This week, Bruntwood has launched ‘Made & Managed’ enabling companies to benefit from a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to designing and creating bespoke offices.
Building on Bruntwood’s experience in offering a wide range of flexible office spaces and inspirational environments, Made & Managed is an innovative new concept that allows customers to absorb design and fit-out costs into their monthly bill, meaning no upfront costs.
Andrew Butterworth, commercial director, explained: “Innovative, inspirational and fun interiors tailored to reflect a business's personality and culture are on the up.
“As Millennials and Generation Z gather influence in the workplace, savvy employers are increasingly recognising the need to exceed their expectations by providing truly inspirational work environments that will act as talent magnets and boost happiness, productivity and wellbeing to boot. Style is increasingly having an impact on the substance of a business.
“For this reason, companies of all sizes are increasingly seeing the value of tailor-made workspaces that act as a key differentiator from the competition. However, carefully curating an office space that reflects your brand takes time, money and effort. We are seeing many of our customers turning to us to help them create a space that makes ‘who they are’ part of the fabric of their workspace and add that all-important wow-factor. They’ve been amazed at how quickly we can get their office up and running after the transformation too thanks to our inhouse experts and partners. We are also seeing increasing demand for us to take away the ongoing hassle of managing the space so they can focus on running their business.”
Made & Managed will be available in Manchester, Cheshire, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham. Bruntwood has already responded to bespoke briefs from Microsoft creating a cutting-edge office at Neo, in Manchester city centre; Moneysupermarket who launched their new Manchester office at 57 Spring Gardens, and Ascot Lloyd, a leading UK independent financial adviser, at Platform in Leeds. AO World, also recently used Bruntwood’s flexible offering to house staff whilst a new state-of-the-art digital hub for 220 staff was developed at Riverside in Manchester.
Made & Managed enables businesses to design and configure their own bespoke workplace. Allowing a high level of personalisation, companies can not only choose things like colour, furniture and configuration but also benefit from a ‘rentalised’ model, which means design and fit-out costs are absorbed into the ongoing monthly cost. It will enable businesses of all sizes and budgets to have the opportunity to enjoy and benefit from workspace, tailor-made to their brief. Companies can also choose to bolt on additional extras including internet and telephone services, furniture leasing, facilities management, utilities and cleaning all of which will be managed by Bruntwood for a single monthly fee.