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New i2 Office Opens in Landmark Building in the City of London

LONDON, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

i2 Office, the UK's second largest Grade A serviced office provider, is pleased to announce that its new business centre has opened today on the 5th floor at 99 Bishopsgate. Further space will be available for clients on the 1st floor from the beginning of November 2013.

i2 signed the lease at the landmark building with Brookfield Office Properties, the leading global office property company, earlier in the summer and now has 20 centres available for clients around the UK, with 10 in central London.

This new business centre for i2 comprises 33,000 sqft and includes the entire first and fifth floors of the building.  The offices on the 5th floor enjoy the unique feature of looking out onto 8,000 sqft of newly landscaped roof terrace.  

The property, two blocks from Liverpool Street Station and adjacent to Brookfield's major development site at 100 Bishopsgate, has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment to the entrance, reception and outdoor spaces.  

Philip Grace, the CEO of i2 Office commented: "We are delighted to be opening our 20th site within this beautifully refurbished building within our expanding portfolio of high quality centres in the UK. We now have ten offices in London with a new centre due to open next month in Wigmore Street in the West End, and ten buildings in prime city centre locations in other major cities throughout the UK.  99 Bishopsgate offers i2 clients additional choice and is particularly well situated for Bank Underground and Liverpool Street mainline stations."  

Martin Wallace, Head of Leasing at Brookfield Office Properties, UK said: "Our focus is always to deliver the best possible office environments for our clients and we are delighted that i2 Office recognises this in choosing our building to add to its portfolio of Grade A business centres."

i2 Office were advised by Jones Lang Lasalle ("JLL") and Brookfield's letting agents were Gryphon Property Partners and JLL.

About i2 Office

i2 Office provides serviced offices, virtual offices, meeting rooms and business lounges across the UK with a strong emphasis on Grade A buildings, latest technology and the highest quality of fit-out.  Founded in 2009 by Philip Grace, a serviced office operator with many years' experience, the company has twenty business centres in London and major cities throughout the UK, with that number set to rise further in coming months.

About Brookfield Office Properties

Brookfield Office Properties owns, develops and manages premier office properties in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Its portfolio is comprised of interests in 110 properties totaling 80 million square feet in the downtown cores of New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Denver, Seattle, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, London, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, making it the global leader in the ownership and management of office assets. Landmark properties include Brookfield Places in New York City, Toronto and Perth, Bank of America Plaza in Los Angeles, Bankers Hall in Calgary, and Darling Park in Sydney. The company's common shares trade on the NYSE and TSX under the symbol BPO. For more information, visit http://www.brookfieldofficeproperties.com.

Brookfield Office Properties currently manages 1.4 million square feet of Grade A office space in London.  This portfolio includes major tenants such as BP, Deutsche Bank, Korea Development Bank, McGraw Hill, Latham & Watkins and RSA at premier properties such as 99 Bishopsgate and 125 Old Broad St. Brookfield's London development pipeline includes 100 Bishopsgate, Principal Place and London Wall Place.  

For more information, please contact Nick Wentworth-Stanley ( email: [email protected]; Tel : +44-(0)203-440-5012) or visit http://www.i2office.co.uk, or connect with i2 Office on any of the following networks:

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