Manchester at MIPIM 2017 events programme announced

The Manchester at MIPIM Partnership has announced its full events programme for the forthcoming international property exhibition in Cannes.The city will play a prominent role in the MIPIM City Investment Forum, with Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein leading a keynote address.Marty Edelman, executive chairman of Manchester Life Development Company, ... Read More...

Business leaders back Northern Powerhouse recommendations

North West business leaders have welcomed recommendations outlined in the first official Northern Powerhouse Partnership report.The plan highlights improvements to skills training, infrastructure and broadband provision as key areas the region must address to fulfil its economic potential.The partnership, chaired by former chancellor George Osborne, concludes that the North stands to ... Read More...

Bruntwood announces record 40th year

Bruntwood has announced a positive performance during the 2015/16 financial year.Accounts show the firm broke through the £1 billion mark for property under its ownership for the first time in its 40-year history.Net worth, at £473 million, was up by 16% on 2015, surpassing its pre-recession high of £437m.Turnover for ... Read More...

Bruntwood appoints new CCO

Bruntwood has announced the appointment of Phil Kemp as chief commercial officer (CCO).Kemp, who was formerly managing director of formats at Regus, will be responsible for developing the customer proposition, marketing, sales and digital activity for the Manchester-based firm.Prior to his time at Regus, Kemp held a number of senior ... Read More...

Plans submitted for £60m Citylabs expansion

Manchester Science Partnerships has submitted a planning application for the £60 million expansion of its Citylabs campus.The biomedical centre of excellence's growth is expected to boost Manchester’s economy by more than £100m and bring 750 jobs to the city by 2020.Taken forward in a joint venture with Central Manchester University Hospitals ... Read More...