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Manchester, UK

Corn Exchange


Queensberry Real Estate is development manager for Aviva Investors working on The Corn Exchange scheme in Manchester, to reconfigure and reposition the asset. The Corn Exchange recently won the coveted Catering and Leisure Destination of the Year award 2015 at the BCSC Gold Awards. QRE also act in the role of interim asset manager throughout the process. The Corn Exchange a 220,000 sq ft leisure and hotel development previously known as The Triangle, is an impressive Grade II listed building situated in the heart of Manchester’s city centre. As one of the city’s most iconic and loved listed building, The Corn Exchange has being restored by QRE to showcase its original features, providing a stunning setting for indoor and outdoor dining options all year round.

Key Tenants

Vapiano, Wahaca, Cosy Club, Restaurant Bar & Grill, Pho, Cabana, Tampopo, Salvis, Byron, Pizza Express, Gino D'Acampo 'My Restaurant' Zizzi Roomzzz Aparthotel

Location: Manchester, England Project Cost: £30m
Our Role: Development Manager Status: Open summer 2015
Architects: BDP5 Plus Size:  200,000 sq ft
QRE Leasing Contact: Chris Daly, Stuart Harris Leasing Agents: Metris Real Estate, Cushman & Wakefield

Key Facts

 Stunning Grade 2 listed building.
 Being transformed into 17 restaurants with 114 bed hotel above
 Situated in the heart of Exchange Square
 All three sides of The Corn Exchange will have active frontages with external seating
 Bright and spacious internal seating beneath the impressive glass dome roof
 New Glazed extensions to Fennel Street
 Sits within Manchester’s Business Improvement District
 Near neighbours include; Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Manchester Arndale, The National Football Museum, The Printworks, Manchester Cathedral, Phones 4 U Arena, and Victoria Station
 New tram stop for Exchange Square operational from late 2015