Orbit Developments, part of the Emerson Group, is one of the largest privately-owned development and investment companies in the UK. Founded in 1971, Orbit’s main focus is on the development and retention of commercial properties in the office, industrial, leisure and retail sectors.
One of the most established and successful commercial developers in the North West, Orbit Developments has a portfolio of over 8,000,000 sq. ft, which combines 230 individual schemes. These include: 200 office buildings, 38 retail, and 40 industrial with over 2,000 tenants in total.
The company’s portfolio in Wilmslow, Alderley Edge and Macclesfield comprises of over 50 properties, offering quality office space to let from 1 – 200 person operations. High profile tenants include Plastic Card Services, Zuto, Knights Solicitors and Pets at Home. However, Orbit don’t just provide space for well established companies, we provide affordable office space to business start-ups therefore helping aspiring entrepreneurs bring a new set of skills to the area. The company prides itself on working with growing companies by providing space for them to grow.
Over the past few years, the company has not only invested in the refurbishment of its own buildings, but has also sponsored local events such as East Cheshire Hospices’ Hike the Hill, Barnaby Festival, Wilmslow Motor Show and The Macclesfield & Wilmslow Business Awards (now The North East Cheshire Business Awards).
As well as supporting public events, the success of Wilmslow, Alderley and Macclesfield as business destinations is a priority. Orbit Developments are especially committed to making Macclesfield a great place to be. In 2017 Orbit launched the initiative, Macclesfield Means Business, which highlights our commitment to driving forward the regeneration of Macclesfield town centre.