Investing into wellbeing properties
Thursday February 28th, 2019
RO Real Estate makes wellness a priority at One Dorset Street; Hampshire’s first Fitwel certified building.
Fitwel is the world’s leading system for designing and operating buildings that actively improve occupant health. Health and wellness is of the highest priority for forward thinking organisations and the investment in One Dorset Street aims to support occupiers who understand that employee wellbeing is critical to commercial success.
The development, which has the total floor area of 24,564 ft2 (2,282 m2), is located in Southampton’s main central business district, within just a few minutes’ walk or cycle from the city’s key amenities, transport links and residential areas, and has been fully refurbished to exacting standards to meet the requirements of the modern office occupier.
One Dorset Street offers flexible floor space to meet occupiers size requirements from 2,992 sq ft – 18,246 sq ft. The new and approved office accommodation has been developed and designed with its users at its heart, making healthy choices easy and convenient throughout the normal working day.
The building incorporates access to local amenities with a concierge service, promoting access to local leisure and health amenities. A dedicated terminal in the lobby displays safe routes for walking meetings or digital detox breaks of 10, 15 or 30 minutes, local public transport information, and locations for nutritious food, exercise and relaxation. Also featured is the access to outdoor space and nature, which is related to lower levels of stress and increased physical activity, with a private garden with planting and ample seating.