Joanne Parr Close Brothers

COMMENT | Funding for growth in Manchester

In the past 12 months, Manchester has seen house price growth of 4.5%, while London experienced an increase of only 0.2%, writes Joanne Parr of Close Brothers Bridging Finance.

Place Party 2019 (57)

Place Party 2019 | Gallery + video

More than 700 guests enjoyed yet another sold-out Place Party with an evening of relaxed networking, dinner, and dancing hosted by Place North West.

Future Of Retail 2019 (24)

Future of Retail | Summary, slides + photos

A look at the changing role of town centres, the impact of future technologies, and retailers becoming more flexible were the major topics at this Place North West event.

Place Young Things Sept 2019 (34)

GALLERY | Place Young Things

Following a successful launch at Mamucium in Manchester's Hotel Indigo in May, Thursday saw more than 100 attendees gather at Fazenda for Place's second young person's networking event.

My Place Cover

My Place series

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Throughout August, Place North West published reflections from property professionals on the towns and cities that shaped them, and how the fabric of these places has changed, along with their vision for the future. Here, you can read the series in full.

Rain Garden White Hart Lane London

COMMENT | Weathering the storm: creating resilient cities

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In July, parts of the North West saw the entire month’s rainfall land in just a matter of hours, writes Stephen O’Malley of Civic Engineers. Move into August and the picture hasn’t really changed; we’re seeing unseasonal heavy, persistent rain and gale force winds.