Pennycuick Collins New Year Latitude appointment

January 22nd 2020

Pennycuick Collins’ award winning residential block management team has started the New Year by announcing its first new management instruction of 2020.  The directors of Latitude Management Company have appointed Pennycuick Collins as managing agents with effect from 1 January 2020. Latitude is a mixed-use scheme occupying a highly prominent location in Bromsgrove Street in Birmingham’s Southside district, situated on The Gooch Estate, a longstanding client of Pennycuick Collins.  The development is made up of 189 apartments and 11 commercial units, these being predominantly food and drink outlets serving the adjacent entertainment district.

Qasim Bashir, a Director of Latitude (Birmingham) Management Company Ltd added:

“Pennycuick Collins are a welcome addition here at Latitude. We have been particularly impressed with how often they have already been on site, as well as with their detailed knowledge of this part of the city. We are also very grateful Pennycuick Collins were willing to step in at short notice and complete a handover within two weeks! They have already made several improvements for our residents.”

Speaking about the appointment, Ami Kundi, an associate director at Pennycuick Collins who will manage the scheme, said:

“We are thrilled to start 2020 with this announcement and are already working with the directors and residents to introduce a series of improvements to shared services.  This is one of the most sought after places to live in the Southside district, located right on the doorstep of this vibrant part of the city, with fantastic access to Birmingham’s transport, retail and leisure, and business facilities.  We know we can make a real difference here, so thank you to the directors and the residents for placing their trust in us.”

Pennycuick Collins’ residential block portfolio has grown considerably throughout 2019.  The firm also celebrated several successes in the last 12 months at leading national and local industry awards including being named Residential Managing Agents 2019 at the Insider Residential Property Awards, being highly commended at the Property Week Management All Stars, being named at the News on the Block awards as the leading Right to Manage firm, and winning the Association of Residential Managing Agent’s major works award for a major renovation undertaken at Chadbrook Crest in Edgbaston.