There are distinctive attractions in the area. The region provides wonderful options not often seen elsewhere in the UK because of the city’s large population, excellent employment prospects, easily accessible transport links, gorgeous surroundings and everyone’s favourite a great nightlife; been known as the capital of the north for a night out. There’s even a 2-mile stretch containing 16 pubs, which is practically student heaven.
Also, if you invest into property. The student population is in excess of 65,000. Creating multiple ways of increased capital. Buy-to-let investors in Hyde Park and Headingley, purchasing student property are likely to receive an attractive yearly yield of 7.4%. On the other hand, as a student, houses in Hyde Park and Headingley to rent are an average of £443; according to save the student.
In July 2014, the government announced its historic £1 billion Local Growth Deal to create tens of thousands of new jobs and accelerate economic growth across the entire city region. Leeds were the recipients of this growth deal, securing the money and growth over a 6-year period.
Leeds prides itself as a cosmopolitan city excelling in many areas, particularly in the financial and professional sector. In fact, outside of London, Leeds has the UK’s largest economy.
Did you know that? Despite the worldwide recession, the economy of the Leeds Region grew by 40% in the past decade. Employment has also climbed by 11,000 since 2011, and ventures such as Leeds’s £350 million Trinity shopping centre and Bradford’s award-winning City Park have opened since 2012.
You can see why we’re based here! It is not only a great place to live due of its amenities, but it’s a great place to invest in property. With over 800,000 residents and 73% of households renting, Leeds is great for investors looking for constant tenant demand. Leeds has drawn approximately 10% of the people who leave London each year as a result of the city’s ongoing economic growth.
What can you do?
- From chains like Neighbourhood to independent bars like Call Lane Social or Distrikt a unique, intimate, underground bar. Leeds has everything to offer you and your friends. Why not even try rooftop bar, East 59th? The airy, vibrant eatery offering contemporary American dishes plus a rooftop bar with craft cocktails with a great view of the city.
- Again, Leeds has everything to offer. From delicious, quirky independent restaurants like Mommy Thai; A menu featuring an array of classic Thai dishes in a rustic setting with vibrant interior details. To large chains, like Issho an airy, contemporary rooftop for Japanese izakaya dishes plus cocktails, sake, snacks & a terrace. Also, if you’re interested in fine-dining Michelin-starred chef Michael O’Hare, opened the man behind the curtain in 2014. The restaurant has a reputation for modern and often unusual food, with a modern and artistic presentation.
Leeds has everything
Whatever you want to do, Leeds can entertain that. Want to Have a go at aerial yoga? Leeds offers it. Try your hand at chocolate making? Leeds offers it. Want to go on a hot air balloon ride? Leeds offers it. Give pole dancing a whirl? Yes, you guessed, Leeds offers it!
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