BAM gets go-ahead for £70m Leeds office

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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BAM Properties has secured planning permission for Latitude Yellow its £70m office development in the West End of Leeds.

The fully-glazed 10-storey building fronting Wellington Road will offer 157,000 sq ft of Grade A office space with floor plates of 16,759 sq ft while the basement will provide parking for 69 cars plus 92 bike spaces.

BAM also has planning permission on its 5-acre Wellington Road site for Latitude Blue, a 119,000 sq ft seven-storey office building.

The projects will be built by the North East division of BAM Construction.

BAM Properties northern development manager Paul Smith said: “The recent upturn in take-up in the Leeds office market was behind our decision to take Latitude Yellow to the next stage.

“There is currently a high level of demand for quality office space in the market and we believe these two buildings will provide everything cutting-edge companies are looking for in Grade A office space in the heart of a thriving international city.

“These high-spec office schemes are designed to achieve a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating, with a raft of energy efficient features that will deliver outstanding buildings for occupiers and contribute to lower running costs”.

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