An Engine Of Growth
In The North
With over 119,000 companies generating 5% of England’s total economic output of £66.5 billion, the Leeds City Region is an emerging global economic powerhouse.
As the UK’s largest city region outside our nation’s capital, Leeds offer an independently successful economic centre that’s unique in its own right. Especially in core growth sectors like the £13 billion Financial and Professional Services and £7 billion Manufacturing sectors.
A regional population of around 3 million making it the 3rd largest city in the UK behind London and Birmingham
The Leeds city region is home to 119,000 businesses and is worth £66.5bn
Economy is forecast to grow a further 21% in the next decade & has grown faster than London’s since 2014
The region is home to nine universities producing 39,000 graduates a year
Investment Projects In Leeds
£1Billion Growth Deal
£573m from the government and £340m from private sector to create 8,000 new jobs and build 1,000 homes by 2021. This is on top of £275m from the Local Growth Deal
Redevelopment of Leeds Playhouse.
New Leeds City College Campus
The Majestic, one of the city’s most iconic buildings and is set to become a top-class office space.
Emerald Headingley Stadium Renovation
House price growth in city centre over the last 5 years - Zoopla
Anticipated house price growth by 2022 according to JLL
Rental price growth by 2022 according to JLL
Rise in Leeds rental yields over the past year (Property Investments UK - 2019)
Recently Completed Projects
Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre
£350m shopping centre in the middle of the city which has helped transform the area. It is now a big landmark in the city centre. Trinity was the biggest new shopping centre in Western Europe when it was opened and it now employs 3,000 people. It’s fair to say that it reshaped the city centre and proved that big bets on Leeds tend to pay off.
One of the most important pieces of transport infrastructure in the country
Leeds Station is one of the most important pieces of transport infrastructure in the country, and one of the busiest train stations. With proposals for HS2, HS3 and rail growth, a masterplan is helping to guide this future development representing £500 million including a new Station Campus, multiple entrances and a Common Concourse. To ensure a seamless interchange between HS2 and the current station, Neville Street will be pedestrianised and Dark Arches transformed.
M1 and M42 link straight into the city, giving easy access to pretty much everywhere in the country by road.
This is the UK’s fastest-growing regional airport and one of the busiest in the North. It is located 25 minutes from the city by car and opens up the region to the world.
Direct flights From Leeds to:
– New York
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