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Leaders gather to discuss Manchester’s reaction to IRA bomb – 20 years on

Posted by Alex Bell

May 17, 2016 2:30:22 PM

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Prominent figures gathered to discuss Manchester’s instant and ongoing response to the IRA bomb that rocked the city centre 20 years ago.

The event, sponsored by Roland Dransfield, focused on major regeneration programmes that have since shaped the city, as well as people’s constant willingness to ‘make Manchester better’.

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#MIPIM2016: Full Time Roundup

Posted by Alex Bell

Mar 21, 2016 5:07:43 PM

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We sent our Head of Media Alex Bell to Cannes for the week to cover the MIPIM global property conference.

In between dining on yachts and stand sessions he reported plenty of MIPIM news.

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#MIPIM2016: Q&A with Billfinger GVA's Chris Cheap

Posted by Alex Bell

Mar 17, 2016 2:02:25 PM

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Bilfinger GVA's Chris Cheap reflects on a memorable MIPIM 2016

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#MIPIM2016: Corridor Manchester

Posted by Alex Bell

Mar 17, 2016 1:51:54 PM

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Ongoing innovative collaboration along Corridor Manchester will help propel the city above others - both in the UK and Europe.

That's the opinion of Rupert Goddard, partner at architect Sheppard Robson, who was speaking from global property conference MIPIM which is held in Cannes.

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#MIPIM2016: Round-up so far

Posted by Alex Bell

Mar 16, 2016 4:13:17 PM

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Once again, MIPIM is very much alive and buzzing. 

This year's global property conference is at the halfway point as we speak - and hasn't disappointed so far. 

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#MIPIM2016: Property deals tally reaches £6bn

Posted by Alex Bell

Mar 16, 2016 12:01:35 PM

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There has been around £6 billion of transactions in the Northern Powerhouse area in less than two years. 

That's according to Bilfinger GVA Regional Senior Director Mark Rawstron, who also said he would be hugely disappointed if investment activity couldn't be doubled within a very short period of time, as economic activity feeds through the regions.

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