Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers is the UK’s leading property and construction networking forum - now in its 22nd year; with vast experience in bringing together senior executives in the marketplace and generating opportunities. The forum continues to grow in popularity and stature, and is unrivalled in its position as the UK’s number one property networking forum.
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Developers shying away from London Video

14 July 2017

London is becoming less attractive for developers due to the complexity of the planning regime.

Movers Shakers Ed Lister

HCA calls on big boys to involve SMEs more Video

13 July 2017

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is considering forcing the large developers that buy its land to hand over parts of the sites to small and medium-sized housebuilders.

Ipsos MORI poll

Video: Ipsos MORI's Ben Page previews the election by numbers Video

8 June 2017

Speaking at this morning’s Movers & Shakers Breakfast, partnered by Property Week, the CEO of Ipsos MORI, Ben Page, talks about how 2016’s global elections marked a peak in the ‘crisis of the elites’ and how the 2017 UK General Election could see an even tighter outcome with the swing of the vote ...

Jerry Freeman Movers Shakers

Video: Movers & Shakers for 2017 Video

8 June 2017

Property Week caught up with the key players after Movers & Shakers breakfast meetings in 2017 so far - watch the highlights here including GVA senior director Jerry Freeman, Gensler regional managing principal Duncan Swinhoe and LSE’s Professor Tony Travers.

Movers and Shakers London 2017

Movers & Shakers: the prospects for the London property market Video

27 January 2017

The first Movers & Shakers event of 2017 featured the first-ever 20/20 presentations covering 20 slides with 20 seconds for each.


Yardley gets the last laugh among movers and shakers

15 December 2016

Christmas is the season for many outlandish antics but it was still a surprise to see Capco investment director Gary Yardley perched on the back of a Vespa with German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn at the end of the Movers & Shakers annual dinner.

Peter Burns (CBRE) David Atkins (Hammerson) Craig McWilliam (Grosvenor) Tony Pidgley CBE (Berkeley)

Five things we learned at London Property Summit 2016

17 November 2016

The great and good of London property gathered to discuss the capital’s housing crisis - PW reports on five key issues that emerged from the annual London Property Summit this November.

Murray LPS

City Hall likely to scrap viability assessments above fixed affordable rate - James Murray

10 November 2016

City Hall is working up plans to scrap viability assessments for developments that meet a fixed affordable housing percentage of around 35%, London’s deputy mayor for housing has confirmed.

London Property Summit panel

'Affordable housing is a myth', says London borough leader

10 November 2016

It is a “myth” that average Londoners have enough money to pay for housing allocated as affordable, the leader of the borough of Kingston said today.

Forthcoming Events

30 June 2017

Creating Homes; Building Communities - West Midlands

Venue: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JQ
Time: 7.00am prompt - 9.30 am finish (Networking Cafe 9.30am - 10.30am)

Event speakers include:

  • Jennie Daly, UK Land & Planning Director, Taylor Wimpey
  • Clive Skidmore, Head of Regeneration and Development, Birmingham City Council
  • Duncan Sutherland, Group Regeneration Director, Sigma Capital Plc
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06 July 2017

Annual London Residential Breakfast

Venue: The Dorchester, Park Lane, London, W1K 1QA
Tel: 020 7629 8888
Time: 7.30am prompt - 9.30am finish (Networking Cafe 10.00am - 10.45am)

Event speakers include:

  • Stephen Stone, Chief Executive, Crest Nicholson plc
  • Marc Vlessing, Co-founder & CEO, Pocket
  • Sir Edward Lister, Chairman, Homes & Communities Agency
  • Mary Parsons, Executive Director and Main Board Member, Places for People
Book your place now

15 September 2017

Who's Developing London?

Venue: The Dorchester, Park Lane, London, W1K 1QA
Tel: 020 7629 8888
Time: 7.30am prompt - 9.30am finish (Networking Cafe 9.30am - 10.30am)

Event speakers include:

  • Gary Yardley, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, CapCo
  • Tony Pidgley CBE, Chairman, The Berkeley Group
  • Rob Tincknell, Chief Executive, Battersea Power Station Development Company
  • Liz Peace CBE, Chairman, Old Oak Common
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