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Carrick Square, Glasgow
Soller purchased this substantial development site in Glasgow in 2018 and submitted a planning application to Glasgow City Council for a new build office scheme extending to 250,000 sq ft, which was granted in principal in Q1 2019. The site extends to approximately 35,000 sq ft and benefits from a previous planning application for a 17 floor residential apartment building and also a 13 floor serviced apartment building. Carrick Square promises to be one of the most substantial and visible developments in Glasgow. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2020.
Soller exchanged contracts on this prime development site in June 2015. Soller engaged in extensive pre-app discussions with Glasgow City Council and submitted a scheme in September 2016. The scheme comprised 286 student rooms, subsequently upsized to 301 rooms. Planning was granted in early 2017 and a lease was agreed with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). Soller appointed an experienced development team and construction commenced in March 2018, with practical completion achieved in in September 2019 at near full capacity. Soller has also agreed to a long-term lease with the RCS subsequent to completion.
52 Bedford Row, London
Soller purchased this property in an off market transaction in Q1 2019 from an overseas investment consortium. The property comprises 29,000 sq ft of office space which had been refurbished after the previous tenants’ lease had expired. At the time of writing, Soller has agreed terms on a 20-year lease with a tenant to take the entire property. The refurbishment is scheduled to be completed by the end of Q4 2019.
Lever Street, Manchester
Soller completed the complex assembly of this prime site in 2020 following a 6-month acquisition period. The site is located on Lever street and Great Ancoats street in Manchester’s rapidly rising Northern Quarter. Soller has had an initial pre-app meeting with the council and is aiming to achieve planning consent for a c.130,000 ft2 office in 2021. The office will be developed according to strict ESG guidelines and will have a BREEAM Excellent rating, EPC A rating, be WELL ‘Gold’ certified and also have a Wiredscore ‘Platinum’ rating for its connectivity.
Great Homer Street, Liverpool
Soller purchased this well-located residential site in Liverpool in 2015, seeing the significant potential to build a PRS unit on site to cater for significant demand for purpose built rental accommodation for professionals in the area. Soller immediately appointed a professional planning team and began the planning process following acquisition. After close consultation with the local council Soller achieved planning consent for a 277 unit at the end of 2016.
The Royal Arcade, Bournemouth
Soller acquired this historic property in November 2019. The property was unencumbered and presented a great opportunity for refurbishment. Soller will provide a mixture of residential and office units in a fast-growing borough of Bournemouth. A full planning application was submitted in late 2019, and full planning is expected to be achieved in 2020.
Oxford Road, Manchester
Soller acquired this brilliantly located development scheme in Q4 2019. The site was purchased with planning consent, however Soller has also submitted an application for an additional two floors in Q1 2020. The site is located within the Manchester University campus and is in very close proximity to the newly developed, state-of-the art, engineering school. Soller has agreed (in principle) a 20-year lease with a market-leading F&B company for the lower retail unit, and a 10-year lease to a leading international student housing operator for the studio units in the upper floors.