February 19, 2024

226-home Jewellery Quarter scheme tops out

JQ Rise, a new development at the edge of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, has topped out, with residents expected to move in this summer.

Developed by Prosperity Group, the project consists of 226 homes spread across three blocks comprising four, eight and 25-storeys tower, with communal gardens for residents.

The topping-out ceremony was attended by members of the Prosperity Group team and key contributors like FPMcCann, CBP Architects, and Thornley & Lumb Partnership.

Construction began two years ago, and the internal fit-out is progressing, aiming to welcome residents by Summer 2024 and all 226 homes have been sold prior to completion.

Joe Billingham, chief executive at Prosperity Group, said: “I am delighted that we have now reached this milestone as we draw closer to completing the entire development of JQ Rise. It is a fantastic project for Birmingham and one that we are extremely proud of. It has seen us transform of a brownfield site to deliver new homes as well as local growth and prosperity.

“JQ Rise is a key part of our exciting development pipeline for 2024, as we continue to deliver high-quality places for people to live. This moment is a clear sign that we are delivering for the city.”

Mark McCann, director at FPMcCann, said: “We’ve been delighted to partner with Prosperity Group on this excellent project. It is a great showpiece scheme right in the centre of Birmingham and one with great unique features that helps elevate the value JQ Rise creates for the city and local area.”