Flats to buy in Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow City centre is alive with all the hustle and bustle that you would expect from Scotland’s largest city.

Glasgow is growing larger, and with more investment in and around the greater Glasgow area you will find regeneration areas are a key focus helping more buyers move to the city and experience city life.

Although properties in the area are all different sizes and shapes, you will find that most properties will be traditional sandstone types above retail units with period features (fireplace, ornate cornicing etc) keeping the look originated from the 1950’s and even earlier. The investment into student accommodation has meant that these traditional buildings are slowly being occupied more by professionals.

Flats to buy in Glasgow City Centre

The Financial District

At the western edge of the city lies the IFD (International Financial District) this area covers Anderston and Blythswood Hill, and is one of the largest financial institutions and insurance businesses in the UK.

Sometimes known by the press as ‘the wall street on the Clyde’ this area contains very little in the way of property to buy however in near locations such as Charing Cross and the extremely popular Finnieston area, properties may consist of 1, 2 or 3-bed flats to buy. This location has exploded in the last 4 years with its cafes and bars for the hip crowd, both young and old and with Kelvingrove Park close by, more families are seeing the benefit of that outdoor space and an easy walk into work. Venues such as the SSE Hydro and SECC mean that there is always activity close to the river.

Merchant City

Stemming from the wealthy merchants that used to reside in this area around the 18th and 19th centuries, the Merchant City has become a mix of commercial and residential properties.

Breaking down the area’s further Merchant City covers, High Street, Gallowgate, Trongate and Glasgow Cross where the original Toolbooth Clocktower stands of the Glasgow Chamber which was destroyed in 1926 by fire.

Fast forward and Merchant City has grown with regeneration and property ranges from £100,000 to over £400,000 and properties do not stay on the market long in this area of the city. From Royal Exchange Square down Ingram Street towards Candleriggs, this increasingly popular location offers city living in modern builds and classic conversions with even loft style penthouses.

Flats to buy in Glasgow City Centre

Retail And Theatre District

Boasting an array of retail outlets Glasgow is the UK’S second largest and most economically important retail sector after London.

This area is very lively with bars, restaurants and prominent theatres that have shows all year round you will not be short of things to do.

Property in this area is mostly above retail units keeping with the original features of the conservation area’s, however, in recent times more modern flats have been added as buildings have decayed.

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Glasgow City Centre is a bustling and lively area with a range of properties available for you to choose from if you like city living then get in touch with us today to find your new home.

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