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Rudlens Apartments, Wellingborough

Rudlens Apartments is a unique collection of contemporary apartments in the heart of Wellingborough, a small market town located in Northamptonshire. Wellingborough has a wealth of history, a bustling community and recent investment in the area makes it a desirable place to live. Within the local vicinity you will find plenty to keep you entertained, from cafes, shopping and local countryside walks, Wellingborough is a thriving community with something to offer for all. The building has a truly spectacular style – with features such as large anthracite windows with Georgian bars and high ceilings throughout, combined with brand new fixtures and fittings, parking and a new build warranty – Rudlens Apartments offers the ideal of modern living.   About Wellingborough Wellingborough has been ranked in the top ten places with the strongest house price growth, according to data from Halifax, with a 15.5% increase in 2022 and it has been predicted that there will be further growth in the coming years. House price rises were partly boosted by London residents selling up in the capital to upsize to bigger properties and be able to swiftly commute to the capital in under 50 minutes to St Pancreas Station and excellent commuter connections to main motorway routes around the country. Residents especially enjoy the area’s countryside, country parks and the newly built shopping and leisure complex at Rushden Lakes.   Investment Highlights Prices from £135,000 Completed and tenanted apartments 24 contemporary 1 and 2-bedroom apartments Leasehold with zero ground rent Service charge of £1.59 / sqft 6% current rental yield London Commuter Belt, just 53 minutes to London Kings Cross station 10 minute drive from Northampton Big regeneration area, lots of money being spent on this area to refresh it and increase the population Population is due to increase
Sanjit Dhanjal
19th July 2023

The Glassworks, Nottingham

The Glassworks Nottingham is a collection of 27 high specification, luxury loft style apartments within a Victorian-era factory right in the centre of Nottingham. With an enviable location 2 minutes’ walk from Nottingham Central Station, 5 mins walk from the City Centre and a short walking distance to all major sports grounds, cultural attractions, business district, and universities, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a high-specification apartment in a highly desirable area for well under the UK national average flat price and an area in demand for young professional tenants as well as higher education participants. Investors can invest from as little as £26,000 to secure an apartment here with the balance due on completion scheduled for Q1 2024.   About Nottingham Nottingham is the 9th largest city in the UK and the largest in the East Midlands region with a population just shy of 332,000. Brimming with history (the home of the Robin Hood legend), culture, and entertainment, it has been named one of the best cities to live in across the UK. The economy is the 7th largest in the UK worth £55 billion and is ranked as a global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Traditionally an economy based on lace and tobacco, the modern economy has evolved and holds host to several large-scale businesses within the service sector. The headquarters of several large companies are based in the city: these include Alliance Boots (formerly Boots the Chemists); Chinook Sciences; GM (cricket bats); Pedigree Petfoods; VF Corporation (American clothing); Changan Automobile (Chinese-made automobiles); the credit reference agency Experian; energy company E.ON Energy UK; betting company Gala Bingo; amusement and gambling machine manufacturer Bell-Fruit-Games; engineering company Siemens; sportswear manufacturers Speedo; high-street opticians Vision Express and Specsavers; games and publishing company Games Workshop; PC software developer Serif Europe (publisher of PagePlus and other titles); web hosting provider Heart Internet and the American credit card company Capital One. Nottingham also has offices of Nottingham Building Society (established 1849); HM Revenue & Customs; the Driving Standards Agency; Ofsted; the Care Quality Commission and BBC East Midlands. As an important centre for sports, the city plays host to 2 of the world’s oldest football clubs Nottingham Forest and Notts County and Nottingham Rugby Club who play in the English second division. Dubbed the ‘Home of English Sport’, The National Ice Centre, Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and Trent Bridge international cricket ground are all based in and around the city, with the vast majority a stone’s throw from The Glassworks. The city also plays host to 2 world-class universities, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University ranked 25th and 56th respectively in the 2023 Good University Guide, with a total of over 65,000 students studying in the city.   Why Nottingham? 10.7% increase in house prices between 2021 and 2022, the highest increase across the country. Voted Best City to live in the UK by the Sunday Times. A thriving rental market with 13% growth in rental yield between 2021 and 2022! £250 million Southside regeneration scheme located next door to the scheme. The NG2 postcode has an average asking price of £332,000, much higher than the prices in this development. £11 billion growth in metropolitan area GVA expected between 2020 and 2030. Fantastic transport connection with the city tram, M1 Motorway, Central Rail station and East Midlands Airport all a short distance from the development 6-7% Yields based on current rental prices (which will likely increase before completion)   Investment Highlights Prices from £130,000 Studio’s, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments Share of freehold opportunity with zero ground rent Service charge of £2.31 / sqft Up to 7% projected yield Completes in Q1 2024 Invest with just £26,000 20% on exchange, 80% on completion Excellent Nottingham city centre location
Sanjit Dhanjal
22nd May 2023

The Triangle, Ashford

The Triangle is a striking development overlooking the River Stour and neighbouring Victoria Park in the boom town of Ashford, Kent. Ideally located and directly opposite Ashford’s flagship leisure centre Elwick Place, the development is only a 12-minute walk from Ashford International Station. Buyers can choose from studios, one, two and three-bedroomed apartments with views over the river and parkland. From Ashford International, reach London Stratford in only 29 minutes and London St Pancras in 36 minutes. What’s more, Ashford is a major terminus for Europe, directly connected to three European capitals; Brussels in 1h 32 mins, Paris in 1h 52 mins and Amsterdam in 3hrs 50 mins.   About Ashford Ashford is a very interesting location, where property prices have increased by over 30% in the last 5 years, where house prices are on average 38% cheaper than in London and where population in the area has increased by 22.5% in just the last 15 years. What's more, Kings Cross St Pancras is just 36 minutes away by train making Ashford the perfect London commuter belt town. All of these facts mean this investment has the potential of working very well for our investors and hence why we expect the units to sell quickly. Below are a few investment highlights.   Why invest in Ashford? 22.5% population growth over last 15 years 22.5% population growth over last 15 years 38% growth in Ashford prime industrial rents 30% average house price growth over last 5 years 73% lower office rents than London 39% lower house prices than London Ashford Designer Outlet attracting more than 3 million visitors per year Ashford is home to Kent's largest office complex   Investment Highlights Prices from £180k Projected rental yields of 5.8% Parking included with all 2 and 3 bedroom apartments Zero ground rent 999 years leasehold Balconies included with all apartments
Sanjit Dhanjal
26th April 2023

The Forum, Manchester

An exciting opportunity in Victoria North, a prime location chosen for the extension of Manchester City Centre. The Forum offers thoughtfully crafted boutique residences that connect you to both nature and the city. Embrace city living in a quiet residential oasis with easy access to Ancoats and Northern Quarter neighbourhoods. The scheme has been designed to be a contemporary, design-led urban home, influenced by the heritage of the local theatre. Featuring creative twists across 90 apartments, with additional residents lounge, communal gardens, bike storage and car parking all within the heart of Manchester’s Victoria North District, The scheme is truly perfect for young professionals and families alike. £1b developing Victoria North over the next 20 years Manchester City Council and developer partners including CERT property will collectively invest over £1 Billion in developing Victoria North over the next 20 years. All along the Irk River Valley will be new homes, schools, healthcare, connected public spaces and improved travel links. Together, we’ll make Victoria North a more unified, greener place to call home. The site covers approximately 155 hectares to the north of Manchester city centre between Victoria Station, NOMA and the Northern Quarter in the southwest, and Queens Park and the intermediate Ring Road (Queens Road) to the North-East.  
Sanjit Dhanjal
9th February 2023

London House, Stoke

London House is a completed and operational student accommodation development in Stoke-on-Trent. Consisting of 76 cluster student apartments, this project has been completed since 2018 and managed by the University of Staffordshire Student Union Management Company, Greenpad. The building has been extremely popular with students and those studying within the area. The building is within just an 8-minute walk to the University of Staffordshire and is superbly located right in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent close to bars, restaurants and nightclubs to keep the students busy in their free time. The project is also conveniently located next to local bus routes and is just a 5 minute walk from Stoke train station that provides connections to Manchester and other parts of the UK. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation From £57,950 Zero ground rent Zero stamp duty 2 year rental assurance (7% NET) Close to Staffordshire University and Keele University. Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union management company Population of 255,000 people 90 mins to London Euston via Train Michelin Tyres have their UK Headquarters in Stoke JCB, the world leaders in construction machinery have announced 2,500 new jobs. The UK’s largest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, will be creating 1,400 jobs at its new engine plant. Overseas Investors can capitalize on the current weak rate of British Pound.
Sanjit Dhanjal
14th October 2022

Kiln House, Stoke

Welcome to Kiln House in Stoke-on-Trent, a completed and operational student accommodation building consisting of 96 already occupied studio apartments perfectly designed for todays modern students. Kiln House is situated approximately 8 minutes walk from the University of Staffordshire and has been operational now for the last 4 years achieving occupancy in excess of 80% for most of those years. The project is also conveniently located to Stoke train station providing easy access out across the rest of the UK. Amenities include a gymnasium, games room, cinema room as well as fully staffed concierge / reception area. All units on this project will come complete with a 2 years rental assurance at 7% net assured by the developer and will be managed directly by the University of Staffordshire's student union Greenpad. The university involvement effectively ensures that no stamp duty will be payable on any of these units. This coupled with the low service charges and zero ground rent make this an appealing prospect for student accommodation investors searching for yields north of 7%. The University of Staffordshire consists of approx. 13,000 students and is due to open in September of this year. The building is already open to accept students for the forthcoming academic year and is already 50% occupied having been 100% occupied during COVID. Prices are extremely reasonable at just £69,950 per unit. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation Only £69,950 Zero ground rent Zero stamp duty The only University approved PBSA studios Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union 2 year rental assurance (7% NET)
Sanjit Dhanjal
6th June 2022

X1 Cheltenham Place, Manchester

Introducing the next project in a long list of successful ventures by award- winning developer X1, we welcome you to X1 Cheltenham Place. This luxury studio apartments are perfect for professionals, graduates and students, and come with all the amenities you need to make life easy. Residents will have access to a gym, laundry facilities and bike storage, as well as being just five minutes’ walk from Salford Crescent station. And if that’s not enough, we’re also close to the incredible city of Manchester either a short journey by train or car, or a leisurely walk. This development follows on from the hugely popular project across the road, X1 The Campus – now enjoying 100% occupancy. X1 Cheltenham Place is eagerly awaited by investors and residents alike, bringing hundreds of luxury studio apartments to this thriving city. Investment Highlights Luxury studio apartments from £119,995 7% net rental return assured for 10 years 999 years lease Earn an assured £83,964 over 10 years Excellent location prime for rentals
Sanjit Dhanjal
21st March 2022

Poulson House, Stoke

Poulson House in Stoke is our latest completed and fully operational student accommodation development, situated a mere 9-minute walk from the University of Staffordshire. The project is also just 25-minutes’ drive away from The University of Keele. Completed in 2016, Poulson House consists of 122 studio apartments, approx. 15-25m2. In addition to its convenient proximity to the University of Staffordshire, the Poulson House new-build development also benefits from being fully operational with no development risk and a three year track record. This represents an attractive and immediate income for investors. Poulson House is managed by Greenpad, the university student union's own management company. This is their sole management property and ensures a high level of focus and maximum occupancy each year. Investors can benefit from a fully managed investment opportunity with a 2 years rental assurance provided for the first 40 investors. The University of Staffordshire consists of approx. 13,000 students and is due to open in September of this year. The building is already open to accept students for the forthcoming academic year and is already 50% occupied having been 100% occupied during COVID. Prices are extremely reasonable at just £62,950 per unit. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation Only £62,950 True live yield of 7% The only University approved PBSA studios Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union 2 year rental assurance (7% NET) starting September 2020 (COVID protection) University has confirmed its open next year £4000 rental assurance per unit is placed into a deposit protection scheme client account / or lodged in an escrow, held by a 3rd party solicitor 2 years assurance at 7% net 100% occupied for 20/21 academic year
Sanjit Dhanjal
21st September 2020