Kadans Science Partner has acquired The Science Quadrant at Abingdon.

Kadans, now part of AXA Investment Managers, has bought the four buildings which total 75,316 sq ft from Addington Capital. The deal includes an additional 1.59-acre plot which has planning permission for 20,000 sq ft of office and laboratory space.

James Sheppard, head of commerce UK&I for Kadans, said: “We are delighted to be expanding our portfolio into the Oxford market. Oxford is a critical location for science and technology development.

“The addition of The Science Quadrant allows us to deliver the Kadans ecosystem and real estate proposition into one of Europe’s leading life science markets.”

Kadans was supported by Bidwells & Creative Places a specialist R&D real estate consultant. Mills & Reeve acted as legal advisors for Kadans. Doherty Baines and Addleshaw Goddard LLP (legal) advised the vendor. 

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