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Henderson announces sale of 80 Leadenhall Street

Asset management house Henderson Global Investors has announced the sale of one of its offices in London, on the behalf of its Central London Office Fund – thought to be worth around £690 million.

The property, located at 80 Leadenhall Street, has been sold to an unnamed property company based in the UK in a deal worth an estimated £14.6 million.

Measuring 23,000 sq ft, 80 Leadenhall Street was refurbished to provide high quality office space of a grade A standard by the fund during 2008 and 2009.

The office space at the property is currently let out to a number of tenants; amongst these tenants are investment and insurance firm, Hartford Financial, legal and tax services provider,  CMS Cameron McKenna and construction standard setting body, National House Building Council.

CMS Cameron McKenna previously revealed that they had agreed a renewal on their lease at the building for a further ten years in the summer of 2011.

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