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 […]

How many bedrooms are best for an investment property?

How many bedrooms are best for an investment property?

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 […]

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 […]

One Port Street hits £105M in sales since global launch

One Port Street living room

We are delighted to share that our landmark Manchester development, One Port Street, has sold over £105 million-worth of apartments just two months since its global launch in February 2023, surpassing our expectations for demand. The development, located in the city’s iconic Northern Quarter, will deliver 477 premium apartments when construction completes in Q4 2025. […]

Everything except a beach? 8 venues transforming Manchester

Therme Manchester

Gaining global recognition for its food, culture and lifestyle offering, Manchester is ranking among international cities such as New York, Barcelona, and Melbourne as a top travel destination for 2023. Recently acclaimed by heavy hitters – National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and TimeOut, Manchester exceeds its hard-earned reputation as the Capital of the North and stands independently of London’s shadow. Building […]

Select Property launches landmark development in Manchester’s iconic Northern Quarter


Select Property, a leading property developer, operator and investment specialist, has launched One Port Street – a landmark residential destination in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant Northern Quarter with construction due to begin imminently.  Construction is due to begin in early 2023, the development process will create at least 59 jobs and bring an estimated £28.07 million […]

Introducing One Port Street, Manchester


One Port Street, Northern Quarter Redefining city living in Manchester’s creative capital, Select Property are excited to announce our most iconic development to date, One Port Street, launching in 2023. One Port Street is the first development within the Prestige Collection – our flagship residential brand characterised by five-star hospitality, unmatched amenity, and sustainability. With […]

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