Jackie Heeds Freeths

Freeths appoints PPP specialist

The national law firm has hired Jackie Heeds from Eversheds Sutherland to its Manchester office as commercial projects partner.

Dan Whitney Sixteen

Sixteen hires for new planning division 

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The Manchester-based property agency Sixteen Real Estate has hired Dan Whitney to head up its newly formed planning department in what the firm described as “the next natural step for the agency”. 

Luke Cross Social

Senior hire for expanding Social 

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Luke Cross, former editor of Social Housing magazine, has joined Manchester-based communications consultancy Social as a director to set up a specialist environmental, social and governance division and lead the agency’s expansion into London. 

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Manchester New Square in right to light dispute

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Sarah Townsend

Residents living close to the £83m apartment scheme have claimed it infringes their ‘right to light’, a strand of property law that gives an owner of a building with windows the right to a certain level of illumination.

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Book publisher to move into 111 Piccadilly

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Sarah Townsend

HarperNorth, the newly established North of England outpost of publishing house HarperCollins, has taken space in Bruntwood Works’ refurbished office block in Manchester, as it expands outside London.

Graham Sant

Sant moves to BWB

Graham Sant, the former head of Capita’s infrastructure business, has joined BWB Consulting’s Manchester office as an executive director.

Sholom Cohen

AY’s Cohen joins BPF regional committee

Sholom Cohen, associate director in Avison Young's Manchester office, has been invited by the chief executive of the British Property Federation, Melanie Leech, to take a place on the organisation’s Regional Policy Committee.