Properties with waterfront views are worth 70% more on average then their inland counterparts according to new research, reports development specialist Richard Carr.
Seaside homeowners in the money
Seaside properties drive market prices
Property developer Richard Carr works predominantly in the south West of England in Poole working on properties on both the coast and inland – and it’s the South West of England which commands the biggest price increase with an extra 91% on average.
Furthermore, properties with private slipways have the potential to push the price upwards of 100% to a staggering 118%.
The South West has one of the longest coastlines of any English region and includes some of the country’s most expensive waterfront hotspots such as Sandbanks, Rock and Salcombe.
Fortitudo Property Development Specialist Richard Carr gains planning permission and overseas developments of luxury properties in the south coast of the UK and isn’t surprised to see a buck in the trend.
Places such as Hove, Brighton and Bournemouth have all becoming leading property hotspots for 25 to 44 year olds to purchase homes. Hove leads the list whilst neighbouring Brighton is the fifth most popular.
Hove and Brighton rank highly ranks to the relatively short commute into the capital. Despite this, 16 of the top 20 areas that attract the highest proportion of young professionals is London. The majority of the places are fairly obvious with Wimbledon, Battersea, Fulham and Islington all high on the list.
It’s a question that many AFC Bournemouth fans hope gets answered come May, with Eddie Howe’s men challenging at the top of the Championship for a place in the prestigious Premier League.
Millions pumped into the economy
Richard Carr, a Commercial and Residential Development Specialist who has operated in the region for over three decades, believes the football team’s promotion will improve the areas already burgeoning economy.
AFC Bournemouth celebrate a goal during the 2014/15 season
Richard Carr, a Commercial and Residential Development consultant based in the south east of England, is delighted at the recent news that Bournemouth is the UK’s fastest-growing region in the digital economy, as reported by the telegraph.co.uk.
Digital economies booming outside of London
The average perception of Bournemouth is one of sand, sea, and the Pier! How many people would have put the coastal resort town down as being the home of the country’s fastest-growing digital economy?
The majority of outsiders wouldn’t have, but those that reside and operate in the area are well aware of the burgeoning digital hub that is being created in the town.
74% of the UK’s digital firms are now based outside of London with Bournemouth, Liverpool and Brighton emerging as the industry’s runaway leaders.
Today on Richard Carr’s Commercial and Residential website, we take a look at an article wrote about the entrepreneur when he was aged 29, by the Alfred Lambs magazine.
Alfred Lambs feature
The full two page feature, which talks about Richard Carr’s early years in business and his powerboat career, is available to read in the ‘Press’ section of his website.
The lengthy article opens by explaining Richard’s route into the fast food outlet industry, beginning with the time he spent as a farmer during his spell in agricultural college.
Richard Carr’s feature in the Alfred Lambs feature
The feature spells out Richard’s desire to constantly better himself and become a successful businessmen. It took a number of small-time jobs before Richard eventually landed on his feet.
He worked on motor cruisers as a handy man; took a course in heavy engineering which set him as a welder for twelve months and then slowed made his way into the leisure industry working in hotels and restaurants.
Allied Restaurants Ltd
Richard Carr opened a fast food outlet in the centre of Bournemouth and for two years ran a Hamby House, with great success. His potential was recognised by fast food giants Wimby and it was his relationship with them that kick started his business career.