Investar is a multi-award-winning real-estate developer and investor based in Manchester.

We blend extensive local expertise with a global network of partners and resources.

We collaborate with landowners, funding partners and the public sector to deliver premium and affordable build-to-rent developments (PRS). We are writing the next chapter on placemaking schemes across the North West and beyond.

Additionally, we advocate large-scale, mixed-use schemes in the UK, encouraging inward investment into the domestic property market. We currently represent high profile overseas investors on projects with a combined GDV of more than £1.5billion.





From land acquisition, financing of real estate deals, project managing, creating and orchestrating the process of development from concept to completion.



We acquire and retain a varied property portfolio across the north west, comprising of lettings and hospitality.



We think big. Our aspiration is to create havens for residential, commercial, retail and cultural uses whilst expertly combining the physical and the functional.



Botanical Gardens

A landmark development in the heart of the Trafford Civic Quarter Masterplan, Botanical Gardens is set to be one of the first large-scale build-to-rent schemes in the region and a catalyst for the major regeneration of the Trafford area.

  • Location Trafford Civic Quarter
  • GDV:  £40m
  • Availability: 200 units, available for investment/purchase
  • Use: Residential 
  • Status: Design & planning
  • Exit:  PRS / BTR



Fabric Village

Featuring a modern contemporary finish, gym and   rooftop gardens with breath-taking views of Liverpool, Fabric Village is set to be the jewel in the crown of the Fabric District’s regeneration.


  • Location: Knowledge Quarter, Liverpool 
  • GDV:  £53m
  • Availability: 449 units, pre-sold
  • Use:  Residential
  • Status:  On site 
  • Exit:  Overseas institution

Melody Gardens

Designed and delivered for the registered provider, Places for People. Melody Gardens is an excellent example of adding social value and placemaking, while demonstrating a successful collaboration between the developer, client and funder.


  • Location: Salford
  • GDV:  £6m
  • Availability: 58 units, sold
  • Status:  Completion expected November 2019
  • Exit:  Pre sold and forward funded by Housing Association

Halifax House

Based in the heart of the Liverpool Central Business District, Halifax House is the former headquarters for the Union Bank of the British Empire, and is a building of great historical and economic importance. This stunning conversion project won Development of the Year 2017.


  • Location Liverpool City center
  • GDV:  £5m
  • Availability: 26 units, 50% sold
  • Status:  Completed
  • Exit:  Retained in property portfolio  

Our ambition 

  • Deliver 10,000 new homes over the next 10 years
  • Placemaking that works for everyone – projects that leave a legacy

Our values 

  • Passionate and entrepreneurial
  • Collaborative and considerate
  • Resourceful and agile

Our purpose 

  • Purpose before profit 
  • Creating social value and generating financial return
  • Deliver schemes that make a difference 


The art of collaboration is deeply embedded in our way of working.

Our success, and the success of our projects, relies on the strength of our partnerships.

Our collaborations with funding partners, landowners, local authorities, housing associations and institutional clients are instrumental in realising our placemaking vision.