For property investors seeking to capitalise on a changing market, 2019 is set to provide the perfect landscape to acquire assets off the beaten path.
As the regions continue to outperform the traditional growth hotspots of London and the South East, towns and cities such as Manchester, Sunderland and Yorkshire have emerged as top investment locations for this year.
Attracting investment from around the world and still yet to reach their full potential, these locations are beginning to see sustained growth – ideal for investors aiming to find the best returns in 2019.
High Demand Locations
With the UK population set to pass 70m by 2029, we focus on the fastest-growing locations where demand is highest
Top Growth Areas
Achieving capital appreciation above the national average, these locations are a top priority for investors looking to capitalise
With £60bn of international commercial property investment in 2017 alone, the UK remains a popular choice for overseas investors
Investments in Top UK Locations
Standing at the forefront of the UK’s technological advancement, Sunderland is one of the country’s fastest growing digital hubs, culminating in the creation of the £300m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP). With tech jobs growing by 49% between 2011 and 2015, the city’s student population has swelled to more than 18,000.
The heart of the Northern Powerhouse and home to a population of more than half a million, Manchester’s reputation as an innovative hub of commerce and culture led to the city being ranked 16th in the European Digital City Index – as well as being named the number one UK location to be a landlord.
With an expanding portfolio of businesses electing to make Bradford their home, England’s ninth largest economy is now worth £10bn each year. Offering excellent transport links and an ambitious City Plan for its future, Bradford is now one of the UK’s top hotspots for property investors seeking significant rental returns.