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CityCo's Q4 City Centre Performance Report published for members

CityCo's Q4 City Centre Performance Report published for members Posted 1 March, 2012

We are pleased to publish the Quarter 4 edition of our new CityCo City Centre Performance Report for members.

We hope this will provide our membership network with a useful snapshot of the recent performance of the city centre.

The report is presented quarterly at the CityCo Board of Directors, and is then published on our Members-only website.

The data in our second report (February 2012) includes:

1. 2011 Manchester City Centre Footfall
2. 2011 Christmas Period
a) Footfall
b) Retail Trends
3. Q4 Retail Sales Performance
4. Hotel Stock and Occupancy
5. Crime Trends
6. Car Parking Volumes
7. Manchester Airport – Passenger Figures
8. Employment
a) Employment volumes by industry
b) Unemployment – JSA Claimants
c) Job vacancies by sector
9. Property
a) Residential property – Stock and Voids
b) Commercial property- Office Take-up and Rents
c) Commercial property- Retail and Office Supply
d) Commercial property- Prime Yields
e) Commercial property – Retail Vacancy Rates
10. Business Start Ups and Closures

Disclaimer: CityCo gathers footfall data from our own Springboard collection cameras at 4 sites in the city centre. Other data in this report has been obtained from Visit Manchester, New Economy Manchester, Manchester City Council, CBRE Richard Ellis, NCP, Greater Manchester Police.

We thank our partners for sharing the data for the benefit of our membership network.