Why young professionals love Manchester

For any young professional, the world may seem like it’s your oyster. Depending on the career path you want to take, the choice has always been in the big cities of the world and Manchester is emerging to be one of the most attractive. With many possibilities for career growth and leading an exciting and vibrant lifestyle, many young professionals move to big cities like Manchester.  In terms of personal development and career opportunities, city centre living definitely provides more for young professionals. Young people are able to find their professional niche faster in cities and with the variety of career choices available, cities like Manchester represent an ideal location to build your financial future.

Manchester is home to a wide variety of both international and home-grown companies and with 60 of the top FTSE 100 companies having a presence in the city, it’s little wonder that so many young professionals gravitate towards the city.

The vibrant business environment in Manchester helps to move the economy forward which, in turn, creates new opportunities and this is what draws young people in. Attracted by better careers and an improved lifestyle, young professionals move to the city and start laying foundations for the future.

And then of course there’s the lifestyle. Manchester is renowned for its sporting prowess, entertainment, night life and retail environment. All of these factors are hugely important to a young audience who want to be in the thick of the action and closely connected to a wide variety of leisure pursuits.

Having quick and easy access to all the amenities that the city has to offer is also a key feature of what attracts young professionals to Manchester. The city’s integrated transport network makes getting around the city really easy and with fast links to other key cities in the UK and Europe, relocating to the city is no problem for most young people.

One of the best reasons to live in a city like Manchester is the bright future that it promises. At the centre of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse plans, billions are being pumped into Manchester and the surrounding areas, creating even more opportunities to further your career, enhance your skills and achieve a higher standard of living.

The fact that Manchester has the highest proportion of 20 to 30 year olds in the UK is testament to what a young, forward-thinking and innovative city it has become. The surge of young professionals living and working in the city looks set to continue well into the future.

24 May 2016
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