BIRMINGHAM PROPERTY IN FOCUS
The Birmingham housing market offers one of the best investment opportunities in the UK. Rapidly growing rental demand is coupled with affordability to offer fantastic rental yields and strong upside potential.
Whether you are a seasoned investor or first-time buy to let landlord, find out how One Global can help you with your property portfolio.
WHY THE SMART MONEY IS IN BIRMINGHAM
In 2010, the Birmingham Big City Plan was set in motion. This strategic planning process is scheduled to span 21 years (ending in 2031). The goal is to transform Birmingham into a world class city.
The city redevelopment will provide 65,000 square metres of new and improved public spaces and 28 kilometres of enhanced walking and cycling routes.
Influx of International Businesses
In recent years, global brands like HSBC, Deutsche Bank, PWC, Goldman Sachs and BBC among
others have already relocated to this thriving city. A train route that connects Birmingham and other major UK cities, Bring an additional 50,000 professional jobs to the area as well as £1.5 billion of additional economic output.
Growth of Young Professionals
Birmingham has one of the youngest populations in Europe, with nearly 40% of its population under 25 and 60% under 4037 (this increases to 78% in the city centre). This provides a strong talent pool and with the 84,000 university students, they are
also increasingly educated. This adds to the attraction of high-skilled jobs moving to the city, replacing the traditional manufacturing base.
BIG CITY PLAN
A 20-year City Centre Masterplan, Birmingham’s Big City Plan was designed as a vision for the future.
To deliver 1.2 million sq ft of mixed-use development set within a brand new landscaped public realm.
8,000 acres of parks & green areas
The Big City Plan started with the £550m refurbishment of New Street Station. As gateway to the city, it is now an architectural statement at the heart of the city centre as well as one of the most prominent shopping destinations (Grand Central).
ONE BUILDING, TWO UNIQUE WAYS TO LIVE
Located in the heart of a vibrant creative quarter and just a 10 minute walk from Birmingham city centre
Getting around in Digbeth
Digbeth One 2 is just a short walk away from the sights and sounds of Britain’s second city.
Was the birthplace of the city and the establishment of markets in 1166, Smithfield is at the heart of Birmingham’s heritage.
City centre just 5 minutes walk
Where you can go Shopping at the famous Bullring & Grand Central.
Local metro expansion
Connecting to the Town Hall and Library Metro stops.
DIGBETH ONE 2
Digbeth is a city centre neighbourhood moving in the right direction. The Sunday Times named Digbeth as the coolest neighbourhood in the UK in 2018. In 2020, The Guardian named it one of the best places to live in the UK. It followed that up in 2021, being described as having ‘more fun per sqft than anywhere else in the UK! It’s easy to see why.
Rental Yeild up to 5.6%^.
PROXIMITY TO CITY CENTRE
10 mins walk to Birmingham City Centre.
"MAYFAIR" IN BIRMINGHAM
Nestled in the city's most prestigious neighbourhood.
28% rental market growth
Rental Yeild up to 5.4%^.
The birthplace of the city and the establishment of markets in 1166, Smithfield is at the heart of Birmingham’s heritage.
Two minutes walk to St. Pauls Square
One minute metro to Jewellery Quarter.
Local metro expansion
West Midlands Metro trundles from Wolverhampton St George’s south east towards the city centre. It is currently undergoing extension works to connect more of the city, including future projects, such as the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the HS2 and the Birmingham International Airport.
ST PAULS SQUARE
NEXT CHAPTER OF BIRMINGHAM'S STORY
The Pressworks is located in the heart of Birmingham’s prestigious Jewellery Quarter. Occupies a premier location in the city’s most desirable district.
WHERE HISTORY & CONTEMPORARY DESIGN SEAMLESSLY COMBINE
The Pressworks has been designed to preserve the sites work ing heritage whilst creating a place fit for the modern world.
POCKET OF GREEN FOR RESIDENTS TO ENJOY!
Courtyards and outdoor space play an important role in creating pockets of green for residents to enjoy all year round.