What would happen to property in Bournemouth if Eddie Howe’s men achieve promotion?

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.

Richard Carr AFCB

AFC Bournemouth celebrate a goal during the 2014/15 season

Last week, Richard wrote about Bournemouth’s rise as a digital powerhouse in the UK. Over the past four years, the south coast town has overtaken London as the UK’s quickest growing digital economy.

He believes the football team’s promotion will only heighten the success of the region.

Promotion to the Premier League brings an increase in exposure and tourism for the area, but more importantly, millions of pounds from TV deals and sponsorship for the club.

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