The Colmore Building, Birmingham

Birmingham’s leading office building, offering unrivalled amenities in a prime site at the heart of the city’s main business district

The Colmore Building

The Colmore Building, formerly known as Colmore Plaza, is a 14-storey office building in the Colmore Business District area of Birmingham City Centre.

Situated on an elevated site, the 14-storey building enjoys spectacular views and is a prominent city landmark. Birmingham is one of the most exciting and vibrant young cities in Europe, recently named as the ‘Top City in Western Europe to invest’ in The World’s Most Competitive Cities Report 2015. Occupiers can enjoy high quality restaurants, bars, galleries and cultural delights.

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Investment Features


Birmingham City Centre

Located on a prime site at the heart of the Colmore Business District, the premier business district in the UK’s second-largest city


Highly specified office and ancillary accommodation arranged over ground, mezzanine and 12 upper storeys with a world-class selection of amenities

307,200 sq ft

Large, open, flexible floor plates of 23,000 sq ft with floor-to-ceiling heights of 2.75m

  • We acquired The Colmore Building – originally known as Colmore Plaza – on behalf of our group investment company in August 2015
  • We initiated a £3.5 million enhancement and rebranding programme working with architects MoreySmith in early 2016, adding an unrivalled selection of amenities including a coffee house, state-of-the-art gym, changing rooms, treatment rooms, cycling facilities, a drying room and Amazon lockers
  • The building is located in one of the UK’s most significant business locations, a few minutes’ walk from Snow Hill and New Street Stations at the heart of a city undergoing significant regeneration; this is set to continue with the arrival of the planned HS2 rail link, which will mean the city is as connected to London as many of the capital’s suburbs
  • The Colmore Building is currently 63% occupied with 104,000 sq ft of Grade A office space available
  • 2017 won the BCO ‘Innovation’ Award for the Midlands and Central England region

Leasing Agents

Charles Toogood (GVA)
0121 609 8448

George Jennings (GVA)
0121 609 8458


Jonathan Carmalt (JLL)
0121 214 9935

Kelvin Craddock (JLL)
0121 634 6523


Building News

AshbyCapital adds two international tenants at Colmore Building

February 5, 2018

Investment manager Rathbones and multinational risk management firm Willis Towers Watson are the latest two tenants to sign at AshbyCapital’s The…

AshbyCapital strikes three deals at The Colmore Building

September 25, 2017

Hogan Lovells has taken the eighth floor at Birmingham’s Colmore Building, one of three leasing deals secured by landlord AshbyCapital. The…

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August 17, 2017

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