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Q&A with React News: What happens when you sign a prelet on the eve of the pandemic?

Published by React News in August 2021. Osborne Clarke’s Tim Simmonds discusses the law firm’s move to Halo in Bristol with Cubex’s Peter Walford and Steve Wright from Fiera Real Estate. The law firm Osborne Clarke signed a prelet to take 74,000 sq ft at Cubex’s Halo building for its new Bristol office right on the eve… View Article

Cubex achieves BREEAM Outstanding certification for Halo, set to be the greenest office building in the UK

Cubex is delighted to announce that Halo, its latest Bristol office development alongside Fiera Real Estate has achieved BREEAM Outstanding accreditation for ‘Shell & Core’ and ‘Cat A Fit Out’, meeting the toughest new sustainability assessment criteria. This combined score is the second-best score to be awarded in the UK to date, and the first… View Article

Elgan Jones has been made Chair at Capsel

Cubex Associate Director, Elgan Jones, has taken on a non-executive role as Chair of Capsel, the trading subsidiary of Monmouthshire Housing Association which delivers quality homes and property services with the profits reinvested in the community for social and economic benefit. Elgan’s role will see him bring the Board together to set a clear vision… View Article

Local food and drink to be introduced at Finzels Reach market

The last year hasn’t been easy for local markets but having to adapt to a COVID secure environment meant that local market operator, Sophie Bowden, was able to change the way that her market operated, and the outcome resulted in an additional market day at Finzels Reach.  Back in March 2020, government regulations meant that… View Article

Building back better

In this article Alex Price, Non-Executive Director of Cubex and CEO of Fiera Real Estate covers his views on where opportunities lie within the UK real estate market and how we will succeed by building back better as we emerge from the pandemic. Uncertainty has weighed on the UK since the EU referendum in 2016,… View Article

ESG was a ‘tick in the box’, now it’s a mindset

By Peter Walford, managing director at Cubex Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles is by no means new, but it has certainly accelerated significantly over the last year. Key drivers of this shift include new legislation, pension fund investors asking for the ESG credentials of their investments, and much greater awareness of environmental… View Article

South West Business Insider Features Elgan Jones

In South West Business Insider’s latest magazine, Elgan Jones, Associate Director at Cubex joined the conversation about the rise of BTR in the South West. Click here to read the full edition. Boom Time Build to rent is starting to play a key role in the South West’s property market, Insider Investigations. The build-to-rent model… View Article

Cubex Land takes part in COVID-19 charity relay race that raises £22,000 to provide 550 therapy sessions to NHS workers

The impact of COVID-19 on NHS workers has been profound. NHS workers face an enormous amount of pressure at work every day and this has had a direct impact on their mental health. From a recent survey, nearly half of medics working in intensive care are currently experiencing symptoms of PTSD, severe depression or anxiety…. View Article

Halo, one of the only office buildings under construction in Bristol city centre, starts to take shape

The steel frame, which will form the main superstructure of Halo, the landmark sustainable office being constructed at Finzels Reach, is beginning to appear out of the ground as works steam ahead on site. The latest images and film show this exciting transformation in action. Over the coming weeks and months, passers-by will begin to… View Article

For Build to Rent is the age of the big city coming to an end?

Elgan Jones, Cubex May 2021 – From political leaders to CEO’s to mates in a beer garden, everyone is trying to understand the impact that the pandemic has had on their lives and society generally. Where are we going to work? How are we going to meet people? Will we grow to be a more… View Article