Apr 2019

High Profile Residents choose The Co-Operative

Sky Blues striker Maxime Biamou has dropped a big hint about where his future lies after laying down roots in Coventry city centre. The Frenchman, who is a firm favourite amongst Coventry City fans, has purchased an apartment at The Co-Operative, which is the regeneration of the former Co-op department store into high-specification apartments, offices, café bars and restaurants. The apartments are set within the 1950s building, where award winning EDG Property has maintained the character of the store but has given it a 21st Century feel, offering the region’s only internal park – complete with four Cypress trees especially …read more

Jan 2019

Rodizio Rico signed for The Co-Operative

The taste of Brazil is coming to a major regeneration project in Coventry city centre. Rodizio Rico, an exclusive London headquartered Brazilian-themed restaurant, has signed up to take a 3,500 sq ft unit at The Co-Operative – the redevelopment of the former Co-Op department store by award winning EDG Property. The £1 million investment to create the restaurant will be only the fourth in the country, with two in London – including a venue at the 02 Arena – and one at The Cube in Birmingham. Rodizio Rico will create around 20 jobs to cater for around 120 covers and …read more

Jun 2018

Confidence boost for Coventry after successful start at The Co-Operative

The early success at Coventry’s most ambitious mixed-used, city centre development should give a confidence boost to the city. That is the view of Councillor Jim O’Boyle, Cabinet Member for Jobs and Regeneration, who was speaking at the topping out ceremony of EDG Property’s The Co-Operative development in Corporation Street. The event was held to commemorate the work so far and to show off the glass roof that will allow natural light into the Midlands’ only development with an internal park area. The Co-Operative, which is set to be finished by next spring, has been an overwhelming success with 25 …read more

Jun 2018

Cafe Morso comes to The Co-Operative

A growing café bar company has signed up to be part of a major new development in Coventry. Café Morso, an independently run company, has five venues across the Midlands and will make Coventry its sixth when it moves into The Co-Operative – a landmark regeneration project being undertaken by award-winning EDG Property. The cool café serves coffees and teas during the day along with breakfasts, cakes and lunches, but then offers a mix of beers and gins in the evening on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. It will also offer live, acoustic music on Saturday nights. The overall investment …read more

May 2018

First restaurant welcomed to The Co-Operative

The first restaurant has signed up to The Co-Operative development in Coventry, bringing a new dining experience to the city. Steakout, which already has eight venues – predominantly in the South East – is investing around £500,000 and creating 20 jobs at the restaurant inside the former Co-Op in the city centre. The deal follows hot-on-the-heels of the first office being taken at the scheme, which is seeing the former Co-Op building transformed into a mix of high-spec apartments, office, retail and leisure space by award-winning developers EDG Property. Steakout has been operating for a decade and prides itself on …read more