KEY FACTS

  • As the heart of the Northern Power House it is the unofficial capital of the North

  • Manchester has repeatedly been named as the best UK City to live in and has a population of 2.55 million people

  • 80 of the FTSE 100 have representation in Manchester

  • In Manchester United and Manchester City there are two world renowned Premier League football teams

  • Aside from it’s music heritage Manchester has The Royal Exchange theatre, the BBC Philharmonic and Hallé Orchestras as well as the critically acclaimed Manchester International Arts Festival

  • Tourism brings £6.6 billion per annum to the area economy alone

  • Manchester is the UK’s second largest conurbation

  • A continuous programme of investment, regeneration and development has transformed the City and highlighted it’s appeal as a place to live and work. It has allowed the City to build on it’s past and reinvest itself as a global City of the 21st century

  • No.1 Old Trafford is part of that investment, regeneration and development and is perfectly situated to take advantage of all the City now has to offer.

WHY INVEST IN MANCHESTER?

Many UK businesses are ‘Northshoring’ to Manchester. This is expected to create 55,000 new jobs by 2025, add £19 billion GDP to the economy and increase residents disposable income by 28%  (1)

Many UK businesses are ‘Northshoring’ to Manchester. This is expected to create 55,000 new jobs by 2025, add £19 billion GDP to the economy and increase residents disposable income by 28% (1)

City had 20% population growth over the last decade  (2)

City had 20% population growth over the last decade (2)

City projects a further 6.7% in population growth by 2025 to 2.9 million people  (2)

City projects a further 6.7% in population growth by 2025 to 2.9 million people (2)

ONS forecasts an average growth of 9,525 households in Greater Manchester from 2018 to 2025  (2)

ONS forecasts an average growth of 9,525 households in Greater Manchester from 2018 to 2025 (2)

Manchester’s house prices grew 6.6%. On average from November 2016 to November 2017, outperforming the UK which grew on average by 4.7%  (2)

Manchester’s house prices grew 6.6%. On average from November 2016 to November 2017, outperforming the UK which grew on average by 4.7% (2)

JLL forecasting 22.8% Growth from 2018 to 2022  (2)

JLL forecasting 22.8% Growth from 2018 to 2022 (2)

The apartment market in and around No.1 Old Trafford is being driven by the development of Manchester City Centre and MediaCityUK  (2)

The apartment market in and around No.1 Old Trafford is being driven by the development of Manchester City Centre and MediaCityUK (2)

Manchester City Council has a minimum target of building 25,000 homes annually. In 2017, 17,294 residential units were completed. This was the third year of sustained growth but still behind what is needed  (2)

Manchester City Council has a minimum target of building 25,000 homes annually. In 2017, 17,294 residential units were completed. This was the third year of sustained growth but still behind what is needed (2)

Sources: (1) – Manchester State of the City Report 2017 (2) – iP Global report 2018

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