The UK’s second city ranks as one of the most popular in Europe in which to invest – higher than London – and is currently attracting £billions of investment into citywide retail, commercial, and residential space and infrastructure projects.
Global businesses such as HSBC, Deutsche Bank and PwC are choosing to relocate their headquarter offices to the city and the city has demonstrated its global appeal through its contract to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Birmingham has an economy of £24.8 billion, which is recorded as the strongest outside London, and the city continues to grow as one of the strongest performing economies in the UK. Birmingham’s six universities make it the largest centre of higher education in the country outside London and a strong consideration for student let investment property.
Birmingham’s position at the heart of England makes it the most connected city in the UK, with all major cities, including Edinburgh, Manchester and London, currently reachable within less than four hours via road, rail or air.
As such demand for city centre living is high and house prices in Birmingham are increasing faster than any other English city.
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