'Development, Construction & Planning'

Revo | Labour Conference 2017

Date: 03/07/2018 11:11
Description: Revo supports the people and businesses involved in the diverse world of retail property and placemaking to thrive and prosper.

Revo | Public Realm: in the spotlight

Date: 03/07/2018 11:12
Description: Revo supports the people and businesses involved in the diverse world of retail property and placemaking to thrive and prosper.

Revo | Mental health, biophilia & economics

Date: 03/07/2018 11:13
Description: Revo supports the people and businesses involved in the diverse world of retail property and placemaking to thrive and prosper.

Survey: Help shape the future of Britain's high streets and town centres

Date: 15/07/2019
Description:

Following on from research conducted by Revo in 2019, this survey represents the next stage in a programme of in-depth interviews, workshops and seminars to be conducted jointly by Lambert Smith Hampton and Revo to better understand the critical challenges facing Britain’s high streets and town centres; and what measures can be put in place to help fix some of our struggling centres. 

 

The output will be an informative research report to be released later this year. We will ...

Let's talk EVs

Date: 11/07/2019
Description:

As electrical vehicles are gradually filling up our streets, we are looking to understand the implications of this evolution of transport on retail placemaking and property.

 

Revo members can read the comprehensive insight and see the research results on EV charging highlighting some key behaviours in usage across the portfolios of six major owners from our community.

 

Yesterday, we held a roundtable with our senior members, behavioural and climate change specialists to discuss ...

COMING LIVE : Revo Study Tour to White City Place

Date: 22/05/2019
Description:

Harriet Jones from Experience Makers, joined us on the Revo Study Tour to White City Place. 

 

Turn up the mix at Television Centre and tune in for Harriet’s repeat broadcast of the Revo Study Tour, White City Place, which took place last Wednesday 15th May. It was a timely visit as the regenerated BBC studios site, now known as Television Centre, picked up the 2019 RESI awards for Development of the Year, the following day.

 

The tour began in The Pavilion, the ...

Moving places - James Harrocks.

Date: 04/12/2018
Description:

James Harrocks is one of our brand new Micro Business Members, a new offering for start-ups and one-man bands!

James is a professional associate member of the RICS (MRICS), having been elected in 1991. With over 30 years’ experience predominantly in retail property (in town, out of town and shopping centres) he has provided agency, asset management and professional advice for key landlord, retailer and developer clients.

Originally at Mason Owen (1987-89), he was then the ...

Gold Awards - Re:tale and Rising Star shortlist announced.

Date: 03/12/2018
Description:

Drum roll please!

Our Re:tale shortlist. 
Sponsored by ShopperTrak.

Celebrating retailers, F&B and leisure operators with a story to tell; those demonstrating continuous innovation, and delivering an outstanding and differentiated customer proposition. 
Find out more

 

Our Rising Star shortlist. 
Sponsored by Orrick.

Recognising young professionals under 30 demonstrating passion, innovation and commitment, energising and driving progress in our industry and beyond.
Find ...

Insightful'19 - the future of our industry.

Date: 30/11/2018
Description:

Join us and our dynamic speakers as we explore the economic and wider outlook. It isn’t just Brexit that will change the fortunes of retail. When our event takes place, we’ll be literally weeks away from closing the door on Europe. Or, will we?

Gain insightful perspectives of what it’s going to be like beyond Brexit from different experts from our community. Challenge our panel with your concerns and questions. Join the debate and face up to the future with confidence ...

Alex Sansom - Colman Architect's newest recruit.

Date: 16/11/2018
Description:

Colman Architects is delighted to announce that Alex Sansom has joined the Practice as a director, to take a lead role in the team.

Since 2008 Alex has guided the Store Design team at Debenhams as Head of Design. Alex’s arrival at Debenhams heralded a rapid programme of new build stores coupled with investment in their existing portfolio. Highlights of his leadership at Debenhams included the internal refurbishment and external recladding of Oxford Street, a sensitive insertion into a ...

Purple Tuesday - Tuesday 13 November.

Date: 13/11/2018
Description:

Nearly one in every five people in the UK has a disability or impairment, and over half of households have a connection to someone with a disability. Their collective spending power – the Purple Pound – is worth £249 billion to the UK economy.

However, this potential is not being fully realised. There are still real (and perceived) barriers that make it harder for disabled people to find work, spend money online and in store, and enjoy a drink or meal out.

 

Purple ...

Future Gazing Series: Retail & Residential Co-habitation.

Date: 11/10/2018
Description:

It may be taking place on Halloween, but there’s nothing spooky about the next seminar in our Revo Hub Future Gazing Series.

Join us as we consider how retail and ground level public realm impact the long term success of residential-led developments, in the heart of Lendlease’s £2.3 billion regeneration programme.

Combining both a seminar and self-guided study tour, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore the development billed as ‘central London’s new ...

Gold Awards - our shortlist announced!

Date: 11/10/2018
Description:

Can we have a drum roll please?

The shortlist for pure excellence in retail property and placemaking is here and it’s full of truly inspiring examples of new builds, repositioning of space, regeneration and more.

 

Take a look at who's going for gold this year

Annual Dinner priority tickets available until Friday 19 October.

Date: 08/10/2018
Description:

We're bringing together 1000 of the most influential and inspirational players from across the sector including; commercial & residential investment and development, in & out of town leasing and investment agents, UK & international retailers, FB and leisure operators, construction & infrastructure companies, Local Authorities & other public sector bodies, innovation experts and trend spotters.

We'll also be celebrating the very ...

Revo Manchester 2018. It's here!

Date: 21/09/2018
Description:

This is the largest gathering of its kind in the UK – bringing together the sector’s key decision makers and dynamic businesses that together create, deliver, operate and occupy great places to live, work, shop, eat and be entertained.

Connect with over 2,500 senior decision makers from across our diverse and progressive retail property and placemaking industry. Do deals. Learn. Socialise.

Find out more here

 

Programme  |   Attendee List  ...

Revo and ICSC agree on global partnership.

Date: 20/09/2018
Description:

We're pleased to announce the signing of a formal agreement with The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

We're absolutely delighted to join 14 national organisations representing retail property and placemaking across Europe and the globe and in doing so allowing for a more collaborative, strategic and mutually beneficial relationship that will advance the interests of our global community.

We're joining the following countries:

...

Realm secures two new high profile instructions from existing clients TH Real Estate and Quintain.

Date: 20/09/2018
Description:

TH Real Estate has instructed Realm to provide combined asset and property management services on Milsom Place in Bath city centre. Following the Funds recent lettings to The Botanist and Spin Village, Realm has been brought in to initiate and deliver a new vision to reposition the scheme as Bath’s premiere Dining and Lifestyle destination.

At Wembley Park, Quintain’s massive 85 acre residential led regeneration, Realm is already the asset and property manager on London Designer ...

UK Classification for Retail Assets.

Date: 17/09/2018
Description:

At Revo we believe that a standardised classification for retail assets would support our goal of creating a common, objective, fairer and more positive vernacular for retail assets in the UK. Our aim through this industry-wide consultation is to create a voluntary classification methodology to be used across the sector.

At present the UK market largely describes locations as either “prime” or “secondary”, which is clearly too broad brush and it does not recognise ...

Annual Dinner & Presentation of the Revo Gold Awards.

Date: 14/09/2018
Description:

Dine with CBRE Gleeds, Hammerson, intu, Nationwide, Savills, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Workman and more for an evening like no other.

It’s your chance to see out the year in style, with over 1,000+ retail property and placemaking experts under one roof, all looking to network and celebrate the significant and diverse contributions to our industry as we crown our 2018 Gold Awards winners.

With just two weeks remaining to save with our special priority rate, you can’t ...

The Great British High Street Awards 2018.

Date: 22/08/2018
Description:

The Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards 2018 are underway – local areas are racing to be named the UK’s best high street!

The GBHS Awards, which are run by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, sponsored by Visa and backed by us, Revo and other partners, are recognising and celebrating local achievements on our high streets and supporting the communities in which we live and work.

The high street is the life and soul of communities across England, ...

Gold Awards deadline extended.

Date: 20/08/2018
Description:

They say time flies when you’re having fun, we say it goes even quicker when a deadline is looming!

To save you from any last-minute Monday mayhem, we’re extending our Gold Awards entry deadline to 17:00 on Tuesday 28 August!

Don’t miss your last chance to showcase your contribution to creating vibrant and sustainable local communities through development, investment or asset management. Applications are open to all formats, all locations, and rewarding public and private ...

Revo Manchester 2018: Bursting with inspiration from floor to ceiling!

Date: 08/08/2018
Description:

Jam packed with the who’s who and latest thinking in retail property and placemaking. 

  • 2,500+ of the most senior decision makers representing c. 1,000 businesses 

  • 600+ occupiers representing over 240 brands

  • 19 hours CPD. Be inspired by speakers including Peter Cowgill, CEO, JD Sports; Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council; Crispin Lilly, CEO, Everyman; and many more

  • F&B and leisure showcases ...

Explore Greenwich Peninsula.

Date: 30/07/2018
Description:

Some say there's no such thing as a 'new' idea... but Greenwich Peninsula is a brave new idea.

It’s a place to imagine, create and build, and one that you'll be able to take an exclusive look at as Knight Dragon share their vision.

An emerging hub for London’s culture-savvy and design-conscious, in ten years' time the £8.4bn investment will be the capital's boldest cultural landscape, with 15,000 new homes, 13,000 new jobs and £500m spent on public ...

NPPF publication: Our response.

Date: 25/07/2018
Description:

We've responded to the publication of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). We welcome positive changes but call for more investment in the planning system.

The NPPF is key to unlocking investment and regeneration and shaping the future of urban development and we support steps which help sustainable investment. We therefore welcome the publication of the revised NPPF and the call for evidence for the Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries.

While the emphasis of Government ...

Shopping Centre Classification, have your say!

Date: 23/07/2018
Description:

We would like to invite you to take part in an industry-wide consultation with a view to establishing a formal classification of retail assets. 

We believe we need a wider, more objective range of categories which recognises that different locations fulfil different customer needs. This will support a more accurate assessment of assets.

Our aim is, subject to feedback, to publish the new ...

Revo Manchester 2018 - hear all about it!

Date: 09/07/2018
Description:

The Revo Manchester 2018 conference programme is building up to be the biggest and best ever.

You’ll hear from the industry’s most innovative players, who through their unique businesses and talents are embracing and transforming our dynamic retail property and placemaking community.

Be inspired. Be transfixed. Be astounded. Our conference programme is a roller-coaster of insight, interaction and enlightenment. Plus, it'll reward you with 19 hours CPD.

...

Write your own story as a Revo member.

Date: 06/07/2018
Description:

We're on a mission to expand our community.

Over the past 6 months we've released videos, featuring some willing member volunteers, reading a story of an imaginary member called Suzy from Bushy Bratley and all the benefits she recieves.

View our most recent one here with Jaya Relwani from Ellandi!

 

NEW research: Evolution of the leisure experience.

Date: 28/06/2018
Description:

Leisure, in particular food and beverage in the retail environment, has evolved significantly amid changing customer behaviour.

An inflow of contradictory news on the performance and the possible future of the sector has created a rather confusing picture.

In partnership with Savills, we're delighted to launch brand new research “Evolution of Leisure Experience; Looking Forward”.

The report explores the broad spectrum of issues concerning the leisure market including ...

Local authorities spend £3.8bn on commercial property assets in last five years.

Date: 13/04/2018
Description:

Joint research by Carter Jonas and Revo aims to identify solutions for fixing the UK’s town centres.

Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, and Revo, the national membership organisation for retail property and placemaking, have unveiled that local authorities have spent around £3.8bn on commercial property assets between 2013-2017. 

Spelthorne Borough Council in Surrey, which contains the towns of Ashford, Shepperton, Staines and Sunbury, was the biggest local ...

Revo Manchester 2018 - our doors are open!

Date: 06/02/2018
Description:

Three key business reasons to be there: Do deals. Learn. Socialise.

Connect with over 2,500 senior decision makers from across our diverse and progressive retail property and placemaking industry. This is the largest gathering of our community in the UK – all the people and businesses that together create, deliver, operate and occupy great places for work, rest and play.

How much? Member priority tickets are just £395 until Friday 20 April! Not a Revo member? Sorry, tickets ...

Once upon a time in the life of a Revo Member.

Date: 06/02/2018
Description:

We've just released our first ever membership campaign video!

The wonderful Tom Stewart from Bay Media features in the January edition.

Discover how the mysterious Suzy from Bushy Bratley engages with us to benefit her business and career!

Revo Gold Award 2017 winners!

Date: 07/12/2017
Description:

The Gold Awards celebrate the very best examples of development, investment and asset management. And this year has been revamped to reflect diversity and innovation in the retail property and placemaking sector.

Take a look at who won here

How does your public realm measure up?

Date: 04/12/2017
Description:

Members can now access our newest Guidance Note: How does your public realm measure up?

Public realm provides probably the biggest opportunity to assist placemaking and is key to all retail developments, whether they are external streets and squares, malls, retail parks or high streets.

 

This seeks to act as a checklist when forming briefs and to help decision making as the design progresses. A theoretical case study is included to highlight some of the public realm issues a ...

Budget 2017: Revo makes progress on business rates, digital & housing.

Date: 23/11/2017
Description:

Whilst economic forecasts were downgraded, the Chancellor delivered a politically safe Budget speech yesterday to steady the Government ship, predicated on a drive for new housing. 

There were positive developments on business rates after sustained campaigning by Revo and partners, and we have called on the Chancellor to go further in the review into digital economy taxation. 

Immediately post-Budget, we met with Jake Berry, Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse ...

Revo welcomes CPI indexation, calls for further reform as part of digital review.

Date: 22/11/2017
Description:

We have responded to the Budget today by welcoming the Chancellor’s announcement to move business rates indexation to CPI in April 2018 and commit to 3-yearly revaluations.

Towns and cities are at the heart of everything we do, from business right through to community. The UK will only flourish if we protect, invest and nurture our urban landscape and meeting the challenges and opportunities posed by the digital economy.

Revo will continue to press the case for our industry just as the ...

Gold Awards Shortlist 2017!

Date: 24/10/2017
Description:

The Gold Awards celebrate the very best examples of development, investment and asset management.

And this year has been revamped to reflect diversity and innovation in the retail property and placemaking sector.


Want to know who's been shortlisted? Click here to find out!

Revo responds to Corbyn Keynote at Labour Party Conference 2017.

Date: 28/09/2017
Description:

Matthew Ogg, Revo Policy Advisor, said:

Listening to Jeremy Corbyn, one could have been convinced that regeneration is a dirty word, after his keynote speech in Brighton today. However, retail-led regeneration plays a vital role breathing new life into our towns and cities creating ...

Guidance Note 114: Soft landings in retail

Date: 08/08/2017
Description: The concept of soft landings is to have an approach to project procurement and handover that delivers better building outcomes.

The Front Line | Issue 2 | The Insights Issue

Date: 25/09/2017
Description: Re v o t h e Fr o n t L i n e 1 #2 the Front line. The insights issue. September 2017 INC LuSI VITYcrazier?! Could it be any It's all about insight, trends and analysis. Get this inside facts p.22 It's all about inclusivity. Read our special insert. Upfront and personal: The Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE p.10 and BPF, to lobby for more radical change to peg business rates increases to CPI rather than the higher RPI. In addition to this, we are also advocating for a long overdue change to ...

Guidance Note 115: Structural design flexibility considerations

Date: 17/10/2017
Description: The aim of the paper is to highlight several potential considerations that the client needs to be advised of at the outset of a development project to allow the most economic structural frame to suit the requirements to be procured.

Guidance Note 116: How does your public realm measure up?

Date: 04/12/2017
Description: The importance of public realm in retail environments. Public realm provides probably the biggest opportunity to assist placemaking and is key to all retail developments, whether they are external streets and squares, malls, retail parks or high streets. It is the interface with the customer on arrival and its initial perception can set the brand and tone of a development from the outset.

Revo Gold Awards 2017 Winners

Date: 07/12/2017
Description: Revel in all that is Revo gold: Best in class, game-changing initiatives. 2017 Winners. #RevoGolds Gold Awards Jury. Thank you to our Gold Awards Jury for their continuing support, dedication, time and miles travelled. Awards Chairman: James Cons Managing Director, Leslie Jones Architecture Antony Carroll Director, Retail – Shopping Centre Development & Leasing, CBRE Tony Christie, Senior Director, Head of Retail, Aviva Investors Peter Courtney Director, Lunson Mitchenall Philip Derbyshire ...

Revo Manchester 2018 Floor Plan

Date: 06/02/2018
Description: Networking The Alchemist Benito’s Hat Thai Khrim Urban Food Fest 47 Fourex Inc Ltd CBRE 45 Reed Midem 35 36 44 Hines Link CCTV 42 Calendar Club Knight Frank 43 Access Point 41 59 58 LPF Lounge The Hive TH Real Estate 80 Cheshire West & Chester Council 81 82 iAuditor RLI 67 54 G24 GCW 53 Networking 38 JLL M&G Real Estate Global Mutual 37 Cushman & Wake�eld Ellandi Revo 22 Hoxton Analytics The Massage Co 14 11 MRI Infabode Software Tellon Capital 12 Grosvenor 26 24 Yardi Panono Systems 9 ...

Revo Manchester 2018 Programme

Date: 22/05/2018
Description: What’s on. 18 – 20 September Manchester Central Convention Complex Tuesday 18 September ACTIVITY TIME 10:00 18:00 – 22:00 19:00 Cushman & Wakefield: Revo Ride 100k route, starting and finishing at Rapha Manchester. Contact holly.russell-kennedy@cushwake.com for information. Revo Manchester 2018 Welcome Party Revo Chief Executive & President Dinner 19:00 for 19:45 sitting. Invite only. LOCATION Rapha Manchester Mayfield Depot Artisan Manchester Wednesday 19 September TIME ACTIVITY 08:00 ...

Evolution of the Leisure Experience; Looking Forward

Date: 28/06/2018
Description: Amid changing customer behaviour, the role of leisure and in particular food and beverage (F&B) in the retail environment has evolved significantly in recent years. The inflow of contradictory news on the performance and the possible future of the sector has created a rather confusing picture. This research explores the broad spectrum of issues concerning the leisure market, from the change in consumers’ behaviour, impact of technology to the implications for the property industry.

Evolution of the Leisure Experience; Looking Forward: Executive Summary

Date: 28/06/2018
Description: Free to access, just log in! Amid changing customer behaviour, the role of leisure and in particular food and beverage (F&B) in the retail environment has evolved significantly in recent years. The inflow of contradictory news on the performance and the possible future of the sector has created a rather confusing picture. This research explores the broad spectrum of issues concerning the leisure market, from the change in consumers’ behaviour, impact of technology to the implications for ...

Shopping Centre/Retail Property Classification Consultation

Date: 23/07/2018
Description: SHOPPING CENTRE/RETAIL PROPERTY CLASSIFICATION CONSULTATION AIM At Revo we believe that a standardised classification for shopping centres would support our objective of creating a common, objective, fairer and more positive vernacular for these assets in the UK, especially in relation to reporting, whether that’s by advisors, analysts, the media or investors. Our aim through this industry wide consultation is to create a voluntary classification methodology to be used across the industry. ...

UK Classification for Retail Assets

Date: 17/09/2018
Description: UK classification for retail assets At Revo we believe that a standardised classification for retail assets would support our goal of creating a common, objective, fairer and more positive vernacular for retail assets in the UK. Our aim through this industry-wide consultation is to create a voluntary classification methodology to be used across the sector. At present the UK market largely describes locations as either “prime” or “secondary”, which is clearly too broad brush and it ...

Revo Manchester 2018 Show Guide

Date: 18/09/2018
Description: Show Guide Get Connected! Wifi: MCCC #Revo2018 Supporting partner: Contents 1 03 Welcome 05 Schedule of events at a glance 07 Programme 11 Our speakers 30 Our sponsors 46 Our exhibitors 63 Floor plan 65 Exhibitor list 66 Revo City 71 F&B and Leisure Showcase 75 Our Partners 2 Welcome 12 months on from the first rebranded Revo Conference in Liverpool, it won’t have escaped anyone’s attention that we continue to live in challenging times. No matter who you are the impacts of demographic ...

Revo Route Map to Regeneration

Date: 21/09/2018
Description: We're setting a framework for local authorities, developers and investors to deliver sustainable resilient urban centres that attract investment and deliver regenerative projects. The vitality and vibrancy of our urban centres is the product of sustainable – and sustained – investment and curation. By their nature, these schemes tend to be those which are large or complex and have greater challenges due to the market conditions or site location.

Electric Vehicles. State of play and a glance into the future

Date: 11/07/2019
Description: Electric vehicles. State of play and a glance into the future. EV Demand Projections. Acknowledging the global need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the desire to reduce pollution local to communities, the UK Government is incentivising the use of electric vehicles (EVs). In September 2017, the government stated that conventional petrol and diesel cars would no longer be eligible for registration on UK roads from 2040. In general, the uptake of EVs will be driven by government policy ...

EV Charging for Retail Places

Date: 11/07/2019
Description: EV Charging in Retail Places. Over 60% of 22kW chargers have never charged at maximum speed. Important that chargers have available capacity to allow charging at advertised speeds. Only Renault Zoe & Tesla cars can charge at 22kW. Next generation of BEVs will charge at 11kW AC. Key findings and discussion points. Data analysed: 6 landlords, 32 sites, 289 charging points 122,646 charging sessions