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Aug 2015

EDG Property to play key role in Coventry renaissance

EDG Property has acquired a landmark building in the heart of Coventry as it makes its first foray into the city currently enjoying a major renaissance on back of the success of its universities and companies like Jaguar Land Rover. The building near the city’s famous Belgrade Theatre has been the home of a major Co-op store for more than half a century but the retailer decided to sell the building and focus on its other stores in the city. EDG Property is currently working with a leading architects firm to draw up a proposal for the 140,000 sq ft …read more


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Aug 2015

A room with a – fantastic – view

With the cladding complete and the picture windows now in place – it is not difficult to see why The School Yard apartments were all sold off-plan. Set for completion in November, the residential apartments will complete a two-phase scheme in the heart of Harborne Village in Birmingham, which has already won a string of awards from such diverse organisations from the Birmingham Civic Society to the RICS. EDG director Neil Edginton said everyone’s focus was now completing the project on time and getting the new residents moved in so that they can enjoy their first Christmas in the scheme. …read more


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