Civic, community and business groups ‘will pull together to strengthen Manchester’ following attack

Manchester will “emerge, once again, stronger as a city” as civic, community and business groups pull together following last night’s (22 May) attack.Chris Oglesby, chief executive of property firm Bruntwood, has paid tribute to those affected by the explosion at Manchester Arena, which Greater Manchester Police is treating as a ... Read More...

Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure – which will have the greater impact in the North West?

Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure - which will have the greater impact in the North West? The government’s recently announced UK Digital Strategy includes commitment to developing a “world class” digital infrastructure whilst, at the same time, it presses ahead with the £56 billion HS2 and the mammoth Trans-Pennine ... Read More...

Citylabs £60m campus expansion given the go-ahead

Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has received the go-ahead for the £60 million expansion of its Citylabs biomedical campus.Bruntwood will deliver the Citylabs 2.0 and 3.0 development on behalf of the joint venture between MSP and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after Manchester City Council approved the project.Designed by architects Sheppard ... Read More...

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...