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Billions of pounds is being spent on infrastructure.

Billions of pounds is being spent on infrastructure investment, with new tram lines, office blocks and public squares planned as the city centre is remodeled. The city has also been named as a host city partner of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, news which is likely to bring further economic and cultural benefits. Two High Speed […]

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Rise of the pension pot landlord in the UK

Nearly half of all buy to let landlords in the UK are using their property investment as a pension pot, a new analysis has found. The latest annual landlord survey from estate agency network Your Move, also shows that 23% of pension pot landlords have been investing in the buy to let sector for over […]

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The number of people living in Birmingham will rise by 171,000 to 1.3 million

Birmingham has one of the UK’s largest economies,  a fast-growing population and a strong pipeline of new development. Bars and restaurants are popping up, while recent regeneration is underpinning a bright outlook for the one of the UK’s powerhouse cities. Large-scale regeneration and development has contributed to outperformance in the city’s property market, with the […]

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The pound fell dramatically in value

The pound fell dramatically in value following the vote for Brexit in June 2016 and continues to remain under pressure with less than 6 months to go before Britain officially leaves the EU. The overall view seems to be that the pound will recover after Brexit , there is no better time for foreign investors to […]

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£1 million a day from parking charges

London’s councils make a “profit” of almost £1 million a day from parking charges and fines handed out to the capital’s motorists, figures reveal. Town halls collected £589 million from parking fees, meters and tickets in the last financial year, and spent £233.8 million on maintaining spaces, paying warden wages and other costs. That left […]

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3 times cheaper, 4 times bigger ! just two of the reasons Birmingham is out performing London!

House prices are growing four times faster According to Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index December 2017, London’s capital growth year-on-year reached only 1.8%, compared with Birmingham’s chart-topping growth of 7.5%, the highest in England. Thanks to a multibillion-pound ‘Big City Plan’ by Birmingham city council and record levels of foreign investment being pumped into the […]

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Glasgow Airport Car Park Progress

Harbour Road Car Park: The redevelopment has started and is well underway,  tidying the site and the redesign to make room for the extra spaces is almost complete, construction of the entrance and reception block will start soon , the refurbishment and development program is on schedule to be completed by mid-October and in use […]

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