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Macs Adventure Expands to Skypark

We’re delighted to announce that Macs Adventure, specialists in self guided holidays and tailor made adventures has signed a 10 year lease and will move to the newly refurbished ‘Skypark 5’ in December.

Macs Adventure, founded in 2003 by Neil Lapping, offers a range of self-guided walking holidays, cycling holidays and tailor made adventures in the UK, Europe and around the world. With 45 staff in Scotland and a high rate of growth, Macs Adventure will relocate to ‘Skypark 5’ taking 9,612 sq ft of offices as it rolls out an ambitious expansion plan.

Announcing the company’s relocation, Founder and Chief Adventure Officer of Macs Adventure, Neil Lapping, said: “As a rapidly expanding company we were attracted to Skypark’s location, amenities and flexible space. Skypark offers us a bright, modern environment to house our head office, and we will be creating a unique and exciting office space for our team. We are looking forward to growing the business alongside other dynamic and ambitious companies.”

Alasdair Roy of Bilfinger GVA, Skypark’s Estates manager comments: “We are delighted that Macs Adventure will relocate here in December taking 9,612 sq. ft. of office space. ‘Skypark 5’ offers companies flexible contemporary spaces, from 4463 sq. ft. to 9461 sq. ft., with the option to customise each unit as needed. We offer a full package of a quality and well-located working environment with on-site amenities and a management team that supports its tenants.”

‘Skypark 5’, is located adjacent to Skypark 1 and offers a unique business hotel concept to allow those working on campus to play as well as work with a nursery, car valet, social events, beauty services on site. It has immediate access to all transport links and restaurants and leisure facilities Finnieston has to offer.

Joint letting agents for Skypark are Ryden and Jones Lang LaSalle and Knight Frank acted for Macs Adventure.

Image shows ‘Skypark 5’  by Alan Robertson Photography.

Sweat! to open Scottish flagship in Skypark

Sweat! the UK’s most exciting new gym brand has made Skypark, Glasgow the location for its flagship Club. Taking 21,500 sq ft of bespoke fitness space, the Sweat! Glasgow follows hot on the heels of launches in Walsall and Sheffield.

Sweat! is consumer centric, offering an innovative exercise experience at a low cost. The brand is fun and funky, with high service levels delivered by a warm and friendly team. The Clubs are equipped with Technogym and provide dedicated group exercise including spinning and aerobics as well as innovative concepts like “The Matrix” allowing 1000 calorie burn every hour.

Announcing the company’s first Sweat! in Scotland founder Frank Reed said: “Gyms are seen by many innovative landlords as employee benefits to attract the best office tenants to premium space with staff welfare considered as a key deliverable. We are delighted to be a part of Skypark and look forward to delivering a quality and affordable gym for the tenants of Skypark as well as the local residents of Finnieston.”

Alasdair Roy of Bilfinger GVA, Skypark’s Estates manager comments: “We are delighted to welcome the first Sweat! in Scotland to Skypark on a 15 year lease. The Club is a fantastic addition to our business campus and tenant amenities and to our local community around Skypark.”

Skypark offers a unique business hotel concept to allow those working on campus to play as well as work. It features a well-located working environment alongside social events, beauty services, a relaxing garden space and a management team that supports its tenants. The business campus has immediate access to all transport links and all the shops, independent bars, restaurants and leisure facilities Finnieston has to offer.

Joint letting agents for Skypark are Ryden and Jones Lang LaSalle and the agent for Sweat! was Carol Morrison at Beacon Brooke.