More great news for Stockport Town centre arrived last week when two large national brands committed to new shop units within the soon to be refurbished Merseyway. Trespass and Holland & Barratt are the latest in a flurry of brands to commit their business to our town centre, which is a great sign of things to come.
Popular ITV show, The Voice, is coming to Stockport, offering you the opportunity to audition. The auditions are being held on Sunday 30th April 2017, from 7pm. The location is Remedy Bar and Brewhouse, Market Place, Stockport Centre. Its a great opportunity for any unrecognised superstars out there to get their name out to the public.
Grand Central Leisure Centre is to benefit from a multi-million pound programme of investment, which will improve and refurbish the current facilities. Life Leisure have been working with the Council in order to bring in the changes; ranging from the front of the building, to the changing rooms, to re-instating the previously popular log flume! Read more and follow the story here…
From individuals to large families, the spread of household size can indicate the likely availability of appropriately sized properties. The most common size of household in Stockport is one occupant, and makes up 34.1% of the total households in the area.
Unsurprisingly, another large commercial building has now been purchased by a developer, with the intention to convert it in to residential accommodation. Regal House is perfectly located on Duke Street, off Petersgate and has planning for circa 110 apartments, so investors stay tuned.
We brought this property to the market earlier this week and it really is a great investment. On the market for £108,000, the two bedroom terraced property is great value due to it’s fantastic central location, opposite Stockport College. We estimate a monthly rental income of £650 which creates an annual yield of 7.2% based on the current asking price – you will need to be quick!
The M.E.N recently published an article which highlights why you should invest in Stockport; pointing out our fantastic transport links, schools, parks, and the fact that we have access to both Manchester Town centre and the Cheshire countryside – we really are in the perfect spot. But it is Stockport Town centre’s development plan which is really making investors take note. They know, as I do, that the changes in the pipeline are going to completely change the image of Stockport, and are acting fast because of that – and you should too!
Increasing clarity in the UK’s economic future has increased confidence in the property market. A look at sales levels in Stockport over the last 15 months seems to indicate this too. Since January 2017 sales levels for flats are up 10 points and houses are up 51 points since January 2016.
The Aurora Business Park, located alongside junction 1 of the M60, is really starting to take shape. 9 of the projected 10 units now have their framework up, and it’s starting to look very impressive. It is another example of Stockport Council’s aggressive plan for the Town centre, with this particular development concentrating specifically on retaining larger businesses, which is great to see!