Chris Oglesby, chief executive of the family-owned developer and investor, whose portfolio valuation broke through £1bn for the first time this year, talks to Paul Unger about suburban town centre markets, office-to-resi sales and the best office market he’s ever known in Manchester.
Better collaboration with local authorities and the private sector will see universities taking a more active role in large-scale community regeneration, a panel of industry experts told delegates.
Around 120 delegates attended Place North West’s conference in Manchester city centre, which was sponsored by Morgan Sindall.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham told the Northern Transport Summit the region faces a critical six months if it is to make its case to Government for more investment in infrastructure.
He spoke at a day-long conference in central Manchester, hosted by Transport for the North and Place North West, sponsored by Remarkable Group, Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, TEM Planning and Broadway Malyan. [GALLERY + VIDEO]
Sir Howard Bernstein’s time as chief executive of Manchester City Council comes to an end today. Paul Unger visited Room 212 in the Town Hall earlier this week to talk handovers, missing the mayoral election, favourite architects and planners, not hitting the non-exec trail, a forthcoming museum exhibition in his honour, and much more.