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Housing group seeks jv partner in £88m contract

A housing group in the north west is looking for a contractor to enter into a 10-year £88 million joint venture.

Calico Homes Ltd is looking to set up a joint venture company with a contractor to carry out investment, maintenance and development works for both Calico and other clients. The contract is estimated to be worth between £48m and £88m over 10 years.

Calico owns and manages more than 4500 homes in Pennine Lancashire, and is mainly located in Burnley. Its planned and development works are estimated at £5.2m per year, with maintenance and other Calico works at £600,000 per year and provision for non Calico works of £3m per year.

Aims include creating long term employment opportunities locally, as well as winning and delivering works for other clients as a respected contractor organisation in the north west.

The firm needs experience in the social housing sector and in delivering investment works.

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate is 10 January 2010. Contact Leona McMillan at or phone 01942 826 788, or post at Calico Homes Ltd, Centenary Court, Croft Street, Burnley, BB11 2ED.

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