Mipim15-18 March 2016, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
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The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has finally “started the ball rolling” on the government’s long-awaited £2.3bn starter homes programme.
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”?
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.
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.
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.
It has been a turbulent year for the regions - not least because, as ever, the politicians giveth and the politicians taketh away.
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.
Since the EU referendum, the regions have generated more office investment interest than central London.
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?
Fuelled by a cocktail of technological, demographic and social changes, urbanisation has fundamentally changed our relationships with cities.
Devolution to the UK’s regions is still based upon “talk rather than action”.
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.
The variable weather during last week’s Mipim trade show in Cannes reflected something of an uncertain mood.
The Cardiff office market is experiencing a renaissance.
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.
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 Group-owned Spanish retailer Eroski has sold 11 properties to Invesco for €358m.
Kilmona Holdings has secured a record office rent for Belfast after negotiating a new lease with tenant Allstate at 9 Lanyon Place.
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.
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.
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.
If you don’t want to get involved with your tenants, you better start looking for other work.
From steam engines to cotton mills, the North was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution.
Just like the weather at Mipim, George Osborne’s latest Budget was a mixture of sunshine and gloom.
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.