Tomas Maunier, Fazenda director, on why landlords must think long and hard about the type of food and beverage operator to occupy sites left empty by closures of national casual dining chains.
In a wide-ranging half-day conference, a series of experts debated the housing challenge across the North West including greater engagement with communities, the adoption of modular technology, and more inclusive design, and how these will help the region’s cities and local authorities tackle the housing crisis.
How we use land within our cities is something that people have very strong opinions about, writes Paul Swinney of Centre for Cities. Be that building on the green belt, or conserving heritage buildings in city centres, public debate is inspired by these topics, and MIPIM seems just the right forum to discuss the competing agendas for occupation of prime city centre locations.
Central Lancashire stands ready to welcome many more companies, with infrastructure investments helping boost economic growth and transform the region as a place to live, work and do business.
More than 120 delegates braved the weather for the Invest in Central Lancashire event at Preston North End’s Deepdale stadium, with the event sponsored by the Preston, South Ribble & Lancashire City Deal and the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership.
A wide-ranging discussion at the Cumbria Development Update covered growth sectors such as nuclear and advanced manufacturing, as well as the challenges posed by Cumbria’s topography, and large-scale masterplans being brought forward by local councils. The event was the latest in the Place North West Development Series and was sponsored by Transport for the North, Curtins, Lovell and Furness Economic Development Forum.