MIPIM 2014

How we did it: Boosting vitality through pop-up lettings

How we did it: Boosting vitality through pop-up lettings

A business-led initiative in north London is meeting demand for space while revitalising high streets. Ben Kochan reports

MIPIM 2014 news

Government agency to back planning drive for housing diversity through funding choices

Funding decisions made by the government's housing agency for England will complement promised planning changes in encouraging a greater diversity of housing types on large sites, the Mipim property conference heard last week.

Six messages from the metro mayors at Mipim

Four of England's directly elected city-region mayors shared a stage at the UK government pavilion at last week's Mipim international property fair in Cannes. Here are six key messages that emerged from what they said.

Government is threatening £68m Greater Manchester infrastructure funding, says mayor

Civil servants have told Greater Manchester metro mayor Andy Burnham that promised central government funding to support housing growth is at risk because the numbers in its draft city-regional plan are too low, the mayor told Planning this week.

Five places win professional body recognition for quality plan-led placemaking

Five places across England have been picked as exemplars of high quality plan-led place-making, in a programme jointly run by the Local Government Association and built environment professional bodies.