Construction is routinely looked to as a marker for the economic health of a city or region. Deloitte’s Real Estate Regional Crane Surveys highlight this link between development and prosperity, examining the external influences and key market drivers of city centre construction.
Following a record breaking year in 2018, Manchester has seen a slight reduction in new starts in 2019. Despite this levelling out, this year’s results show 27 schemes completing making 2019 the third highest year on record. Given the geo-political uncertainty experienced in recent times, this is a further testament to the city’s market strength.