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 65,000 a month across the website and daily newsletter. We 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 client events and socials.

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

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


Paul1Paul 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:

07966 535262 | paul.unger@placenorthwest.co.uk



Dino2Dino Moutsopoulos – commercial director

Dino has more than 16 years’ experience of business development and growing business brands. Specialising in event sponsorship, Dino has worked both nationally and internationally, winning work with global brands such as CBRE, ARUP, Kier, Virgin and Reed.

Contact Dino:

07803 988112 | dino@placenorthwest.co.uk



DSC 5958Jessica 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 five 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:

07463 121215 | jessica@placenorthwest.co.uk



DSC 5924Kirsty Butcher – production manager

A graduate of The University of Manchester, Kirsty joined Place to manage the daily flow of business and publishing, including editing the Resources, Jobs and Events sections and running the business’ social media platforms and events.

Contact Kirsty:

07811 987023 | kirsty.butcher@placenorthwest.co.uk