Leeds Building Society has appointed the workplace change and relocation specialists for its head office move.
Business Moves Group has won a major relocation contract with the mobile services provider.
Premier Workplace Services has been awarded a new five-year contract for furniture relocation, storage, reuse and recycling services for the Metropolitan Police Service.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green has been appointed to the NHS Shared Business Services supply chain framework agreement. The company will offer removal services to 64 participating authorities across twelve UK regions.
Business Moves has won the contract to manage relocation of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service to its new headquarters in Edinburgh.
Business Moves Group, the office and commercial relocation specialist, has won the contract to relocate the City of Glasgow College to two new campus sites.
CarillionAmey has appointed the removals specialist to provide furniture moving and storage services for armed forces family accommodation for the Ministry of Defence.
The independent service provider has opened a new hub for its northern operations in the Venus Building at Manchester’s Trafford Quays.
The business relocation specialist has won, and delivered, the contract to consolidate three Health Education East Midlands offices to a new single location.
London Probation Trust has appointed Harrow Green to provide moves and changes services across its Greater London estate.
The FM specialist has supported law firm Norton Rose through its recent integration with US firm Fulbright and Jaworski.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green is handling the large-scale relocation of departments at Robert Gordon University.
The National Audit Office has issued a positive report on the BBC's relocation to Salford, though it is reserving judgement on future value for money.
Two leading players in the commercial relocations market have merged.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green has completed a multi-site move at the University of Liverpool's School of Veterinary Science.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green has completed a library move for Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln, adding to its 12-month value of such projects which now totals more than £500,000.
In its first 18 months of operations, businesses have donated over 2500 items of furniture and equipment to charities, schools and social enterprises through Premier Sustain's Giving Back Project.
The relocation specialist has been appointed to support the temporary move of Pembrokeshire Library to enable the county council to refurbish its existing building.
PiMS Workspace, the business space management specialist, has been appointed by Royal Holloway College to provide staff relocation and move management services.
The business relocation specialist has been appointed by the Fabrick Housing Group for a three-phase project.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green has landed the contract to relocate 19,000 linear metres of books at the University of Leeds.
Harrow Green has been appointed by Chetham's School of Music to relocate furniture, storage and resource materials from the old school premises to a new £31m, seven-storey building.
Business relocation specialist Harrow Green has moved Yorkshire Housing's furniture, IT and main computer server to its new headquarters in Leeds city centre, as it consolidates its estate from nine offices across the region.
Harrow Green is on target to complete the large-scale move and recycling project that will see a new £40m learning campus in Wales open its doors in September.
Ian Studd, Business Relocation Director at Harrow Green, has been elected President at the British Association of Removers.
The removals expert has demonstrated its expertise in the libraries sector with a pair of recent projects.
Following five months of planning, the relocation specialist has successfully moved luxury shoe and accessories retailer Kurt Geiger into new head offices in London's Farringdon.
The relocation specialist has been awarded a new contract to relocate the head office of international law firm Trowers & Hamlins.
Removals group Harrow Green has been appointed to manage Wakefield library's move to its new home at Wakefield One, the council's new civic centre.
Relocation specialist Harrow Green has planned and carried out the sequential move of 7km of archival material to a new home for Gwent Archives over just six weeks.
The business relocation specialist has won a four-year appointment to a major national framework agreement.
Commercial relocation company Harrow Green has entered into a strategic partnership with FM software provider Service Works Group.
The removals specialist is on course to complete the relocation of the North Warwickshire & Hinckley College London Road campus to its new site in Hinckley town centre.
The University of the West of Scotland and the Scottish Agricultural College are working with relocation specialist Harrow Green on the move of staff and facilities to a new £70m campus in Ayr.
Regeneration of one of the most famous sites in British motoring continues with the development of a new four-acre, £66m campus for Bournville College.
In one of its more unusual assignments, business relocation services provider Harrow Green has been commissioned to move a zebra to an art exhibition venue in Manchester.
The financial services group has unveiled plans to relocate its head office to the landmark One New Change development in the City of London.
Patients are moving into Britain's biggest new hospital as the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham opens for business.
Relocation specialist Harrow Green is at the centre of a multi million pound project to bring together library, city archive and university collections into a new local history centre in Hull.
Business mover Robinsons has won a four-year contract to provide office relocation and sustainable furniture recycling services to local government watchdog, the Audit Commission.
Facilities management specialist Anabas has won a multi-million pound deal to provide a turnkey solution for new corporate offices for pharmaceutical company Norgine.
Two new Glasgow hospitals, Stobhill and the New Victoria, opened their doors on time as they moved from old to the new facilities.
Harrow Green is to manage the relocation of services from the old Queen Elizabeth and Selly Oak hospitals to the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital in time for a scheduled opening in June 2010.
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When business advisers BDO Stoy Hayward relocated their London HQ last year they also replaced their TFM provider with six separate service providers in a move designed to ensure that delivery standards were on a par with the quality of the environment.
Unison, the UK's largest union, has released a new report arguing that Private Finance Initiative schemes do not out-perform public sector projects by coming in on time and on budget, as the government claims.
The British Association of Removers says that low interest rates and economic growth are encouraging companies to think about moving. Professional expertise is crucial, the BAR argues.
Two new features have been added to the i-FM website. One offers practical advice on meeting the challenges of move management; the other explains the benefits that new technology offers to mobile workers.
That's the theme of a half-day seminar designed for 'practical-minded' FMs who want information and advice on planning and managing moves, whether routine churn or full-scale relocation.
Architects at the Reading office of Broadway Malyan have recently announced completion of the new Met Office headquarters in Exeter. The major PFI project, with a value of ¬£60 million, was delivered on time and on budget.
The budget next Wednesday will include final details of the wholesale exit of civil servants from London, along with proposals for REITs and lease reform.
Dutch electronics giant Philips announced today that it is to close its European Accounting Services Centre in Dublin by the end of June. Some functions will be transferred to the firm's Accounting Services Centre in Lodz, Poland.
Sir Michael Lyons - who has banned any lease renewals for central London government departments without the say-so of the Treasury - will not finalise his report until spring after the civil service came up with disappointing relocation numbers.
Government departments are reportedly responding to the recommendations of the Lyons report as the Department for Constitutional Affairs instructs its agents to seek property out of the capital.
Over-supply of offices in London means that there is an abundance of plenty of high quality office accommodation at prices little different in real terms from 20 years ago" a new survey from Drivers Jonas revealed today."
Law firm Olswang and the Prudential have both appointed specialist move management consultancy MovePlan to assist them with their relocation plans this month.
Professional services group Mouchel has received recognition by the Management Consultancies Association for its work with the Met Office.
Six months on from the attacks of 11th September a new survey says security and cost concerns may drive firms out of central business districts.
Conservation charity the National Trust will move its headquarters to Swindon in Wiltshire despite strong criticism from staff.
The severe downturn in advertising has forced the FT Group to drop consolidation plans.
BP will move its global corporate headquarters from the City to the West End next spring.
Brixton has sold the freehold of its old headquarters building in Ely Place, following the move to Berkeley Street in London last week.
A new website has been launched which claims to provide comprehensive advice and guidance on every aspect of office relocation and reorganisation.
The London Stock Exchange will leave its Old Broad Street site for a new home near St Pauls from 2004.
As Marks & Spencer reported another year of losses, the retailer announced its decision to move the London head office in 2003 from Baker Street to Paddington Basin.
Whether Marks and Spencer will relocate its Baker Street headquarters to Paddington will be decided by the retailer's executives this week.
BT has confirmed that it is to leave BT Centre, its 50,000 sq m (purpose-built headquarters building near St Pauls in London, within 12 to 18 months and after 17 years' occupation.
As the FM industry becomes increasingly more digital, recognising the value of your IT is important when considering the priority list for an office relocation.
An office relocation is an exciting time for an organisation. Whether it’s as a result of expansion and growth, acquisition, or the consolidation of existing buildings into one new space, it's a chance for a fresh start in new facilities.
Commercial relocation projects can turn into a real headache. Here Nigel Dews offers some advice to help things run smoothly.
When looking after patients with dementia, changes in routine, people and places must be handled with the utmost sensitivity. Andy Lapham discusses the challenge of relocating staff, patients and equipment while ensuring healthcare continues as normal.
Jane Fenwick writes: PFM's Moving Trends survey into business relocations demonstrates how the tough economic climate is affecting the way FMs handle their internal and external relocations, and which professional experts they use to help them.
Elizabeth Smith argues that the decision to relocate is one of the most important and far-reaching any business can take.
By the end of this month, the Met Office staff will have moved from Bracknell into its new headquarters building in Exeter, on schedule and without interrupting its weather forecasting functions for even a second. Jane Fenwick reports from Exeter.
Cultural change was an essential element of moving Pfizer's European HQ to Walton Oaks. Supporting and driving this change fell largely on the FM team. Jane Fenwick visits the site one year on to see how the strategy worked
As the relocation of the Met Office to Exeter moves into its next phase, Jane Fenwick talks to Alan Douglas on a video link to Devon about the new facility, the proposed FM structure and the critical move of IT systems.