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Themes from Cannes in 2023 20 March

MIPIM has ended for another year, but the conversation continues.


Has MIPIM evolved? 20 March

What’s new, what’s more of the same and what does it all mean for the future of the built environment?


Leanne Tritton of ING and minister for investment Lord Dominic Johnson c PNWNorth’s green revolution opportunities are ‘going to be sensational’ says minister 19 March

Investors across the globe are eager to get involved in renewable energy technology – which is good news for the North, according to Lord Dominic Johnson, minister for investment at the Department for Business and Trade.


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VIDEO | Accelerating place innovation 17 March

There are plenty of opportunities for organisations to benefit from the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport and place leadership, says Catherine Hadfield of Connected Places Catapult.


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VIDEO | Russells claims success in Cannes for HPARK 17 March

The developer of the new 1.5m sq ft HPARK industrial development, came to Cannes in partnership with Rochdale Development Agency to promote the scheme and the region.


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Levelling up within Greater Manchester 17 March

An economic divide between North and South exists within the city region. What can be done to fix it?


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Homes England on devolution, viability, Green Belt 17 March

Chief executive Peter Denton said the agency is eager to partner with local authorities to support the delivery of better housing and places after Michael Gove put the boosters under its mandate.


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‘We’ve smashed it’ says Liverpool City Region mayor 17 March

Steve Rotheram came to the international property event to promote investment opportunities in the city region. The Liverpool City Region mayor has been well pleased with the results so far.


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VIDEO | Decarbonising heritage buildings 17 March

Demolition should be a last resort; the focus must be on adapting existing building stock for generations to come, according to Tom Brigden and Lorna Crane of Purcell.


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VIDEO | Building a sustainable gateway to Rochdale 16 March

A focus on a compelling sustainable transport strategy that creates appealing public realm is at the heart of Rochdale’s station gateway project, said the council’s Mark Robinson and Sandra Robinson of delivery partner WSP.


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VIDEO + GALLERY | The reality of delivering 15-minute cities 16 March

Conspiracy theories, infrastructure woes, and inclusivity concerns were all discussed at the Manchester Pavilion on Wednesday as panellists dug into the real issues surrounding these communities.


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VIDEO | How Salford is delivering net zero in partnership 16 March

Creating sustainable communities is not easy but can be done when the private and public sector come together with a clear and committed vision, according to the city council’s John Searle and Muse’s Phil Mayall.


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Neville calls for United’s next owner to ‘do what Man City did’ 16 March

While the Glazer family assesses bids for Manchester United FC, the club’s former captain has laid down a challenge to whoever takes over: regenerate the area around Old Trafford stadium.


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Concretene primed and ready for global roll-out 16 March

The team behind the development of graphene-infused concrete is working to drastically reduce the cost of the material, boosting its viability to help the industry to meet looming net-zero targets. 


VIDEO | Rochdale: reinventing the industrial revolutionRochdale fireside still 15 March

Paul Ormerod of the Rochdale Development Agency and Andrew Russell of Russells, came together to discuss how a public-private partnership is proving a vital catalyst for the borough’s regeneration and long-term vision.


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GM welcomes funding powers in Budget 15 March

‘A good day for Greater Manchester’ – that was the verdict of Eamonn Boylan, chief executive of the combined authority, reacting to a significant update to the city region’s devolution deal, unveiled in Jeremy Hunt’s speech.


Place North websites are now liveMIPIM 2023 Morgan Sindall opening drinks C PNW 15 March

The newly expanded Place North media group launched Place Yorkshire and Place North East in Cannes.


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VIDEO | Salford’s vision of future is ‘bright’ 15 March

Mayor Paul Dennett spoke to Place North West about how the local authority is working to deliver a greener, fairer community.


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GALLERY | Morgan Sindall + Place reception 15 March

Leaders from Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, and Liverpool joined property professionals to celebrate the opening day of the international property conference.


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Bourgeois: Liverpool in safe hands as city takes next steps 15 March

After years of turmoil, a new era beckons for Liverpool’s property industry. The man who has presided over the city council’s development department for the last nine months thinks the market should be excited. 


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Key time for freeport investment 15 March

JMW Solicitors’ Simon Maddox discusses the state of play with freeport zones and why MIPIM is the time to talk about them.


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First look inside Sciontec’s £56m Hemisphere 15 March

Sciontec showcased new interior CGIs of Hemisphere during MIPIM. The developer also announced that it would be offering free sustainability guidance to future tenants as part of a green leasing strategy.


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Trafford Park carbon cutting key for luring next generation 14 March

Trafford Council’s plan to green one of Europe’s largest industrial parks is a proactive step to make a dent in the authority’s carbon footprint and make the estate more attractive to talent, Arup director Jane Healey-Brown told Place North West. 


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VIDEO | How levelling up is shaping the North West 14 March

JMW Solicitors’ Thomas Pearson weighs in on the impact the second round of Levelling Up Fund awards has had on the North West and what it means for the North-South divide.


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GALLERY | Place MIPIM Arrival Reception 14 March

More than 150 property professionals descended on the Tribeca restaurant in Cannes for high-quality networking on Monday.


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MIPIM 2023 must look to the next generation 14 March

Let’s use this valuable time out of the office to get our heads together and find opportunities for positive change, writes Bill Davidson of P4 Planning.


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The hot topics of MIPIM 13 March

What will be the key discussion points in Cannes? A breakfast roundtable with property leaders showed what the industry will be debating at this year’s MIPIM, writes Thomas Pearson of JMW Solicitors.



Local authorities make the case for the Cannes conference 13 March

After years of austerity, those unwilling to put all their eggs in the next government funding pot basket need to look elsewhere to bring in the cash needed for large-scale regeneration schemes.


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Manchester returns to MIPIM with a vision for future generations 10 March

For Greater Manchester, MIPIM provides a unique opportunity to raise the profile of the city to international investors and other global cities, writes Joanne Roney of Manchester City Council.


PNW MIPIM AMBIANCESalford readies for MIPIM return 9 March

After three years away, the local authority will be joining thousands of property professionals and investors heading to the south of France for the international property conference.


Liverpool launches MIPIM programmePNW MIPIM AMBIANCE 8 March

Leaders from the city region will be spotted throughout Cannes as they showcase the innovation taking place in the area, celebrate LCR’s culture, and delve into how the region is building inclusive and sustainable economies.


Together’s corporate MD on ‘Trussgate’, the North West market ambition, and MIPIMChris Baguley crop 7 March

As he prepares to go to Cannes, the specialist mortgage and secured loan provider’s Chris Baguley weighed in on where investors should be looking in the North West and why the commercial market is still a strong investment.


The importance of levelling up remains undiminishedLee Powell headshot landscape e 6 March

Levelling up must continue to be front and centre of any discussions taking place at MIPIM, writes Lee Powell, CEO of GMI Construction Group.


Connected Places Catapult chooses Place for MIPIM activity 3 March

Manchester unveils MIPIM 2023 programme 27 February

Purcell becomes Place partner for MIPIM and UKREiiF 23 February

Turley teams up with Place North West for MIPIM 16 February

Who is going to MIPIM? 15 February

GMI joins forces with Place North West for MIPIM 14 February

Rochdale Development Agency and Russells partner with Place North West for MIPIM 9 February

Together secures MIPIM advantage with Place North West 3 February

Reich partners with Place North West for MIPIM 2 February

Shoosmiths becomes Place MIPIM partner 24 January

Wigan teams up with Place North West for MIPIM 23 February

Marketing Manchester recruits Place North West to boost GM’s profile 19 January

Wardell Armstrong becomes Place MIPIM partner 10 January

Salford chooses Place North West for MIPIM activity 7 December

Liverpool and Manchester commit to MIPIM 2023 30 September


Place MIPIM events

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Place MIPIM Arrival Reception | 4pm-7pm, Monday 13 March

Morgan Sindall + Place MIPIM Reception | 11.30am-2pm, Tuesday 14 March

Panel Session, Manchester Stand: 15-minute cities | 4pm-5pm, Wednesday 15 March

Panel Session, Manchester Stand: Levelling up Greater Manchester | 4pm-5pm, Thursday 16 March


Place MIPIM 2023 clients

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See what Manchester City Council chief executive Joanne Roney and Rohan Marwaha, UK managing director for MIPIM organiser RX France had to say about Place North West’s services at MIPIM below


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