Works have completed at Moda Living’s £150m Build to Rent neighbourhood in Leeds – Moda, New York Square. Caddick Construction is the main contractor for the development. Officially launching this week, the DLG Architects designed scheme includes 515 apartments and state-of-the-art amenities across two 16-storey blocks – setting an exceptional new standard in city centre living. Rental demand has been exceptionally high. The first phase – which welcomed residents in May – is fully sold out, with a waiting list for the final phase growing by the day.
“We are extremely excited to reveal our Moda, New York Square neighbourhood to the people of Leeds. As a developer and operator our unwavering focus is on creating long-term sustainable communities, where people can live well together and thrive in their environment.”Johnny Caddick, Chief Executive, Moda Living
Situated in the heart of Leeds’ cultural quarter at SOYO, Moda, New York Square is creating a community that offers renters high quality homes powered by 100% green electricity, exceptional customer service, unrivalled tech and health and wellbeing benefits.
Each apartment at Moda, New York Square is available either fully furnished or unfurnished and all homes have 1,000-pocket sprung mattresses made from 100% natural materials. Apartments also include high-spec tech including low-energy Samsung appliances, super-fast 250MBPS Wi-Fi included in the rent and exclusive Sky packages. Residents also benefit from Moda’s bulk buying of energy as savings are passed on – with current prices for all apartment types tracking below the average utility costs in the UK for similar homes.
Residents benefit from a range of amenities including a fully equipped 24-hour residents’ gym, cinema room, BBQ terraces, lounges, games room, private dining room, co-working spaces and a bookable meeting room. Fantastic panoramic vistas from the building’s two rooftop terraces give views of the city’s impressive architecture and iconic landmarks. Amenities can be booked via the MyModa app, along with paying rent, messaging the 24-hour concierge, and accessing exclusive deals from brands and venues in the city.
Residents living at the scheme pay zero deposits, have the freedom to choose their own decoration to give homes a personal touch, and pets are welcome at no additional cost.
With wellness at the heart of Moda, New York Square, meticulous attention to detail has been given to creating a state-of-the-art living environment. Sensors in apartments and communal areas measure sound, light, temperature, humidity, Co2 and wind speed – providing real-time data benchmarked against the optimal wellness score for environmental performance and quality of living for residents.
Moda, New York Square is officially the healthiest place to live in Leeds city, with the scheme achieving a three-star Fitwel rating from the world’s leading accreditor for healthy buildings. The developer-operator also has the most three-star certified Fitwel residential buildings in the world, making it a global leader in creating wellness focused lifestyles.
“We are changing the face of rental living with an emphasis on extensive amenities and placemaking. To achieve this, everything we are offering at Moda, New York Square is designed to give residents an unrivalled city centre lifestyle with community and wellness a priority.
“We are very proud of what we have achieved and feedback from our residents so far has been outstanding.”Johnny Caddick, Chief Executive, Moda Living