Does starting a family have to end the fun of city centre living? For many it has and still does, writes Rebecca Fieldhouse of Iceni Projects.
Throughout December, we will be publishing a series of articles by guest contributors, exploring a range of issues facing the property industry in the North West in 2018.
If there is any chance of the Government reaching its housing targets, developers and local councils must work together to bring the private rented sector outside of its city centre strongholds, said leading industry figures at Place North West and Placefirst’s Housing the Forgotten Majority conference.
There is a multi-billion-pound development opportunity for Liverpool City Region in the coming years, but the area must do more to prove its ambition to build new homes and infrastructure, said a panel of experts at Place North West’s Merseyside Development Update.
More than 150 people attended the event at the Liverpool Hilton, which was sponsored by DTM Legal, Lovell Partnerships, Morgan Sindall, and Pegasus Group.
Twenty years ago, Allied London made its first purchase in a rundown area off Deansgate to assemble land for a new business district. Last week the final office building at Spinningfields sold for £200m. Graham Skinner, development director of Allied London, sat down with Paul Unger to tell the inside story of this peerless and pivotal project in Manchester’s economic regeneration.