Buro Happold is a professional services firm providing engineering consultancy, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of buildings, infrastructure and the environment, with its head office in Bath, Somerset.
We initially represented Buro Happold in 2006 when they opened their first California office in Culver City. They have since outgrown their current office with a staff of over 60.
A thorough analysis of the demographics and economics was prepared and they decided to relocate to the Central Business District in Downtown Los Angeles. We surveyed the market for both traditional office buildings as well as those few in the Downtown market that could be modified into creative office space. We also focused on the need to be close the Metro system. We negotiated a long term lease a full floor of space on the top floor of a high rise office building. The Buro Happold is in the process of constructing a creative office environment that is substantially all open work spaces. We negotiated an effective lease rate with an aggressive concession package that enabled the relocation and expansion to fit within Buro Happold’s goals and budget.
Buro Happold will be moving into a new state of the art energy efficient space for its new southern California headquarters in December 2013.