Category Archives for "Regeneration Hotspots"

Clapham Property Investment Blog

Clapham Property Investment Guide

A symbol of urban gentrification

In the early 20th century Clapham was considered an ordinary, working-class commuter suburb. ‘The man on the Clapham omnibus’ was once a synonym for the common man on the street. By 1980 Clapham had become something of a poster child for urban gentrification and continues to see significant growth in its upper classes as its reputation as a more affordable alternative to central London has grown. Many buyers in recent years have been from prime central London locations such as Kensington and Chelsea looking for better value per sq ft on property. Read More
Portsmouth Property Investment Blog

Portsmouth Property Investment Guide

Number one for aerospace defence with good yields for buy-to-let investors

Portsmouth's history lies in maritime industries but today it boasts seven of the top ten global aerospace companies. Astrium, the global leader in aerospace and defence, is the leader in the Europe and number three in the world. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Gruman, BEA systems, GE Aviation and Selex Galileo all operate from this region. Read More
Southampton Property Investment

Property Investment Guide Southampton

£3 Billion of investment, Southampton’s master plan ensures 20 years of growth for the SO postcode

A town with a plan. Let’s be clear on this: the city of Southampton is already beautiful and benefitting from millions of pounds of investment in development and regeneration. However, if we could just glimpse the future of Southampton we would see the benefits of a master plan that will bring £3 billion of investment into the city and provide 5,000 new homes and 24,000 new jobs to the SO postcodes. Read More
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Salford Property Investment Guide

A city of economic growth and investment opportunity

HSBC’s annual survey found that Manchester was Britain’s buy-to-let hotspot (This is Money 3.06.15) with average buy-to-let yields of 7.98%.

Rental properties make up more than a quarter of Manchester’s housing stock and the largest proportion in Britain. Annual rents have risen 7% in the 12 months up to July 2016 in Salford according to Rightmove. Read More

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Property Investment Guide – Birmingham

The best place in the UK for businesses to invest

Birmingham has been recognised as the best place in the UK for businesses to invest and the second best place in western Europe, according to economic development experts. Birmingham in situated in the West Midlands, and its economy is dominated by the service sector. The city is a major international commercial centre. It has the largest centre in Great Britain for employment in public administration, education and health and is ranked as a Beta world city by the World Cities Network. Read More
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