Barclays Wealth has taken 77,000 sq ft ( 7,153 sq m) of office space at Glasgow’s Aurora office development.

The bank has taken four floors at £26/sq ft (£279.86/sq m) from developer Commercial Estates Group (CEG) in what is believed to be the biggest letting of the year.

Barclays will use the space for support staff and create 500 jobs in Glasgow over the next three years.

The letting means there is only one Grade A office building in the development pipeline – Wilson Bowden’s 4 Atlantic Quay being marketed by Lambert Smith Hampton.

Frank McGarahan, Chief Operating Officer, Barclays Wealth, said: ‘Barclays Wealth has ambitious growth plans and we need to build on our existing infrastructure capability to meet the demands of our growing client base and increased global presence.

Ryden acted for CEG and Jones Lang LaSalle represented Barclays.