Intu issues Brexit warning

The prime shopping centres owner, whose portfolio includes Manchester Arndale and Trafford Centre, produced a strong set of figures for new leases agreed and occupancy but warned the year ahead would "be challenging with considerable uncertainty regarding the UK’s EU exit.”

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Resonance rolls out social investment funds to regions

Investing in property to deliver social impacts such as housing refugees or helping homeless people find accommodation is maturing as an investment model, writes John Williams, head of property at Resonance, a Manchester-based fund manager.

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Bernstein: I’ve had the time of my life

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Sir Howard Bernstein’s time as chief executive of Manchester City Council comes to an end today. Paul Unger visited Room 212 in the Town Hall earlier this week to talk handovers, missing the mayoral election, favourite architects and planners, not hitting the non-exec trail, a forthcoming museum exhibition in his honour, and much more.

Datum Event Bury, 27th March 2017 Picture By Mark Robinson

Bury life chances report sets out route map to prosperity

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A report commissioned by Bury Council and written by Philip Collins, former speech-writer for Tony Blair and now a Times newspaper columnist and leader writer, who was born in Bury, sets out 25 recommendations to improve the life chances of Bury residents and boost the borough’s economy and prosperity.