Dandara Living


Dandara living is one of the leading companies in the UK's build-to-rent sector today.

The business currently has 2,700 apartments under management, with an immediate development pipeline of a further 4,700 homes.

Aston Place by Dandara Living External View

Aston Place

Opened January 2020

Aston Place is a development of 324 apartments in the centre of Birmingham, five minutes from New Street Station, the main business and retail districts.

Ranked 1st in Birmingham on homeviews.com as at 1 November 2021

Chapel Wharf by Dandara Living External View

Chapel Wharf

Opened July 2020

Chapel Wharf is a development located in the centre of Manchester, comprising 995 apartments that are arranged over four blocks of up to 22 storeys.

Ranked 2nd in Manchester on homeviews.com as at 1 November 2021

Leodis Square by Dandara Living External View

Leodis Square

Opened February 2020

Leodis Square is a development of 744 apartments split across 4 buildings, located within 5 minutes of Leeds city centre.

Ranked 2nd in Leeds on homeviews.com as at 1 November 2021


The first Dandara Living development opened in early 2020. All of the company’s open sites are now ranked by residents as either first or second within their cities on Homeviews. In 2021 Dandara Living were awarded the no.1 national management company in the UK.

Homeviews National Management Company over 2000 units winner 2021 - Dandara Living

National Management Company over 2000 units

Winner 2021

Dandara Living

What House? Silver Award Winner 2021 - Aston Place by Dandara Living

What House? Awards Best Build to Rent Project

Silver Winner 2021

Aston Place by Dandara Living

Homeviews National Development over 350 units winner 2021 - Chapel Wharf by Dandara Living

National Development over 350 units

Winner 2021

Chapel Wharf by Dandara Living

The Dandara Group

Dandara Living is the specialist rental division of The Dandara Group which was founded in 1987 on the Isle of Man. The group has a portfolio that spans the residential and commercial sectors, across both the for sale and rental markets.

In the 30+ years since the company began, it has developed and delivered over 22,000 homes, 1.7 million sq ft of commercial and retail space and won more than 100 industry awards.

A beach on the Isle of Man where the Dandara Group was founded in 1988
Castle Quay development in Jersey by Dandara
Buildings in Manchester where Dandara established a presence in 2000
Aberdeen street scene where Dandara expanded into in 2010
Inside an apartment by Dandara Living which launched in 2017
Apartment bedroom by Dandara Living, as the company continues to grow in 2021


Dandara Group founded

Dandara was founded on the Isle of Man. By the end of the next year, the first development of homes built on the island was completed.

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Jersey Division opened

Dandara opened the Jersey division of the business and the group became the largest property development company in the Channel Islands.

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Dandara Manchester established

The business expanded into England when Dandara Manchester was established.

Within 5 years Dandara was the largest developer of mixed-use residential property in the city.

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Dandara extends into Scotland

Dandara extended its operations into Scotland, and later into the Midlands and the south of England.

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Dandara Living launched

Recognising the shifting landscape of tenure in the UK and the growing market for city centre renting, Dandara entered the build to rent sector, with the launch of a specialist division, Dandara Living.

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The group continues to expand its operations in existing regions and cities, and adding new developments in Wales and the West of England.

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