The bank will create 1,000 jobs in Manchester after signing an agreement to open a major office in the city center

A digital bank will create 1,000 jobs in Manchester city centre.

Starling Bank has signed a decade-long deal for the fifth floor of Barings Real Estate’s Landmark Building near St Peter’s Square.

The bank will occupy 14,061 square feet of space in the building along with other tenants including Santander UK, Xero UK, RSM, HSBC UK, Allianz Insurance, Grant Thornton, JLL and social business Change Please.

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Starling Bank first announced plans to create 1,000 Manchester jobs by December 2022, but did not disclose where it would open an office.

Ian Mayhew, Managing Director of UK Asset Management at Barings, said: “Having been selected by Starling Bank for their fourth UK office is fantastic news and we are delighted to welcome their team to Landmark.

“It’s great to see the leasing momentum continue into 2023 and we’re pleased to be able to offer a world-class work environment for a variety of market-leading and innovative companies.”


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