fit out

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fit out, fit up

To provide the tenants within a building with building services, including heating, lighting, water supply, drainage services, gas supply, electrical supply, fire protection, garbage disposal services, waste disposal services, air-conditioning, and security protection.
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Danny Parmar, business development manager at Overbury, said: "We have worked with Pinsent Masons on fit outs across the country over a number of years and we are delighted to be doing so once again on this highly prestigious project.
Contracts have also been secured in Manchester, for a 63,000 sq ft office fit out scheme for a global professional services firm in St Peter's Square, as well as in Middlesex, for BP's 135,000 sq ft office scheme at the Bedfont Lakes business park.
"A further $70 billion are expected to be completed in 2011 all of which represent a definite potential market for interior contracting and fit outs, because they are usually contracted during the second half of project execution," said Tony Crinion, Event Director, UBM Built Environment.
"We would advise developer clients leasing a commercial building to fit out a small number of Cat A floors and show suites, and to promote tenants fitting out other floors from a shell-and-core basis.
"We wanted to provide exhibitors and other industry stakeholders a deeper insight into the market in the region, and with this report, we can truly say that there is business to be made in the interior design and fit out market in the UAE and the GCC," said Tony Crinion, event director, UBM Built Environment.
Since its launch in 2010, Eos has gone from strength to strength with high profile contracts in London, Camberley, Solihull and Birmingham, including fit outs for Click Travel, Open Logic, Hoare Lee and Solihull Care Trust.
"We are going to have some of the best flagship stores in the region, more importantly, with unique designs exclusive to the Mall of Qatar that will require more fit out time.
The breakfast session - aimed at project managers responsible for office fit outs - will cover the benefits and drawbacks of going for a BREEAM rating, the legislation, how to achieve high ratings and the future for the assessment method.
In addition to the Regus deal, Service Birmingham, a joint venture between Capita and Birmingham City Council, appointed Systems by Design to fit out the 53,000 sq ft floor space at the Fort Dunlop site.
Poundworld and Farmfoods will start their shop fit outs on June 26.