Lloyds Bank Chief Economist Addresses Invest NW Event

Irwin Mitchell Sponsors High Profile Seminar


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Over 100 leading individuals from the North West commercial property sector attended a high profile briefing on commercial property finance and investment.

The event, which was organised by online news website, Place North West, took place on 13 October at the newly completed One St Peter's Square landmark office development in central Manchester.

Keynote speaker, Trevor Williams, chief economist at Lloyds Bank, addressed an audience which included representatives from Bruntwood, Maple Grove Developments, Muse, Northern Trust and Urban Splash.

Other speakers and panellists included Mike King, senior director in valuations at GVA, Patrick Duffy, real estate partner at Irwin Mitchell, Sean Davies, head of finance - commercial and public sector reform, Manchester City Council and Angela Fielding, senior projects director, Argent .

The discussion covered the current bank lending picture, supply and demand for investment stock in and around Manchester, new forms of development finance and public intervention models.

Irwin Mitchell’s Real Estate and Banking teams sponsored the event.

Anita Weightman, Partner and Head of Real Estate at Irwin Mitchell in Manchester, said:

Expert Opinion
This event follows on from the inaugural Invest NW earlier this year and again this provided a unique opportunity within a unique setting for the industry to come together, network and discuss some of the key issues that are affecting the sector.”
Anita Weightman, Partner