30/10/2020  |  video

Global pandemic: a catalyst for city change?

How can a catastrophe be a catalyst for positive change? The COVID 19 pandemic has disrupted normal life across the world, but many cities have used the situation to fast-track changes to improve urban life. Top urban planners from New York, Sydney and Singapore discuss changing workplaces and commuting, innovative planning initiatives, and re-inventing the …
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30/10/2020  |  video

Liverpool x Glasgow: How do we value our communities?

Led by Greg Clark, the Liverpool City Mayor Joe Anderson and Glasgow City Leader Susan Aitken discuss the value of cities and their communities. City centres, public health, and the culture sector will be key factors in recovering from the COVID 19 pandemic.   What has made Liverpool and Glasgow resilient against the pandemic, and how …
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02/10/2020  |  video

NextGen on London’s recovery

Each year at the London Real Estate Forum, London’s new wave of professionals play a key role in the discussion about London’s future. In the lead up to 2021, the NLA NextGen Sounding Board has been exploring the key themes of digitisation, trust and sustainability, looking at London’s priorities as we move through recovery. In …
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17/09/2020  |  video

LREF Insights panel glimpse future of funding

An LREF Insights Think Tank talked through the many challenges and opportunities thrown up by uncertainty in development financing over Brexit, planning and other key issues, but also that a ‘wall of investment’ is ready and waiting for London housing.
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09/07/2020  |  video

Future of UK Cities

Andrew Jones, EMEA Cities Programme Leader at AECOM shares his insights on the impact of the pandemic, economic crisis and digitalisation on the future of our UK cities, and his key priorities for supporting economic recovery, the green agenda, social equity and future resilience.
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29/05/2020  |  video

Back to the office

Katrina Kostic Samen is Head of Workplace Strategy & Design at KKS Savills and BCO past president. She speaks to Amy Till about the challenges facing those transitioning back into office buildings, and how COVID-19 may impact the future of the way we work long-term.
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15/05/2020  |  video

COVID-19 and Community

Community has risen up the agenda as a result of the current crisis. Peter Murray talks Helen Joscelyne of Derwent London about how the developer communicates with and supports local communities.
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14/05/2020  |  video

The City of London after lockdown

Chairman of the City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee Alastair Moss talks to Peter Murray about the Corporation’s transport strategy as workers return to the Square Mile, about the level of applications coming before the committee and about the public inquiry on The Tulip.
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06/05/2020  |  video

Improving the environment for business post-COVID19

Ruth Duston runs Primera which manages Business Improvement Districts across London from Cheapside to Hampstead, Victoria to the Eastern Cluster. She talks to Peter Murray about the role of BIDS in supporting local areas during these difficult times.
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30/04/2020  |  video

Design and health

Design Principal of HOK, David Weatherhead, talks about the role of design in our recovery from the impacts of coronavirus pandemic, how we design for social distancing and lessons to be learnt in the design of healthcare facilities.
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23/04/2020  |  video

Stuart Baillie on London’s tall buildings

Peter Murray talks to Stuart Baillie, Head of Planning at Knight Frank about the NLA Tall Buildings Report 2020, which looks at the future of tall buildings in London and identifies key trends emerging from analysis of the pipeline.
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23/04/2020  |  video

Housing deals being done; industrial sector busy; office market cautious

Peter Murray talks to Sara Bailey, Head of Real Estate at Trowers and Hamlins. Sara specialises in development, regeneration, PPP projects, partnerships and joint ventures. She talks about the impact of COVID-19 and its ramifications in the future.
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17/04/2020  |  video

Coronavirus and the Square Mile

Peter Murray talks to the most important woman in the City of London – Catherine McGuinness, Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee, about globalisation and the role of the financial sector in our national recovery as well as the Square Mile’s transport and culture strategies.
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03/04/2020  |  video

A big year for Canary Wharf

Shobi Khan, Canary Wharf’s CEO, in conversation with Peter Murray. With a pipeline of over £40bn in residential and commercial projects, Khan talks frankly about the company’s response to COVID-19. With the company well capitalised, much of the £4bn spent and construction risk mitigated, he looks positively towards a ‘big year for Canary Wharf’.
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27/03/2020  |  video

Keep your head down and follow through!

As part of the NLA series of conversations with industry leaders, Peter Murray talks to Gerald Kaye, Chief Executive of Helical, a key player in the capital’s commercial development sector.
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