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Manchester State of the Market

Investments and Developments Shaping The Next Decade

Event Ended On: Tuesday May 15 2018

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No 1 Spinningfields

Refined design, premium materials, panoramic views: No.1 Spinningfields offers a professional and social environment that is unrivaled in Manchester. From D&D London’s 20 Stories rooftop restaurant, to WeWork’s first centre outside of London, offering co-work, events & meeting spaces, No 1 Spinningfields offers an uplifting experience. It completes the original masterplan, as the jewel in the crown, of the award-winning regeneration of the Spinningfields estate. There are just a few opportunities remaining in the building for businesses to join the discerning tenant line up, including; PwC, Squire Patton Boggs and a forthcoming business lounge concept on level 17. No 1 Spinningfields is owned by clients of Schroder Real Estate who are proudly working in partnership with the developer, Allied London, to deliver a world-class commercial building.

Photo Courtesy of Daniel Hopkinson



Reimagining Manchester

Michelle Rothwell

Founder, Watch This Space

Workplace Innovation

Creating Spaces That Attract Talents & Boost the Economy

Tony Skipper

Tony Skipper

Director, 5plus Architects


Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Opening Keynote
8:50 AM
9:30 AM
Reimagining Manchester
9:30 AM
10:10 AM
Workplace Innovation: Creating Spaces That Attract Talents & Boost the Economy
10:10 AM
10:30 AM
Post Panel Networking


No 1 Spinningfields

16th Floor
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfield
Manchester, M3 3EB
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Event Summary

One thing is for sure. Manchester is on a mission! A quick glance at its skyline and the countless cranes parked across the city reveals the massive supply of development in the pipeline. The city is set to fuel the growing population



5,203 new residential

units this year
, and create workspaces that will attract talents and world-class business,

such as Amazon, from across the globe. The vast amount of new office construction is not only a result of a strong 2017 for both the commercial industry and city’s


but it also highlights Manchester’s commitment

to achieving status as a global city. Learn about what 2018 holds for Manchester and network with the players shaping the city. We're bringing together expert panelists at our first-ever Manchester State of the Market event. Our expert panelists will take an in-depth look at the demographics

sparking demand in the commercial real estate market, and give all the updates you need on the developments providing the supply they need. For questions, comments or press inquiries, email UK Director, Natascha, at Share your comments, post your photos and ask questions using #BisnowEurope on Twitter and Instagram, and follow us at @BisnowEurope on Twitter for more local news.

1) Does Manchester, as a single organism, offer the right blend of spaces to become a destination where businesses, residents and visitors like to live, work and play?

2) As Manchester continues to be a international hub for technology and innovation, how will the city navigate future office investment?

 3) Which Manchester submarkets are most appealing for investment, as it relates to rent, talent pool and accessibility?

4) Is Manchester prepared for co-working and co-living?

5) What retailers and companies are headed in and out in 2018?

6) Are the BTR units currently in the pipeline suitable for the people of Manchester?