IT recruitment firm eyes growth in its new city centre base

10 Chapel Walks, Manchester

An IT recruitment firm with bases in the USA and Germany, is moving into 10 Chapel Walks in the heart of Manchester.

Amicus Recruitment offers services to businesses from start-ups to global brands on a contract and permanent basis.

It is taking 3,125 sq ft of fitted and furnished space on the part fifth floor of 10 Chapel Walks. Amicus has taken the space on a five-year lease with a three-year break option.

The firm is relocating 30 staff from shared managed workspace into a building that has recently been fully repositioned to meet the needs of modern-day business.

Amicus has worked closely with the landlord, Artmax, to deliver a fully fitted and furnished solution that meets the needs of its team and will provide Amicus with the conditions for further growth

Its new home stands on Cross Street facing St Ann’s Street with frontages to Cheapside and Chapel Walks and is close to a number of city centre restaurants and retailers. The site is also home to occupiers such as Aviva, Total Mobile, and Workman.

Amicus founder, Shaun Connor, said: “We are absolutely thrilled with our new space.

“The current staff have been super complimentary of the space, stating how cool the look and feel is and we are really looking forward to continuing our growth in a brilliant office space.”

Herman Fung, investment director at Artmax, said: “Amicus are a fantastic addition to 10 Chapel Walks. The space is filled with potential for businesses to bring their ambitions to life and take advantage of all the building has to offer.

“As a central hub for high quality workspace, the team at Artmax were thrilled to provide Amicus with an environment that they can truly flourish for the foreseeable future.

“For us, it’s not only about investing in the enhancement of our properties, but also making sure our customers feel right at home in their workspace, and we have certainly done that with 10 Chapel Walks.”

Andrew Cowell, transactions and asset management, at OBI Property, who acted as leasing advisors, said: “It has been great to work with Amicus on their relocation. Amicus have created a great space at 10 Chapel Walks, and it will be the right place for the team to continue to grow.”

Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord.

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