About us

Established in 2007, Place North West is a business-to-business website for property and regeneration professionals in the North West. Our readership is over 40,000 a month across the website and daily newsletter. We aim to relay news and views from the region’s built environment sector, bringing property professionals closer together, increasing business and informing readers across the sector.

Place North West publishes news, comment, event listings, job vacancies, in-depth special reports and professional advice on a broad subject range but with a strict regional focus.

In addition to our online publishing, Place North West also delivers the region’s best industry events, from breakfast meetings and conferences to launches and social events.

Our sectors include architecture and design, construction, development, environment and conservation, finance and economics, housing, marketing, PR and transport.

Place North West reports on activity in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Merseyside, Preston, Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Warrington and North Wales.


 Paul UngerPaul Unger – MD and Editor

Paul started in journalism as a graduate trainee on the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo, rising to become business editor of the Daily Post aged 25. After moving into freelance business reporting, he spent six years as North West features writer for Property Week. Paul founded regional trade title Place North West in 2007.

Contact Paul:

07966535262 | paul.unger@placenorthwest.co.uk


 Dino MoutsopoulosDino Moutsopoulos – Commercial Director

Dino has over 14 years’ experience of business development and growing business brands. Specialising in sponsorship, Dino has worked both nationally and internationally, winning work with global brands such as HSBC, CBRE, BT, Barclays, SKY, Sodexho and Kelloggs. Dino is also a board director of the Manchester based charity Music Action International.

Contact Dino:

07803988112 | dino@placenorthwest.co.uk


Jessica SwettenhamJessica Middleton-Pugh – Deputy Editor

Jessica Middleton-Pugh graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2011 and has been working in property and construction journalism and media in Manchester for the past four years. Jessica’s professional and engaging approach has led to her being nominated in various awards during her short time in the region.

Contact Jessica:

07463121215 | jessica@placenorthwest.co.uk


Kirsty ButcherKirsty Butcher – Editorial Assistant

Kirsty Butcher, a recent graduate of The University of Manchester joined Place to manage the daily flow of business, including managing the website’s Resources, Jobs and Events sections and the business’ social media platforms.

Contact Kirsty:

07811987023 | kirsty.butcher@placenorthwest.co.uk