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Place RESI | Summary, slides & photos

The largest residential masterplans and development hotspots, as well as future housing delivery and the impacts of planning policy, were in focus at this sold-out Place North West event.

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Connected Future Cities | Summary, slides + photos

This half-day event in partnership with CMS explored the latest technology revolutionising infrastructure in our cities, including 5G, energy storage, autonomous vehicles, and how property professionals can take advantage of these opportunities.

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VIDEO | Creating a successful commercial development

With a step-change in what occupiers want from their offices and seismic shifts in the retail market, how can developers make their commercial schemes more attractive to tenants, consumers, and the wider public? 

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COMMENT | Brexit and the North’s leisure sector

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Both the hospitality and construction sectors employ millions of workers, and they have shared concerns that Brexit’s impact on access to quality labour could impact the growth of the Northern cities, writes Tomas Maunier of Fazenda Restaurants.

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COMMENT | Greener cities, greater rewards

Cities and towns face huge challenges, delivering more housing and improved infrastructure, greater levels of inward investment, and tackling ever more urgent social and environmental issues – not least climate change, writes John Alker of the UK Green Building Council.

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GALLERY + VIDEO | Place Cannes Do

Friday afternoon saw 500 property guests enjoy live entertainment and quality networking at the fourth annual Place Cannes Do event.

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COMMENT | An alternative vision for Piccadilly

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Manchester’s Piccadilly railway station is set to become one of the city’s development hotspots with a comprehensive overhaul put forward by the city council ahead of the arrival of HS2. Here, Hala Al-Abweh, architecture and urbanism student at the University of Manchester, shares her vision for the area with an increased focus on public realm.

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MIPIM | ‘Country may look lost, Manchester’s not’

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During a MIPIM week set against a backdrop of continued political uncertainty, Place North West met with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Richard Leese, to discuss Greater Manchester Spatial Framework challenges, delivering housing numbers, local politics, and Brexit.

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News from MIPIM 2019

Keep up to speed with the latest news coming out of MIPIM 2019, brought to you by the Place North West team on the ground at Cannes, in association with Macbryde Homes.

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MIPIM | Opportunity for SME housebuilders

When Sajid Javid said in 2017 that "the housing market was broken", describing it as "almost impossible for small independent builders to enter the market", he cast light on an issue of vital importance, writes Simon Finlay, head of development at Macbryde Homes.