MIPIM UK 2018: Turning Challenges into Opportunities?

MIPIM UK gets into full swing today in London with key players from across the UK’s property sector making their way to Olympia. As the MIPIM UK programme acknowledges we are living in a period of unprecedented social, economic and political ch...

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Posted 17/10/2018

by Murray Graham

Looking at the street, as well as the sky

As vast towers carve out their spot in Manchester’s skyline, forcing our heads to stretch up and admire in awe, it becomes easier to stop looking down, to face the harsh reality staring up from the pavement. With Land Aid Day next month serving as...

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Posted 10/10/2018

by Lucy Furber

Conservative Party Conference: Brexit Opportunities….but for whom?

It is hard to imagine that for Theresa May this year’s conference speech could be as disastrous as last year’s quartet of failings – beginning with taking a majority government and turning it into a minority government; her uncontrollable coughing...

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Posted 03/10/2018

by Charlotte Hunter

Labour Party Conference: A government in waiting….?

Labour’s party conference was supposed to be about demonstrating their readiness for government… and pushing a weak Conservative government ever closer to another general election. While they may have convinced themselves that this is the case, ha...

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Posted 26/09/2018

by Zak Deakin

Making and Shaking – the future of town centres

With Revo 2018 underway in Manchester, the question on everyone’s lips - retailers, investors, Councils and developers alike - is the same…What is next for our high streets and non-super prime shopping centres? For retailers the high street and...

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Posted 19/09/2018

by David van der Lande

Certainty is the key to realising the potential of residential development

With delegates gathering for Property Week’s 12th Annual RESI conference there will be long and earnest discussions about what the future holds for the residential property market. The conference comes on the back of positive performance results ...

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Posted 12/09/2018

by Chris Mawdsley

Crossrail reveals wide-ranging implications for infrastructure delays

My girlfriend and I exchanged contracts on our first house last Friday. It’s in Reading. The same Reading that sits snugly at the west end of the Crossrail line. And while the section from Paddington to my future home station wasn’t due to open un...

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Posted 05/09/2018

by Tom Brooks

Promotions at Iceni Projects

Iceni Projects has today (29 August 2018) announced ten staff promotions at various levels across the business. Within this group of promotions are two recipients of the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RPTI) L-APC commendation: Charlie Merry (201...

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Posted 29/08/2018

by Andrew Gale

Watch this space: In-filling London’s roofline

What if I told you that in London we could build 40,000 new homes in Zones 1 and 2 without releasing another centimetre of land? I suspect you would look at me with a mixture of awe and pity at the scale of my delusion.

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Posted 29/08/2018

by Isabelle Ward

Three new planners join Iceni’s Central London Team

Iceni Projects has today (22 August) announced three appointments to its Central London planning team. Charlotte Orrell joins as Planner, Isabelle Ward and Alice Hawkins join as Assistant Planner. Charlotte began her career as a graduate with S...

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Posted 22/08/2018

by Chris Mawdsley