BIRMINGHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD

Digbeth Property Investment

Digbeth is undoubtedly one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the city but is it a good place to buy property for Buy-to-Let?

Introduction to Digbeth

Located in the South-East of Birmingham, Digbeth is an extension of the city core and is the heart of the creative and digital community in Birmingham. Already a hub for digital, creative and entrepreneurial activity, Digbeth is a melting pot of inspirational businesses, events, TV/Video studios, and highly sought-after digital talent, all adding to the unique culture of the area. With the arrival of HS2, over-ground Metro lines, inward investment, and planned regeneration the Creative Quarter is set to boom against a unique backdrop of urban, fashionable culture and advanced regeneration.

Interesting fact:

Birmingham’s oldest pub is in Digbeth – built in 1368

Key Stats in Digbeth

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13% Growth

In the past 3 years Digbeth has seen a grown of 13% on asking prices

Population Growth

The population expected to grow to 1.34 million by 2020 in Birmingham

£1.5 Billion

Smithfield development value delivering 300,000sq.m of new retail and commercial space

Is Digbeth a good place to invest?

While Birmingham continues to perform alongside UK property growth and rental yields, demand for rental property in Digbeth is increasing and fast emerging as an investment hotspot within this regional core. Digbeth has everything to offer including total connectivity, a young professional community, walking distance to the commercial and business hub in the city and home to incredible growth opportunities.

Avg property prices:

Studio 1 bed 2 bed 3 bed
Avg Price  £128,500  £183,0001  £263,0002  £352,6636
Rental price  £662  £768pcm  £1,006pcm £1,199pcm5
Avg. Rental*  6.1%  5.03% 3.6%3 4.8%
Share of the market5 7% 39% 49% 6%
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Where is Digbeth located?

Key attractions in Digbeth
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LEISURE & SHOPPING
Custard Factory
2 mins
Bullring
10 mins
Birmingham Hippodrame Theatre
10 mins
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COMMERCIAL & KEY DEVELOPMENTS
Birmingham Smithfield
3 mins
Colmore Business District
15 mins
Paradise and Arena Central
20 mins
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TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL
HS2 Curzon Street (2026)
10 mins
Grand Central and New Street Station
10 mins
Snowhill Train Station
17 mins

A Place of Culture – Deciding where to buy in Birmingham

Digbeth takes Number 1 spot

As one of the most diverse cities in the UK, Birmingham has an outstanding cultural offering, with world-class facilities, a renowned arts programme and thriving dining scene. Home to the Symphony Hall, the Hippodrome and Birmingham REP, Birmingham also hosts the Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, just two examples of an extensive cultural landscape that makes up the second city.

While there are plenty of investment opportunities in Birmingham, Digbeth is predicted as the top area for capital gains, buoyed by the local economy, employment market and emerging development. With property prices having increased by 401% over the last 20 years, there’s clear evidence that this is a neighbourhood on the rise.

The main driver of this growth is the regeneration Digbeth is experiencing. Places such as Digbeth are building brand new amenities, accommodation and commercial spaces, encouraging property price increases. When this level of development is combined with Digbeth’s world-class transport links, it’s easy to see how this up-and-coming market is driving incredible growth and attracting both renters and investors.

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Latest Digbeth Property Investment News

Read the latest residential and commercial property news in Digbeth, Birmingham.

New Developments in Digbeth to Watch in 2019

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Why Invest in Digbeth Buy-to-Let Property in 2019?

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Connaught Square Given Go Ahead by Planners

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Best Buy-to-Let Property Investment Areas in Birmingham 2019

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Best Buy-to-Let Property Investment Areas in Birmingham 2019

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The Changing Face of Beds in Birmingham

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The Changing Face of Beds in Birmingham

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Key projects in Digbeth

Birmingham Smithfield: With and investment value of over £1.5 billion, delivering 300,000sq.m of new retail and commercial space including 2,000 new homes. The new development includes new vibrant retail markets, family spaces, cultural buildings, new transport infrastructure and publics squares.

HS2: Covering the area that will house the HS2 Curzon Street station in Birmingham city centre, along with £724m million in investment into the surrounding area. The masterplan envisages the creation of 36,000 new jobs. 4,000 new homes and 600,000 square metres of commercial development. Connection Birmingham to London with a 45-minute commute, along with other key locations including Manchester and Leeds.

Paradise & Arena Central: Paradise is one of Birmingham’s most significant development in a generation, this £700 million project will introduce 1.8 million sq.ft of new, grade A office space, retail, leisure and a circa 250 bedroom hotel into the city centre attracting even more visitors and events. Arena Central, situated next door to the Paradise, the ICC and the Mailbox will expand on Birmingham’s already thriving financial and professional hub. Already home to HSBC HQ and home to an est. 3,600 staff. Both Paradise and Arena Central have created a new vibrant district for the city.

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