Downing Developments develop and deliver large scale urban projects, as well as this they also own and manage the largest commercial portfolio of Liverpool City Centre offices.
Downing is one of the North West’s leading property groups and is currently developing over £500 million of mixed-use schemes; the firm also owns and manages around one million square feet of commercial buildings.
The firm develops schemes in different markets and across both the public and private sector. Downing is operational across four northern cities – Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester. The team focuses on educational projects but also provide state of the art commercial office, retail, hotel and residential environments.
The Downing Group are split across three divisions; mixed-use development, property management and construction. George Downing Construction is the group’s in-house construction arm. The company handles the main contracting role of all Downing’s construction requirements and employs 45 highly skilled individuals. The involvement of the construction team on all projects ensures expertise and minimises risk of employing external contractors; therefore delivering on time and in budget is more likely.
Downing is Liverpool’s largest private, commercial landlord owning some of the city’s most famous architectural landmarks. All of these properties are of a high quality and are located in prestigious locations which add to the organisations experience in delivering fantastic projects.
The company owns and manages an array of developments in Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Newcastle. These properties include a vast selection of student accommodation as well as office and retail stock.
The firm’s commitment to quality is backed by an experienced in-house management team. They ensure their commercial properties operate as smoothly as possible and therefore make sure the company’s reputation as a landlord remains first class. The property management team also maintains strong working relationship with tenants through managing properties efficiently and professionally.
The firm believes their holistic approach is the key to their sustainability; by refusing to be one dimensional they have maintained a thriving investment portfolio and are continuing to grow as a major force in the property industry.