One of the personalities who featured in popular documentary series ‘Manctopia’, Tim Heatley, is the latest big-name to be added to the speakers list for the Downtown in Business national Planning, Property, and Regeneration conference which takes place at the world-famous Belfry Hotel & spa on Thursday 9th September.
Tim trained as a lawyer and left law behind to found social impact developer Capital&Centric, he started out renovating a derelict house in his hometown of Salford and he now invests over £2m a week on regeneration projects with a positive social impact. Tim is founder of Regeneration Brainery, an academy aimed at broadening diversity and inclusivity in property, each year it mentors over 100 young adults throughout the UK. He is the Chair and a founding trustee of the Greater Manchester Mayors Charity which has raised £3m in the past two years alone. Last year he featured on BBC2’s ‘Manctopia’ documentary about the property boom and his work on homelessness.
Capital & Centric currently has five projects under construction in Manchester creating over 2000 homes from a £35m jenga inspired 275-bedroom hotel in Piccadilly East to Kampus, a £250m 550 home mixed-use project. Recently Capital&Centric completed the Ducie St Warehouse to create a £80m apart hotel and co working space next to Piccadilly train station. The total development pipeline in Greater Manchester alone is c£750m across 11 projects. Other projects outside Manchester include the £55m Littlewoods Film Studios in Liverpool, the mixed use 300 home Eyewitness Works in Sheffield and the 200 home mixed-use Goods Yard in Stoke on Trent.
Tim joins a host of other high-profile contributors to the conference, including Gary Neville, Lord Andrew Adonis, West Midlands transport MD Laura Shoaf, and Soho Estates boss John James.
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