Derby pitches in Birmingham

Guests at Marketing Derby’s recent Birmingham Embassy gathered to hear its MD John Forkin, deliver key elements of the Derby pitch on how being a global player in advanced manufacturing shapes the city’s wealthy demographic.

Research shows that high-earning professionals want to live in the city centre. Wavensmere’s development of the ‘Nightingale Quarter’ will accelerate the Derby offer, with the prime city centre location ushering in a dramatic urban renaissance and a shift in how people want to live in the city.

Derby is the highest ranked city in the UK for Disposable income.

Derby was the highest ranked city in the UK for Disposable income.

David Dyas, Asset Manager at Nurton Developments, spoke to the audience, which was made-up of investors, developers and decision makers, how “Derby is bucking the trend in terms of lettings, we’ve had huge success recently with a number of re-locations and expansions, some from London”.