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Channel 4 and HMRC are moving there, so is Leeds the Northern Powerhouse to watch?

It’s got an economy growing faster than that of most other cities, a flourishing business hub and a technology start-up scene. Is Leeds the Northern Powerhouse to watch? The news that Channel 4 has chosen it to be their new national HQ, creating 300 jobs, suggests it might be.  

“Leeds is about to happen,” says Johnny Caddick, founder of the rental housing developer Moda Living. “There’s been a sea change since 2012, with the resurgence of the regions as talent has moved away from London. Channel 4’s decision demonstrates the immense pulling power of the city.”

The Government is “north-shoring” too, housing 6,000 HMRC staff in Wellington Place, the new urban quarter of Leeds that is also home…