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OneThreeSix Let to London Fintech Company

OneThreeSix Let to London Fintech Company
06 July 2021
 

Smart, the fintech company, has signed a lease for OneThreeSix as its six-floor global HQ.

Native Land has let 136 George Street, which will be to be known as The Smart Building, in a 15-year lease.

OneThreeSix is one of the first all-electric powered office buildings in central London, which will be operationally carbon zero from day one of occupation, with electricity from renewable sources.

The six-storey building is WiredScore 'Gold' Certified, targeting BREEAM "Excellent" and WELL ready status.

Smart will relocate from its current offices in Paddington, ensuring its 340 strong London based workforce remains in the capital. 

 

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Picture: a photograph of OneThreeSix's terrace. Image Credit: Stiff and Trevillion 

 

44,500 Sq Ft Office Space from Native Land

 

OneThreeSix will provide 44,500 sq ft of office space for Smart, with the addition of a sizable wraparound terrace with 360-degree views over London. There are also 24 flats and 4 retail units.

The building occupies a whole block on the corner of George Street, and is faced with a combination of Limestone, brick and terracotta. 

 

136 George Street – Designed to Inspire

 

Cushman & Wakefield and Knight Frank were letting agents for Native Land. Smart was advised by Alder King.

The Co-Founders of Smart, Andrew Evans and Will Wynne, said: 

"We’ve experienced enormous growth over the last 18 months. Sustainability is hugely important to us, our colleagues’ working lives are hugely important to us, and it’s for these reasons we’ve chosen to commit to this state of the art, all renewable electric building and we know it's a place our teams across the globe will be proud of.

"We have ensured there’s plenty of space to accommodate the huge number of hires in the pipeline, as well as social spaces including outdoor space on five of the six floors and a top floor wraparound terrace.

 

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Picture: a photograph of one of OneThreeSix's shower areas. Image Credit: Stiff and Trevillion 

 

"This building is designed to inspire our colleagues in the UK and internationally to achieve the growth we forecast over the next 15 years of Smart’s life and we’re really excited to present The Smart Building to all who work with us.”  

Picture: a photograph of the exterior of 136 George Street

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 06 July 2021

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