Located in South Yorkshire, Sheffield is a large vibrant city and one of the UK’s major city economies with the population of the city regions surpassing 1.8 million. In addition, the city has a fast-growing, sustainable economy and over the last 20 years, the city’s gross value added (GVA) has increased by more than £3.4 billion. Sheffield’s S1 postcode has some of the highest gross yields in the UK with gross yields as high as 11.5%, one of the highest gross yields of any British city, leaving it a compelling location for buy-to-let investors.
Like Liverpool, Sheffield has a large student population and is home to two of the UK’s largest universities. The city is undergoing significant urban transformations, yet remaining one of the greenest cities in the UK, with 150 woodland areas, 83 parks and more than 2 million trees.
Investors need to act fast as some of the most prestigious schemes are selling out off-plan within weeks of being launched. Read our Sheffield Property Guide to find out more about the buy-to-let investment opportunities in Sheffield and investing in the right property.
The population of the city regions, encompassing 700,000 jobs
The number of jobs that will be created in Sheffield over the next decade
The amount invested in student accommodation in 2015
Learn why Sheffield has in recent years become a buy-to-let hotspot
Sheffield city centre has potentially the highest rental yield in the UK
Discover Sheffield’s cultural and infrastructural transformations across the city
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