Home of the Northern Powerhouse
Now firmly established as a go-to location for investors worldwide, Manchester is a founding member of the Northern Powerhouse and a city that offers just about everything that investors seek when looking to build their property portfolio.
Manchester offers a business environment that continues to boom as employment opportunities grow and is home to an economy that is rapidly increasing year on year.
The regeneration of Salford Quays and the newly established Media City has encouraged large corporations to move to the city, BBC and the Guardian amongst many.
The city’s diverse cultural offering appeals to all nationalities and is home to two of the largest and richest football clubs in the world, Manchester United and Manchester City.
Situated in the North West region of England, Manchester has a growing population, currently c.2.5 million and harnessed with the four main universities in the city, growth is predicted to grow by over 13% over the next 20 years.
Should I invest in Manchester property?
Whether you are starting your portfolio or expanding one, investing in a UK major city that offers a wealth of employment opportunities along with an already prosperous economy, then Manchester should definitely be on your shortlist.
Rental demand remains high and is projected to grow. Large Multi-national corporations will continue to migrate to the North-West of the country further stimulating an already thriving region.
Manchester Key Facts
Capital growth predicted over next 4 years
Lower entry level prices than London
Forecast rise in rental income until 2021
Of the 100 companies listed on the FTSE 100 are based in Manchester