Property hotspot: Manchester is still ‘head and shoulders’ above the rest

The property market in northern England, supported in part by the Northern Powerhouse concept, has attracted a lot of media attention, not to mention both domestic and international investment. This has helped to drive up transactions, prices and rental values across many northern regions, led by the North West, particularly Manchester, as illustrated by the […]

Manchester City View

Manchester’s skyline experiences an unprecedented shift with skyscrapers galore

Skyscrapers might be a common sight across the UK, and the traditionally flat landscape of the city of Manchester seems to be coming into its own with a series of high rise projects that promise to change the city’s skyline for good. With Manchester’s thriving economy creating a need for more commercial and residential developments, […]

Luxury apartments on the rise in Manchester

Manchester’s unprecedented property boom is undoubtedly creating significant demand in the city’s housing sector, with many first time buyers dipping their toes in water. In January 2017, the number of first time buyers in the UK housing market reached record levels as they accounted for nearly 33% of all housing market activity, up from 25% […]

New tram routes impact Manchester’s rising property market

Easy accessibility has always been one of the prime factors taken into consideration when individuals contemplate buying a new home. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that homes situated in areas which are easily reachable thanks to superior public transport arrangements are often premium priced and in great demand. However, there now seems to be […]

5 Reasons why Manchester is a hot tourist destination

Manchester’s reputation as a tourism hotspot has been on the rise in recent years, with publications including the New York Times and Lonely Planet naming it among their top travel destinations in 2016. It is now the UK’s third most visited city by overseas tourists after London and Edinburgh. New York-based travel and entertainment website Thrillist […]