The competition format follows a Top Trump styled match up, with a twist. In each match, two properties will go up against each other to score points based on a list of categories. The property that accumulates the most points will progress through to the next round.
In the event of a tie, the property with the highest total sq ft will go through to the next round.
The FIREM Property Battle Wars gets underway on the 13th of January and will run throughout the first quarter of the year, coming to an end on the 31st of March 2022.
Here are the key dates:
The luck of the draw was with Southgate House and Manor House, who have each received a bye for the first round and have automatically advanced through to the quarter-finals.
The other 12 properties will need to battle it out in Round 1, to secure their spot in the quarter-finals. Here is the fixture list for the first leg of the tournament.
3 Newbridge Square occupies a prime position at the heart of Swindon town centre. This modern eight-storey office building is fitted with everything your business needs to step up to the next level.
These high-spec offices offer bright, spacious floor plates with excellent views across the town from the upper floors. The space is flexible enough to achieve the optimal setup for your business, favouring how you operate best.
Located on the well-established Drayton Manor Business Park, Drayton House is a fantastic office space for businesses who require out high-quality office space, just outside of Birmingham.
The refurbished space features plenty of light, access control, shared welfare and ample on-site parking.
The newly branded Duo is a two-storey office building with plentiful parking, in a brilliant location, and a great opportunity for any business to upgrade their HQ to an illustrious location.
At Duo, we have office space upwards of 194 sq ft, reaching 80,000 sq ft for the whole building, with the option to install a bespoke fit-out.
You’ll be in good company at the former IBM campus too. With neighbours like Royal Mail, Volvo and IBM to name a few, Opus 40 Business Park is a prestigious destination for businesses.
Friars House is a landmark 11-storey office block built in the late 1980s and comprehensively refurbished, offering a total floor space of 51,223 sq ft and fantastic views over Coventry’s cultural city centre.
One of Southampton’s most prominent office complexes, the seven-storey Frobisher House is on the verge of a comprehensive refurbishment that will deliver premium office accommodation with well-proportioned, comfort-cooled floor plates, LED lighting, allocated parking and shower facilities.
Hyde Park House is a modern purpose-built office building arranged upon a ground and two upper floors, together with secure onsite car parking below the building, the property offers 30,097 sq ft of office space.
Set within a unique tranquil setting, this luscious grade two-listed business campus is vast enough to offer everything from flexible offices for one person, right up to full open-plan suites, and everything in between like meeting rooms, serviced offices and dedicated conference room space.
Lynch Wood Park sits right at the centre of the UK in Peterborough, one of Britain’s fastest-growing cities and a hugely cost-effective business location, making it ideal for start-ups and established businesses alike.
Located within the boundary of the Hay Hall Business Park is Manor House – a 15th-century two-storey building, converted to serve as period self-contained office accommodation.
Desirably situated on the northern edge of Peterborough City Centre, Northminster House is a sleek landmark office, equipped with everything a business needs to step up to the next level.
Resting on the edge of Watford town centre, Oak House is a prestigious three-storey office building that is well-equipped to help any business thrive and flourish.
Based a five-minute walk from Watford’s central buzz, this notable building comes with a newly refurbished shared reception, common areas and facilities.
Southgate House benefits from a recently refurbished reception area with a meet-and-greet area, CCTV system, garden area, extensive car parking, secure bike racks, and shower facilities.
The HQ - Boythorpe Road is a purpose-built, modern four-storey office building, spread across more than 40,000 sq ft, it delivers a flexible working environment and exceeds modern business demands.
Ty Gwent is a promising, adaptable, self-contained building. It offers a blend of cellular and open-plan accommodation across three ample-sized floor plates, allowing multiple occupiers to truly make this space their own, with suites available from 100 sq ft, right up to 35,287 sq ft.
Wellington House is an exceptional 19th-century three-storey building, offering up to 6,329 sq ft of refurbished office space right in the heart of Barnsley town centre.
The competition will be hosted on the FI Real Estate Management’s LinkedIn account, with fixtures taking place 1 – 2 times per a week. So if you’re not following us yet, make sure to follow our page to see if your favourite property makes it all the way to the very end.
We are all looking forward to this tournament and we cannot wait to see which property will take the title! In the meantime, if you do require any office space in the UK, then please do get in touch and we'd be happy to help!
The FIREM Team