The Glassworks Nottingham is a collection of 27 high specification, luxury loft style apartments within a Victorian-era factory right in the centre of Nottingham. With an enviable location 2 minutes’ walk from Nottingham Central Station, 5 mins walk from the City Centre and a short walking distance to all major sports grounds, cultural attractions, business district, and universities, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a high-specification apartment in a highly desirable area for well under the UK national average flat price and an area in demand for young professional tenants as well as higher education participants. Investors can invest from as little as £26,000 to secure an apartment here with the balance due on completion scheduled for Q1 2024.
Nottingham is the 9th largest city in the UK and the largest in the East Midlands region with a population just shy of 332,000. Brimming with history (the home of the Robin Hood legend), culture, and entertainment, it has been named one of the best cities to live in across the UK. The economy is the 7th largest in the UK worth £55 billion and is ranked as a global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Traditionally an economy based on lace and tobacco, the modern economy has evolved and holds host to several large-scale businesses within the service sector.
The headquarters of several large companies are based in the city: these include Alliance Boots (formerly Boots the Chemists); Chinook Sciences; GM (cricket bats); Pedigree Petfoods; VF Corporation (American clothing); Changan Automobile (Chinese-made automobiles); the credit reference agency Experian; energy company E.ON Energy UK; betting company Gala Bingo; amusement and gambling machine manufacturer Bell-Fruit-Games; engineering company Siemens; sportswear manufacturers Speedo; high-street opticians Vision Express and Specsavers; games and publishing company Games Workshop; PC software developer Serif Europe (publisher of PagePlus and other titles); web hosting provider Heart Internet and the American credit card company Capital One. Nottingham also has offices of Nottingham Building Society (established 1849); HM Revenue & Customs; the Driving Standards Agency; Ofsted; the Care Quality Commission and BBC East Midlands.
As an important centre for sports, the city plays host to 2 of the world’s oldest football clubs Nottingham Forest and Notts County and Nottingham Rugby Club who play in the English second division. Dubbed the ‘Home of English Sport’, The National Ice Centre, Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and Trent Bridge international cricket ground are all based in and around the city, with the vast majority a stone’s throw from The Glassworks. The city also plays host to 2 world-class universities, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University ranked 25th and 56th respectively in the 2023 Good University Guide, with a total of over 65,000 students studying in the city.
10.7% increase in house prices between 2021 and 2022, the highest increase across the country.
Voted Best City to live in the UK by the Sunday Times.
A thriving rental market with 13% growth in rental yield between 2021 and 2022!
£250 million Southside regeneration scheme located next door to the scheme.
The NG2 postcode has an average asking price of £332,000, much higher than the prices in this development.
£11 billion growth in metropolitan area GVA expected between 2020 and 2030.
Fantastic transport connection with the city tram, M1 Motorway, Central Rail station and East Midlands Airport all a short distance from the development
6-7% Yields based on current rental prices (which will likely increase before completion)
Prices from £130,000
Studio’s, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments
Share of freehold opportunity with zero ground rent
Service charge of £2.31 / sqft
Up to 7% projected yield
Completes in Q1 2024
Invest with just £26,000
20% on exchange, 80% on completion
Excellent Nottingham city centre location
Completed Buy-to-Let Apartments in Sheffield City Centre. A spectacular 17-storey curved glass tower overlooking the River Don in the heart of Sheffield City Centre, consisting of a stunning collection of 123 superbly designed high-specification apartments within a vibrant new retail and leisure quarter, with riverside restaurants, bars and outdoor terraces.
It’s a contemporary collection of riverside apartments in a landmark building in the Central Riverside Regeneration district. The striking glass-clad development enjoys a fabulous location close to the city centre amenities, as well as the relaxed living pace amongst the revitalized industrial quarters, rivers, and canals of Sheffield.
Sheffield, the ‘City of Steel’ is in the eastern foothills of the Pennines and the valleys of the River Don with its four tributaries: the Loxley, the Porter Brook, the Rivelin and the Sheaf. Sixty-one per cent of Sheffield's entire area is green space and a third of the city lies within the Peak District National Park, the only city in the world to lie within a National Park boundary. There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, which is estimated to contain around 4.5 million trees. The city is 29 miles (47 km) south of Leeds, 32 miles (51 km) east of Manchester, and 33 miles (53 km) north of Nottingham.
Sheffield played a crucial role in the Industrial Revolution, with many significant inventions and technologies having developed in the city. In the 19th century, the city saw a huge expansion of its traditional cutlery trade, when stainless steel and crucible steel were developed locally, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population. The city then became part of the county of South Yorkshire; this has been made up of separately-governed unitary authorities since 1986. The 21st century has seen extensive redevelopment in Sheffield. Sheffield's gross value added (GVA) has increased by 60% since 1997, standing at £11.3 billion in 2015. The economy has experienced steady growth, averaging around 5% annually, which is greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber.
123 BMV Apartments with 31 available now.
Prices from £95k below local comparisons at just £250 psf.
6% on AST, higher with short-term lets
Completed and tenanted apartments
Leisure hotspots and universities within walking distance
Located in Sheffield City Centre
Immediate income with zero development risk
Opulent are proud to be able to offer our latest student accommodation exclusive offering. Due to the success of our previous Stoke-on-Trent student accommodation developments we are launching our latest opportunity which is within close proximity to the University of Staffordshire. 161 studio apartments right on the doorstep of the bustling city centre. Being located on the site of the old police station, it will be a mixed conversion and new build property
The building is within just a 10 minute walk to the University of Staffordshire and is superbly located right in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent close to bars, restaurants and nightclubs to keep the students busy in their free time. The project is also conveniently located next to local bus routes and is just a 5 minute walk from Stoke train station that provides connections to Manchester and other parts of the UK.
Cash investment from £79,999
161 purpose-built student apartments
8% NET assured for 5 years, excluding ground rent
125 years leasehold
£350 ground rent
Close to Staffordshire University & Keele University
Completion Q4, 2024
Fully furnished (except TV)
18th January 2023
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