Grainger’s The Condor BTR shortlisted for RICS Awards 2024

Grainger plc’s Derby Build to Rent development - The Condor - has been shortlisted for the RICS Awards 2024.

The Condor Build to Rent development in the Becketwell area of Derby. Grainger has named the scheme after the famous Rolls-Royce engine | BTR News
The Condor Build to Rent development in the Becketwell area of Derby. Grainger has named the scheme after the famous Rolls-Royce engine.

Build to Rent provider Grainger’s landmark Build to Rent development The Condor in Derby has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious RICS Awards, under the Residential Development category.

Recognised by The RICS Awards for its unique offering to the city, the 259-apartment scheme comprises a mix of studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Named after one of the first engines built by Derby originated car manufacturer Rolls Royce in 1918, The Condor has been designed to celebrate Derby with interiors taking inspiration from the city’s engineering excellence and silk manufacturing.

Dining area at The Condor | BTR News
Dining area

The Condor scheme features several amenities including a resident’s lounge and co-working space, a 2,185 sq ft roof terrace, a gym with Technogym equipment, high speed broadband, dedicated onsite resident services team, secure car parking and bike store, and electric car charging points – all included within the rent. Residents can also book the private dining room and kitchen area complete with cooking facilities.

Situated in the heart of Derby city centre and within walking distance of the train station and Derbion shopping centre, The Condor development offers residents an ideal commute to neighbouring cities such as Sheffield, Nottingham and Birmingham. The scheme is located on Victoria Street – on the former Debenhams site.

Communal area at The Condor | BTR News
Communal area

The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. They recognise outstanding achievement, teamwork and companies. The entries are shortlisted across five categories – Residential Development, Community Benefit, Heritage, Public Sector and Refurbishment Revitalisation.

Companies still can enter an additional six categories – to be judged nationally – and have until 26 April 2024 to submit entries. Amongst the national categories is the new Ambassador of the Year Award category.