The UK's next big property market
House prices in Sheffield have grown by almost 25% in the last five years
(Zoopla, December 2018)
The population of Sheffield is predicted to grow 15% by 2035
(Sheffield City Council, 2018)
More than 25% of Sheffield graduates choose to stay in the city permanently
(University of Sheffield, 2018)
It is estimated that the local economy will grow £3bn by 2025
(The Sheffield City Region Strategic Economic Plan 2015-2025)
Sheffield is known around the world for its industrial prowess and a highly skilled workforce which is at the centre of a booming business sector. Residents of the city enjoy an enviable lifestyle and impressive job opportunities in the strategic heart of the country in South Yorkshire.
The Sheffield City Region is at the centre of the country, and Sheffield itself is one of the UK’s core cities which drive the national economy. With more than two million people within an hour’s commute of the city thanks to its location as a hub of national road and rail networks, business and industry knows that it has access to a large, skilled workforce. With a significant presence in sectors as diverse as digital, finance, logistics, manufacturing, engineering and low-carbon industries, Sheffield has the modern economy which puts it on the map and drives investment from around the world.
With the continuing growth of high quality industries and a powerhouse higher education sector, it is no surprise that the population of Sheffield is predicted to grow almost 15% by 2035. The combination of many graduates remaining in the city each year, on top of the large number of young people migrating to the city from elsewhere in the UK annually, has created a city which feels alive and exciting. Sheffield is building its own bright future.