Why we invest in Sheffield, UK.
Why invest in Sheffield Property?
Situated in South Yorkshire region, Sheffield is the UK’s 3rd largest metropolitan borough.
The city is famous for its industrial heritage in steel and remains a core manufacturing powerhouse as well as being known as one of the greenest cities in the UK and having more trees-per-person than any city in Europe.
Sheffield commands an enviable geographical position within the UK, with the major M1 motorway cutting directly through the city region; providing easy access to the very North and South of the country, and national rail services providing access to London in under 2 hours and all other major cities.
Sheffield’s borders extend into the heart of the Peak District National Park, giving the city a unique and diverse feel as well as providing economic benefits from over 10 million visitors per year.
Sheffield is home to over 67,000 students and two major Universities, Sheffield Hallam University, which is one of the UK’s largest Universities, and the University of Sheffield which is the top University in the North of England for graduate employability. Both Universities have a huge international presence and attract students from all over the world, further adding to Sheffield’s uniqueness and diversity.
Sheffield’s retail, leisure and manufacturing sectors have seen some fantastic growth over recent years making the city a highly attractive destination for investment.
The region is home to over 68,000 businesses and has an economic output of £31 billion per year.
Positioned for Growth
World Leading Manufacturing
The Advanced Manufacturing Park is home to world-class manufacturing and development initiatives and comprises companies such as Boeing and McLaren.
City Centre Retail Quarter
The development of the city centre retail quarter will provide thousands of of jobs and investment opportunities across sectors.
Major Transport Links
Sheffield is in-line for the national high speed rail transport development which will significantly improve journey times to other major cities
Outer City Retail Development
The redevelopment of Meadowhall Shopping Centre and the arrival of major retailers such as IKEA, are creating jobs and driving revenue into the city.
Sheffield continues to grow in popularity across the world and is seeing significant growth and investment from Chinese businesses and investors.
Student demands on the city continue to grow. Purpose-built Student Accommodation is on the rise across the city.
Alongside a growing economy, average property prices and rents in Sheffield have seen consistent growth since 2013. With a strong 10 year economic forecast supported by developments to business, retail, leisure and transport, property within the Sheffield City Region is set for strong growth.
The Sheffield City Region is a vast area with some fantastic property investment hotspots catering for a variety of budgets and investment strategies, making the city an extremely popular choice for both domestic and foreign investors.
Demand is far ahead of supply; our agents are contacting us regularly, looking for properties for their tenants. With the booming Sales and Rental markets, Sheffield property investors are seeing excellent returns, and these are set to grow stronger in the coming years.
If you would like some specific information on the Sheffield property market, or would like us to help you find the right investment property in Sheffield, please do not hesitate to get in touch.