Established in 2007, Place North West is a business-to-business website for property and regeneration professionals in the North West.

Place North West publishes news, comment, event listings, job vacancies, in-depth special reports and professional advice on a broad subject range but with a strict regional focus.

In addition to our online publishing, Place North West also delivers the region’s best industry events, from breakfast meetings and conferences to client events and socials.

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Place North West reports on activity in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Merseyside, Preston, Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Warrington and North Wales.

Please send ALL press releases to

Twitter: @PlaceNorthWest

LinkedIn: Place North West

Facebook: Place North West

Postal address: Parsonage Chambers, 3 Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2HW

Company number: 09392799


Paul Unger (1)Paul Unger – publisher

Paul started in journalism as a graduate trainee on the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo, rising to become business editor of the Daily Post aged 25. After moving into freelance business reporting, he spent six years as North West features writer for Property Week. Paul founded regional trade title Place North West in 2007.

Contact Paul:

07966 535262 |


Dino Edit 2Dino Moutsopoulos – commercial director

Dino has more than 16 years’ experience of business development and growing business brands. Specialising in event sponsorship, Dino has worked both nationally and internationally, winning work with global brands such as CBRE, ARUP, Kier, Virgin Media Business and Reed Midem.

Contact Dino:

07803 988112 |



Sabrina BhalodaSabrina Bhaloda – commercial manager

Sabrina has more than 13 years of experience in media sales, advertising and media partnerships, covering the international market. Sabrina was born in France and has a BA degree in International Business from UCLAN as well as a double Masters degree from Universitée Lyon III, France and the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

Contact Sabrina:

07308 479078 |


Jessica Middleton Pugh (2)Jessica Middleton-Pugh – editor

Jessica Middleton-Pugh graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2011 and has been working in property and construction journalism and media in the North West for the past six years. Jessica’s professional and engaging approach has led to her being nominated in various awards during her time in the region. She joined Place in 2012, and became editor in 2017.

Contact Jessica:

07463 121215 |


Kirsty ButcherKirsty Butcher – product director

Kirsty, a graduate of the University of Manchester, joined Place in 2015. Her role is to oversee the delivery and development of Place North West and PlaceTech products, projects and operations.

Contact Kirsty:

07811 987023 |




Charlie Schouten (1)Charlie Schouten – deputy editor

Born in Manchester, Charlie graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010. After two years at a retail consultancy, he moved to London to join Construction News as data editor. In 2016 he returned to Manchester to take up the additional role of Northern Correspondent for CN, before joining Place North West in October 2017.

Contact Charlie:

07419 134890 |


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Alyce Wood – event manager

Alyce‘s role is to manage and deliver the company’s events program. Australian born and bred, Alyce has lived in Manchester for more than three years. With a varied background of law, business development and event management with Addleshaw Goddard and Squire Patton Boggs, she joined Place in July 2018.

Contact Alyce:

07955 432 273 |



Laura Davies CropLaura Davies – event manager

After graduating from Bangor University, Laura began her career in event management at a bilingual communications consultancy. In 2013 she moved to Manchester, working in the events team of a B2B publishing company, before joining Place North West in November 2018.

Contact Laura:

07939 621312 |



Chloe For WebsiteChloé Vaughan – reporter

North Manchester-born Chloé graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester in 2017. Formerly a bookseller and freelance writer, Chloé moved into journalism and joined Place North West and Place Tech in 2019.

Contact Chloé:

07449 974170 |