Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan has appointed a contractor to complete an apartment development on the site of a former jewelry factory in Birmingham.
Occupying a 0.5 acre site at 1-4 Hampton Street, the Gothic project involves the renovation of three abandoned buildings into 50 apartments and duplexes. The site is home to the former Grade II listed Quality Works and The Gothic Inn jewelry factory, which dates back to 1870.
Kavannagh Construction was named for the project, which will be completed in three phases of 14, 16 and 20 units, with a combination of one, two and three bedroom apartments.
Marcus Hawley, Managing Director of Cordia Blackswan, said: “The Gothic is our main development and we are extremely pleased to offer this unique residential offering.
“With their wealth of experience, Kavannagh is the perfect partner to help us realize this vision and bring The Gothic to life.
“This is a unique location between the Jewelry District and the Colmore Business District and our vision for The Gothic is to deliver homes that are equally unique, characterful and attractive.
“By working with the Jewelery Quarter BID, we will begin to reverse the underinvestment Great Hampton Street has suffered over the years, transforming this main thoroughfare into an attractive and contemporary urban setting that locals can enjoy for years to come. come. “
Aiden O’Gara of Kavannagh Construction added: “Gothic represents a fantastic opportunity for Birmingham, and our team are very happy to help realize the Cordia Blackswan concept and bring these beautiful period buildings back to life.