September 7th, 2016

Property Week Deputy Editor Allister Hayman joins ING

ING has appointed Property Week Deputy Editor Allister Hayman to join its growing built environment consultancy. Allister will take up his new role in November 2016. Allister is a well-known and respected journalist with extensive experience in the UK, writing about the built environment, economic development and public policy. Prior to Property Week he worked …more…

March 3rd, 2016

MIPIM and Me: Graham Parker

In the latest of our MIPIM & Me blogs we spoke to Graham Parker. As editor of the MIPIM News, Graham has been at the heart of the world’s biggest property fair since its inception. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why did you decide to go? 1990 – I was hired as a …more…

February 29th, 2016

MIPIM and Me: Melanie Leech

Melanie Leech, CBE, joined the British Property Federation in 2015, following nine years as Director General of the Food and Drink Federation. Her role is to champion UK real estate and to promote a sustainable partnership between governments and the sector to deliver a high quality built environment. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why …more…

February 26th, 2016

MIPIM and Me: Peter Murray

For the second in our special blog series in the run-up to MIPIM we spoke to Peter Murray. Peter is the founder of the London Festival of Architecture and the NLA, where he currently serves as Chairman. Trained as an architect, he was an editor of Building Design and RIBA Journal before starting Blueprint in 1983. He is …more…

February 23rd, 2016

MIPIM and Me: Jackie Sadek

In the first of our special interviews in the run-up to MIPIM we speak to Jackie Sadek, regeneration specialist. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why did you decide to go? I think it was 1998. I was doing Paddington at the time. We had scrimped the delegates pass money together from the Partnership’s …more…

May 29th, 2015

Tony Danaher appointed Chief Executive of UKTI RIO

ING Chairman Tony Danaher has been appointed the Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment’s Regeneration Investment Organisation. RIO is the arm of UKTI that helps find and assess UK regeneration projects and encourage foreign investors to come to the UK. The appointment, which Tony will fulfill alongside his commitments with ING, will see him work with RIO Chairman …more…

May 7th, 2015

‘Developers do not hire architects on price: be nice’

Space is the frontier enterprising architects need to expand if they wish to discover new commercial clients. Space, in the sense of creating more lettable floor area than finicky rivals can ever conceive. Space, in the sense of creating designs which permit shrewd developers to cram in more bodies per square foot than dumber rivals. …more…