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TripAdvisor signs second city office deal in two months
11:30am Thursday 30th January 2014 in News
ONLINE travel giant TripAdvisor is moving to new premises in Oxford in a second major office deal in just two months.
The firm has taken the ground and first floor, totalling14,500 sq ft of space, at Fletcher House on the Oxford Science Park for its business division, which has more than 150 staff.
They will now be based near sister company Holiday Lettings which will see a further 150 staff relocating to the Park after bosses claimed the entire 31,500 sq ft Hinshelwood Building in what was the biggest office letting in the city last year.
TripAdvisor spokesman James Kay declined to say how much had been invested or how many jobs had been created, prompting the move.
But he added: “We have outgrown our capacity in our current office space in Oxford.”
TripAdvisor instructed property agents Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) to find new space in Oxford for its expanding operations.
Holiday Lettings is moving from Summertown while the business division will switch from Eastpoint Business Park near Littlemore.
Kevin Wood of LSH’s Oxford office said: “Fletcher House is one of the few examples of grade A (high-quality) commercial office space available to let on the Oxford market.”