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MIPIM UK MAPS POST-BREXIT PATH Property UK open for business | MIPIM UK Pressroom

MIPIM UK MAPS POST-BREXIT PATH Property UK open for business | MIPIM UK Pressroom | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Political leaders and investors came together with the UK real estate industry last week for the first major business gathering focused on the British property sector since the Brexit vote. Some 3,000 delegates from 45 countries gathered in London’s Olympia with no fewer than five government ministers in attendance, including Gavin Barwell, Minister for Housing, Planning and London."

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Why Brexit has given a new significance to MIPIM UK - OPP.Today

Why Brexit has given a new significance to MIPIM UK - OPP.Today | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Following June’s historic Brexit vote, MIPIM UK 2016 has taken on a new significance, creating additional demand from exhibitors and visitors, say organisers. With the UK government announcing new housebuilding programmes, investment in infrastructure and other measures, demand from MIPIM UK exhibitors and visitors has grown."

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Hammond to put house-building before deficit reduction - BBC News

Hammond to put house-building before deficit reduction - BBC News | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Chancellor Philip Hammond says he will put spending on new homes and transport ahead of any target date to balance the books.
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Footballers' £400m social housing dream unveiled - The Guardian

Footballers' £400m social housing dream unveiled - The Guardian | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Brighton’s Bobby Zamora, West Ham’s Mark Noble and Rio Ferdinand, now retired, to present project to build 1,300 homes near Luton at MIPIM UK"

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Mayor Sadiq Khan announces London Living Rent scheme - BBC News

Mayor Sadiq Khan announces London Living Rent scheme - BBC News | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
The Mayor of London announces plans to offer newly-built affordable homes to certain private renters at below-market rents.
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Sir Howard Bernstein to stand down as chief executive of Manchester council

Sir Howard Bernstein to stand down as chief executive of Manchester council | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"The 63-year-old, nationally regarded for securing a string of extraordinary breakthroughs for the city – including the post-IRA bomb rebuild, the Commonwealth Games and devolution – said the time was now right to hand over the reins, leaving Manchester looking ahead to a ‘very, very strong’ future."

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Sir Howard Bernstein to lead northern contingent to MIPIM UK - Manchester Evening News

Sir Howard Bernstein to lead northern contingent to MIPIM UK - Manchester Evening News | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Joining Sir Howard at the UK’s largest real estate conference, is Ged Fitzgerald, CEO of Liverpool council.

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Robin Budenberg appointed Chair of The Crown Estate

Robin Budenberg appointed Chair of The Crown Estate | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Robin is a prominent figure from the UK finance sector and his appointment follows the retirement of Sir Stuart Hampson. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive of UK Financial Investments Ltd (UKFI), whose responsibilities include managing the Government’s shareholdings in The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc."

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RIBA: 20 ways to tackle the housing crisis

RIBA: 20 ways to tackle the housing crisis | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today set out its key recommendations for dealing with the UK housing crisis.

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GSK: UK still 'attractive' post Brexit as it invests £275m - BBC News

GSK: UK still 'attractive' post Brexit as it invests £275m - BBC News | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
GlaxoSmithKline is to invest £275m into its UK manufacturing sites, saying the country remains "an attractive location" despite the Brexit vote.
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MIPIM UK unveils conference programme - Place North West

MIPIM UK unveils conference programme - Place North West | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
MIPIM UK has unveiled its extensive 2016 conference programme with life after Brexit and in-depth investment opportunities set to feature heavily.
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BPF announces new Presidential team | British Property Federation 

BPF announces new Presidential team | British Property Federation  | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
David Sleath, the chief executive of Segro plc, will today become the President of the British Property Federation (BPF). Sleath will succeed Hermes Real Estate’s Chris Taylor, who will stand down at the BPF’s annual Summer Reception, held this evening at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. The BPF has appointed Rob Noel, chief executive of Land Securities, as its new Junior Vice President. Noel will take over the Junior Vice President position from Oxford Properties’ Paul Brundage, who is now the BPF’s Vice President.
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Croydon Council set to appoint Jo Negrini as chief executive

Croydon Council set to appoint Jo Negrini as chief executive | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Jo becomes the first woman to take the helm at the south London borough. Her unanimous appointment follows a three-month stint as acting chief executive."

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Senior Government names sign up to MIPIM UK - Place North West

Senior Government names sign up to MIPIM UK - Place North West | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Six government ministers are expected to attend the MIPIM UK property conference next week, due to take place from Wednesday 19 October at Olympia in London.
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Guy Hands and Sir Howard Davies to deliver keynote speeches at MIPIM UK | MIPIM UK Pressroom

Guy Hands and Sir Howard Davies to deliver keynote speeches at MIPIM UK | MIPIM UK Pressroom | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Guy Hands, the founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners, and Sir Howard Davies, Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, will deliver keynote speeches at MIPIM UK on the morning of Wednesday 19th October."

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Apple moves British HQ into London's Battersea Power Station boiler room - The Guardian

Apple moves British HQ into London's Battersea Power Station boiler room - The Guardian | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Apple is to move its UK headquarters to Battersea Power Station in a major boost for the £8bn regeneration of the Grade-II listed building – and for London following the EU referendum."

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Jim O'Neill resigns Treasury post and Tory whip - The Guardian

Jim O'Neill resigns Treasury post and Tory whip - The Guardian | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"The high-profile businessman was given a peerage and appointed to George Osborne’s Treasury team last year with responsibility for the “northern powerhouse” project."

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Northern Powerhouse: George Osborne to chair new think tank - BBC News

Northern Powerhouse: George Osborne to chair new think tank - BBC News | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Former Chancellor George Osborne is to chair a new think tank aimed at taking forward his "Northern Powerhouse" plan."

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£1bn MediaCityUK expansion approved | Insider Media

£1bn MediaCityUK expansion approved | Insider Media | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Ambitious proposals to double the size of MediaCityUK in Salford Quays over the next decade by creating up to ten new buildings with a development value of more than £1bn have secured the green light.
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London Mayor announces home building team - The Planner

London Mayor announces home building team - The Planner | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has released details of his plans to set up a ‘Homes for Londoners’ team at City Hall to oversee home building in the capital in an attempt to boost the delivery of new affordable homes.

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Buyers swoop in record spree on London retail property - Evening Standard

Buyers swoop in record spree on London retail property - Evening Standard | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Overseas buyers are set to fuel a record £2 billion-plus shopping spree on London retail property this year, despite the impact of the Brexit vote, industry experts have said. Buyers have spent £1 billion on central London retail in the first half of the year, outstripping the £700 million first-half average of recent years, according to agents CBRE. In August alone a further £450 million in property is set to be sold, it adds.
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Major boost for UK and London economy as London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion

Major boost for UK and London economy as London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

The expansion will enable the airport to welcome 6.5 million passengers by 2025 and inject £1.5 billion each year into the economy. 

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Theresa May unveils new cabinet, with Philip Hammond appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer - The Guardian

Theresa May unveils new cabinet, with Philip Hammond appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer - The Guardian | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Theresa May last night announced the key appointments to her cabinet: Philip Hammond as chancellor, Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, and Amber Rudd as home secretary. Also revealed were the newly created roles of secretary of state for exiting the European Union – Brexit minister – which is to be taken up by David Davis, and a new Department for International Trade, to be headed up by Liam Fox."

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Property market gets post-Brexit lift as the Cheesegrater fills up - Evening Standard

Property market gets post-Brexit lift as the Cheesegrater fills up - Evening Standard | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it
The City’s Cheesegrater skyscraper is finally full, its developers have declared, giving a major boost to a commercial property market wobbling in the wake of the Brexit vote. The companies behind the 225 metres-tall tower in the heart of the Square Mile’s insurance district, British Land and Oxford Properties, have struck deals with existing tenants Kames Capital, Rothesay Life and Amlin to take last three floors of the building. 
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Brexit effect on UK property market will be 'short-lived' - Nottingham Post

Brexit effect on UK property market will be 'short-lived' - Nottingham Post | UK Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"The UK property market will recover quickly from the turbulence resulting from Brexit, says a Nottingham expert."

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