interim Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “This investment by the Government in Birmingham city centre is a major vote of confidence in the city’s continued regeneration. It reflects the importance of our strategic location, improved connectivity and extensive skills base.”