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PRS Pipeline: Impact & Opportunities | Video + summary

At Place North West’s latest event, experts from the region’s private rented sector discussed possible changes in the development of PRS projects in future as residents’ needs shift on the back of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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IN FOCUS | Hospitality dusts itself down ahead of reopening

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After months of uncertainty, Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed an end to the sector’s enforced “hibernation” by announcing bars, restaurants and hotels can reopen from 4 July, but hospitality professionals are wary despite this positive step. 

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PODCAST | Chris Oglesby: Creating cities that thrive

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The chief executive of Bruntwood, which has a £1bn investment portfolio across the UK, tells Lisa Morton, founder of Roland Dransfield, about the values, passion and drive it takes to build thriving cities including his hometown, Manchester.

 

 

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IN FOCUS | Developers await return of project finance

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Sarah Townsend

Funding for property development is likely to remain scarce throughout 2020 as banks adopt a cautious approach amid Covid-19. However, build-to-rent and other schemes with strong fundamentals could still pique backers’ interest, experts said.

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COMMENT | Relax rules to reopen city

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As the national conversation moves towards ways to kickstart the economy, writes Jeremy Hinds, director at Savills, it might be useful to explore options Manchester could consider to boost its local economy, and lead a safe way back to enjoying the city.