Interserve Press Office | May 23, 2017
Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has started work on a £26 million contract to design and build a 18-storey, 206-unit apartment building in central Birmingham.
Known as ‘The Lansdowne’, the development is a joint venture between property investment group Seven Capital and real estate manager Long Harbour, which will own the development when it is complete in 2019.
The site, located at Hagley Road, on the western side of Central Birmingham, has full planning permission for 139 one-bedroom, 63 two-bedroom and four, three-bedroom apartments together with a two-storey 77 space car park. The building’s residents will also benefit from a concierge service, cycle storage, gym and a café.
Gordon Kew, Managing Director at Interserve, said:
“Birmingham is currently going through a huge transformation with large areas of the city being regenerated. As part of this, the private rented sector is showing the potential for real growth.
“We are delighted to have secured this opportunity with Seven Capital and Long Harbour and we look forward to delivering this high quality project and being part of the rejuvenation taking place in Birmingham.”
Two-storey height windows will be formed in curtain walling to achieve a weather tight finish, while the building will also be served by a low-level structural steel frame car park to the rear. The new structure will sit on the site of a former low-level car park, which has recently been demolished.
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Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Our vision is to redefine the future for people and places. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a successful, growing, international business: a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. We are headquartered in the UK and listed in the FTSE. We have gross revenues of £3.7 billion and a workforce of circa 80,000 people worldwide.
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