10
Jul 2015

Phase two of The School Yard hits key milestone

The stunning exterior of the second phase of the award-winning School Yard scheme is beginning to emerge as the project heads towards completion later this year. The multi-million pound scheme in Harborne is being clad in anthracite zinc – a first for a residential development of this size in Birmingham – with the eight-week zinc construction set to be complete by the end of July. The 13 residential units – which include one, two and three bedroomed apartments and a townhouse – have been designed by Jewellery Quarter-based Bryant Priest Newman and have all already been sold to individual buyers. …read more


8
Jul 2015

The Hoot is on!

The countdown has begun for the grand unveiling of an art project that will give visitors to The Cube a real hoot – and help raise £250,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. From July 20 more than 90 5ft 5in specially decorated owls will go on display across Birmingham as part of the Big Hoot art trail. Companies across the city have paid £6,000 each to sponsor an owl and each one is currently being decorated to the sponsor’s specification from 150 different possible designs. There will be two owls gracing The Cube when the project is launched in late July …read more


22
May 2015

The School Yard scoops third award

The first phase of EDG Property’s The School Yard development has won a third award for its successful reinvigoration of a much-loved building in the heart of Harborne in Birmingham. The project to transform the school building and its surrounds into a commercially successful mixed use scheme won the Commercial Project of the Year Award at the RICS awards held at the Town Hall in Birmingham. The award is the second in as many months for the project after it was given 2014 Birmingham Civic Society Renaissance Award when the judges said the project had “enlivened Harborne High Street and …read more


19
May 2015

Work starts on breathing new life into Fort Dunlop atrium

Work is set to begin on an exciting new phase of work at Fort Dunlop that will play a key part in transforming the iconic building. The 300,000 sq ft mixed use building was acquired last summer by a fund managed by Tristan Capital Partners, in partnership with EDG Property, and the new owners have already been busy on various external works including a complete rebranding and upgrading its car parking offer. A series of works are planned over the next couple of years to significantly upgrade the building – which is home to almost 3,000 workers and businesses such …read more


18
May 2015

EDG Launches Construction Arm

EDG Property has established a new construction arm to build out the second phase of its award-winning School Yard development in Birmingham. EDG Build has initially been created to build out the new homes in the Harborne scheme but director Neil Edginton said it also reflected the aspirations of EDG Property. He said: “The speed of sales at The School Yard has surprised even us and all 13 of the properties have all be sold off plan, so the most important thing is that we are able to deliver the project to our customer’s satisfaction.” “The construction market is incredibly …read more