CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS CHOSEN FOR JV NORTH’S £180m HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Consultants, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

JV North has chosen the contractors and consultants for its £180 million home building framework. The consortium, which has nine social housing association members across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston, has appointed contractors and consultants for works valued at £1 million and over. The appointed contractors are Anwyl Construction, Bardsley Construction, Casey Construction, Galliford Try, Kier Living, Mears New … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: VILLAGE 135, WYTHENSHAWE

JV NorthCommunities, Extra care, HCA, Home building, Investment

This large-scale development of 135 luxury apartments offers 24-hour onsite extra care housing support for residents aged 55 and over in the heart of Wythenshawe. A range of community facilities, some of which can be used by the public, include meeting spaces, an IT suite, salon, spa and therapy room, health consultant space, bistro, communal areas and community hub. Residents … Read More

JV NORTH LAUNCHES A FOUR YEAR £180 MILLION FRAMEWORK

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, Investment, News, Offsite construction

JV North has launched a £180 million contractors’ and consultants’ framework with a range of professionals needed to help build and sell homes. The consortium’s 11 members span Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston and will build nearly 3,000 homes for rent and ownership by 2021. It is anticipated that approximately 2,000 of these properties will be delivered through the new four-year … Read More

GOVERNMENT’S NEW APPROACH WELCOME BUT MORE CLARITY NEEDED

JV NorthCommunities, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

JV North has commented on the recent housing White Paper and the implications of the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme: Having received the formal contract from the HCA outlining what the JV North consortium needs to deliver by 2021 in the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, our next challenge is already underway. While investing a third of a billion pounds … Read More

JV NORTH TO INVEST £335.5m TO BUILD NEARLY 3,000 HOMES

JV NorthCommunities, HCA, Home building, Investment

JV North will invest more than a third of a billion pounds to build nearly 3,000 homes. The consortium received a grant of £87.3 million from the HCA’s Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. Made up of 10 landlords in Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham and Preston, consortium members will invest £248.2 million of their own funds taking the overall total to £335.5 … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: TRAFFORD HOUSING TRUST

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Home building, Investment, News

The area of Partington has seen major investment in the town centre in recent years attracting new businesses and Trafford Housing Trust’s Aspen Place development complements this with high quality housing. It was the first time Trafford Housing Trust had built properties in the area and historically, the site had many different uses. At the time of purchase, it was … Read More

SUCCESSFUL SOAHP BID WOULD SEE SIZEABLE SHIFT IN HOW JV NORTH OPERATES

JV NorthHome building, Investment, News, Shared ownership

JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, explains the consortium’s bid to the HCA to build nearly 3,000 properties under the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, means members are now gearing up for what could be a sizeable shift in the way they operate. Should our application – comprising of a mixture of Shared Ownership, Rent to Buy and Specialist Housing for Rent – be successful, the landscape and … Read More

JV NORTH BIDS TO BUILD NEARLY 3,000 HOMES IN SOAHP

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Investment, News, Shared ownership

The JV North consortium has submitted a bid to the Homes and Communities Agency to build nearly 3,000 properties under the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme (SOAHP). Made up of 10 landlords in Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham and Preston, the consortium would build the homes in the 2016 and 2021 programme if its application is successful. JV North’s bid is made … Read More

PREZI DEMONSTRATES JV NORTH’S SUCCESS

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Home building, Investment, News

  JV North’s success since forming in 2007 has been encapsulated in a presentation that is available to view here: https://prezi.com/smztgl77s8_a/jv-north-build/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy It highlights the number of homes the consortium has built, the amount members have invested with the Homes and Communities Agency and the added value its home building work brings to local communities.