John Sisk & Son Limited have been revealed as the construction partner of Select for their Affinity Living Scheme. The construction project has been estimated at £247 million and is situated in in Circle Square in Manchester. It is expected that Jon Sisk & Son will create 677 apartments as part of one of Select’s construction schemes.
The Affinity Living project by Select is spread across two different buildings and will consists of 677 apartments as well as 1500 sq. m. of space that will be given for amenities. This open space will be used for lounge areas as well as co-working spaces, gyms and private entertaining areas. The announcement of the new construction partner comes at a great time for Affinity Living as it is expected to create more than 1800 apartments just around Manchester over the course of the next three years. The combined GDV of the programme of works being carried out is thought to be £644 million. These ambitious plans for growth by the company could create more jobs in the area as well as delivering more residential space which could go some way to meet the housing demand.
Select revealed that they were looking for construction partners that are wanting to expand as well as have a determination to deliver. This partnership will allow the Affinity project to become a reality.
The Circle Square project is a joint venture between Select Property Group and Bruntwood. The work in this area will be transformed in to a connected part of Corridor Manchester. The project will be surrounded by different world leading centres of both knowledge, science, technology, business, art, music and dance. Select is involved in the residential aspect of the development with the Affinity Living and Vita Student schemes. The Vita Student residential unit is a 604-unit development that is due to open in September 2017.