Mitsubishi Estates - Project Manager

Project Manager Candidate Information Pack


Dear Candidate

Thank you for taking the time to apply for the appointment of Project Manager with Mitsubishi Estate London. The Mitsubishi Estate Group began it’s operation in London in 1986 and has been engaged in the leasing and development of real estate, primarily office buildings and apartments. Part of a well established and recognised international brand, Mitsubishi Estate is seeking a Project Manager who can bring a new perspective to the group with roots in London, and will help the Group to expand its growing number of London projects.

The Spirit of Mitsubishi Three Principles

“Shoji Komei” Integrity and Fairness

“Shoki Hoko” Corporate Responsibility to Society

“Ritsugyo Boeki” Global Understanding through Business

Maintain principles of transparency and openness, conducting business with integrity and fairness.

Expand business, based on an all- encompassing global perspective.

Strive to enrich society, both materially and spiritually, while contributing towards the preservation of the global environment.

Mission of the Mitsubishi Estate Group We contribute to society through urban development.

By building attractive, environmentally sound communities where people can live, work, and relax with contentment, we contribute to the creation of a truly meaningful society.

‘A Love for People A Love for the City’ - Forever Taking on New Challenges - The Mitsubishi Estate Group

The Mitsubishi Estate Group Code of Corporate Conduct In order to carry out the Group’s Mission,we pledge to observe the following Code of Conduct: 1 2 3 We will act with integrity. We will strive to earn the trust of our clients. We will strive to create a vibrant workplace.

We will base our conduct on laws and ethics and always reflect with humility upon our behaviour, valuing our communication with society and placing priority in our corporate activities on earning trust through fairness and transparency.

We will approach all objectives from our clients’ point of view, providing safe and reliable products and services, and make information available as appropriate.

While aiming at personal growth, we will respect the human rights and diversity of opinions of others and increase our creativity

and professionalism,while displaying our collective strengths as a team.

Facts in Brief

• Acquired Atlas House (100% office building in the City of London) in 1985 as first investment in the UK. • Opened office in London in 1986, starting with 2 expats which has currently grown to 11 in addition to 4 local staff. • Conducted 4 development projects of totalling more than 130,000sqm of net effective floor area.

• In London currently owns 6 office buildings totalling c.104,000sqm of net internal area.

• Redevelopment of 245 Hammersmith Road currently has been completed.

• 8 Bishopsgate is under construction.

• Development of built-to-rent residential in Nine Elms is currently underway.

• Holds further potential development schemes in its pipeline.

• Acquired office buildings in Paris in 2014 and 2018, also an office building in Munich in 2017.

• Acquired 8 logistic buildings in Netherlands in 2018 and 2019.

• Owns approximately £1.3 billion in asset value across the UK and EU.

Our Business Model

• Business of Mitsubishi Estate London is mainly driven by adding value through redevelopment.

• Mitsubishi‘s strategy to real estate investments and developments in London, is appreciating the medium to long-term advantages that the assets provide. • It is essential for Mitsubishi Estate London to identify and acquire property which has future potential for adding value through redevelopment or refurbishment. • Development projects are managed in-house with assistance of a third party Development Manager or Project Manager.





London Pipeline Commercial Projects


8 Bishopsgate


60-72 Upper Ground TBD (former ITV The London Television Centre)

Warwick Court (Refurbishment)



In operation


Under construction (future development)

Our Office Assets and Projects

Our Office Assets and Projects

8 Bishopsgate

• Two buildings standing next to one another, these buildings were acquired in Spring 2011.

• Located at the corner of main thoroughfares of Leadenhall Street and Bishopsgate the site is a prime core location in the City of London.

• The site is located in the Square Mile, where tower buildings may be permitted.

• Planning consent has been granted in October 2017 to build a 50-storey tower building of 53,000sqm NIA.

• Under construction. Completion expected in 2022.

Paternoster Square

• Mitsubishi Estate London marked its debut in London by a redevelopment project of a 1960’s office block adjacent to St Paul’s Cathedral which was unpopular among citizens and local government alike. • Mitsubishi Estate London was responsible for the master plan of the majority of the site as well as the delivery of four buildings and the infrastructure of the square.

• The site was well known for its complexity and sensitivity of being adjacent to St Paul’s.

• Mitsubishi Estate London has since sold two of its buildings, in 2003 and 2013.

Warwick Court


8 above ground, 2 basement

Gross Internal Area

28,400 sqm

Net Internal Area

19,800 sqm Office 16,400 sqm Retail 1,900 sqm Misc. 1,600 sqm


MacCormac Jamieson Prichard Architects

Office Tenant

Goldman Sachs International

10 Paternoster Square - Sold 2013


8 above ground, 2 basement

Gross Internal Area

33,600 sqm

Net Internal Area

23,100 sqm Office 19,200 sqm Retail 2,300 sqm Misc. 1,600 sqm


Eric Parry Architects / Sheppard Exchange

Office Tenant

The London Stock Exchange

Bow Bells House - Sold in 2010 • Mitsubishi Estate London’s second redevelopment project in a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation completed in 2007. • Redevelopment of an office building built in the 1960’s in the City of London. • Mitsubishi Estate London undertook Project Management and Asset Management roles in the JV.


8 above ground, 2 basement

Gross Internatl Area

20,000 sqm

Net Internal Area

13,000 sqm Office 9,100 sqm Retail 1,300 sqm Misc. 600 sqm


HOK / David Walker Architects

Office Tenant

Bank of Ireland Aberdeen Asset Management

Central Saint Giles

• 50/50 joint venture project with Legal & General. A redevelopment and re-generation of an office block built in the 1960’s. • The building consisting of office, retail and residential is designed by world renowned architect Renzo Piano. • Award-winning building with blue-chip tenants including Google, WPP and NBC Universal as main tenants.

• Completed in 2010.


11 above ground, 2 basement

Gross Internatl Area

66,000 sqm

Net Internal Area

48,300 sqm Office 38,000 sqm Retail 2,300 sqm Misc. 8,000 sqm


Renzo Piano Building Work Shop

8 Finsbury Circus (River Plate House) - Sold in 2019

• Acquired in 2007 with 6 years remaining on a lease to Mizuho Bank. • Obtained planning permission to demolish and re-build in 2012.

• Commenced demolition in October 2013.

• Completed in 2016.


9 above ground, 2 basement

Gross Internal Area

22,500 sqm

Net Internal Area

15,800 sqm


Wilkinson Eyre Architects

1 Victoria Street

• Acquired in January 2013.

• The 32,000 sqm office building is let to the UK government until 2021. • Located adjacent to UNESCO World Heritage Site - Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey. • The Victoria sub-market is one of the most emerging office and residential markets with major new developments taking place.

Clive House

• Acquired in December 2013.

• Formerly known as Passport Office, the 8,000 sqm office building is fully let to the UK government until 2027.

• Located at proximity of St James’ s Park tube station.

• The Victoria sub-market is one of the most emerging office and residential markets with major new developments taking place.

245 Hammersmith Road

• 50/50 joint venture project with Legal & General following the success of Central Saint Giles. • Consists of 12 above ground and 1 basement with a plaza and a new urban park.

• 22,500 sqm office and 900 sqm retail

• Construction commenced in 2017 and completed on July 2019. • Set to create a new benchmark for offices in the Hammersmith area.

Job Description

Key Terms Job Title Reporting to

Project Manager General Manager


Competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications


Piccadilly Circus, London

Key Responsibilities A Project Manager with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience of working within the London real estate market. Ideally you will come from a quantity surveying or engineering background and then progressed into project management. This role will entail managing MELL’s principal investments, principally in the ongoing development and refurbishment schemes at 8 Bishopsgate, 60-72 Upper Ground (former ITV The London Television Centre) and Warwick Court, with a strong focus on budget and programme management. You will be expected to attend regular project meetings with business partners and to propose your strategies and ideas for propelling the projects, and to provide minutes when needed. Experience needed: • Project Manager with experience within a real estate/ project management consultancy. • Degree educated (Quantity Surveying or Engineering degree). • Extensive knowledge of the investment and asset management of complex real estate projects. • Cat A experience - essential. • Cat B experience - ideal. • Strong skills in Excel are essential. The successful candidate will ideally be: • Good communication and team building skills with Clients, Colleagues and Contractors. • Good written communication skills for letter writing and report writing. • Good analytical skills for problem solving and planning. • Active team player. • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Application Process

To arrange a confidential briefing conversation please contact our recruitment advisors Nanja Fourie and Matthew Evans of The Management Recruitment Group.

Nanja Fourie

07800 524 029

Matthew Evans

07854 865 017

Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV of no more than 4 pages and a covering letter of not more than 2 pages. Applications should be sent to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th April 2020.

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