Liverpool’s Royal Liver building up for sale

Ryan Bembridge

October 18, 2016

Liverpool’s iconic Royal Liver building is up for sale for the first time since its grand opening in 1911.

The building has a guide price of more than £40m and currently houses 19 businesses including Princes Foods, ITV, HSBC, Mott MacDonald and Grant Thornton.

Manchester-based commercial real estate company CBRE has been instructed to sell the building by its owner Royal London Mutual Insurance.

Colin Thomasson, executive director at CBRE, said: “We are delighted and extremely proud to be instructed to seek a purchaser for this truly iconic symbol of Liverpool.

“The Royal Liver Building is known worldwide and we expect the sale to attract strong interest from investors in the UK and around the globe.

“Our clients have been great custodians of this building for over 100 years, and this sale presents an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a unique part of Liverpool’s heritage.”

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