The New Capital of Capital

It's not unusual for developers to throw up buildings without tenants locked in, but Broadgate Tower and the adjoining 201 Bishopsgate building are not your average speculative office project. This one is remarkable for its scope and ambition. When the tower opens for business next year plum in the middle of London's financial district, the 35-story office property with 1,200 sq m of rentable space per floor will dwarf virtually all of its nearest neighbors. A decade in development and costing more than $570 million, Broadgate Tower and its matched 13-story Bishopsgate building come with all the conveniences, including double-decker elevators...

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