Merchant developed and funded Avon’s new European Headquarters office building in Northampton. This provides 90,255 sq ft of Grade-A office space over 5 floors, for Avon Cosmetics, the world’s leading direct seller of beauty products. Avon were seeking an attractive environment for their visiting sales force as well as a flexible headquarters building suitable to meet their changing needs in the future. The building constructed can be let in two halves or sublet floor by floor. The project was completed on time and to budget and Merchant were successful in achieving a BREEAM Excellent rating for the building.