Category: Manchester

Manchester property prices continually rise faster than the UK average

Manchester property prices continually rise faster than the UK average

New research shows that prices in Manchester’s real estate sector rose faster than the UK average in five of the last six years, with growth in the city reaching 11% over the 12 months of 2017 alone.   Summary: Property prices in Manchester have risen higher than anywhere else in the UK in five of… Read more »

North-west England to record fastest growing UK property prices by 2023

North-west England to record fastest growing UK property prices by 2023

Despite growth in London plateauing in single figures, Savills forecasts that the north-west and its key cities will boast the strongest levels of capital appreciation in the UK over the next five years. Summary: UK property prices are set to grow by almost 15% by 2023, with the strongest growth led by property in north-west… Read more »

Manchester investment: Amazon to open new head office in the city

Manchester investment: Amazon to open new head office in the city

600 new jobs are set to be created as the multinational corporation expands its operations in Manchester, with global investment continuing to pour into one of the fastest growing cities in Europe.   Summary: Amazon has announced it will open a new corporate headquarters in Manchester city centre in 2019 600 jobs will be created,… Read more »

Prime London property price growth to stagnate over the next two years

Prime London property price growth to stagnate over the next two years

Rising tax costs and disrupted economic growth will slow performance in the central London market, at a time when a rising number of investors are heading to northern England to achieve higher overall returns. Summary: Investors in the prime central London property market have been warned to prepare for lower levels of capital growth over… Read more »

Manchester investment: City now one of Europe’s fastest growing

Manchester investment: City now of one Europe's fastest growing

High graduate retention and a buoyant job market are helping Manchester to become one of the most rapidly expanding European economies, as more investors from around the world continue to recognise the significant opportunity of the city’s real estate sector.   Summary: New figures reveal Manchester’s growth is among the fastest in Europe The city’s… Read more »

200% rise in interest for Manchester property from Chinese investors

200% rise in interest for Manchester property from Chinese investors

New research reveals the “positive long-term expectations” that buyers in China have for UK property, along with the continued demand for real estate in one of the country’s strongest investment locations. Summary: The number of enquiries for property investment in the UK, and Manchester specifically, is continuing to rise among buyers in China Between February… 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 »

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 »