Glandore expands with new sustainable Belfast workspace

Launching the expanded Glandore offering at Arthur Place in Belfast are the Kelly family - (from left) Rebecca, Michael, Clare and Fiona

Family-owned flexible office space provider Glandore has expanded its second Belfast city centre location by renovating the ground and first floors of Arthur Place, meaning it now occupies entire building, offering 15,066 sq ft of workspace.

It said it commenced the expansion following increasing demand for flexible workspace hubs in the city centre.  

Arthur Place is located directly opposite Arthur House, Glandore’s first location in Belfast, which opened in 2006. 

Together, the two properties offer companies the flexibility to scale from one to 200+ desks on flexible terms from three months upwards in fully serviced high quality office space which can be custom designed to meet their unique requirements and working styles.

Arthur Place, which offers suites ranging from from 440sq ft to 768sq ft across five floors, has been renovated with a focus on sustainability, including increased water conservation and waste management practices, use of sustainable materials and low chemical products as well as wellness initiatives and cycle to work schemes.

Interior shot of Glandore's extended offering at Arthur Place

The property boasts large windows and glossy open plan layouts and is finished to the highest quality, designed to maximise productivity.

The additional two new floors have been redesigned by Todd Architects, an award-winning architectural practice based in Belfast, while building work was carried out by Wheatcross Construction Ltd.

With a trend towards hybrid working post-Covid, many medium to larger companies are seeking to right-size their office space to reflect the changes in occupancy levels.  Glandore offers the ability to custom design workspace in Belfast, that will now include enhanced amenities onsite including a club room, meeting rooms, barista station, reception and bike storage at Arthur Place.

Established in 2001, Glandore is a leading flexible market operator run by Michael Kelly and his three daughters Fiona, Clare and Rebecca. It has accommodated an impressive roster of international firms in their offices across Ireland, with high-end workspaces located in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.

Glandore director Clare Kelly said: “We’re thrilled to be expanding further into the Belfast market, following the demand for high-quality, flexible workspaces in the city centre.

One of the desks at the Glandore office space in Belfast's Arthur Place

“Our mission is to create a dynamic, supportive, and friendly community in which every individual and company can grow. We believe that what is unique about the Glandore experience is the level of genuine care and support we provide to our members.

“Whilst hybrid working is here to stay, there is huge demand for turn-key modern and collaborative workspace that offers full operational & IT support from an experienced team.”

With an increased appetite for dual market business, the extensive network of Glandore members and alumni extends to 10 locations across Ireland, allowing cross-border trade to flourish.

Already housing global software provider InTapp on the newly established first floor, Glandore (details at has also been home to and supported the growth of a range of companies such as Rapid 7, Bazaarvoice, Alexander Mann Solutions, Ogletree and Bank of London.