MIPIM 2018: The cities of tomorrow

MIPIM blog banner
A key talking point at this year’s MIPIM event has been the increasing prevalence of technology in the property sector, and more importantly, how we now have an opportunity and a responsibility to utilise technology to plan for the cities of the future.

Continue reading

Posted on 15/03/2018 | 0 Comments

MIPIM 2018: International appetite

MIPIM blog banner
In recognition of the region’s potential as a great place to live, work, and visit, the international investor community continues to take more and more interest in our cities. International markets such as South East Asia, Middle East, and the US, have already followed up that interest, with key developments such as the £1bn development of Airport City arising in recent years with foreign backing.

Continue reading

Posted on 14/03/2018 | 0 Comments

MIPIM 2018: A year for the regions to make an impact

MIPIM blog banner
Monday at MIPIM seems to have become a really productive work day over the last few years. Perhaps that owes something to the early flight out of Liverpool which has become increasingly popular.

So what’s to look forward to this year at MIPIM?

Continue reading

Posted on 13/03/2018 | 0 Comments

How a conversation can change lives

Language is the greatest barrier to employment for many refugees. That is why Natalie Lesbirel, an executive assistant at Deloitte in Manchester, recently volunteered to sit down and talk to refugee women as part of an English conversation clubs initiative - just one way in which Deloitte is helping to change lives as part of 
One Million Futures. 

Continue reading

Posted on 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Crane Survey: Manchester- one of Europe's fastest growing cities

 Cranes continue to dominate the Manchester skyline as residential development maintains its upward trajectory, exceeding 2008 levels for the second year running, according to Deloitte Real Estate’s Manchester Crane Survey.

Continue reading

Posted on 30/01/2018 | 0 Comments

Manchester named global city of the future

Picture1  blog
Manchester has secured its position amongst the globe’s top smart city destinations of the future, according to a major new study analysing urban mobility by Deloitte.

Continue reading

Posted on 18/01/2018 | 0 Comments

New Honorary Consul of Japan appointed in Manchester


 Deloitte partner Jo Ahmed has been appointed by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan as Honorary Consul of Japan in Manchester to further boost the relationship between Manchester and Japan.

Continue reading

Posted on 04/01/2018 | 0 Comments

Brexit and Financial Services- beyond the M25

There is much debate around what impact Brexit will have on London as the leading international financial centre, but about half of the industry’s gross value is actually generated outside the M25. As Deloitte’s managing partner for regional markets and the newly appointed TheCityUK Chair for Greater Manchester, I am delighted to have a role in championing the in the North West and contributing to its long-term success.

Continue reading

Posted on 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments

Cross border tech deals involving North West firms more than doubles

New analysis found that the  number of outbound cross-border deals involving north west technology, media and telecoms (TMT) businesses over the last two years has more than doubled. 

Continue reading

Posted on 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments

Manchester comes top for regional hotel investment


Manchester has retained its position as the most attractive hotel investment destination in England outside of London.

The city has outperformed Cambridge, Oxford, and Bath, according to our annual survey of senior hospitality industry leaders. 

Continue reading

Posted on 17/11/2017 | 0 Comments

India trade delegation joins Deloitte Diwali celebration

Diwali blog

Deloitte is continuing to put Manchester on the map with businesses in India at its fourth annual Diwali celebration dinner.

As part of Manchester’s combined efforts, we have been working with MIDAS and the Department for International Trade to help deliver the strategy that will enable the city to build its profile in India and strengthen opportunities around trade and investment.

Continue reading

Posted on 10/11/2017 | 0 Comments