Property hotspot: Leeds is the North’s top place to be

Investors are being urged to look again at Leeds ‘“ after the city was named the North’s number one property hot spot for 2018.

The city is being tipped for further renewed success in a new guide, published by investment firm Aspen Woolf.

They say the market in Leeds is benefitting from the city’s strong and continuing economic growth and university populations (having the fourth largest student population in the UK) and will continue to attract interest from private, commercial and student renters this year.

With more development planned, including major regeneration projects like the South Bank revamp, high-spec, purpose-built, city centre accommodation is in massive demand.

Indeed, other big developments which are set to progress now the festive season is finished is Kirkstall Forge, which will see more than 1,000 homes and apartments built across 57 acres, and the stalled Hilton Hotel development which is getting off the ground again.