UK’s first rent-by-the-room apartment building launches in Manchester 

One of, if not THE UK’s most important residential building in the last decade has now officially opened its doors to residents in Manchester. Union which can be seen from across the city thanks to its prominent U+NION branding on top of the tallest tower at St John’s (adjacent to Aviva Studio’s Factory International) and promises to […]

Union releases first-look CGIs as Manchester’s new co-living concept starts to take shape

Union

Manchester’s first co-living development to be granted planning permission, Union is drawing tantalizingly close to completion. The new buildings, situated at St John’s have been designed to provide a more accessible gateway into city living. Union comes with all the trappings that modern build-to-rent properties offer such as a resident’s gym, lounge, co-working space, and private dining rooms, […]

Russell Hayes promoted to Director of Residential for Vita Group

Russell Hayes

Vita Group has bolstered its senior leadership team at an important time of continued growth with a significant internal promotion following 17-years of dedicated service to the business for Russell Hayes.  Russell Hayes has been promoted to Director of Residential and will lead the businesses residential portfolio which includes Circle Square apartments by Vita Living and will include U+nion, […]

Vita helps reduce loneliness throughout Mental Health Awareness Week

Vita Group helps to reduce loneliness throughout Mental Health Awareness Week

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week focused on loneliness and to bring this issue to life across the business, Vita Group created initiatives to bring people together. At head office, events ran throughout the week to encourage togetherness and communication with all members of staff. These include the ‘Cork & Canvas’ event where attendees unleashed […]

String of C-suite promotions for Vita Group

Max Bielby, Laura Swindells, David Ancell, Alex Kelly

Vita Group has added to its C-suite with a trio of top-tier promotions. Max Bielby who was previously Managing Director for Vita Student has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Laura Swindells who was previously People Director has been promoted to Chief of Staff and David Ancell has been promoted to Chief Brand Officer.  Bielby’s new […]

Vita Group celebrates Chinese New Year – the year of the Tiger

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Taking a moment out of the day to get together and celebrate, staff from across the business celebrated Chinese New Year in the hub with a host of celebrations including learning the art of Chinese calligraphy painting, painting ‘Fú’ for fortune. Great for the mind and creativity, attendees were treated to amazing Jasmine Teas and […]

LAB: How fashion could influence interior trends over the next year

Blue trends story

The Lab takes an in-depth look at the leading youth fashion brands to help trend forecast for future colour inspiration. Inspiration can come from anywhere, but more often than not, this year’s catwalk trends feed into next year’s interior trends helping to inform new hues, fabrics and styles. With a recent study conducted by BeatFreeks […]

Vita Group appoints new head of residential marketing

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Vita Group has appointed Penny Langton as its head of residential marketing to support the business on its build-to-rent brands Union and Vita Living. Penny joins the business with over 20 years’ marketing experience, developing brands and bringing them to new audiences to drive growth, having previously worked for the likes of Morris Homes, Beaverbrooks, […]