b1 is a high quality office building prominently located on the edge of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. It comprises 94,000 sq. ft. (8,733 sq. m) of accommodation designed to provide high quality, flexible workspace, primarily on a single floor plate, suitable for office and call centre occupiers. Tenants include Primecare, The NHS, and Service Birmingham, a joint venture between Birmingham City Council and The Capita Group plc.
Fully air conditioned with a parking ratio of 1 space per 440 sq. ft. and a 24 hour manned security provision, the facility is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days year.
The fully let development was sold in July 2007 for circa £23m to BA Pension Fund, reflecting an initial yield of 5.4%.