Manchester Properties

It is a city of national cultural and economic importance.



16.9% growth expected which is almost double the UK average. Student population of 69,945



This reflects the history of being the crucible of the industrial revolution and where they split the atom.



Is the average weekly wage with a 70% employment rate. Massive investment into the city in Technology, Media and Communications hubs providing jobs.


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The busiest airport in the UK outside of London. Flights go to destinations around the world from California to China. £1bn is being invested in the Airport over the coming years, further solidifying Manchester’s status as a business and tourist hub.

The tram system is the UK’s largest tram network and is set to improved further in the near future with the completion of the St.

Major roads and motorways give residents of Manchester access to all major cities in the UK, North and South.


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The average price of a property in Manchester is £162,532. This average price represents a 6% increase over 2015 and a 7% increase over the pre-financial crash value in 2007. This also compares favourably to an average house price of £144,914 across the whole North West.

The average rent in Manchester is rising in line with the property market and the average yield for a BTL landlord in the city is circa 6% per year.

In addition to all the private developers, such as Knight Knox, building new dwellings, it is worth bearing in mind other sources of funding such as the Greater Manchester Housing Fund


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Manchester is going from strength to strength in terms of employment.

The average weekly wage in Manchester is currently £485.20 and the employment rate stands at around 70% which is high figure when the city’s large student population is taken into account.

However it must also be remembered that the bene ts of the new industries are not reaching everyone. Manchester is home to some of the most deprived areas in Europe as well as having a massive homelessness problem which shows no sign of being solved.



Manchester is the European City of Science

The city is the heart of the Greater Manchester region which is bordered by the Peak District to the East and the Liverpool City Region to the West.

Manchester is the European City of Science for 2016, reflecting its history as being the crucible of the industrial revolution and the city which split the atom, created the programmable computer, birthed the world’s first “test tube baby” and isolated Graphene, among many other achievements.

Manchester is one of the fastest growing cities outside of London both in terms of population and economy. The movement of people from London to Manchester is now a recognised long term trend.

Manchester is the 14th most sustainable city in the world, based on measures in people, power and profits by the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index.

Manchester University boasts the largest single-site university in the UK, with the biggest student community. The University is ranked 41st in the world, 8th in Europe and 5th in the UK and has been home to 25 Nobel Prize winners to date.

The population of Manchester stands at approximately 520,000. Between 2004 and 2014, Manchester Local Authority saw its population grow by 16.9% – almost double the UK average of 7.8%. The population of the city is expected to grow to 600,000 by 2030 (Greater Manchester Property Investment Guide 2016).

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