‘The future is flexible’ seminar

25 Jun 2019
8:00 am to 10:00 am

On 25 June, MYO hosted WPA’s ‘The Future is Flexible’ seminar. The breakfast event, which was at full capacity, explored use-class flexibility and discussed how a more innovative use of buildings will be key to ensuring that the West End remains a leading commercial district on the global stage.

Simon Brown, Director at CBRE, opened the breakfast briefing with a presentation explaining the market trend for more flexible and innovative uses in Central London’s office and retail market, as well as common trends in wider UK retail. Download the presentation slides here.

This was followed by a panel discussion of industry leaders involving:

  • Samantha Bain-Mollison, Head of Retail at Shaftesbury PLC
  • Louise Dransfield, Senior Reporter at EG (moderator)
  • Oliver Knight, Head of MYO at Landsec
  • James Wickham, Partner at Gerald Eve