LONDON, December 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Global property and business space provider Goodman has let 4,885 sq ft to the Assisted Reproduction and Gynaecology Centre (ARGC) at Oxford Business Park. ARGC will occupy Building 4420 Nash Court on a 10 year lease.
ARGC is one of the World's Leading IVF clinics and has delivered the UK's highest success rates in In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) every year since 1995 (as published by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).
In response to feedback from their patients and to make the 'IVF journey' easier and less inconvenient, ARGC are opening up a centre at Oxford Business Park. This service will, undertake the monitoring phase of treatment (ultrasound and bloods), thereby reducing the need for patients to attend ARGC's central London clinic.
Their aim is to -
- Bring services closer to the patient
- Provide a more accessible service to the residents of Oxfordshire and surrounding areas
- Reduce the overall cost of treatment
- Reduce the time commitment of treatment
- Reduce the stress of ravelling into Central London
Oxford Business Park is home to a thriving local business community, and to over 65 companies, including household names such as Oxfam, Royal Mail and Centrica, whose new 81,000 sq ft headquarters is currently under construction at the park. The park has extensive onsite amenities, mature landscaping and extremely contemporary office space. Oxford city centre transport links are widely available, as well as connections to the wider South East and Midlands regions.
James Raven, Development Director at Goodman said: "The leasing of this space to ARGC demonstrates Goodman's ability to develop and manage high quality business accommodation for a diverse range of customers. As one of the largest providers of assisted reproduction treatments in the UK, we look forward to welcoming ARGC into the established network of companies based at Oxford Business Park."
Mike Leach CEO, ARGC said: "The new premises at Oxford Business Park will allow ARGC to continue to provide the very best support and care to our customers. The building and surrounding facilities lend themselves to our unique business and customer needs, making the move a natural choice."
VSL advised Goodman, ARGC was represented by Strutt & Parker.
About Goodman Group (ASX: GMG)
Goodman Group is an integrated property group with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom and North America. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited and Goodman Industrial Trust, is the largest industrial property group listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the largest listed specialist fund managers of industrial property and business parks globally.
Goodman's global property expertise, integrated own+develop+manage customer service offering and significant fund management platform ensures it creates innovative property solutions that meet the individual requirements of its customers, whilst seeking to deliver attractive long-term returns for investors. In Europe, Goodman has offices in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.
SOURCE Goodman Group