BT shortlists options for Manchester hub

Ask Real Estate, MEPC and Bruntwood are among the developers vying to host BT in Manchester.

The telecommunications giant has shortlisted the firm’s 166,000 sq ft 100 Embankment site as a potential option for its new office hub, as well as its similarly sized sister scheme, 101 Embankment. BT has also shortlisted Ask Real Estate’s First Street office development as a possible destination.  Ask Real Estate and the Richardson family formed a joint venture with Patrizia UK in 2019, to bring forward 750,000 sq ft of offices at First Street in Manchester city centre.  BT is