8
Nov 2012

Behind the scenes at The School Yard

Many will already be aware that planning consent has been granted at EDG Property’s new development The School Yard in Harborne and with Listed building consent also granted, the contractor selection process is now underway. Enabling works will start on site in the next 4 weeks which will prepare the site ready for the construction team to commence their works. Contracts have been signed with new tenant Metro, who is soon to be spoiling us with continental tapas cuisine, now busy designing their stylish fit out.  Likewise, the award winning Italian Prezzo and food school Kitchen are working hard on …read more


5
Nov 2012

The complexity of listed buildings- Bob Ghosh, K4 Architects

Listed buildings should come with a bit of a health warning. They can become a costly obsession and are certainly not for everyone. A number of our institutional clients will always avoid bringing sites with listed buildings into their portfolio, given the inherent problems that they carry. However, others see heritage as the means to create places and identity, which sometimes have immeasurable value in real estate terms. K4 Architects are privileged to be working on some of the most significant heritage projects in Birmingham, including the Central Fire Station, Warwick Bar and The School Yard in Harborne. Although the …read more


16
Oct 2012

Midlands Property Quiz gets set for Monte Carlo

In the diary for 7th February with a Monte Carlo theme, the 2013 Midlands Property Quiz is all set to take on the property industry in support of charities Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital and Lionheart. It’s over a decade now since its inception and the Quiz still continues to attract the region’s property professionals, raising awareness for the good causes. Neil Edginton Managing Director of EDG Property and The Cube will chair the popular black tie event which will launch with luxury brands Ferrari and Maserati setting the scene for the glamorous evening at Aston Villa Football Club. Fidelis Navas of …read more


5
Oct 2012

Sowing the seeds at Sandfields

As the seasons change, horticultural experts get to work at EDG Property’s Sandfields Barn with landscaping works that will soon bring the Stratford-upon-Avon development to life. Avon Woodlands, who specialise in the design and construction of gardens and landscaping, has been commissioned to plan and deliver a considered soft landscaping scheme. Established for over 25 years and based locally in Luddington, the company covers the Midlands, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire areas. Peter Lock, Director of Avon Woodlands said; “Our company works on projects of all sizes but we particularly enjoy crafting landscaping packages for bespoke homes such as Sandfields Barn. …read more