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 […]

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 […]

AirBnb vs. Long-term lets: Which is the better investment?

AirBnb vs. long-term let living room show suite

Short-term ‘AirBnb’ rentals vs. long-term rental properties is a debate that has sparked attention among investors in recent years. Both are lucrative property investment options with pros and cons, but the question every property investor wants to know is – which offers the best net rental yield and is most profitable for landlords? Read our […]

Select Property secures £128.5M backing from Maslow Capital for One Port Street


Leading property developer, operator and investment specialist Select Property, has secured a £128.5 million development finance deal to bring forward its landmark One Port Street residence in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant Northern Quarter.  Maslow Capital, a specialist finance provider with a proven track record of funding large-scale developments, has provided the new finance as […]

EPC rules & regulations for investors

As the impact of climate change is more widely reported than ever, the global shift towards more sustainable practices is set to dominate every sector over the next few decades. As one of the largest emitters of carbon dioxide (Co2), the property industry is under pressure to lead change. It is the responsibility of developers, […]

Community-Focused Living To Increase in Demand After 2020

Has there ever been a more important time to have good neighbours and to feel part of a strong community? The national lockdown, and life under COVID-19 restrictions, has increased a sense of loneliness for many people in the UK. Going forward, could this lead to an increased demand on build-to-rent residential property in the […]

Stamp duty changes for UK property investors explained

UK real estate

What’s been announced? Forming part of his Summer Statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced that he is raising the threshold for SDLT. Until 31st March 2021, anyone buying a residential home in England and Northern Ireland as their primary residence will not pay SDLT on any property that’s valued below GBP 500,000. “We […]

Here’s Why Gulf Investors Are Buying UK Property

Arab Investor

As the real estate market in the Middle East stabilises, Gulf investors are diversifying their property investment portfolios and flowing their money into the UK real estate market. GCC nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have all invested in several UK real estate assets in the past few years due to their strong yield […]

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