MIPIM UK 2015 Programme

Decision makers from the private and public sectors will come together to profile the opportunities in Leeds City Region available to investors, developers and occupiers at MIPIM UK 2015. 

Our keynote events for MIPIM UK 2015 are listed below.

Key Leeds City Region Events

Date: Thursday 22 October

Time: 08.30 - 10.00

Location: Hilton Olympia


Modern infrastructure investment, economic growth and property development are intrinsically linked.

Two city regions at the forefront of the Northern Powerhouse – Leeds and Sheffield – are experiencing significant investment into infrastructure and regeneration projects designed to connect the major urban centres of the north, providing renewed confidence for developers to bring forward cutting edge commercial and residential schemes.

The Inside Track business breakfast will showcase the major regeneration schemes in Leeds and Sheffield City Regions which are leading the way in creating new communities for end users and paving the way for further projects to be unlocked.



Date: Thursday 22 October 

Time: 10.45- 11.30

Location: Business Showcase Room


Leeds City Region has the fastest growing working age population in the North, and this is predicted to rise significantly in the coming years.

To deliver this exceptional growth and meet the subsequent demand for housing, Leeds City Region needs to double its residential building programme and deliver 10,000 new homes per year.

The expert panel will share the compelling narrative behind these requirements, showcase innovative solutions and share the funding benefits for housing developers joining Leeds City Region in its growth journey.

Speakers include:

  • Jon Kenny, Development Director, Commercial Estates Group
  • Lee Savage, Development Director, Scarborough Group International
  • Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, British Property Federation
  • Martin Farrington, Director of City Development, Leeds City Council

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