Faces of St James Business Centre, Meet Laura Moore

The people who work at St James Business Centre are really important to us. Our team come from all sorts of backgrounds and bring their own characters to whatever job they are doing. They’re positive, good organisers, great communicators, real team players and are proud to say ‘we work at St James Business Centre’.

Meet Laura Moore, our Building and Facilities Manager…


If you could write your own job title that best describes what you do at St James Business Centre, what would it be?

Building and Facilities Manager – Looking after the tenants of a multi-let building ensuring all their needs are met. This includes all soft and hard FM, maintenance, customer service, dealing with all aspects of leases and service charge.


When did you start at St James Business Centre and what was your first role?

November 2018 the position I am in now.


What led you to this career and wanting to work at St James Business Centre?

I was at another building service role previously where I had worked my way through and up the company and felt it was time to work for a more competitive company with great knowledge and expertise in the industry.


What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of at St James Business Centre?

I love refurbishing offices and seeing the project through from start to finish.


Tell us some of your previous experience before working at St James Business Centre?

I used to run restaurants in Manchester city centre before moving across to building management which was great fun!


What’s the best advice you were ever given and who was it from?

The 6 P’s – Perfect, Planning, Prevents, Pretty, Poor, Performance. I am still an advocate of this today. From my dad.


What’s one thing you saw recently that made you smile?

My little girl waking up this morning.


What’s your favourite way to unwind after a busy day or at the weekend?

Going for a run.


What are your top 3 favourite films?

The Notebook, Shaw Shank Redemption and Cruel intentions for a cheesy chick flick.


What’s your favourite place that you’ve ever visited?

Australia, The Whit Sunday Islands in particular – I would love to live there one day.