Property investment opportunities in the UK have been generating sustained, long-term growth for local, national, and international investors for generations.
Britain maintains its ongoing appeal to investors, with worldwide investment in UK property continuing to flourish with over $5.7bn invested in commercial real estate in 2019 alone.
Now is the time to take advantage of the strong growth forecasts for the next five years. Learn more about property investment in the UK, or talk to one of our portfolio managers for a no-obligation consultation today.
Property Investment Locations in the UK
The location of your chosen property is one of the most important things to take into consideration during your investment research. An ideal investment opportunity should not already be oversaturated with the type of property you are interested in, have good demand for your chosen property type, and be appealing to suitable tenants.
Whilst London maintains a highly desirable investment location; once again holding on to a top spot in Schroder’s latest Global Cities 30 Index as the second best city in the world to invest in property, investors are turning their attention to outside the capital at alternative opportunities for fruitful returns.
Government investment in infrastructure in the UK has a significant part to play in this. The HS2 initiative which will connect 8 major cities between the Midlands, the North and London, supporting economic growth in the cities it connects, and the UK. You just have to look to the launch of Crossrail in 2009 to see the impact that this will have on the economy when house prices within a one mile-radius of its planned stations increased by 66%.
Further to this, of the top 10 universities in the world, two are in the UK. Cambridge and Oxford both make the top 10 whilst universities in the key regional cities of Manchester, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Nottingham and Birmingham all make the top 100!
If you’re looking for more information about some of the emerging investment locations in the UK, browse our guides below.
Property Types to Invest in the UK
The UK property market comprises a number of different investment opportunities. We primarily manage student accommodation investments, hotel room investments, and social housing investments for our clients, but we take pride in providing our UK and overseas investors with the highest yielding property investment opportunities. All with assured rental income and hands-free management, making a perfect, stress-free, high-return investment for all experience levels.
Year-on-year demand for student accommodation continues to rise 30% faster than the number of beds available.
In a post-COVID society, many Brits are choosing to holiday at home making hotel rooms an attractive investment opportunity.
A government backed sector, with the additional benefit of aiding social housing expansion and helping low income families.
UK Property Investment with Sterling Woodrow
Whether you are a first-time investor looking to understand your options and make the first steps towards building your portfolio, or an experienced investor looking for someone to effectively manage your investment, our team goes the extra mile to deliver exceptional service and results.
If you are ready to take the next step and learn more about the UK property investment opportunities available through Sterling Woodrow, contact us today for a no-obligation, free of charge consultation, and let’s start your investment journey together.
Property Investment FAQs
Yes. Despite the economic downturn, UK property is still a good investment as property prices are expected to rise cumulatively by 15% by 2025. It’s for this reason that the UK property market is still one of the most dependable assets any investor can have in their portfolio.