Case Study – Lara Bean reports on the transformation of office space at the historic Devonshire Square campus.
London’s historic Devonshire Square campus which was once part of a warehouse for the East India Trading Company has been refurbished. Asset management company Nuveen worked with construction consultancy Concert which acted as cost manager.
The renovation was completed in early 2021 and involved the refurbishment of around 14,000 square feet of existing office space in Building 9A and the Bengal Wing.
Located in a prime position in the City of London, the campus spans five acres comprising 59,233 square metres across 13 buildings. It has an abundance of original features, installations by local artists, retail space and contemporary landscaped courtyards.
Exposed Grade II listed features showcase the buildings heritage, including structural steel columns, brickwork, roof trusses, windows and cornices.
Concert specialises with consultancy services within the construction industry and for over five decades it has worked with leading real estate and corporate organisations. The consultancy focuses on Project Management, Cost Consultancy and Principal Design services across a number of sectors such as commercial, data centres, education, hotel and leisure, residential, mixed use and retail.