More investment and imagination is required to upgrade educational estates in a way that will attract students and enhance their experience against a trend of remote learning, a Place North West event heard.
The BBC documentary on Manchester’s property boom struggled to portray the nuances of the city’s development industry, but the co-founder of developer Capital & Centric who starred in the series said the show was “phenomenal” in terms of raising its profile, reports Dan Whelan.
Far from being only about big draughty sheds in out-of-the-way locations, the logistics industry is crucial to the region and the country, keeping goods and services moving in uncertain times, a Place North West event heard.
As many people are spending more time at home and the office is being called into question, how is technology being used and adapted in residential real estate and where do we go from here, panellists at a PlaceTech event asked.
The office is not dead but developers and investors must put their hands in their pockets to cleverly cater to changes in occupier demand and bring people back to the city centre, according to panellistsat a Place North West event.
One sector with a presence in every town and city in Britain appears to be feeling the impact of the pandemic the most – traditional retail, write Leena Gillespie of Public Sector Plc and Andrew Knowles of Duff & Phelps.
Striking a balance between heritage and growth, and fostering greater collaboration between stakeholders and developers, will be key to Liverpool’s economic recovery and future development prospects, according to speakers at Place North West’s latest event.
The challenging retail environment was a hot topic even before the pandemic, and varying degrees of lockdown have done nothing to ease the problems the sector faces, delegates at a Place North West event heard.
Covid-19, while a challenge, should be viewed as an opportunity to shape the future of the 10 Greater Manchester boroughs and drive meaningful development, public and private sector experts told a Place North West event.
Our recent study, The Rental Experience: Setting the Standard, aimed to find out more about the modern UK renter – who they are, why they rent and the barriers they face as renters, writes Victoria Hurcomb of Sigma Capital Group.