The latest development updates and market intelligence on the wider city region – where to look for investment, the projects to watch and the perspectives of those who have performed best across the boroughs.
Merseyside Development Update is sponsored by Morgan Sindall, Pegasus Group, Curtins, ClearFibre, Tritax Symmetry and Onward Homes.
8am Arrival, breakfast + networking
9am Welcome, presentation + panel discussion: Merseyside of Today
Sandy Livingstone, executive director of property, Onward Homes Andrew Dickman, director, Tritax Symmetry Stephen Watson, executive director, Sefton Council Cllr Sarah Doyle, cabinet member for economy and development, Liverpool City Council Andrew Byrne, director, CBRE
10.20am Networking Break
10.50am Presentation + panel discussion: Merseyside of Tomorrow
Phil Mayall, board director, Muse Developments Gillian Whitfield, group manager – major programmes, funding and intelligence, Knowsley Council Chris Capes, director of development, Liverpool Waters Dave Dickerson, director, DK Architects
12pm Closing remarks, networking + lunch
ANDREW BYRNE, CBRE | Led on the repositioning of The Royal Liver Building, delivering a new offering within a city icon. He also acquired over 70,000 sq ft within The Spine for The Royal College of Physicians, and over 70,000 sq ft for Hana within the North West.
PHIL MAYALL, MUSE | Part of the Wirral Growth Company, a 50:50 joint venture with Wirral Council, with projects in Birkenhead, Bromborough and Moreton.
STEPHEN WATSON, SEFTON COUNCIL | Projects include the £37.5m Southport town deal, which aims to create over 1,000 new jobs and an additional 1 million visitors per year.
GILLIAN WHITFIELD, KNOWSLEY COUNCIL | Leading on the Huyton Town Centre Levelling Up bid and redevelopment plans for the town to deliver a new mixed use commercial district, station gateway, event space and public realm.
CLLR SARAH DOYLE, LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL | Is overseeing the council’s local plan, setting out a roadmap for developing 370 acres of land and 35,000 new homes.
CHRIS CAPES, LIVERPOOL WATERS | Extending to over 2km along the banks of the River Mersey, the £5bn scheme has outline planning permission for 20 million sq ft of mixed use development across 60 hectares.
SANDY LIVINGSTONE, ONWARD HOMES | Responsible for the delivery of Onward’s development programme of 6,000 homes, the portfolio management of the existing 35,000 homes, landlord compliance and health and safety, and procurement of the £300m of goods and services that Onward require over the next three years.
DAVE DICKERSON, DK ARCHITECTS | Over 20 years’ experience of high-quality project delivery of all scales and complexities including community-led regeneration schemes, multi-million pound mixed-use developments, and the recently completed ‘The Gables’ project in Crosby; recipient of a National RIBA Award 2021.
ANDREW DICKMAN, TRITAX SYMMETRY | Have secured the opportunity to deliver approximately 830,000 sq ft of logistics and industrial space; Symmetry Park, Merseyside. This is due to commence Q4, 2021 with practical completion due Q4, 2022.
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