Workspace Management

Through our award-winning property management services, we create the spaces and connect the communities that stimulate economies.

We specialise in managing workspaces and delivering meanwhile use strategies targeted at innovation and high growth enterprise sectors. With over 15 years’ experience building
communities and growing businesses, we have a long established and respected track record, managing clusters of knowledge-based businesses including digital, creative industries, advanced manufacturing, science and technology sectors.

Today, our talented team and wide pool of expert associates, are managing over 40,000 sm of space in the North of England and advising on a further 10,000 sm of projects across the UK.

As a company, Creative Space Management has been recognised for its innovative approach to workspace management with numerous awards. In 2007 we won the RICS Award for Business Infrastructure and Facilities Management. In 2009, the British Institute for Facilities Management awarded us for Innovation. In 2012, we achieved the RICS and RIBA Project of the Year for Toffee Factory in the North East Region and the RICS national commendation for Regeneration. In 2015 we received the Best UK Neighbourhood award from the Academy of Urbanism. In 2016, we were announced as winners of the British Council for Offices Award for Best Commercial Workspace in the North of England.

The awards we’ve received are one part of our story, but what drives us is creating, sustained and measurable impact for people, businesses and regions. Please get in touch today to learn more.

Visit our workspaces to get a flavour for the buildings we manage and the communities we support: Tower Works , Round Foundry and Marshalls Mill in Leeds | Electric Works in Sheffield | The Core, The Lumen and High Bridge Works in Newcastle | The Advanced Manufacturing Park Technology Centre in South Yorkshire.

what our clients say

We are confident that the Toffee Factory will successfully meet the needs of businesses in the creative and cultural sector, following CSM’s expert advice on the business plan and detailed design of the building.

Vicky Cuthbertson, Planning & Strategy Manager, 1NG Limited.

Case Studies

Relish Research

Relish Research chose the Round Foundry Media Centre for its first base outside London in April 2012 and, within a year, moved again into larger offices, thanks to a…

Luminous Group

Luminous group, a collaboration of three sister companies – Digital Surveys, Digital VR and Digital Architecture, came to Toffee Factory in December 2011. Moving in under the name eBIM…

Toffee Factory, Newcastle

Opened in December 2011, Toffee Factory began development in 2009 when Creative Space Management was appointed to undertake a preliminary feasibility study. The company undertook further detailed business planning,…