As a modern, bustling metropolis, Manchester has innovation and creativity in its DNA.
Manchester is a birthplace of industry and innovation, and its forward thinking heritage continues to this day by being home to an incredible talent pool of people, a diverse portfolio of leading businesses and a transport infrastructure that competes on a global level.
Manchester’s population growth has been huge. Between 2002 and 2015 the population increased 149%, and was the fastest growing city of any UK city, including London. It shows no signs of slowing down either.
As a thriving metropolis, primed for young professionals and students who seek the best in urban living, the appeal of Manchester’s dynamic city centre continues to increase as the local economy grows.
Experts JLL name Manchester as the number one UK city for forecast capital growth, expecting a 17.1% increase by 2024. High rental demand in the city centre is expected to result in a 16.5% increase in rental rates over the same period – also the top figure of any UK city. Manchester is simply a prime investment location.