As university development programmes grow more ambitious to house an increasing variety of facilities, this special briefing event looked at the power of universities to act as key regenerators in our cities.
Kuits Solicitors is the latest company to sign up to support this year’s Place Party. Around 400 tickets have already been sold for the event, due to be held in the newly refurbished Palace Hotel in Manchester on Thursday 13 October.
Leicester City Council’s strategic director for city development and neighbourhoods, Frank Jordan, will join Cheshire East Council in September to take up the newly created post of executive director of place.
The Manchester-based bridging finance and development lender said it has appointed Steve Baker, previously managing director of retail at Together Money, as a non-executive director, and Simon Micklethwaite, ex-HSBC, as relationship manager.