Development make the shortlist for two leading industry awards

IHDA FinalistOur Development team has been short-listed in two category's at this year’s Inside Housing Development Awards.

The team have been announced as finalists in both the ‘Best Deal’ and ‘Best Approach to Modular Construction’ categories.

10453-036Working in partnership with Westleigh Partnerships Ltd (WPL), the housing provider has been recognised in the ‘Best Deal’ category for its £58m housing regeneration project in Leicester.

Developed across three large, key strategic sites, once complete the joint-venture will deliver 395 much-needed new homes for private sale, general rent and affordable rent.

One of just five to be short-listed, the ‘Best Deal’ category recognises organisations whose approach to funding projects is fresh and forward-thinking, utilises the flexibility in the funding markets or simply shows an understanding of financial performance.

We have also been short-listed for our modular pilot scheme – Modular Mews in Foleshill, Coventry - in the ‘Best Approach to Modular Construction’ category. 

Developed in partnership with contractors Central Site and Coventry City Foleshill Trade 2Council, it is the first time the organisation has used off-site construction methods to develop one of its schemes and took just 20 weeks to build.

Director for development, Chris Miller, says: “Housing organisations need to be forward-thinking and innovative in their approach to new projects, both financially and from a build perspective.

“Each of the short-listed projects have moved away from traditional funding and building models to ensure we not only deliver value for money for our investors, but for our customers.

“To be short-listed in two categories for such diverse projects is fantastic and showcases Midland Heart’s dedication to continue to build much-need affordable housing across the region in a challenging economy.”

Winners of this year’s Inside Housing Development Awards will be announced on 23 November 2017 at an award’s ceremony hosted at The Hurlingham Club in London.

The Inside Housing Development Awards celebrate the very best residential development projects across the UK within the past 12 months.

9th August 2017 | Other news | News