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Great Central Development, Sheffield

Fantastic Investment Opportunity in Sheffield!

Knight Knox’s latest development, located at the strategic heart of the country in South Yorkshire. Sheffield is known nationally and internationally for its highly skilled workforce and quickly-growing business sector.

Sheffield is at the heart of the Sheffield City Region – the UK’s most centrally located region – and is one of the UK’s core cities which helps to drive the national economy.

More than 2.1 million people live within a 60-minute commute of Sheffield and provide a highly skilled workforce for the city’s world-class businesses and industries.

The Development

The 131 apartments at Great Central are spread over eight storeys and wrapped around a large landscaped courtyard. Private car parking is available on selected apartments and all residents will have access to secure bicycle storage.

Every apartment is designed to be bright and airy, and the large living spaces really set Great Central apart. Residents will benefit from a state of the art fitted kitchen and a modern bathroom, with some apartments also enjoying large balconies.

With a mixture of studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments, Great Central is sure to be in high demand with renters. Each apartment will be fully furnished with a stylish finish. With Sheffield’s renaissance in full swing, Great Central is sure to be popular with the many people looking for high-quality accommodation in the city.

  • 131 apartments split into studio, one, two and three-bedroom.
  • Balconies with city views
  • Private landscaped courtyard for residents
  • Secure cycle storage and 20 parking spaces
  • Located next to the trendy Kelham Island District
  • Prices from £90,000
  • 25% on exchange plus 50% furniture, 10% 6 months after exchange (remaining 50% of furniture), remaining balance payable on completion
  • Developed by Qualis Developments, and managed by Intus Lettings

The Figures – Rent & Sale

  • Studios: £425 – £500 pcm (Update: Studios SOLD OUT)
  • One bed: £500 – £600 pcm
  • Two beds: £650 – £750 pcm
  • Three beds: £850+ pcm
  • Studios: £90,000 (Update: Studios SOLD OUT)
  • One bed: £95,000 – £120,000
  • Two beds: £150,000
  • Three beds: £250,000 – £280,000

Great Central – where is it?

  • 8-minute drive/15 minute walk to Sheffield city centre. Approximately 0.7 miles
  • Just a 5-minute walk from the Kelham Island area
  • Located opposite a charming waterside pub!

Less than a mile from Sheffield’s lively city centre and next to the vibrant Kelham Island, the city’s residential hub for young professionals, Great Central’s location is unrivalled and will offer tenants a high-end urban lifestyle near the banks of the River Don. There is a great range of amenities close to the development, as well as a popular local riverside pub and restaurant opposite, which offers stunning waterside views.


  • The proposed Sheffield Devolution Deal would give the region £1.3bn to spend within the region to improve infrastructure, transport, housing, skills and other drivers of the local business growth which powers the economy.
  • The Sichuan Guodong Construction Group (China) has committed to investing £1bn into Sheffield over the coming decades in a bid to change the face of the city centre.
  • The Olympic Legacy Park will provide a place for approximately 3,000 people to work, learn and research.
  • Development of a new Retail Quarter. This £480m development will create significant amounts of retail and office space, including regional headquarters for HSBC which is the anchor tenant for the scheme.

The Construction

A great development and opportunity for investors. There has been a lot of interest in this development.

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Bradford Investment Opportunity

Modern Student Apartments

All apartments in the project are spacious, with the clever use of natural and electrical lighting, the apartments are light and airy, providing truly special homes. Communal areas will be provided, including a games room, common room, lounge and gym.

Apartments are available for just £49,000

The first stage of apartments are now completed and the remainder will be ready by October. Due to being a conversion, everything is new and covered by warranty, therefore no maintenance issues are expected.

The University

As well as a world-renowned university, Bradford campus also has a college, student village, Fieldhead Business Centre and Listerhills Science Park.

Bradford University enrolls 11,000 students annually and there is a shortage of good quality student accommodation in the area.

Bradford University is ranked 7th in the UK for Graduates Employment, many of these students chose to remain living in the city. As well as the broadcasting industry, the University has strong links with local business and offers courses which lead directly to qualification in a job, such as healthcare courses.                       

The Area

Bradford is a city of 350,000 and is situated in West Yorkshire, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Bradford has several major employers, with many national companies making the city their home; including Morrisons, Yorkshire Building Society, Yorkshire Water, Santander Bank, JCT600, Safestyle UK, Hallmark Cards, Provident Financial and Seabrook Crisps.

Bradford is home to 2 FTSE companies, more than any other Yorkshire City.

The City is served by the M62 and M606 motorway, along with 2 City Centre Train Stations and a bus interchange linking Bradford to other parts of West Yorkshire and beyond. Leeds-Bradford International Airport lies to the north east of the city, giving international air links, as well as being home to Jet2 Airline.

Bradford has experienced great gentrification, with £75 million being awarded to the town, a number of City Centre iconic Buildings have been restored, the central £25 million “Bradford City Park” attracts visitors from across Yorkshire, the National Science and Media Museum brings visitors from across the UK and beyond.

The economy in Bradford is strong; once an industrial powerhouse now experiencing growth as part of the Northern Powerhouse, the economy is worth £9.5 billion, the 2nd largest in West Yorkshire, after Leeds. The economy in the wider Yorkshire region grew by 3.03% in the 12 months of Q2 2018 – Q2 2019.

The Numbers

Apartments are available for purchase at £49,000. They will rent out at £100 per week.

Expected yields are between 8-10%. No sourcing fees!

A great investment opportunity.

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PPN Mastermind Sessions

A different format for PPN this month to give you even more!

This is your opportunity to kick-start/reboot/hit the ground running after the Summer holidays.

Whatever you’re doing in property, this event has experts that you can speak to directly, and not just for 5 mins at the end of the night.

Buy-to-lets, property finance and lettings are just some of the topics you can quiz experts in. And, if that’s not enough, you will have the opportunity to switch experts and learn even more.

I’ll be one of the Masterminds at this event covering Sourcing, Buy to Let and much more.

Imagine the impact you could have on your business if you just got the answer to your biggest challenge right now and how much you could get done before the end of 2019 by taking action right now.

Full details of who’s coming to Sheffield will be released on the PPN Page.

Tickets to this event are limited because as only a few people can sit with each expert, so do yourself a favour and secure your seat with an expert now!