North West in 2018 series

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.

 

Housing The Forgotten Majority with Placefirst

Housing the Forgotten Majority, with Placefirst | Summary, slides + photos

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.

Merseyside Development Update

Merseyside Development Update | Summary, slides and photos

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.

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COMMENT | Liverpool still suffering viability challenges

The Liverpool City Region is catching up again. Despite sustained cuts to public sector funding and jobs, the regional gross value added per head is back above three-quarters of the national average and growing, writes Mark Bousfield of The Chrysalis Fund.

Place Party 2017

Place Party 2017 | Gallery + video

More than 700 guests dined and danced the night away at the third Place Party at The Principal last Thursday, as Place North West’s annual social event offered property professionals the opportunity to network in a fun and informal setting.

Graham Skinner Allied London Spinningfields

SPECIAL REPORT: End of an era as Spinningfields completes

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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.

Future of Retail 2017

Future of Retail | Summary, slides + photos

Alice Cachia

The outlook for retail includes both uncertainty and opportunity, according to a panel of industry experts speaking at the latest Place North West event.

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Place10 series

To coincide with our 10th birthday, we are publishing a series of articles throughout August, looking back over the past decade and how business and property have changed. Find all the articles here.