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First images of Barberry’s student scheme unveiled

The first images of our 1,116-bed Bishop Gate student accommodation development in the heart of Coventry have been unveiled. Artist’s impressions of the £73 million development show an impressive scheme providing 1,116 student units, across five tower blocks rising up to 17 storeys, to accommodate the growing success of Coventry […]

25/01/2016

Barberry start work on £73 million regeneration project

Work has started to demolish a redundant Coventry landmark – and pave way for the planned £73 million regeneration of a key site in the city. Coventry University and Barberry Developments are planning to transform the site of the former Royal Mail sorting office in Bishop Street. They are due […]

19/11/2015

Barberry Developments adds experience at the top

Barberry Developments has announced the appointment of experienced property consultant Jonathan Robinson as director. Jonathan joins Barberry with over 15 years experience working in the West Midlands property market, most recently for DTZ in Birmingham, which has since merged with Cushman & Wakefield. He has been tasked with helping to […]

13/11/2015

Barberry and Coventry University sign deal for £54 million student scheme

Coventry University and Barberry Developments have exchanged contracts on a deal that will see the development of accommodation for at least 850 students on a prime city centre site. Work on the new £54m Bishop Gate scheme will start next month with the demolition of the former Royal Mail sorting […]

27/07/2015

Barberry secures PureGym deal

A new gym is set to open in Coventry in a £1.5 million investment that could create around 30 new jobs. Landlords Barberry Developments has confirmed that PureGym, the UK’s largest gym chain, has signed a 15-year lease on the 20,000 sq ft former nightclub at 50 Bishop Street in […]

01/05/2015

Harborne Village Apartments Snapped up on Launch Day

Nineteen out of 21 apartments released at Barberry Developments’ Harborne Village Apartments were sold at their launch this weekend. The apartments are on the market with Centrick Property, with sales director Andy Butts reporting queues forming prior to the show apartments opening at 10am on Saturday, 21 February. Barberry is […]

16/03/2015

Quality stock secures flurry of deals for Barberry

Five retail deals – two in Swansea, two in Leicester and one in Worcester – has seen Barberry let a total of 12,700 sq ft with a combined rent in excess of £200,000. Director Henry Bellfield said: “Over the past few years, we have let more than 80,000 sq ft […]

17/02/2015

£9.9 million industrial deal is Barberry’s cup of tea

Barberry Group has sold an industrial estate in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, to Helical Bar plc in a £9.9 million deal. The deal means that Barberry no longer has any industrial property in its varied portfolio, but the Midlands-based company hasn’t ruled out investing in the sector if the right opportunity […]

09/02/2015

Barberry homes in on residential sector

Leading property company Barberry has announced a major increase in its activity in the residential sector with 350 acres of strategic land secured for planning promotion and £20 million invested in apartment blocks. Worcestershire-based Barberry Group joined dozens of property agents and investors at a meeting of the Residential Agents […]

17/10/2014

Barberry unveils £70 million city homes plan

An exciting new £70 million development which will create more than 400 homes in the heart of Coventry has been unveiled by Barberry Group. The long-established property developers announced that the first build-to-rent scheme in the West Midlands is being brought to market in Coventry as interest in the private […]

17/07/2014