Rebeca Guzman Vidal is the group head of retail at international investor, asset manager and developer Chelsfield, where she works on retail strategy across a global portfolio that spans gateway cities including London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong.
Alexander Jan, Non-Executive Chair at Midtown BID speaks with Amy Till, Programme Director at NLA about the ongoing debate surrounding the future of city centres post-pandemic and what policies should be put in place to guarantee the best outcomes for economic centres across London.
Associate Director at Gardiner & Theobald Jessica Pennell, discusses how the use of mass timber could help address the UK’s climate emergency, helping to support a sustainable and polycentric London.Continue reading “What if…London’s town centres were more sustainable?”
Partner at Trowers & Hamlins, Julien Allen explores how the leisure sector and hospitality industry will respond to the up-and-coming polycentres around outer and central London.Continue reading “Greater London: a leisurely return to its polycentric origins?”
Rosanna Sterry, Principal Commercial Planner at Transport for London, discusses the importance of developing around transport nodes in the city unlocking new opportunities for town centres across London, supporting the 15-minute neighbourhood concept.Continue reading “Polycentric cities”
John Forrester, President of Cushman & Wakefield, spotlights Brent Cross Town as a new ‘centre’ in the making.Continue reading “A new centre in the making”
Partner at Deloitte Real Estate, Simon Bedford explores the impact of the pandemic on our urban landscape.
Sophie Bowerman, Associate Partner at Axiom Architects, reflects on the priorities needed to achieve sustainable and multipurpose network of neighbourhoods.Continue reading “How can we transform our high streets?”
At JLL, we are confident that our city centres will remain the engine of growth. The urbanisation of recent decades will not reverse, but there will be significant changes, and we will see winners and losers emerge.Continue reading “Serving the population of the future”
“Social distancing is the antithesis of city life!” proclaimed Tony Travers, our modern-day Dr Johnson and staunch defender of all that is great about London even in these strained pandemic times, calling for a range of post-COVID ‘welcome back’ events incorporating the arts and public spaces.Continue reading “Investment Summit: State of the Market”