Category: Manchester

Manchester set for “huge amount of pent up investment” analysts say

Manchester set for "huge amount of pent up investment" says analysts

Impressive economic development in recent years is expected to continue apace throughout 2019, according to experts at recent roundtable event in the city. Summary: “Phenomenal” growth over the last 12 months, coupled with increased wider UK economic certainty by the end of March, would see a “huge amount of pent up investment” come to Manchester… Read more »

UK property prices in 2018 grew in Manchester but fell in London

UK property prices in 2018 grew in Manchester but fell in London

Performance in Britain’s capital city continues to weigh heavy for investors, while those that have bought in key regional cities such as Manchester once again see an increase in their investment returns. Summary: Property prices in London fell by 0.2% in 2018, underlining the current lack of sentiment for real estate in the capital However,… Read more »

Renting property will “continue to be the norm” for young people in the UK

Renting property will "continue to be the norm" for young people in the UK

New research shows the important role the UK’s rental sector will continue to play in 2019 and beyond, underlining the opportunity for property investors in Britain. Summary: Changing lifestyles and high costs means young workers in the UK are set to continue their reliance on the country’s private rented property sector Less than one in… Read more »

Manchester to remain one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Manchester to remain one of the UK's fastest growing economies

Employment growth and gross value added will continue to rise in Manchester between now and 2021, cementing the city’s place among the top cities in the country for investment.   Summary: Economic growth in the UK over the next three years will be recorded strongest in cities such as Manchester Job numbers in Manchester will… Read more »

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 »