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Fifty5ive, Manchester City Centre.

10/08/21

Welcome to Fifty5ive, a vibrant and fast-paced community in the centre of Salford and Manchester which is perfect for those who want a life that goes beyond the ordinary.

The Building

This is a quality, contemporary building minutes from everything that both cities have to offer which is designed to surpass high expectations – the perfect work-hard-play-hard home in the city centre. Fifty5ive is far more than a place to rest your head, it is the ideal modern home where the extraordinary comes as standard.

The Apartments.

Each and every apartment at Fifty5ive has been conceived and built to reflect how you want to live. Bespoke designs and a commitment to the highest quality set these homes apart from the competition.

The needs of the resident are at the heart of each home. Open plan layouts, floor to ceiling windows and thoughtfully-designed lighting schemes offer a living environment where health and wellbeing come first.

All fixtures, fittings and furnishings are carefully selected by the developers expert interior design team to create a sophisticated, stylish home which inspires, excites and works seamlessly. Every feature has been maximised so that the final apartment is more than the sum of its parts.

The Amenities.

It’s not just the apartments at Fifty5ive which exceed expectations – the amenities are just as good, providing the sort of five star living experience that turns a home into a real community. The state-of the-art private gymnasium is fully-equipped with the sort of high-end kit that puts a regular high street gym to shame. Open to residents 24 hours a day, it’s perfect for people who value the health of their body and mind.

For those who prefer to spend their spare time in a calmer fashion, the communal areas are perfect for you. Whether it’s the roof terrace which provides stunning, unique views over the city or the communal break out areas inside, you’ll be able to find the perfect relaxation spot you never knew you were missing at Fifty5ive. 

The Investment.

  • 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments as well as Duplex’s starting from £163,000
  • Experienced and reliable developer
  • Deposit protection
  • Completion set for Q4 2022
  • 250 years leasehold
  • Projected yields of 5%
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Affinity Living, Birmingham.

03/06/21

Following the fantastic success of the Affinity Living purpose built residential properties in Manchester, the high end brand now moves its focus to Birmingham, with this stunning collection of 278 1 and 2 bedroom apartments situated in a prime location at the gateway of Birmingham City Centre.

Boasting the brand’s typical range of premium amenities and facilities, it will deliver tenants, in Birmingham, a living experience unmatched anywhere else in the city.

In line with the developers other completed projects, apartments here will spare no expense on specification of the apartments, with all finished to an exceptional standard providing everything a prospective tenant will need.

Alongside the apartments there are world class facilities and amenities such as:

  • Large contemporary living spaces and communal areas
  • State of the art gymnasium and fitness studio
  • Residents lounge area
  • TV lounge area
  • Co-working lounge and private booths for home workers
  • Courtyard and terrace area

This project has only recently been launched and so a number of the more desirable situated apartments are still available.

To secure a unit on the development, the payment plan will be as follows:

Payment Plan

Reservation Fee: £5000

Deposit on exchange: 30% of property value

Final payment on completion: 70% of property value less the reservation fee

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The Blade, Manchester.

20/04/21

The Blade, Manchester exceeds expectations of what modern city centre living should look like. This luxury development offers residents a range of on site amenities including a contemporary state of the art gymnasium, sauna and steam room, residents lounge and a luxury rooftop terrace.

With The Blade offering the finest living spaces and premium on site facilities, it will come as no surprise that this development will soon become one of the most desirable locations in the city. Furthermore, with easy transport links in and out of the city centre, The Blade is ideal for both families and young professionals looking to live and work in the heart of Manchester.

The Blade is situated approximately 8 miles away from Manchester International Airport with a journey time of just 16 minutes by car and 30 minutes by public transport. Manchester International Airport is the UK’s third busiest airport carrying close to 30 million passengers each year with over 54 airlines flying to more than 200 destinations worldwide.

The closest train station to the project is Deansgate station which is just 0.2 miles away or 5 minutes walk from The Blade. Manchester Piccadilly Station is just over a mile away and Manchester Oxford Road station is approx. 0.8 miles away from the development. All stations can be reached within a 15 minute walk from the project.

Investment Highlights

  • 52 storey tower of 414 luxury 1-,2-, and 3 bedroom apartments
  • Service charge £2.75 / sqft
  • Leasehold 250 years
  • 7% Projected yield
  • Completion Q4 2023
  • 20% deposit on exchange, balance on completion
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Poulson House, Stoke.

21/09/20

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 Univeristy 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’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 £59,950 per unit.

Investment Highlights

  • Completed, operational student accommodation
  • Only £59,950
  • True live yield of 7%
  • The only University approved PBSA studios
  • Managed by Stafford University’s student union
  • 1 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 for the first 40 buyers
  • 100% occupied for 20/21 academic year
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The Roscoe, Liverpool.

11/09/20

6% Net return assured for 2 years

Looking for an investment property in Liverpool? Then look no further than this fantastic offering just off of Liverpool’s famous Georgian Quarter. Whether you are a buy-to-let investor or a discerning owner-occupier, this property in Liverpool city centre is not to be overlooked.

The Roscoe is a boutique collection of 82 beautifully presented 1- and 2-bedroom apartments in the heart of Liverpool city centre, within walking distance of every amenity and expertly designed for the burgeoning rental market.

Buy-to-let landlords will have peace of mind that their apartment is fully-managed by a leading management company, who will take care of everything for them.

The prime central location (L1 Postcode) and build quality will ensure the apartments are reliably let to high calibre tenants long term. From an investment perspective, this fantastic off-plan project lends itself perfectly to the short-term rental market – with Liverpool being the third most visited city in the UK, double-digit yields are easily achievable with this city centre investment property.

This luxury development consists of 82 apartments, it sits on the ridge overlooking Liverpool Cathedral and adjacent to the famous Rodney Street referred to as the “Harley Street of the North”. 3 Major train stations within a 5-minute walk and all the major attractions in Liverpool has to offer.

City centre rental properties offer investors strong capital growth potential and reliable rental returns. Tenants who seek properties in a centralised location are often affluent young professionals or graduates.

This highly desirable tenant pool expects high-quality accommodation in the heart of the city, with the hustle and bustle of what it has to offer on their doorstep. The Roscoe is in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre and will appeal to the city’s buoyant rental market.

Owning a rental apartment in this area will help to safeguard your returns for many years to come.

Investment Highlights

  • Prices from £155,950
  • 1 and 2 bedroom apartments
  • 2 years 6% net rental assurance
  • Experienced developer with over £9m worth of assured rent paid
  • Completion Q3 2021
  • 8 minutes walk from Lime Street Station
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X1 Michigan Towers, Manchester.

28/08/20

X1 Michigan Towers is an exciting new flagship development, which is set to change the Manchester skyline. Our new development features four iconic towers, each with unique façades with a stunning architectural design.

Each tower is set within a modern landscaped public realm, which features cafe spaces, restaurants, retail and office space alongside the residential offer.

With heights ranging between 14 and 35 floors, the towers provide both sweeping views of MediaCityUK, Salford Quays and central Manchester. This mixed-use scheme is an ideal investment opportunity and is truly unique in its contemporary design and perfect quayside location.

Situated in the heart of MediaCityUK in the iconic Salford Quays, home to Coronation Street as well as the likes of the BBC, ITV, Ericsson and Kellogg’s, this new phase of development complements the existing towers, and fits perfectly within the bustling business and leisure community.

This development presents an exclusive opportunity to invest in limited luxury property located at the very heart of Peel’s thriving MediaCityUK project.

Investment Case:

  • Manchester is one of the UK investment hotspots right now
  • Established economic powerhouse with every increasing demand for new built property.
  • 57.8% growth between 2009-2019
  • Located in the heart of MediaCity and Salford Quays, one of the UK’s most famous and iconic regeneration schemes
  • In Salford Quays prices are lower that the city centre, with more and more people moving there for affordability and quality of life.
  • The gap between prices in the city centre and Salford Quays is decreasing rapidly, a trend which is set to continue.
  • Since 2013, prices in Salford Quays have almost doubled
  • Located on the Broadway and Harbour City Metrolink stations
  • Next to MediaCityUK, home to the BBC, ITV, Kelloggs, Bupa, University of Salford and over 250 creative media business.
  • 8 Mins into central Manchester
  • 20 min walk to Old Trafford Football Ground
  • Part of the Peel Group’s multi-billion-pound regeneration scheme
  • X1 are a massive multibillion pound developer with extensive experience of developing high quality housing and working closely with Peel Ports.
  • Rental Guarantee to offset any void periods during the first 2-3 years

 

 

 

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X1 Chatham Waters, Kent.

29/06/20

Prices from £220,000, 2 years 6% net rent guarantee, 10% deposit

X1 Chatham Waters is an exciting new development commanding a beautiful waterfront setting in Medway, Kent a mere 36 minutes by train from London’s Kings Cross. Set on a harbour, these exclusive 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments boast private balconies with stunning views across the quayside, are extremely spacious, and have a contemporary feel throughout.

As far as London commuter-belt investment properties go, X1 Chatham Waters is pretty unique. As part of a massive generation, this waterfront setting is likely to witness some significant capital growth which will appeal to both buy-to-let investors and owner-occupiers alike.

The project is being built by the award-winning developer X1 and is scheduled for completion in November 2020. Once completed investors can enjoy a 2-year rental guarantee at 6% net or alternatively opt for a 3 years 5% net rental guarantee. Crucial to this project is the fact that it forms an integral part of a wider £650m waterfront regeneration project being developed by Peel Group which will see the Chatham Docks area regenerated into new retail, residential property, leisure facilities and also new transport links.

Chatham and the surrounding area is in itself one of the fastest-growing London commuter belt towns and is currently undergoing a 20-year regeneration program of economic growth, new infrastructure and waterfront properties making the town one of the best prospects for capital growth in the UK.

Property prices in the area have risen over 240% in the past 20 years and are scheduled to rise by 25-30% over the next five years. The population of Kent is also increasing with a forecasted 22.9% growth in the population by 2031. Transport links to the area couldn’t be better with a total journey time door to door from the project to London is just under an hour.

The developer has an exceptional track record with 27 completed developments, 9 projects currently under construction, 7 upcoming projects with over 7,500 units sold.

As this project is very nearly complete, it represents very little risk when compared to other off-plan projects in London’s commuter belt.

This opportunity represents the perfect opportunity for investors wishing to capitalize on the expansion of the city of London. What with COVID-19 many residents are moving out of Central London due to not having to be in the office every day. With property prices in Chatham nearly a third of those in Central London, Chatham and surrounding areas are destined to benefit from an influx of city workers arriving at its doorstep in search of more value for money.

Development Features:

  • Mixture of 199 one, two and three-bedroom apartments with stunning waterfront views#
  • Secure car parking
  • State of the art gymnasium
  • Concierge services
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Commercial units on ground floor
  • Stunning wrap-around balconies on some apartments
  • High spec and spacious apartments

Investment Highlights:

  • Prices starting from just £220,000
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments
  • 2 years rent guarantee at 6% net or 3 years at 5%
  • Just 10% Deposit required, balance on completion
  • Finance available
  • House prices in Medway Kent have risen 54% between 2014  –  2018
  • 250 years leasehold
  • Service charge £2/sq ft per annum
  • 36 minutes by train from London
  • 10 years full build warranty
  • Award Winning Developer
  • Stunning water views from most apartments
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Treasure House, Birmingham City Centre.

18/02/20

Prices from £190,000, 6% Yield Projected

Set in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter is this contemporary new-build, 5-storey development of 30 high-quality, luxury, boutique 1-,2- and 3-bedroom apartments. This new build project in Birmingham offers all the benefits of city living with extensive communal and landscaped gardens designed to provide tenants with on-site outdoor space for recreation and relaxation.

This new build property investment opportunity is close to major landmarks in Birmingham City Centre, including the business district, The Bull Ring, The Mailbox, and Grand Central Station. This prime location contributes to making this property an excellent purchase for a discerning owner-occupier or a shrewd investor looking for a great buy-to-let property.

This brand-new property development in Birmingham is due for completion in Q2 2021, removing the development risk associated with other off-plan properties for sale. From an investment point of view, this makes perfect sense for investors looking to capitalise on the growing Birmingham residential property market with a high-end investment property.

Service charges are reasonable at just £1.31 per sq. ft. and ground rent is 0.1% of the purchase price capped at £250. Finance is available, and investors require just 20% deposit on exchange within 28 days and then the balance is payable with either cash or a mortgage on completion.

Investment Highlights

  • Boutique development of just 30 apartments
  • Mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments
  • Some apartments with private terraces
  • Completing Q2 2021
  • Projected yields of 6%
  • £5000 reservation fee
  • 20% deposit on exchange, balance on completion
  • Walking distance to prime sites in Birmingham city centre
  • Communal landscaped garden area

 

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One London Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

03/05/19

Priced at £79,999, 8.5% Net Assured for 3 years, 3% Deposit Interest 

One London Road is Opulent’s latest student accommodation investment offering an impressive 10% net return assured for 3 years.  Located in the picturesque town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, One London Road features 499 state of the art purpose built student accommodation studio apartments spread across 5 blocks. The project, destined for completion in September 2020 features great facilities such as roof top terrace and BBQ areas, state of the art gymnasium and various common lounges featuring table football and other activities to keep the students busy.

The project lies approximately 10 minutes away from the Keele University that houses some 10,000 students. Keele University was recently voted number 1 in the UK in 2018 for student satisfaction and ranks 13th in the country for medicine. The university is just a short bus ride away from One London Road, and with the University being very rural, this is one of the closest purpose built student accommodation buildings to the University.

Built by a reputable developer with extensive experience in this area, One London Road is scheduled to complete in January 2023 in time for that years in take of students. The project will be managed by the leading student management company Urban Student Living who will look after all of the management on behalf of our investors.

Investment Highlights

  • Prices from £79,999 for a studio apartment
  • 8.5% net return for 3 years from completion
  • 3% interest on deposits during construction
  • 250 years leasehold
  • £350 per annum ground rent
  • £1350 per annum service charge and management (not applicable during rental assurance)
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