15-18 March 2016, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
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Starters orders: Government appoints agent for rollout of starter homes programme

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has finally “started the ball rolling” on the government’s long-awaited £2.3bn starter homes programme.

Liz Hamson, editor of Propety Week

Modernise or die? More like modernise or pay

It’s all very well Mark Farmer warning in his review of the UK construction labour model that the construction industry needs to “modernise or die” - but should he really be putting the onus on property developers to, in his own words, “bail it out”?

Sir Howard Bernstein

Bernstein: Government must prove commitment to North in Autumn Statement

Outgoing Manchester council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein has told Property Week that Theresa May’s government must make three key transport pledges at the Autumn Statement to prove it is committed to the Northern Powerhouse.

Sajid Javid

Javid hints at property taxation changes in Autumn Statement

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has told the industry to “keep an eye out” for  changes to real estate taxation in this year’s Autumn Statement.

Croydon Partnership

New planning application submitted for £1.4bn Croydon regeneration

Westfield and Hammerson have submitted an enhanced outline planning application for their updated plans for the £1.4bn regeneration of Croydon’s Whitgift shopping centre.

Mia Hunt

Give and take: Brexit's impact on regional cities

It has been a turbulent year for the regions - not least because, as ever, the politicians giveth and the politicians taketh away.

Greg Hands MIPIM UK

Brexit negotiations to be disrupted by European elections, minister admits at MIPIM UK

A minister in trade secretary Liam Fox’s new department has conceded that the UK’s Brexit negotiations could be disrupted by next year’s German and French elections.

Graph - regional office investment volumes (£bn)

Investors look to the regions

Since the EU referendum, the regions have generated more office investment interest than central London.

EU grant cuts

EU grant cuts: waiting for the axe to swing

Some of the regions that voted most emphatically to leave the EU are set to lose vital regeneration funding after Brexit. So what might take its place?

NOMA roundtable, Mipim 2016

NOMA roundtable: the emergence of innovation districts

Fuelled by a cocktail of technological, demographic and social changes, urbanisation has fundamentally changed our relationships with cities.

addgodd panel

CITYnomics debate gauges investor appetite towards key UK cities

Devolution to the UK’s regions is still based upon “talk rather than action”.

editors dinner 39

Be our guest - editor’s dinner at Mipim

Attendees to the inaugural editor’s dinner in Cannes exchanged views on topics including London’s housing crisis and, despite promises to avoid it, Brexit.

La Croisette

Cautious mood at Mipim as delegates reach for umbrellas

The variable weather during last week’s Mipim trade show in Cannes reflected something of an uncertain mood.

Central Square, Cardiff

Could the Cardiff skyline be about to change?

The Cardiff office market is experiencing a renaissance.

EMEA retail investment could see "huge increase"

There could be a “huge increase” of investors in in Europe, the Middle East and Asia looking to buy retail properties, according to industry experts at MIPIM.

Old Oak Common

Old Oak Common regeneration takes step forward

The government has confirmed plans to transfer the Network Rail and government-owned land at Old Oak Common into the ownership of the development corporation that has been set up to bring forward the regeneration of the massive west London site.

Topland's Eroski sells €358m of Spanish retail assets to Invesco

Topland Group-owned Spanish retailer Eroski has sold 11 properties to Invesco for €358m.

Record office rent set in Belfast

Kilmona Holdings has secured a record office rent for Belfast after negotiating a new lease with tenant Allstate at 9 Lanyon Place.

London Mipim video

Video: Mipim 2016 Roundup Video

Property Week speaks to exhibitors and delegates across the show in Cannes (15-18 March 2016) about the benefits of attending Mipim and their key highlights from this year’s event.

Colliers International Boat at Mipim

Video: Colliers International on the logistical impact of Brexit & Europe's latent demand Video

Speaking at Mipim 2016, Colliers International’s Head of EMEA Research Damian Harrington talks about opportunities within pan-European logistics ahead of the Brexit vote including deep water ports, urban logistics and cross-docking as well as where there is huge latent demand for new development activity across Europe.

Keith Breslauer

Why Britain will choose to stay in the EU

We do not believe Britain will vote to leave the EU primarily because the leave vote has yet to properly clarify what will happen in the event Britain would leave and there is an enormous amount of uncertainty that exists which will continue to be highlighted over the next 2 months.

Inside the Oslo Cancer Cluster Mixed Hybrid Building

The changing face of real estate: active stewardship

If you don’t want to get involved with your tenants, you better start looking for other work.

Middlewood Locks scheme, Manchester

Keeping the Northern Powerhouse rolling

From steam engines to cotton mills, the North was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution.


Brexit & Budget the talk of Mipim

Just like the weather at Mipim, George Osborne’s latest Budget was a mixture of sunshine and gloom.

Liz Hamson, editor of Propety Week

Brexit and migrant crisis to be top of mind at Mipim

As the industry descends en masse to Cannes for Mipim (wash your mouth out with soap and water Private Eye for referring to it as a “booze and hooker fest”), two issues will be top of mind, if not the official agenda - neither directly property related.

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