The city centre has had a promising start to the year with an increased take-up of 4% on Q1 2014 at 318,000 sq ft.
Pre-let activity of new build grade A offices, by existing Manchester based occupiers, represented 29% of activity in Q1.
There has been an increase in higher quality lettings and a 50% reduction in secondary space compared to Q4 2014.
Notable pre-let activity in both grade A and refurbished space include relocations from PWC, EY and Bupa. Rental Cars added a further 38,000 sq ft to its operation at 35 Fountain Street.
City centre grade A space take-up accounted for 123,000 sq ft, 37% of the total sq ft.
4 deals in excess of 10,000 sq ft accounted for 73% of activity in South Manchester.