Why invest in Nottingham?
Located in the heart of England, Nottingham is a vibrant and truly modern city. With a population of over 350,000 people and home to the legendary Robin Hood, Nottingham is known as the Capital of the East Midlands.
A modern city of contrasts
When it comes to investing in an area, most of the reasons provided are to entice businesses to plough money into a location. This makes sense and when businesses develop, they draw people to the area. So in the long run, everyone benefits or has an opportunity to prosper by playing a role in a specific town or city. However, investment can come in all shapes and sizes, and many people are interested in investing in property. Whether this is to live in, to buy for use at a later date or to enter the buy-to-let market, there is a great deal to be said for obtaining the information you need before making an investment decision.
Thankfully, people considering investing in Nottingham will find that many of the reasons cited to entice businesses and industries to invest in the area are also positive reasons for landlords or property buyers to invest in the city.
Key Highlights when Investing in Nottingham:
Two world-leading universities with over 70,000 students.
A £12bn economy making Nottingham the economic capital of the East Midlands.
Modern and extensive tram system, linking key locations to universities.
An array of international top-class retail, sport and leisure with an abundance of culture.
Nottingham is a vibrant city with tranquil countryside on the doorstep.
Strong transport links via road, rail and air bringing the UK and Europe to your doorstep.
Nottingham has an award winning public transport system including the largest publicly owned bus network in England. Located just off the M1, the city is extremely well connected and is served by Nottingham railway station and the modern Nottingham Express Transit tram system. East Midland trains run direct services to London from Nottingham Station taking approximately 90 minutes.
East Midlands Airport is the closest international airport flying to over 85 cities across Europe.
As UK’s 7th largest retail centre, Nottingham’s shopping scene has something for everyone – from vintage markets to designer brands. Two shopping centres, the Intu Victoria Centre and Intu Broadmarsh Centre cover all the high street brands while Bridlesmith Gate is packed with designer boutiques and big name brands.
For something a little more eccentric, there is Creative Quarter, the recently refurbished Sneinton Market bursting with pop-ups, as well as a regular vegan market.
Music & Culture
Modern and vibrant, Nottingham’s cultural scene is impressively varied ranging from independent cinemas
to major historic sites. For art and theatre lovers, there is Nottingham Contemporary Gallery, Nottingham
Playhouse and Theatre Royal. For something more historic, there is Nottingham Castle and the creepy City
Music is a big part of Nottingham’s city life. Key venues include the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Rock City, Nottingham Arena and much more.
Sports & Health
Nottingham is a major sporting centre; home to two professional football teams (Notts County and Nottingham Forest), The National Ice Centre, Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre, and Trent Bridge international cricket ground.
There are many ways to keep fit and enjoy an active lifestyle with a number of leisure centres, gyms and the countryside, all on Nottingham’s doorstep.