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...

Dakota hotel plan progresses at ‘strategically important’ Manchester site

Evans Property Group is confident it has found the “perfect” Manchester site for its expanding Dakota Deluxe hotel brand after securing planning permission.The Leeds-based firm plans to start work this summer on a new leisure destination within the city’s “strategically important” Piccadilly Basin regeneration development.The 137-room accommodation complex is expected ... Read More...

Northern Powerhouse Conference: Digital infrastructure key to Northern prosperity

Leading figures from the North’s tech sector have called for greater investment in the region’s digital infrastructure.Panel members at the UK Northern Powerhouse International Exhibition & Conference debate also questioned the wisdom of government spending on physical infrastructure projects such as HS2.Richard Potter, CEO of Peak Data Analytics, believes the ... Read More...

Northern Powerhouse investment is evidence of ‘momentum building’

The government’s £556 million Northern Powerhouse investment is “further evidence of the ongoing building of momentum” behind the concept, according to a North West expert.Prime Minister Theresa May announced the funding boost as part of an Industrial Strategy which was discussed during her first regional cabinet meeting yesterday (23 January).The ... Read More...

MIPIM UK 2016: North West focus

MIPIM UK 2016: North West focus Brexit may have been firmly under the spotlight at this year’s MIPIM UK exhibition, but as the debate over what the future holds rolled on it didn’t stop the North West from promoting numerous investment opportunities. Move Commercial was there to capture the action throughout ... Read More...