About Charles Hope
Investors in UK property should be aware that predicted population growth over the next 50 years will call for shelter.
Ownership of property for average UK young adults in current post-graduate climates is low. Investors must fill the role in order to pay for this new accommodation. Failing this: We will suffer the consequences of overpopulation.
The movement of production and manufacturing to developing countries leaves unused post-industrial sites calling out for property schemes. The 21st Century has a responsibility to look after the environment, high density projects least disrupt the UK's existing nature, there is the potential for new sustainable neighbourhoods. City living will be essential, creating places that provide -as well as residence- multi-use commerce can only add to investors profits.
The UK's capital is arguably the best resource of architects and designers. The home of a multi-cultural society, a resource of practiced design that pleases all.
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