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Birmingham State of the Market

Tue Jun 29, 2021

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Birmingham State of the Market

In-Person: Investment, Policy, Transformation & Wider Regional Opportunities

Tuesday June 29 2021 | 8:00 AM BST


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In-person Event Covid-19 Guidelines & Restrictions

This event will be in-person and will follow strict protocols to ensure the safety of all attendees. Please click here to learn more about the precautions and guidelines we will be enacting at this event.

Speakers and Panels

Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod

Interim Director Inclusive Growth, Birmingham City Council
Sue Barrett

Sue Barrett

Commercial & Contracts Director, Urban Growth Company


Time Activity
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
Breakfast & Schmooze
8:30 AM
9:05 AM
Is Birmingham Open For Business? The Here And Now
Developer and investor confidence across the city was strong pre-pandemic, how is it faring today? Our panel of experts will discuss the market overview, the role of the city’s real estate to entice people back to the city centre, and the impact of the High Places policy on future development. Plus, the areas of growth in the creative and knowledge sectors, and how they are affecting the wider marketplace.
9:10 AM
9:45 AM
Birmingham’s Big Opportunity: New Destinations
Birmingham continues to accelerate its ambitious capital development programme with billions being invested by private sector developers and the council to bring forward game changing projects. Join us as we deep dive into the Big City Plan's regeneration areas transforming Birmingham in 2021 - the lessons learnt, barriers, challenges and opportunities.
9:45 AM
9:55 PM
Stretch Break
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
What’s Next For Out Of Town: Areas Of Economic Growth
The West Midlands is attracting a wealth of new innovative real estate. With the industrial sector continuing to boom, the automotive industry key to the region, and plans around a new gigafactory, this session will examine the forces behind the investment transforming the region that are unlocking development opportunities and driving change.
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Post Panel Networking

Why This Matters

What You'll Learn:

  1. Birmingham's place in today's investment market.
  2. Impact of the High Places policy on financial planning for the development of new office and residential offers.
  3. The areas of growth in the creative and knowledge sectors, and how they are affecting the wider marketplace.
  4. Deep dive into the Big City Plan's regeneration areas that are set to transform Birmingham in 2021.
  5. The innovative real estate solutions creating opportunities in the wider West Midlands region. 

How You'll Do More Business: Hear from visionaries transforming Birmingham's real estate. With Birmingham set to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022, get exclusive insights into the city's investment landscape and development activity, how the city is responding to the events of 2020, plus the emerging neighbourhoods and surrounding areas driving further economic growth. 


Who Attends: Investors, lenders, owners, developers, local authorities, tenants, agents, engineers, architects, planners, and advisors.


Why You Should Attend: Bisnow events bring together the biggest power players in the industry to identify opportunities, build your network, and expand your business. With the largest audience of commercial real estate professionals in the world, no one knows how to help your business more than us. We're excited to be bringing the leading CRE players in Birmingham back together again in person, so make sure you come early for breakfast to make the most of all the networking opportunities too. This is not an event to be missed!


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