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Apr 2016

LaSalle and EDG Property embark on city centre apartment scheme

LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”), the global real estate investment manager, has appointed award-winning developer, EDG Property, to start work on transforming a collection of vacant offices into luxury apartments in the heart of Birmingham city centre. EDG Property, whose award winning portfolio includes The School Yard in Harborne, will convert the former offices on New Street into 19 high specification one and two bedroomed apartments on behalf of Lasalle Investment Management. Edd Fitch, National Director, LaSalle Investment Management said: “The office to residential conversion of New Street Chambers demonstrates our ability to add value to assets in core locations around …read more


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Mar 2016

EDG Property project nominated for property’s most prestigious award

The second phase of The School Yard in Harborne has been shortlisted for a RIBA – the ‘Oscars’ of the property sector. Designed by Jewellery Quarter-based BPN Architects, the project was the second phase of a mixed use scheme that had already won a string of awards for sensitively breathing new life into the long vacant Grade II Listed Clock Tower building in the heart of the popular Birmingham suburb. The eight projects shortlisted for regional gongs also include the Assay Office in Birmingham and £600m transformation of New Street Station. Jonathan Hines, chairman of the judging panel, said: “The …read more


3
Mar 2016

New iconic global HQ for quality management experts

Leading total quality management services provider to the automotive and aerospace industries, G&P has relocated its global headquarters to one of the most iconic sites in the Midlands. The company is now based at the historic and highly-visible Fort Dunlop building, conveniently situated next to the M6 on the edge of Birmingham, at the heart of the UK’s automotive industry. “In recent years G&P has experienced substantial levels of growth and our relocation to Fort Dunlop is a significant reflection of this ongoing success and expansion,” comments Dino Kyriacou, Chairman, G&P. “This is an incredibly exciting time for G&P, the …read more


8
Feb 2016

Design at the heart of a new housing scheme

A cluster of new homes being developed by EDG Property on a major new housing scheme are set to be designed by the same team behind the award-winning The School Yard in Birmingham. EDG Property has submitted a planning application for 23 new units on the Priors Hall Park development in Corby, Northamptonshire, which have been designed by Birmingham based BPN Architects. BPN is one of the city’s most innovative architect firms and designed the residential phase of The School Yard scheme in Harborne Village Birmingham, which was completed last year. Priors Hall Park is one of the largest development …read more


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Jan 2016

Neil Edginton likes building things – and a challenge – and his latest projects are certainly fulfilling both criteria

Coventry is nothing if not resilient. Time and again it has ridden the ebbs and flow of the economic cycle and come out fighting the other side. Even when the impediment was two nights of bombing by the Luftwaffe, it dusted itself down and reinvented itself as a new kind of city with innovations such as the world’s first ringroad and multi-storey car park. Where once it had been ribbon, then watches and then the bicycle, for more than two generations it was the motor car when the city was home to such celebrated marques as Daimler and Triumph, Hillman …read more