Tomas Maunier Fazenda

COMMENT | Attitude change needed in leisure property

The casual dining crunch is forcing nationwide restaurant brands such as Jamie’s Italian and Byron Burger to shut sites, lay off staff and seek rent reductions on underperforming locations, writes Tomas Maunier, director of Fazenda.

Michael Palmer TheEword

COMMENT | Thinking digital first

In simpler times, property marketing equated to commissioning a brochure and drafting a press release and that was the job done, writes Michael Palmer of theEword.

Lancashire Update 2018

Lancashire Development Update | Summary, slides + photos

There is an opportunity for huge inward investment in Lancashire but the region needs to come together to sell itself to both public and private backers, said a panel of experts at Place North West’s Lancashire Development Update.

North West PRS Conference 2018

North West PRS Conference | Summary, slides + photos

The region’s private rented residential sector continues to grow but oversupply remains “the elephant in the room”, according to industry experts speaking at Place North West’s North West PRS Conference.

Benjamin Connor Kuits

COMMENT | Carillion collapse: Where does this leave private sector contracts?

After the collapse of construction and facilities management giant Carillion earlier this week, the Government announced it would provide funding to maintain public services due to be carried out by the contractor. However, it is clear that this is not a rescue mission, writes Kuits Solicitors’ head of construction, Ben Connor.

Langton Dock Bootle Credit Chris Allen

COMMENT | Ugly ducklings of property funding

Ducklings don’t get much uglier than a post-war infill warehouse near Bootle docks with all the attributes – or possibly more accurately, lack of them – that it suggests, writes Dougal Paver, strategic marketing advisor to the Chrysalis Fund.

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North West in 2018 series

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Place North West has published a series of articles by guest contributors, exploring a range of issues facing the property industry in the North West in 2018.


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GALLERY | Place Christmas Drinks

Around 150 guests joined Place North West, Watch This Space and E3P yesterday for a festive evening at That Space in Manchester.

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.