Arena Central by Make Architects

Arena Central

Arena CentralBirmingham City Council has granted detailed planning consent for the development of the first commercial building at Arena Central. Fronting Broad Street and sitting opposite Centenary Square, 1 Arena Central – which is set to be the first speculatively developed new office building in Birmingham City Centre since the start of the latest property cycle
Arena CentralWill provide 140,000 sq ft of accommodation across eight floors including 135,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, with typical floorplates of 21,000 sq ft. The building will also offer 5,000 sq ft of retail units on the ground floor and 68 car parking spaces in a secure basement environment.
Arena Central1 Arena Central is the first step in the masterplan for the 9.2 acre mixed-use site, which is being delivered by Arena Central Developments Ltd (ACDL).  Outline planning permission is already in place for 2.3 million sq ft of mixed-use space, including 860,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation, over 200,000 sq ft of residential units, 2,500 car parking spaces and more than 1.2 million sq ft of retail and leisure units.
Arena CentralDesigned by Make, 1 Arena Central features a curved façade with a contemporary chequerboard motif, designed to encourage pedestrian traffic onto the site and forming an extension to Broad Street. The building also features 2,500 sq ft of open balconies on the top floor, providing views across Centenary Square and back towards the Mailbox and Cube.
Arena CentralLocation: Birmingham, UK
Architects: Make Architects
Architect In Charge: Make Architects
Landscape Design: Gillespies
Real Estate Manager: GVA
Commercial Consultancy: CBRE
Developer: Arena Central Developments Ltd. (ACDL)
Area: 140000.0 ft2
Year: 2016

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