Burnley: Building 10 years of growth

Burnley: Building 10 years of growth | Summary, slides & photos

More than 4,400 new jobs, a university with 4,000 students, and 3,880 homes are all coming to Burnley, but how can developers get involved? Place North West and Burnley Council gathered the borough’s experts together to outline growth opportunities in the area for the next decade and beyond.

Caroline Todd Civic Engineers

COMMENT | Focus on output, not hours

There's been a run of articles recently debating the frequently raised question of whether women, and working mothers in particular, can "have it all", writes Caroline Todd at Civic Engineers.

MIPIM UK Place North West and Willmott Dixon drinks reception

GALLERY | Place North West MIPIM UK Drinks Reception

With this week seeing more than 3,000 property professionals gather in London for MIPIM UK, Place North West and Willmott Dixon hosted an evening of networking drinks for the North West property community and beyond.

Place Party 2018 (336)

Place Party 2018 | Gallery + video

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More than 700 guests blew off steam in style with Place North West at The Principal Hotel in Manchester, during a fun evening of laid-back networking at the fourth annual Place Party.

Windy City Manchester

COMMENT | Manchester, the next Windy City?

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Schemes such as Trinity Islands, Deansgate Square and Meadow Islands will give Manchester a new skyline, writes Joseph Berthoud of Hilson Moran. But could this cause complications like London has experienced, where skyscrapers create strong winds blamed for toppling pedestrians?

Birchen House Exterior

COMMENT | First come, first served in developer insolvency

Northern cities have enjoyed such a sustained period of growth that it is hard to imagine the boom coming to an end. However, despite the prevailing optimism, there have been casualties among developers and investors, writes Alastair Lomax of TLT and Steve Williams of FRP Advisory.

Tomas Maunier Fazenda

COMMENT | Leisure beyond the city centre

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As the city centre expands outwards with no apparent slowdown in the number of bars and restaurant openings, it is natural for ambitious leisure companies to be looking outside central Manchester to open new venues, writes Tomas Maunier, director at Fazenda Group.

Future of Retail

Future of Retail | Summary, slides + gallery

With the retail sector undergoing the greatest shift seen in decades, Place North West was joined at the Future of Retail event by expert speakers to explore the current state of the market, occupier trends, and the technology set to define the future of shopping.

Place Barbecue 2018

Place Barbecue | In pictures

Around 150 guests joined Place North West, Hourigan Connolly and Social Communications on Friday, for a relaxed afternoon of summer networking at Fazenda in Manchester.