Ocubis puts St James’s office block up for sale

Ocubis, the commercial and residential development and management firm of Foxtons founder Jon Hunt, has put a 16,183 sq ft office building in St James’s, SW1, up for sale for in excess of £75m.

The grade II* listed freehold building at 5 St James’s Square was originally a mansion built in the 18th century for William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford. It has recently been refurbished.

Matt Gresham, chief operating officer at Ocubis, said: “Following a two-year restoration and refurbishment programme, the building is now fully tenanted and income-producing. 

"The exceptional level of interest