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Canadian firm to develop 10th U.K. residential scheme
Transactions - OCTOBER 28, 2021

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Canadian firm to develop 10th U.K. residential scheme

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HUB and Bridges Fund Management, a specialist sustainable and impact investor, have agreed to a forward-funding deal with Canadian real estate investment company Realstar, which owns residential rental brand UNCLE, to deliver a high-quality residential scheme in Leeds, England.

Incorporating 463 build-to-rent homes across two blocks, it will expand UNCLE’s build-to-rent portfolio outside of London and Manchester, making it the seventh UNCLE building across the United Kingdom.

The deal is HUB’s 10th forward-funding deal and its third with Realstar, following their partnership on two north London BTR developments — Wembley Link, which is currently under construction, and UNCLE Wembley, which opened in May 2020.

Set at the heart of an emerging mixed-use neighborhood on Whitehall Road, the site is one of two adjoining sites acquired by HUB and Bridges in January 2021. The masterplan will also include a range of amenities that reflect the site’s heritage, ma

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