Newcastle Property Investment
Newcastle upon Tyne is one of the largest cities in England located in Tyne and Wear. One of the six science cities in the UK, Newcastle’s economy is thriving for its scientific research facilities, high spec transport links and North East leader of sport.
Why invest in Newcastle?
Newcastle, one of the 6 science cities of the UK, has evolved into an international beacon of cutting-edge technology and unprecedented advances in medical science. Building the world of tomorrow Newcastle’s digital industry is worth more than £1.25 billion, with The Sage Group plc, choosing the city as their headquarters. The digital sector is expected to grow by 28% in the next 3 years, following the £12.5m high speed network installation, giving Newcastle the fastest internet connection of any major UK city with free WIFI in the city centre.
The large student and graduate population thanks to Newcastle’s world class education attracts global brands including Greggs, Virgin Money and Fenwick for the multilingual and highly educated young professionals.
In addition to the professional value of Newcastle, the city is home to a bustling scene of music, sport, dance, opera and theatre. The Sage’s three individual concert halls, with iconic architecture overlooking the River Tyne has seen the world leaders of performing arts, house their shows. On the other side of the city, Newcastle is the leader for sport in the North East with Newcastle United FC’s stadium St James Park named as the North East’s leading sporting arenas.
A powerhouse for economy, Newcastle is home to two major shopping centres; Eldon Square, the largest city centre shopping complex in the UK and the Metro Centre, the largest shopping and leisure complex in Europe. Named as the best-connected UK city outside of London, Newcastle offers excellent road networks, train connections, international airports, 3 major airports and a thriving underground system. The combination of employment, education, transport, entertainment, retail and sport, makes Newcastle a thriving city for property investment, boasting the highest average for rental yields in the UK and most affordable property prices in the UK with a 95% occupancy rate.
Declared Smart City of the Year at the Digital Leaders Awards, Newcastle is evolving to become the capital of the North East. Already one of six science cities in the UK, the Science Square, part of the Helix regeneration scheme will be centre stage for first class scientific research and educational facilities. Additionally, Helix will offer Knowledge Square, a hotspot for the growing number of Newcastle based businesses.
The Knowledge Square will complement, Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter. Adjacent to Central Station featuring a college and 4* hotel, Stephenson Quarter is set to become on the leading office and knowledge districts in Newcastle.
Newcastle Property Investment