BCSC Conference 2012BCSC Conference and Exhibition 2012 - ACC, Liverpool, 10-12 September
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Expert “worried” high streets no longer government priority
Luke Johnson, the entrepreneur behind Pizza Express, gave an impassioned keynote speech at the BCSC conference this week, calling for landlords and tenants to overhaul their relationship to avoid “five more dark and painful years”.
Property Week spoke to CBRE’s national retail and planning director, Ian Anderson, at the BCSC 2012 conference to gauge the sector’s mood following Mary Portas’ speech.
Major high street retailers Next and Debenhams say they are committed to town centres, despite a lack of space driving expansion out of town.
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Select committee to hear retailer and landlords’ evidence; high streets back on top of government agenda
Sports Direct founder to focus on shoes and denim and rebrand USC stores.
“Portas is a legacy of Blair’s celebrity culture, but she’s not Sir Bob and the high street isn’t Africa. She’s a distraction not a solution,” — @tpfv23, aka Jones Lang LaSalle head of retail Tim Vallance.
Antipodean plus-sized women’s fashion brand finds debut shop in Solihull and plans rollout across regions
Today, I will have the pleasure of sitting on a panel during the BCSC Conference alongside Peter Drummond, CEO, BDP and President of BCSC, and Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council, to discuss whether the UK’s town centres can fight back from the brink.
So its Monday 10th September and all roads finally head west to Liverpool as host city for BCSC 2012.
PW MEETS PETER ANDRE
Property Week, in association with Brook Intelligence, has produced this comprehensive company report on the UK’s fourth largest food retailer, operating around 475 stores, Morrisons.
The shopping centre development market will be bolstered by the addition of 2.69m sq ft of new space delivered in the next 12-18 months, a report by Cushman & Wakefield claims.
Challenging trading conditions persist and there is no let-up in the scrutiny of operational costs.
Jones Lang LaSalle: Retail and leisure parks OSCAR 2012 - Service Charge Analysis for Retail and Leisure Parks
Retail & Leisure Park OSCAR 2012 provides research on 2011 reconciled service charge costs and 2012 service charge budgets.