The future of luxury city living: 6 unique features of One Port Street

One Port Street The Hideout Secret Room Speakeasy

Set to become as synonymous with the Northern Quarter as Beetham Tower is to Deansgate, One Port Street is a landmark destination already redefining NQ’s historic skyline. While its architecture pays homage to Manchester’s industrial past in its partial red-brick design, One Port Street is the future of luxury living.  More than just a place […]

One Port Street reaches 90% sold milestone

One Port Street The Atrium

Select Property issues a final call to buyers and investors at One Port Street in Manchester city centre, with 90% of the development now sold in just 15 months. The milestone marks the most sales raised from a single development in Select Property’s 20-year history – with £172 million sold at the luxury residence since […]

How many bedrooms are best for an investment property?

One Port Street bed room

As there are many variables determining the rental yield a property can offer, there is no one-size-fits-all answer on how many bedrooms are best for maximum returns. Studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments can all be lucrative options, and which one is right for you largely depends on your budget, rental property preferences and target […]

Affinity Living’s record occupancy levels highlight tight city centre supply

Affinity Living Riverview living external

Select Property’s community focused residential brand, Affinity Living, saw a record year for occupancy across its four central Manchester residences in 2023, which highlights the tight supply of accommodation in the city centre. Pet-friendly apartments in the heart of Manchester, Riverside, Riverview, Exchange Point and Laurence Place, recorded an average occupancy rate of 97% last […]

Select Property secures £44.5m development finance from Close Brothers

Press release – Lancaster Wharf Close Brothers financing

Select Property, a leading developer, operator and investment specialist, has secured a £44.5 million development finance facility from Close Brothers to bring forward its first Affinity Living build-to-rent development in Birmingham. The leading UK merchant banking group has provided the facility to support Select Property as it ramps up development of its new 266-unit property, […]

Manchester’s Northern Quarter is set to host Chanel’s ‘top secret’ fashion show

The Chanel Métiers D’Art fashion show comes to Manchester Manchester is buzzing with the news that the world’s biggest fashion brand, Chanel, is hosting this year’s Métiers D’Art fashion show in the iconic Northern Quarter. Seemingly chosen for its rich history within the textile industry, Manchester – formerly known as Cottonopolis – will put on […]

Local Turkish restaurant is set to open in Affinity Living Riverside

Ottoman Bar & Grill

A Lancashire favourite in Turkish dining is set to open a destination restaurant and bar in Manchester early next year, after agreeing a lease at our Affinity Living Riverside residence near Salford Central station. Ottoman Bar & Grill expects to open in February 2024 after completing a half-a-million-pound fit out of the unit, which will […]

What does the axing of HS2 Phase 2 mean for Manchester?

HS2 Scrapped

Well documented in the news this week, UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has axed Phase 2 (the northern leg) of the government’s high-speed railway, HS2. Announced in 2012, HS2 set out to connect London with some of the UK’s most important regional cities, including Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds. Promising to cut the journey time between […]

London vs. Manchester: Where to invest

UK property has long been considered one of the world’s most trusted investment assets. A dynamic market accelerated by the pandemic, house prices increased by 20.4% over the last three years, compared to growth of just 7.8% across the three years previous. Although London has a population of 9 million and accounts for almost a […]

Manchester’s set to be UK Government’s Civil Service HQ

Manchester rents soar as supply reaches a new low.

The Civil Service has chosen Manchester as its new base due to its excellent transport links, extensive infrastructure, and ample supply of skilled workers. The area around Central Retail Park is already bustling with activity, and the new investment will bring even more vibrancy to the Northern Quarter, which was recently voted one of the […]

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