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Liverpool vs. Manchester: Residential Property Trends

Liverpool and Manchester are two of the most prominent cities at the heart of England’s Northern Powerhouse – a project designed to boost economic growth and redistribute the national economy.

Both Liverpool and Manchester have undergone significant levels of redevelopment and regeneration since the turn of the Millennium. Our whitepaper assesses the residential property landscape amid the Northern Powerhouse, to discover changing patterns of living in the north-west of England.

Within the whitepaper you’ll learn:

  • Manchester’s post-Millennium regeneration
    From the 2002 Commonwealth Games to MediaCityUK, Manchester’s city centre infrastructure has received significant investment and many urban areas with significant industrial heritage have benefitted as a result; creating vibrant new living and working communities that offer the perfect balance between contemporary style and convenience.
  • Liverpool’s legacy post-2008 European Capital of Culture
    Since being named 2008 European Capital of Culture, Liverpool has transformed into one of the UK’s leading business and leisure destinations, underpinned by an ambitious and far-reaching regeneration programme that’s hauled Liverpool out of its post-industrial doldrums. With the likes of the Albert Dock and Queens Square leading the way in terms of regeneration in Liverpool prior to the turn of the Millennium, there are many other more recent regeneration projects that have taken the city to even greater heights.
  • Average residential property prices in Manchester and Liverpool
    Using data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) we have been able to ascertain whether average residential property prices in Manchester and Liverpool have yet surpassed pre-recession property values.
  • Total residential property sales in Manchester and Liverpool
    Figures from the ONS have enabled us to determine which types of residential properties have registered increased property sales in Manchester and Liverpool.
  • The most popular property types sold in Manchester and Liverpool
    We demonstrate the difference between the types of residential property sold in Manchester and Liverpool.
  • Average household sizes in Manchester are declining
    2011 Census data suggests the average household size in Manchester is declining. Find out what this means for the appeal of apartment-style properties in Manchester city centre.
  • New build sales in Manchester and Liverpool
    Discover what percentage of all residential stock sold in Manchester and Liverpool amounted to new build sales.
  • Why residential property is hot property in Manchester and Liverpool
    Nicholas Belkin, Head of Acquisitions at Delph Property Group, discusses the attraction of residential property in the Northern Powerhouse to investors.


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