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Grosvenor Americas’ future of San Francisco dialogue outlines need to build the world’s next ‘Megaregion’

Grosvenor Americas’ future of San Francisco dialogue outlines need to build the world’s next ‘Megaregion’

8th September 2017

Discussion topics ranged from high-speed rail and housing policy to autonomous vehicles and land use.

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Building a solid future for people in Uganda

Building a solid future for people in Uganda

26th June 2017

Grosvenor is proud to sponsor the Ashden Award for International Sustainable Buildings. This year's winners were Haileybury Youth Trust,  a charity training young people in Uganda to build buildings that are economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

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We’re going to build Crossrail 2 and the private sector is going to pay for it.

We’re going to build Crossrail 2 and the private sector is going to pay for it.

24th April 2017

On 3 April 2017, Craig McWilliam, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, wrote the following opinion piece in CityAM on Crossrail 2, which coincided with a new report from the Westminster Property Association.

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Jeremy Newsum, who retires at the end of March 2017, reflects on his time as Executive Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate

Jeremy Newsum, who retires at the end of March 2017, reflects on his time as Executive Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate

29th March 2017

Offering his personal insights into Grosvenor's approach to governance, management, trusts and tax; belief in transparency and continuity and on the importance of legacy, he makes fond references to the 6th Duke of Westminster.

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London’s Mayor and civic leaders must expand a narrative on affordable housing

London’s Mayor and civic leaders must expand a narrative on affordable housing

24th February 2017

On 22 February 2017, Craig McWilliam, CEO of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (GBI) gave the keynote speech to industry and public sector figures at the PRS property summit organised by London First and Movers & Shakers. 

 

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Placemaking leadership for London

Placemaking leadership for London

7th December 2016

On 7th December 2016, Craig McWilliam, Executive Director, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland gave a keynote speech to industry and public sector figures at the Financial Times’ Annual Property Summit in London.

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West End growth

West End growth

11th October 2016

On 11 October 2016, Centre for London launched a collection of essays on the future of the West End, with contributions from the Mayor of London and the Leader of Westminster City Council.

Craig McWilliam, Executive Director, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, contributed his perspective on the potential of the West End to host more jobs and fundamentally better places. Here is a copy of his essay.

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Attracting and retaining talented people in our cities

Attracting and retaining talented people in our cities

24th May 2016

On 24 May 2016 Peter Vernon, Chief Executive of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, provided the industry address at the ULI UK conference in London. Here is a transcript of the speech.

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Green infrastructure: Where small can be beautiful

Green infrastructure: Where small can be beautiful

3rd May 2016

Emily Hamilton, Sustainability Manager at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, writes about the importance of linking up green space in cities. 

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A forty-year perspective

A forty-year perspective

19th April 2016

Jeremy Newsum, Executive Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate, talks to Mark Preston, who succeeds him on 1 January 2017. 

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The global property cycle and long-term investment challenges

The global property cycle and long-term investment challenges

19th April 2016

Real estate investors face challenging times, with a number of risks clouding both the short- and long-term outlook. 

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London needs a new narrative for affordable homes

London needs a new narrative for affordable homes

25th February 2016

On 25th February 2016, Peter Vernon, CEO of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland gave the keynote speech to industry and public sector figures at the PRS property summit organised by London First and Movers & Shakers.

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There is no single solution to complex housing crisis

There is no single solution to complex housing crisis

15th January 2016

London needs to build approximately 50,000 homes a year but is currently delivering around 25,000, which presents an enormous challenge.

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The argument for international diversification

The argument for international diversification

16th September 2015

Mark Preston, Group Chief Executive, explains how international diversification provides Grosvenor with long term security and opportunity for growth.

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Opportunity knocks for London housing and jobs

Opportunity knocks for London housing and jobs

18th August 2015

Craig McWilliam, Executive Director of Grosvenor's London estate writes about unlocking 'Opportunity Areas' for development around London. 

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Grosvenor responds to the European Banking Authority

Grosvenor responds to the European Banking Authority

17th August 2015

Nick Scarles, Group Finance Director, has made a submission on behalf of Grosvenor, to the European Banking Authority, in response to its consultation on how capital requirements are set for banks which lend to investors in commercial real estate (under the so called 'slotting' rules). 

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How to survive and thrive in the next market correction

How to survive and thrive in the next market correction

27th July 2015

Nick Scarles, Grosvenor Group Finance Director, explores how positioning for the unexpected can also create valuable opportunities.

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Liverpool ONE - how retail can thrive in the digital age

Liverpool ONE - how retail can thrive in the digital age

21st July 2015

Miles Dunnett, Portfolio Director with Grosvenor Fund Management, looks at how traditional high streets and shopping centres can continue to thrive as the online retail sector goes from strength–to–strength.

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New leadership is needed to unleash the West End's potential

New leadership is needed to unleash the West End's potential

18th June 2015

On 18 June 2015, Peter Vernon, CEO of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland spoke to industry and public sector leaders at the launch of the West End Partnership - a major new public-private partnership tasked with driving the delivery of new jobs, growth and greater quality of life at the heart of a global city. The Partnership is chaired by Cllr Philippa Roe, Leader of Westminster. Peter Vernon is Deputy Chair.

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Financing sustainable housing for all: The EcoCasa Programme

Financing sustainable housing for all: The EcoCasa Programme

12th June 2015

Grosvenor is proud to sponsor the Ashden Award for International Sustainable Buildings. This year's winners were EcoCasa and this is their story.

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