25 YEARS OF MIPIM
This is MIPIM’s 25th year. Launched in 1990 in Cannes, MIPIM has become the world’s leading property event and this year expects to attract 7,500 different companies as well as 20,500 participants from 80 countries.
Hotel Martinez sold 4,000 bottles of champagne and seated 10,000 people for dinner over three and a half days last year.
GVA has entered the Australasian market with the launch of its first Sydney office.
Residential developer to the world’s rich and famous Nick Candy has declared London the greatest city on the planet in a wide-ranging conversation for the Property Week International podcast, covering everything from his favourite global hotels to his relationship with Holly Valance.
Simon Property Group’s chief plans world domination of the retail scene. Kat Spybey reports. Portraits by Dan Callister
It is a big casserole (French marmite – check out your Marmite jar!) of a conference.
CBRE has updated its European commercial real estate debt model to assess how the continental debt overhang is faring. It suggests there is currently €926bn of property debt — not including residential or development land — outstanding in Europe.
The chief executive of British Land, Chris Grigg, tackles the criticism levelled at UK property companies and explains how relevant they are to the international investment community.
“Volumes of sales can be sustained and I welcome foreign buyers,” says Nine Elms programme director, Helen Fisher.