Real Estate News 17 May 2023

Unity Real Estate begins construction on Cavendish Place, W1

Unity Real Estate begins construction on Cavendish Place, W1

Unity Real Estate is pleased to announce construction work to restore 12-14 Cavendish Place in collaboration with Sir Robert McAlpine has begun.

Planning consent for the extensive refurbishment and remodelling of the prestigious building was granted in May 2020, and Unity Real Estate is now moving forward with the project.

Set within two Grade II listed townhouses, the extensive refurbishment to join the two buildings will create an unparalleled business members club that will feature beautifully appointed private offices, business lounges and meeting spaces.

While specific details about the members club are yet to be revealed, the commencement of construction, and appointment of Sir Robert McAlpine, marks an important milestone in the development of the club which is expected to open in Spring 2025.

Sir Robert McAlpine is a leading UK construction and civil engineering company, with a reputation for delivering projects to the highest standards of quality.

Led by Sir Robert McAlpine’s Special Projects team for this initial site preparation phase, the main works construction phase will start later this year. This project is a testament to their reputation for delivering complex remodelling schemes in busy Central London locations.

With a shared vision “to be renowned for our work with clients and communities as we construct a better world for future generations”this partnership with Unity Real Estate will see the two businesses deliver the truly extraordinary.

Danny Ungar, Chief Executive Officer of Unity Group, said: “This is the first step in the development of our buildings on Cavendish Place. The members club is our flagship project and we are really excited about revealing more about the project in the coming months.”

Mike Coleman, Operations Director Special Projects at Sir Robert McAlpine, also showed his investment and support of the scheme and said:

“We are delighted to have been appointed by Unity Real Estate to work on 12-14 Cavendish Place.  It is exciting to be involved in a partnership where collaboration translates to our earliest involvement.  It’s a truly wonderful opportunity for us to bring our expertise in delivering high-quality remodelling projects to one of London’s most prestigious postcodes.”