Aviva invites tenders for selected UK offices

Article date: 10 October 2003

Aviva plc (“Aviva”) has invited a number ofcompanies to tender for the acquisition and maintenance of a rangeof major properties in its UK occupied property portfolio.

Aviva will commit to new tenancy agreements for around 15 percent of its UK office premises in key locations across the UK,including Norwich, York & Perth, in return for thecost-effective provision of updated and maintained accommodationinto the future.

This initiative is designed to balance Aviva’s futurelong-term accommodation requirements with the corporate imperativesof prudent management of its assets and cost base.

A final decision on the tenders is expected next spring.

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About Aviva

  • Aviva is one of the leading providers of life and pensions toEurope with substantial positions in other markets around theworld, making it the world’s seventh-largest insurance groupbased on gross world-wide premiums.
  • Aviva’s principal business activities are long-termsavings, fund management and general insurance, with world-widepremium income and retail investment sales from continuingoperations of ¬£28 billion and assets under management of more than¬£200 billion.
  • The Aviva internet media centre is at www.aviva.com/media

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