BE have recently been working again with developer Red Tree Ventures on this Shoreditch scheme.
Redtree Ventures were brought in by a Joint Venture partner to oversee the planning and development process of an under developed office building located in the heart of prime Old Street/Shoreditch.
Prior to Redtree coming on board, previous discussions with the Council centred around demolishing the existing building, however Redtree recognised that a more viable and environmentally sustainable option was to retain the existing concrete frame structure and extend it horizontally (to fill the site boundary) as well as vertically (by adding two additional floors) while also undertaking a complete retrofit of the building.
In October 2016, Redtree successfully obtained planning permission at local level for a 26,000 sq ft office building.
In November 2016, Redtree, in conjunction with Swedish Architects, White Arkitekter, set about designing phase II of the scheme which involves the construction of a rear side extension over the service yard and a further additional floor to provide an additional 14,000 sq ft of office space.
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