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 […]

Why are investors looking at UK property to support their child’s future?

Velocity Tower Sheffield

Home to 2.86 million higher education students, the UK boasts some of the world’s most prestigious universities, including 24 Russell Group institutions. But it’s no secret that UK tuition fees and other living costs associated with university can be quite an investment, particularly for those coming from abroad. Helping to offset these university education costs, […]

20 years of people and place: Happy Birthday Select Property!

20 years of Select Property

In 2004, Select Property embarked on a remarkable journey when Founder, Mark Stott, set out with a clear vision and the seeds of future innovation. Two decades and £2.86 billion worth of property sales later, we’re not just celebrating our 20th birthday; we’re honouring twenty years of growth, placemaking, and our cherished global community. 20 […]

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 […]

GCC investment in UK property is set to reach $3.2 billion in 2024


As we step into 2024, the synergy between the UK real estate market and the diversification strategies of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) investors is becoming more pronounced than ever. In an era marked by economic uncertainty, pulsating global property markets, and shifting investment strategies, the Gulf-UK investment trend hits a new record – GCC property […]

8 reasons to invest in Sheffield property in 2024


The northern city of Sheffield is garnering global attention as a stand-out property investment prospect for 2024. Named one of the best UK cities for investment opportunities last year by Zoopla, Sheffield’s market-leading rental yields, low capital entry point and strong five-year growth projections are firmly establishing the city as a buy-to-let investment hotspot. Is […]

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 […]

One Port Street wins three property awards

Select Property wins three property awards for One Port Street

We’re delighted to share that Select Property has received three property awards (one being a 5-star award) for our most iconic development to date, One Port Street, Manchester. The first project to come from the Prestige Collection – Select Property’s flagship residential brand – One Port Street is characterised by the very best locations, a […]

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