Over £40bn West of England investment & development opportunities successfully showcased at world’s leading property exhibition
MIPIM Cannes – an international property event which took place this year during 13th to 16th March and where over £40bn worth of Investment & Development opportunities in the West of England were showcased – proved to be a great success for the region according to Tim Bowles, West of England mayor. It is understood that well over 20,000 people from around the world attended the four-day exhibition including circa 5,000 investors. Some 77 real estate properties from 26 countries were unveiled at the event and significant interest was generated for the ambitious plans for inclusive growth across the West of England. For more information on this subject please read the news bulletin below which was issued by Insider Media Ltd today.
Roger Mundy, Managing Director, Beardsley Theobalds, 27th March 2019
‘Great success’ for region – West of England major
The mayor of the West of England region has said MIPIM was a great success for the region.
Investment and development opportunities worth more than £40bn were showcased by the region, while a delegation of in excess of 20 of the region’s major businesses and public sector partners, led by Invest Bristol & Bath, attended.
West of England mayor, Tim Bowles, said: "This year’s MIPIM was a great success for our region – we picked up considerable interest from investors. On our Bristol and Bath exhibition stand, we set out a clear vision for the future of the region and the investment opportunities that brings.
"We showmcased some of the region’s major developments and investment opportunities, and also provided a platform for businesses from our region to promote themselves. Our partnership between public sector partners and the diverse cross section of private sector partners was obvious for everyone to see.
"We have ambitious plans for inclusive growth across the West of England. As a prosperous region, we are home to a highly skilled workforce, a diverse cultural and heritage landscape and high growth sectors including technology, aerospace and the creative industries."To deliver the housing and infrastructure to support our continued prosperity, we want to work with innovative partners to deliver solutions that are right for our region and its residents. Based on predicted growth, over the next 20 years, we estimate that we will need to invest over £10bn in infrastructure – private sector investment will be essential to deliver this."