Bruntwood SciTech

Bruntwood SciTech
Union, 2-10 Albert Square
M2 6LW

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An image of the CityLabs building which Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has worked with Bruntwood to bring the exciting and pioneering project to life part of the enterprise zone
CityLabs 2.0 © Bruntwood

Bruntwood SciTech is the UK’s leading developer of city-wide innovation ecosystems and specialist environments, helping companies – particularly those in the science and technology sectors – to form, scale and grow. It is also the largest dedicated property platform serving the growth of the UK’s knowledge economy to become a global science and technology superpower.  

A joint venture between Bruntwood, Legal & General and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF), Bruntwood SciTech provides high quality office and laboratory space and tailored business support, offering unrivalled access to finance, talent and markets, an extensive clinical, academic and public partner network and a sector-specialist community of more than 1100 companies.   

Bruntwood SciTech is experienced in creating and developing strategic partnerships with UK regional cities, universities and NHS Trusts to drive economic growth. Its unique structure and funding vehicle more easily deploys long-term patient capital in innovation infrastructure, ensuring local economic benefit and growth.     

Valued at £1.5bn, Bruntwood SciTech has a portfolio of 4.8m sq ft across nine campus locations and 31 city centre innovation hubs in Manchester, Cheshire, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge and Glasgow. It has plans to create a £5bn portfolio by 2032 and has a 3.6m sq ft secured development pipeline. 

Its campus locations include Alderley Park in Cheshire; Innovation Birmingham; Birmingham Health Innovation Campus in partnership with the University of Birmingham; Melbourn Science Park in South Cambridgeshire; Liverpool Science Park as a shareholder in Sciontec Liverpool; and a cluster in the heart of Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor innovation district – Manchester Science Park, Citylabs in partnership with Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), Circle Square – a joint venture with Vita Group; and the £1.7bn JV partnership with The University of Manchester – ID Manchester 

Its city centre innovation hubs include Met Tower in Glasgow; Bloc, 111 Piccadilly, Pall Mall and The Alberton in Manchester; Platform, West Village and 14 King Street in Leeds; and Cornerblock in Birmingham.  

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