Mazars to take 200-strong team to Two Chamberlain Square

25 August 2020

International accounting and advisory firm Mazars has become the latest global business to commit to Two Chamberlain Square at the heart of Paradise Birmingham.

Mazars will take 11,728 sq ft of space across the first floor of the Glenn Howells Architects-designed building and is looking to relocate the 200-strong Birmingham team from existing offices in Church Street.

Two Chamberlain Square is fast becoming a major professional services hub with other occupiers, which include global law firm DLA Piper and legal and professional services business Knights plc.

Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services. It operates in 91 countries and territories around the world, drawing on the expertise of 40,400 professionals to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development.

Rob Groves, regional director at Argent, development-managers for Paradise, said: “It is fantastic to see Paradise attracting such high calibre businesses which are committing to quality office space for their people and clients.

“Our recent announcements for Two Chamberlain Square show that there is still a healthy demand for new workspaces that can accommodate different and adaptable working practices as businesses continue to respond to the changing environment.”

Mazars Birmingham Office Managing Partner, Ian Holder, said: “Our new office in the city centre reinforces our commitment to remaining part of the fabric of the vibrant Birmingham business community, and underscores our confidence in the continued growth of the team for years to come.

“Our new office will be designed for modern ways of working, reflecting the needs of a dynamic and diverse team and client base. It will offer dedicated spaces for sharing ideas, collaborating, and deep focus. Both our team and our clients will find that the office reflects their needs exceptionally well, and I’m very much looking forward to welcoming them through the doors.”

At almost 2 million square feet, Paradise will deliver up to ten new flagship buildings, offering offices, shops, bars, cafés, restaurants and a four star hotel across 17 acres in the heart of the city.

The Paradise redevelopment is being brought forward through Paradise Circus Limited Partnership (PCLP), a private-public joint venture with Birmingham City Council. The private sector funding is being managed by Federated Hermes, which has partnered with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) on the first phase of the development. Argent is the development manager.

Paradise sits in the country’s largest city centre Enterprise Zone and has already benefited from investment by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) in enabling and infrastructure works.

Image: Rob Groves of Argent and Ian Holder of Mazars