• Robert Marten

NewRiver REIT, Man Group and Newcastle City Council join global placemaking leaders at PLACE event

London (7th September, 2020)SPACE+ (www.space-plus.org), the leading platform for progressive and alternative property leaders, announced today that speakers from London Borough of Lambeth, Newcastle City Council, Enfield Council, Brick by Brick, NewRiver REIT and Man Group Global Private Markets will join the speaker line-up for PLACE. This half day Virtual Event on Thursday September 10th will feature global developer CEOs, project leaders, heads of placemaking, master-planners, investors and councils, discussing placemaking strategy and innovation.

New UK speakers at PLACE include:

PLACE will feature an opening keynote address from Lendlease's Head of Creative Strategy & Place, Seamus McCartney. Speaking live from Sydney, Seamus will discuss the injection of creativity into real estate projects and the opportunity for the fourth technological revolution to help the industry create better cities.

A keynote panel, hosted by MAPP's Polly Plunket-Checkemian and featuring Sanjay Dutt (CEO, Tata Housing), Tom Bloxham (Chairman, Urban Splash) and Sara Lucas (CEO, Grosvenor Europe), will then discuss people-centric places.

The mid section of the programme features three interactive Discussion Groups, chaired by Faisal Butt (Pi Labs), Rob Stark (MAPP) and Rob Marten (SPACE+). The groups drill down on technology, measurement and the empowerment of new neighbourhoods, respectively.

The closing keynote is delivered by Lendlease's Director Development and Operations for Euston OSD, Phil Gould. Phil will discuss the vision for - and challenges in - maximising shared value through placemaking.

“At PLACE progressive leaders will enjoy a new style of property event, where design, experience and human-centricity rule. Speakers share big ideas on the future of placemaking and our Hosts and Co-Hosts facilitate meaningful conversation,” stated Rob Marten, Co-Founder, SPACE+. “It's fantastic that so many property leaders from around the world are uniting around the principles of placemaking - making our urban spaces more liveable, more inclusion and more community-focused. These new speakers, whom I'm delighted to announce, are some of the leading figures in UK placemaking.” Marten concluded.

To download the PLACE programme, click here.

To register for PLACE, click here.

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