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Media and Advertising

The glamourous industry of Media and Advertising has had an ongoing love affair with London’s Soho for more than half a century. In the 60’s advertising businesses began migrating to the area, coinciding with the era the industry began to develop its own unique style and tone. The avant-garde culture suited them and agencies began thinking of Soho as its ‘spiritual home’. These days marketing and advertising businesses are spread far and wide across the UK.
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Did you know?

23% of Soho’s workforce are in the creative industry making it one of the world’s most creative square miles
In the late 80s, "advertising village" was created in Docklands. Only Ogilvy & Mather agreed to go.
MediaCityUK is known as a regional creative hub in Salford, home to BBC, ITV and many more

Discover Media and Advertising businesses by location

This chart shows the location of deals completed by SHB in the media and advertising sector over the past three years.

Success stories

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Firstlight PR

We have been working with Firstlight PR for a number of years across a range of services ranging from flexible workspace advisory through to on-going consultancy.

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Forster Communications

Forster Communications instructed us to assist with their search for a new 1,500 sq ft office space.

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HLM Architects

HLM Architects were looking for a well presented, warehouse style office space which aligns with its brand and provides a flagship location.

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