The first pre-let has been announced for the under-construction Leadenhall Building.
Risk mananagement and reinsurance company, Aon, have agreed to rent almost 200,000 sq ft of office space over ten storeys in the Richard Rogers designed building which has already been nicknamed the “Cheese Grater”.
The building, which will be 47 storeys tall at completion, is a joint venture by British Land and Oxford Properties.
Robert Brown, CEO Aon Limited said, “We are delighted to have chosen The Leadenhall Building as our new London headquarters. The Aon Centre at The Leadenhall Building places us at the heart of the City’s insurance sector and the building’s impressive location and offices reflect our standing as the leading global professional services firm focused on risk and human capital management.
“The UK, and indeed London, remain an integral part of Aon Corp’s strategy. The decision to move to The Leadenhall Building confirms our commitment here and offers us an ideal platform to continue to grow our business and deliver the best of Aon to our clients.”
Aon are currently based in Devonshire Square.