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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 5 years 999 years lease Earn an assured £41,982 over 5 years Excellent location prime for rentals
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21st March 2022

Three60, Manchester

Introducing Three60 - Manchester’s First Cylindrical Skyscraper An architectural masterpiece meets a city of innovation. Manchester’s newest icon on the skyline boasts a luxury living aesthetic like no other. The cylindrical design will offer breath-taking views of Manchester, with a panoramic experience in every apartment. Three60 has been designed with the resident in mind to deliver an unmatched quality of living at what is already becoming one of the most in-demand postcodes in Manchester. Furthermore, with easy transport links in and out of the city centre, Three60 is ideal for both families and young professionals looking to live and work in the heart of Manchester. Three60 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. 51 storeys, with breath-taking panoramic city and countryside views 441 premium one, two and three-bedroom apartments 3 basement levels accommodating private car parking and bicycle spaces A private podium terrace overlooking the new community park Modern state-of-the-art gymnasium and separate holistic studio Luxury co-working space and a resident lounge 24-hour concierge and security Community park on the ground level Investment Highlights Service charge £2.75 / sqft Leasehold 250 years 6% Projected yield Completion Q4 2024 20% deposit on exchange, balance on completion
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7th January 2022

Hayes Village, West London

Welcome to Hayes Village, A brand-new development, enviably well connected and within easy reach of central London. Imagine an idyllic location that’s steeped in local heritage, with an evolving high street just a walk away and the bright lights of central London within easy reach. Imagine a light, contemporary apartment where the Grand Union Canal is on your doorstep and history is in the air around you. Imagine making Hayes Village your home. We’re proud to introduce a range of one, two and three-bedroom apartments in a buzzing new residential quarter that’s bursting with local history. With easy access to local amenities, quick connections to Heathrow and a vibrant village-like feel at its heart, you could soon be soaking up everything this new community has to offer. Now, imagine that. This stunning project forms part of a larger regeneration plan to build 1500 homes on the site of the former Nestle Factory in Hayes. Close to a number of business's as well as Heathrow Airport, the project is located in a prime position to capitalise on a growing number of prospective tenants. Add to this the arrival of Cross-rail scheduled to begin in 2022 reducing travel times to Central and East London to a matter of minutes, it all makes for the ideal investment scenario for investors looking to capitalise on the London commuter belt region. Cross Rail Travel Times Bond Street 20 Minutes Liverpool Street 27 Minutes Canary Wharf 34 Minutes Heathrow Airport 5 Minutes Faster to canary wharf than, Fulham, Hammersmith, Chiswick, Wimbledon or Clapham Starting Prices 1 Beds starting from £288,000 2 Beds starting from £414,000 3 beds starting from £523,000 Transport Links Walk to Hayes & Harlington station in under 10 minutes For drivers, it will take under 5 minutes to reach the M4 Just an 8-min walk from Hayes and Harlington Station on the Elizabeth Line (due to open in 2022) directly connecting Central London and Canary Wharf Ealing Broadway is just an 8-min train ride away, with over 80 shops and range of restaurants Investment Highlights Projected yields of 4.8% Strong capital growth projected at 17% over the next 5 years Rental appreciation of 18% forecasted in the next 5 years Part of a wider regeneration scheme On the Cross-rail 999 years leasehold Peppercorn ground rent Low service charges
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5th January 2022

Fifty5ive, Manchester City Centre

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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10th August 2021

Card House, Bradford

Card House is our latest investment opportunity in the up-and-coming city of Bradford. This conversion of a grade II listed building will create 144 apartments over four floors, all providing a ready to move in living space that will suit those looking for well-appointed apartments that offer easy access to the city centre. This splendid conversion will create 144 apartments over four floors, all providing ready to move in living space that will suit those looking for well-appointed apartments that offer easy access to Bradford city centre. All apartments in Card House are spacious, delivering larger than average accommodation. The clever use of natural and electrical lighting ensures the apartments are light and airy, providing truly special homes. Why invest? Card House is certain to be popular with both investors and tenants alike. The development occupies a highly prominent position between the higher quality outer Bradford residential suburbs and the Airedale towns and villages of Shipley, Cottingley and Bingley. In addition to this, Card House will offer excellent transport links to both Bradford and Leeds city centre, offering a perfect location for those looking to commute. Investment Highlights Prices from £105,000 2 years 7% net rental assurance Completion set for Q1 2022 £750 per annum service charge Ground rent £250 per annum
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9th August 2021

Affinity Living, Birmingham

Introducing - Affinity Living Lancaster Wharf, Birmingham 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 266 1 and 2 bedroom apartments situated in a prime location in Birmingham's City Centre. Our Affinity Living development in Birmingham is a bespoke 266-apartment development in a prime city centre location. Bringing Affinity Living’s user-led approach to rental living to a city where a quarter of households rent their properties. Promising the brand’s standard of prime location, modern design and premium amenities, Lancaster Wharf is set to provide a living experience unmatched anywhere else in the city. With a range of premium communal living areas and state-of-the-art garden spaces, Affinity Living encourages residents out of their apartments and into a thriving resident community. Reintroducing greenery to the canal front, the waterfront courtyard will provide a relaxing outdoor space for residents to escape busy city life. Amenities Large, contemporary living spaces State-of-the-art gymnasium Rooftop Terrace Waterfront garden courtyard Residents’ lounge TV lounge area Live/work lounge & private working booths 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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3rd June 2021

The Blade, Manchester

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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20th April 2021

Dolphin Bridge House, Uxbridge

We are delighted to offer this exciting new development in a very desirable London location. Dolphin House is located in Uxbridge within the London Borough of Hillingdon and beautifully combines a West London location with countryside and rolling hills on your doorstep. The development is situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal and River Colne and offers a great deal of tranquillity within the boundaries of the UK’s capital city. This building has undergone an amazing transformation and is now a highly desirable residential development that is very attractive to renters and owner occupiers alike. Uxbridge itself is a business node within the Greater London area. Its fantastic transport links give it an enviable position within London’s reach. The area is well renowned for having a large number of offices within the town centre with companies like Coca Cola, Cadburys, Apple, Mitsubishi, Hertz, Hasbro, GSK, Xerox, Fujitsu, Cisco, PWC & IBM all having a significant office presence within Uxbridge. When you also consider it is within a 10 minute drive of Heathrow, there are many reasons why businesses want to be located in Uxbridge and why demand for rental property is very high here. Furthermore, there is high demand for serviced apartments and hotel accommodation in Uxbridge for this reason, meaning if you wanted to let it out as a serviced apartment there would be ample demand. In terms of positioning within Uxbridge itself, Dolphin Bridge House is excellently located to capitalise on these business travellers. Located just a 10-minute walk from the town centre and the underground station, and quite literally within a stone’s throw of the Premier Inn hotel, which is located just 100 yards away, demonstrate this is already a hotspot for business stays within the area. Investment Highlights Uxbridge location. 30 min train ride into Central London 10 min walk to Uxbridge Station M25, M4 & M40 all a short distance away. 10 min drive to Heathrow Airport. Next to Colne Valley Regional Park, a beautiful area of canals, rivers, lakes and woodland. Uxbridge has a large amount of offices and high employment rates Allocated car parking for every apartment Completion November 2019 5% gross rental yield on headline price. 10% NET rental yield if managed as serviced apartment 999 year lease 20% deposit Ground Rent = £250-£325 p.a. Service Charge = £3 per sqft p.a.
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20th April 2021

The Hallmark, Manchester

Designed by award-winning architects Broadway Malyan, this stunning new building is set over 15 storeys with extensive views out over the city. The 145 luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments include residents-only access to a ground floor terrace with covered seating area, landscaped roof garden, spacious interior designed lobby and concierge facilities. With 80% of the development now sold out the remaining apartments are all 2 bedroom. The stylish and contemporary interiors feature high specification finishes that have been carefully selected to complement the eye-catching architecture. With excellent transport connections, The Hallmark stands proudly on the doorstep of one of Manchester’s most vibrant districts. Highlights 5 mins walk to Manchester Victoria Station Completed in December 2020 Private balconies with some apartments Secure Underground Parking High Specification Apartments Highly desirable location in Manchester's Green Quarter
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23rd September 2020

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
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21st September 2020

The Roscoe, Liverpool

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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11th September 2020

X1 Michigan Towers, Manchester

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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28th August 2020