Workman, the UK’s largest independent commercial property management and building consultancy firm, has been appointed by General Projects as property manager for the iconic Heal’s Building Totttenham Court Road, London.
General Projects recently acquired the 187,000 sq.ft Grade II listed, mixed use asset in joint venture with global investment firm KKR from Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Home to the flagship store of the legendary design furniture retailer for 200 years, the site consists of 9 interconnected buildings housing a mixture of retail, office and residential tenants. General Projects plan to reimagine the site into a hub for creative, media and technology businesses while sensitively maintaining the Heal’s legacy.
David Soar, Partner – Workman, commented: “Being appointed by General Projects on another exciting project to reinvent such an iconic building, is testament to the skills of our team to support General Project’s vision for delivering workplaces of the future while working with the current occupiers.”