Welcome to New Homes in Birmingham
Property hunters looking for new-build homes in Birmingham will not be disappointed by the choice of homes currently available. Birmingham city itself comprises a population of around 1 million, but its metropolitan area, including places such as Wolverhampton, Coventry and Nuneaton, contains 3.7 million people and covers a wide spectrum of city centre, suburban and rural locations. New property developments in the Birmingham area offer homes ranging from chic city centre apartments to large family houses in leafy suburbs.
Birmingham has changed a lot in recent years thanks to urban regeneration projects and with the launch of the Big City Plan in early 2008, a master-plan was initiated to transform the city centre to make Birmingham one of the world’s top twenty “liveable cities” within 20 years – great news for anyone considering a new home in Birmingham today. Work in already under way, replacing some of the unsightly architecture and elevated roadways from the 1950s and 1960s and providing the city centre with improved commercial, retail, leisure and residential developments as well as new employment prospects.
There are new homes for sale all over Birmingham and the West Midlands conurbation. This includes contemporary homes of all kinds as well as refurbished industrial buildings constructed in the city’s Victorian industrial prime. Birmingham famously boasts more miles of canal than Venice, and new residential developments at the waterside are a popular choice. Many neighbourhoods have their own shopping and leisure facilities, though huge city projects such as the Bull Ring shopping centre attract millions of customers annually.
The popularity of many new property developments in Birmingham is in part dependent on transport links and local amenities. Travelling within the city and commuting from the suburbs into the heart of Birmingham is very easy thanks to a multitude of road, rail, buses and tram routes. A plethora of motorways and intercity rail services make the rest of the country very accessible and Birmingham’s international airport brings both short-haul and long-haul destinations within easy reach of the local population.
Birmingham and the West Midlands is served by a large number of general and specialist hospitals and there are some outstanding schools in the region achieving standards well above the national average. There are also three universities in Birmingham.