Lead Partner: Commercial Estates Group
Project Team: Developer: Commercial Estates Group;
Architect: Cooper Cromar;
Project Manager: McKenzie Partnership;
Agents: Jones Lang La Salle/Ryden.
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Glasgow City Centre, IFSD
Aurora is a new generation of office building, combining
distinctive architectural design with high performance
specification. The building extends to 176,982ft² over
ground and nine upper floors. Aurora also benefits from
77 basement car parking spaces.
Newly-merged Davis Langdon Mackenzie has taken 19,000
ft2 on the 7th floor. Aurora, which was project managed
by the MacKenzie partnership, will become home to what is now the
largest cost and project management consultancy in Scotland, with a
combined resource of over 150 people including 18 partners.
Aurora recently scooped the British Council for Offices'
Award for Best Commercial Workplace in Scotland. It is located
on the north side of Bothwell Street in the heart of Glasgow's city
centre. The building is in the prime business
district of the city, within five minutes walk from
central station and adjacent to the M8 motorway. Numerous
shopping amenities, and hotels are within easy walking
The building is complete and is now fully let Occupiers are BNP
Paribas Securities Services, Barclays Wealth, Aggreko, Cushman
& Wakefield, Burness LLP and Knight Frank Davis Langdon
September 2003 – January 2006
The end value of the development is approximately £90 million.
Between 2003 and 2014 Clyde Waterfront was a strategic
partnership comprising the Scottish Government, Scottish
Enterprise, Glasgow City, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire
Councils. Its purpose was to promote the economic, social and
environmental regeneration of 13 miles of the River Clyde from
Glasgow city centre to Dumbarton.