- Liz Hamson Editor - Property Week
The power of now: unlocking land value with expediency and maximum impact
Friends not foes: how to get the public and private sectors pulling in the same direction
Devolution revolution: what is the size of the prize to the city regions?
The tantalising prospect of more power being handed to councils opens up new opportunities for planning city infrastructure and freeing up land developments free from central government interference. What do deals such as this present to all players - local authorities, private developers and investors – and do local authorities have what it takes to grasp the devolution potential?
The land of opportunity: new models, better planning, faster delivery
Five-minute case studies followed up with Q&A with Alex Jones, CEO, Centre for Cities:
Martin Perry, Director of Development, TH Real Estate (invited)
Stuart Kirkwood, Development Director, Network Rail
Duncan Sutherland, Group Regeneration Director, Sigma Capital PLC and Non-Executive Director, High Speed2 (HS2) Board (confirmed)
Stephen McDonald, Director of Place, RE
With the continued emphasis on infrastructure provision and the new National Infrastructure Commission to help set the priorities and clear blockages, will we get the infrastructure we need to unlock and enable large-scale public sector land developments?