Meet the Authorities

Meet the Authorities | Summary, slides + photos

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How best to bid for local authority funding, the myriad opportunities offered by councils across their district centres in the North West, and driving value with public-private partnerships were all in focus at this Place North West event.

Liverpool Summer Social 2019

GALLERY | Liverpool Summer Social

A sunny evening in Liverpool saw more than 100 property professionals flock to Fazenda’s terrace for the sold-out networking drinks, held in association with SATPLAN, Sutcliffe, Placefirst, Fazenda Group and Wates Group.

Foster And Moss

COMMENT | Good design, not just for architects

The Manchester Society of Architects Awards are the original property awards, and this year we wanted to reflect the whole industry, by acknowledging the teams and clients who are essential to creating brilliant architecture, writes president Nick Moss.

No1 Old Trafford

COMMENT | Development branding is a critical foundation

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Commercial real estate is highly competitive and securing investment can be challenging, writes Grant Mitchell, creative design director, Glorious Creative. Schemes need to differentiate themselves and that demands intelligent branding communicated with total clarity.

Place NW Northern Transport Summit 2019 Hilton Manchester 16 May 2019

Northern Transport Summit | Summary, videos + photos

Rallying calls for better cycling infrastructure, “chaotic” timetable changes, and the next generation of transport projects were all under the spotlight at this Place North West event, which featured figures from Government along with the region’s most prominent transport providers and professionals.

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SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review 2019

At a time when the industry faces such a shifting landscape, with tech making waves, Brexit causing headaches and the skills gap persisting, it’s crucial to keep a finger to the pulse on the property workforce.

Bruntwood Chief Executive Chris Oglesby 2019

Oglesby: Regional city momentum has far from run its course

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Chris Oglesby has spent 20 years at the helm of Bruntwood, steering the commercial property developer and investor through recessions and rapid expansions. He talks to Place North West about future opportunities for regional cities and towns, rental growth, and the importance of the green agenda.

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COMMENT | Rochdale’s pioneering regeneration

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Rochdale has an undeniable challenge to reinvent its existing estates into modern and ambitious housing for its residents, writes Nicholas Boys-Smith of Create Streets. In Lower Falinge, a housing society is showing the right vision to meet that challenge.

AEW Directors

‘Opportunities endless’ as AEW looks to next phase

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

In its 27-year history, AEW Architects has seen a raft of changes, brought about by foreseen, and unforeseen circumstances. Place North West sat down with the directors to discuss the future of the business.