Corkfield, Birmingham’s latest Build-to-Rent (BtR) development, has opened its doors to residents. 

The 375-apartment scheme is owned and developed by PATRIZIA, who also own and manage the city’s first BtR development, The Forum in Southside. 

Corkfield, next to Edgbaston Stadium, will be operated by Native Residential, who were selected after a competitive tender process.

Phase I of the development, comprising 164 apartments, has now been released to the market.

In addition to fully fitted and furnished new homes, Corkfield boasts more than 30,000 sq ft of shared and social space. Amenities include a 3,230 sq ft 8th floor roof terrace boasting spectacular views of the Stadium, leafy Edgbaston and the city skyline, with a large outdoor TV/film screen and entertainment room; a 20,860 sq ft landscaped courtyard with pergola and seating; flexible wellness studio; co-working space and boardroom, with free WiFi and ‘pooch pods’ (Corkfield is pet friendly) and a private dining facility available to hire. 

Residents at Corkfield will also enjoy on-site services, including a 24/7 concierge, residents’ events programme and maintenance services. There will be 8 full-time staff based on site.  

Olivia Seaton, Asset Manager at PATRIZIA said: “Edgbaston is Birmingham’s most sought-after address, combining easy access to the city centre with a leafy setting. 

“As well as the Stadium right on our doorstep, the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) - with its programme of film, theatre and arts events – and Cannon Hill Park are right across the road. Edgbaston Village, Moseley and Stirchley are all walkable and offer lively bars and bakeries, with restaurants ranging from friendly independents to gastro pubs and Michelin stars. 

“Take-up of the apartments has been brisk. More than 800 people are expected to live at Corkfield and we look forward to building a vibrant new community here.”

Rajiv Mehta, Director of Operations (UK) at Native Residential, said: “We are delighted to be appointed by PATRIZIA on this landmark asset in Birmingham. 

“This appointment recognises our capability in operating best-in-class assets which drive leading outperformance, through their focus on design, community and service. 

“We have now successfully recruited a stellar senior onsite team and we are greatly looking forward to welcoming the first residents to the scheme.”

The fully furnished apartments include studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, 127 with balconies. There are 340 car parking spaces, 40 EV charging points and 228 secure cycle storage spaces. The apartments range from £1,100 - £2,200 per month and include use of all amenities, maintenance and superfast WiFi to each apartment. 

Corkfield was designed by CallisonRTKL (now known as Arcadis); the amenity space and apartments were interior designed and furnished by Cast Living. 

Viewings of Corkfield can be booked at www.corkfield.co.uk. The first residents move in from November.