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Next Event: 8am Tues 17 July 2018

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Delivering Development for the District:  Is Space the Final Frontier? Bradford Property Forum – 8am Tuesday 17 July, 2018 What:  How can the objectives of Bradford’s economic strategy be delivered without adequate land for development? Why: This event ties together the Chamber’s recent report on the shortage of employment land with the District’s economic strategy, launched in March.  Key figures

Written on June 14, 2018Mike Cartwright
Published in Commercial, Events, News

Conditioning House – plans submitted

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Plans to redevelop one of Bradford’s most iconic buildings has taken another step forward. Conditioning House, which stands on land between Canal Road and Forster Square Retail Park, was bought by developer, the Priestley Group, a year ago, and proposals have been submitted to Bradford Council for a residential conversion. The former textile mill has been derelict for nigh-on 30

Written on August 9, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Commercial, Local News, News, Residential

Economic Briefing – Friday 22 September

Bradford Property Forum and Bradford Professionals’ Network are once again to receive an economic briefing from Yorkshire Building Society’s Chief Economist, Andrew McPhillips.  See event details below, and book by clicking here. Businesses are getting on with what they do best, despite political and economic uncertainty, nationally and internationally.  However, the need for information and expert commentary to help you prepare

Written on July 28, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in Events, News

Urban Living – Where Is It Going?

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The last ten years or so has seen the proliferation of residential conversions in Bradford and the District’s town centres.  Not all of them have been successful.  And yet…there is the potential to meet some of Bradford’s housing shortage, assist local businesses operating in this sector, and boost local economic growth. So, where has it been successful?  Where has it

Written on June 29, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Events, News, Residential

Bradford MP spars with businesses

BPF panel, 5 April 2017

Businesses in Bradford’s property sector came face-to-face with their arch-nemesis recently, when Shipley MP Philip Davies spoke at the Property Forum. The outspoken and maverick MP had been the bane of the city’s planners and property folk for the last few months, due to his intervention in the process to ear-mark land for housing and commercial use.  Mr Davies agreed

Written on April 5, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in News