Manchester is the UK’s leading regional city and voted Britain's best city outside London for business. This incredible city has taken the number one spot for investors worldwide, as it continues to outperform London and other major cities of the UK, offering investors secure rental returns and excellent capital growth potential.
The rise of the private rented sector is due to supply and demand. Manchester can simply not keep up with the demand for premium rental property, with the population set to increase by 25% by 2025 with an average age of 33.1
Manchester is culturally rich and is the second most visited city in the UK, with 115 million visitors each year, we are seeing more direct flights increasing visitor numbers from the Middle East, Hong Kong and Beijing. Manchester has proven to be a safe bet for investors and would be a perfect fit for any property portfolio.
£1 billion investment to transform Manchester Airport into a world class operation. The expansion is set to contribute a further a £1.7 billion contribution to the Uk economy every year
£2.1 billion Metrolink masterplan has already seen the introduction of 97 stops over 7 lines. This is set to continue which will see Manchester as one of the most connected cities in the world.
This one £1.5 billion project developed by Allied London Properties has delivered 430,000sq meters of commercial, residential and retail space. Establishing itself as the city’s financial centre and popular destination for entertainment and shopping.
Noma is an £800 million, 20 acre mixed use redevelopment scheme in Manchester and is strategically positioned within walking distance of two of Manchesters biggest transport hubs.
MediaCityUK is a 200 acre mixed use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship canal in Salford. The area now houses some key tenants such as the BBC and ITV who have relocated their head offices from London to this waterfront destination.
St. John’s is Manchester’s newest city centre neighbourhood, which will hold 560,000 sq ft of workspace, 240,000 sq ft of retail and 13 acres of public realm.
85% of the FTSE 100 business now have a presence in Manchester, including names such as KPMG, DELOITTE, PWC, BARCLAYS, INVESTEC
In excess of 8.2 Billion inward investment into Manchester over the last 10 years
International Airport with flights to 225 destinations, 29 million passengers annually. A further £1Billion expansion
Billions worth of regeneration across the city, which is headed by the HS2, Europe’s largest infrastructure project worth £56 billion. Will cut journey times between Manchester and London to 63 minutes
Two world famous football teams - Manchester United and Manchester City attracting millions of tourists from around the world
Thriving student population -99,000 students across 4 major universities, with a 70% graduation retention rate