Just 40 miles from London, Reading is the beating heart of the Thames Valley tech corridor with one of the highest concentration of digital businessess in the UK. It is a location where business and commerce prosper, where education is first-class and the standard of living is arguably among the best in the country.
According to leading local agents, Haslams, typical rental returns in Reading are between 4% and up to 4.7% and void periods are minimal, with properties usually let within one week.
Why buy at Huntley Wharf?
Estimated rental yields
(Source: Haslams Letting Agent- March 2021)
Tier 2 Cities for Foreign Direct investment globally
to Central London
Active rental market with a high proportion of overseas tenants
The Crossrail Effect
With the approaching completion of Crossrail, the demand from tenants is expected to increase year-on-year and to keep on pushing rents higher over time. Travelling to London will be even easier with the completion of Crossrail. Reading is the western terminus of the Elizabeth Line which will run through the centre of the Capital to Stratford in the East, taking you to Bond Street, Liverpool Street and Canary Wharf without changing trains.
Reading Means Business
Located right at the heart of the prosperous Thames Valley, Reading is the UK’s fastest growing region for economic growth, and is at the forefront of the innovation and knowledge sectors. It is ranked in the top 10 most attractive small European cities for Foreign Direct Investment.*
Some of the world’s top multinational companies, including Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Ericsson and PepsiCo, have selected Reading as their principal UK base. Bio-pharma, defence, media and financial and professional services are also well represented, attracting a local and international pool of talent. They enjoy the second highest salaries outside London which, combined with an excellent quality of life, makes Reading an enviable place to live.
The University of Reading is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities and is in the top 30 in the UK. It has over 150 years of history, with origins as a University of Oxford extension college.
A world-leading research and educational centre, with over 19,000 students. Reading University occupies a campus on land donated by the Palmer family of Huntley & Palmers biscuits. The university includes the prestigious Henley Business School and has state-of-the-art campuses in Malaysia and Johannesburg.