Manchester, UK

The UK’s property investment capital, offering the highest yields and government support

22.2% growth

Forecast property inflation is among UK’s highest

The highest yields

Named as the UK’s buy-to-let hotspot by HSBC

Economic powerhouse

Government set to invest £7 billion in Manchester’s infrastructure

Investors' choice

Manchester’s vibrant rental market creating huge demand growth

DEVELOPMENTS

Manchester investment overview: The UK's city of investment

As a property market Manchester has it all. Recent annual capital growth in double digits, a forecast to match. Yields averaging over 6%, with rental growth 13 times the pace of London. The record returns are driven by a young and growing population, a new economic success story and years of property undersupply. Private investors, multinationals, pension funds and overseas governments – Manchester is currently everyone’s favourite city to invest.

7 billion reasons to invest in Manchester

Has one single city ever attracted so much investment?

Manchester is the heart of the UK's Northern Powerhouse. The government is spending £7bn to create a world-class infrastructure and attract billions and billions of worldwide investment. Such sustained economic growth has seldom been seen and will further accelerate the already world renowned property market.

Manchester student property investment

Two of the UK's five largest universities. A further two to make a total of four institutions that attract over 100,000 students – one of the largest populations in Europe. A massive 70,000 of these students do not have access to dedicated student beds making the city the UK's premier PBSA investment location.

Manchester’s residential investment market – the institutional choice

What’s triggering swathes of multi-million pound institutional investment in Manchester’s private rented sector? The UK’s highest residential yields? A golden demographic with 60% more 25 to 29-year-olds than the UK average? An economic resurgence bringing with it the country’s fastest growing demand for short-term lets? There are more reasons to invest in Manchester than anywhere else in the UK.

Manchester housing market

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