It’s exciting times ahead for The Cube, as EDG Property secures Echelon Group for what’s tipped to be one of Birmingham’s most fashionable hang-outs. As part of Echelon Group’s aggressive growth plan, businessman Riad Erraji has taken 4500 sqft of reconfigured space at The Cube for his upmarket wet-led concept. The high profile venue will join the likes of Marco’s Laurent Perrier Champagne Bar, also in The Cube, as a place to be seen in Birmingham. Fit out on Level 6 will commence in January 2015 with a Spring opening anticipated.
Having been The Cube’s first commercial tenant back in 2010, The Highways Agency has now signed with EDG Property to secure even more space at this landmark address. Neil Edginton of EDG Property secured the Department of Transport’s Executive Agency for The Cube over 4 years ago with a letting of 60,000 sqft across three floors. And now, the executive agency sponsored by the Department of Transport are all set to occupy a further 8,000 sqft on Level 8 with EDG managing the fit-out ready for their occupation in March 2015. This is a great testament for Birmingham’s iconic building, …read more
EDG Property is working alongside London headquartered Tristan Capital Partners to asset manage and develop Fort Dunlop, following the building acquisition from Urban Splash in August 2014. This latest deal marks £390m of assets under management and/or development for EDG Property. Originally built in 1920 and standing empty for 22 years prior to redevelopment in the 2000’s, Fort Dunlop is already an award winning Birmingham landmark, primarily Grade A office-led. There are now exciting plans to further enhance the asset and create a sustainable mixed-use destination. EDG Property and Tristan Capital Partners are working to improve the surrounding realm, enhance …read more
The clock tower building in Harborne has been sold in an undisclosed deal after being redeveloped in the depths of the recession. City firm EDG Property has sold the first phase of The School Yard development to asset management company Avignon Capital. The scheme at the Grade II-listed Victorian former school, famous for its clock tower, is now fully let but EDG Property director Neil Edginton said it had been a major turnaround from when he first unveiled the scheme in a depressed property market in 2012. He said: “It has been a really interesting project, and it has worked out …read more
It’s been an exciting week at The School Yard with work commencing on EDG Property’s residential building with Spectus Construction having been awarded the £2.1m build contract for phase 2 of the Harborne scheme. The Worcestershire based Spectus Construction is all set to deliver the final part of this successful mixed-use development with a contemporary zinc building home to thirteen boutique apartments, duplexes and townhouse. It will be the first of its kind locally and shall sit alongside the oasis of the new £1/4m private square and period charm of the clock tower buildings. Andy Griffiths of Spectus Construction said, …read more