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Premier League outfit Manchester City move to new London office

Premier League club Manchester City is set to move to a new London office as it expands its commercial operations in the UK capital.

The big spending team has been well-known for stumping up large amounts of cash for star players to compete with local rivals Manchester United, and London rivals like Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal, but it would appear the side is now also keen to challenge United’s commercial activities too.

The Premier League side will move into a number of London office suites at 10 Brook Street, Regent’s Place. It currently has a London office located on Old Park Lane.

Local rival, Manchester United, currently has a Mayfair based London office, located next to Langan’s Brasserie.

It will occupy the entire 7,201 sq ft of the buildings 14th floor, located nearby Great Portland Street. The office will feature enough work stations for 50 employees as well as boasting three meeting rooms a presentation suite able to seat up to 20 people and also a reception and kitchen area.

The development, by British Land and designed by Wilkinson Eyre, also has Debenhams as a famous name set to based there, the UK department store agreed a 145,000 sq ft pre let deal with British Land in September 2011.

Work on the construction is set to be complete in the summer of this year, just in time for the new Premier League season.

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