Month: September 2018

Manchester-Beijing flight path driving Chinese investment into north-west

Manchester-Beijing flight path driving Chinese investment into north-west

Growth levels of trade, tourism and knowledge outstrips UK average, as a new report hails the success of the two-year-old direct flight between the Chinese capital and Manchester, the UK’s strongest investment city. Summary: The “golden era” of relations between China and the north of England has been highlighted in a new report to mark… Read more »

Manchester city centre is “undersupplied” of quality residential property

Manchester city centre is "undersupplied" of quality residential property

While 4,000 new units are set for delivery by 2022, a new report suggests that almost 11,000 new jobs will be created in the city’s central business district during this time, underlining the need for increased investment in Manchester’s purpose-built rental sector. Summary: Manchester city centre is still not delivering close to the level of… Read more »

Saudi Arabia seeks UK investment into aviation industry

Saudi Arabia seeks UK investment into aviation industry Roundtable held in London with the Saudi-British Business Council and General Authority of Civil Aviation, at a time when increased links between the two countries are also coinciding with spiking interest in UK real estate investment. Summary: Saudi Arabia is hoping that leading British companies in the field of civil aviation will soon increase investment... Read more »

UK property undersupply highlighted by new £1bn government investment

UK property undersupply highlighted by new £1bn government investment

In partnership with Barclays Bank, the UK government has announced a ten-figure loan to help support small and medium-sized property developers to build close to the 300,000 new homes per year targets suggest the UK needs. Summary: UK government and Barclays Bank have announced a new £1 billion loan to support British property developers in… Read more »

What do tenants want from your UK property investment?

What do tenants want from your UK property investment?

From bedroom numbers to proximity to local work and education hubs, a new survey reveals the amenities young British tenants prioritise, giving investors an insight into what makes the strongest investment property. Summary: Young UK tenants reveal the things they want when looking for a rental home 40% of 18 to 24-year-old renters in the… Read more »

Manchester among world’s top 10 cities for foreign direct investment

Manchester among world's top 10 cities for foreign direct investment

Along with Liverpool, the north-west region’s economic growth and development are creating “a compelling case for investment” for global investors, with Manchester attracting the largest number of investments outside of London. Summary: The joint Manchester-Liverpool metropolitan area has been ranked as the 10th most popular location globally for foreign direct investment Manchester has attracted the… Read more »