Salford Property Investment

Economy

Salford is a dynamic commercial centre, home to more than 8,700 businesses, employing over 127,000 people. The city is integral to Manchester City Region’s economy, the economic powerhouse of the North West of England. Salford’s economy has grown by more than 12% since 2004.

 

Education

Over 18,000 students attend the University of Salford, which makes use of Media City UK.  In October 2011, the university opened a learning, teaching and research space at the international creative hub, allowing over 1,500 students to have opportunities to work near media professionals using the latest industry equipment, studios and laboratories across 39 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

 

Regeneration

During the last five years, Salford has been the subject of massive investment into evolving the city’s public area including new educational facilities, new businesses and revitalised city parks and green spaces. Salford’s major scheme has been Media City, a £650 million international hub for technology, innovation and creativity. Home to companies including BBC and Ericsson, Media City is set for further expansion with £1 billion expansion plans for a TV studio and production space as well as shops, offices, a 330-bed hotel and over 1,400 new homes.

Port Salford is expected to create up to 3,100 jobs. There is also the £26 million AJ Bell Stadium and a £650 million scheme to renovate Pendleton underway, creating 1,500 new homes, 1,300 homes modernised and 500 new jobs.

Culture

Salford is home to cultural powerhouse including Salford Museum and Art Gallery. Salford boasts a historical area, home to the Imperial War Museum, The Lowry and Bridgewater Canal.

Salford contains a rich and diverse range of parks and open spaces with over 60% of the city being made up of green spaces. This includes over 30 parks and recreational grounds, two country parks and five local nature reserves.

 

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