Leeds has established itself as a power player for any savvy property investor and is now ranked the largest economic centre of the UK, outside of London. Leeds City Region is leading the way within the Northern Powerhouse, contributing £6.5 billion annually to the economy and £1.3 billion of which is directly contributed from the city of Leeds.
With the largest workforce in Northern England, strategic central location, world class universities and long term investment plans, Leeds has the talent to help business succeed and grow.
Attractive property prices, increasing population and high rental returns averaging 7.92%, coupled with the supply and demand imbalance, it is clear to see why this cosmopolitan city offers investors the peace of mind they are looking for when making an investment.
A £500 million development which will plan to double the size of the city centre making it one of the largest city centre regeneration initiatives in Europe. The scheme is expected to create 35,000 new jobs, transport transformation and a thriving retail sector.
We will see £114 million spent on public transport infrastructure, creating a pedestrianised city centre
Six acres of the city centre being developed into a new neighbourhood where residents can live, work and play.
£211 million deal confirmed set to create thousands of jobs
A huge 361,000 sq ft distribution centre
£21 million being invested for the construction of a new central market and city square.
109,000 companies generating a total GVA OF £69.6 million, the Leeds City Region is an emerging global economic Powerhouse
£69 billion (City Region)
Leeds Bradford Airport announced a further £150 million investment predicting 7 million visitors a year once completed.
£7.3 Billion worth of development projects across the city, which is spear headed by The Southbank Regeneration scheme.
Tourism in Leeds is valued at over £3.5 Billion per annum
Largest number of universities outside of London attracts students from around the world.