Federation House Goes On The Market
Developer Downing has today confirmed the appointment of Worthington Owen to market the sale of Federation House on Hope Street, Liverpool.
The building is situated in the heart of the Canning Street Conservation area and is on the market as a fully-let freehold, with floor space extending to 21,119 sq ft over ground and five upper floors.
Current tenants include Liverpool Media Academy which occupies the upper floors of the building, with the two ground floor units let to Ego Restaurants Ltd and Moose Coffee Ltd.
Andrew Owen, from Worthington Owen, said: “Federation House is a rare example of high-quality bespoke office space in the heart of one of the Canning Street Conservation Area, one of Liverpool’s most vibrant and dynamic locations.
“Historically acknowledged as the heart of the city’s educational and cultural activity, the area offers a diverse range of restaurants, bars and leading cultural institutions, including The Philharmonic Hall and Everyman Theatre.”
John Clegg, Head of Property Management at Downing, said: “Federation House is an iconic building in one of Liverpool’s most vibrant areas. Downing has overseen a number of renovation and refurbishment works and brought the building up to a high standard during our custody of the building and we’re happy to be passing it on to new owners, fully let and in great condition.”
The property lies within the city’s vibrant Knowledge/ Cultural Quarter which is home to The University of Liverpool, LJMU, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.
The building’s distinctive faux-Aztec cladding was designed by William Mitchell, who also designed the Catholic cathedral’s sculpted bell-tower and intricate main doors.
Recent large scale developments have seen thousands of student bed spaces delivered, The Everyman theatre redeveloped and the Philharmonic Hall refurbished and extended. The University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool Science Park and the city’s retail/commercial centre all lie within a ten minute walk of Federation House.
The agent is accepting offers in excess of £2.25 million.
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