GPA signs for two more hubs

The government has signed leases for offices in Birmingham and Peterborough as part of its hubs programme. Platform 21 will be the government’s new hub in Birmingham, while Fletton Quays will be its Peterborough hub. The Government Property Agency signed a 15-year lease with LaSalle Investment Management for over 110,000 sq at Platform 21, in the former Woolworths building. The hub will be open from 2021 and will house 1,700 civil servants over nine floors from departments including the Department for Public Health England and the Consumer Council for Water. Meanwhile, LGIM Real Assets has announced it has acquired the GPA’s Peterborough