GMCA changes tune to push Lloyd

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has dropped the qualification 'interim' when referring to Tony Lloyd, calling him the Greater Manchester mayor in official communications to the media, as it seeks to "increase awareness of the mayoralty", and denies the move could be seen as misleading or unfair to his rivals.

MIPIM announcements in word cloud

Kirsty Butcher

This illustration, generated by, shows the most used words from press releases issued by North West companies at MIPIM that landed in the Place news inbox this week.

Promote your event

February’s events bulletin will be published on Monday - to list your event send us details by close of play on Friday.

Place on Tour: Wigan

Developers, agents, financiers and planners joined Wigan Council and Place North West for a detailed tour of the borough’s development opportunities and strategic sites in the latest Place on Tour field trip.

Events Plan 2016

Introducing the schedule of Place North West events for next year.

Intu unveils Christmas TV advert

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Intu has joined John Lewis and other retail agents to kick off the festive season with a “heart-warming TV commercial…tapping into your inner child”. It is Intu’s first Christmas ad under its new brand and will be tailored for regional TV networks.

MIPIM UK: Northern Powerhouse sets conference agenda

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The first day of the MIPIM UK conference programme in London was dominated by talk of the Northern Powerhouse, with panel debates formed of council and businesses leaders delivering positive messages about the opportunities on offer.

LSH Enterprise Award deadline approaches

Property folk with an idea that could innovate the industry and support devolved government have until the end of September to enter a new competition being run by Lambert Smith Hampton.

Active Profile wins Pozzoni PR brief

PR and marketing agency Active Profile has been appointed by architect Pozzoni to create and implement a campaign for the practice across its offices in Altrincham and London.