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South Coast Property Lunch; Sponsored by Kier

Tuesday, 27th June 2023 1200hrs – 1530hrs

Novotel Southampton, 1 West Quay Road, Southampton SO15 1RA

The South Coast Property Lunch is an exclusive, intimate networking event focused on the region’s built environment sector. As the industry evolves with the announcement of public land projects, housing and regeneration schemes and PropTech innovations, the Built Environment Networking team are putting you in touch with the key decision-makers and leaders driving the change.

The event will involve a VIP lunch interspersed with a panel discussion featuring investors, developers, landowners and other end users who will highlight their key projects and future ambitions

They will have an unprecedented opportunity for direct audience input and engagement, putting you in touch with potential future clients. This event will be around the theme “meeting the South Coast’s regeneration and investment challenges” and will showcase some of the most significant development projects and investment prospects and how they will unlock inclusive and equitable growth across all regional boroughs.

Topics to be discussed:

  • £1bn+ in development driven by Southampton CC
  • Intel on multiple Lovell sites across region
  • £1bn worth of development in Bognor Regis  
  • 5 new Future Places sites to be announced
  • BCP Future Places to deliver £2bn projects
  • Update on 65 acre Basingstoke Business Park

Lunch speakers and VIP guests include:

South Coast Lunch | 12:00-15:30

Private Dining – Novotel Southampton 1 W Quay Rd, Southampton SO15 1RA

Open to a small group of industry professionals, invited VIPs and speakers. This offers you and your business a unique opportunity to spend quality time after the event with potential clients to build commercially rewarding contacts for the future.

“The connections and the conversations that grew from this event were immensely valuable.” – Paul Hanegraaf, Milligan Retail

The lunch will take place within the event location – Gordon Ramsey’s Heddon Street Kitchen – in a private dining setting, where discussions about projects, developments, procurement and the state of the market will be taken into a more relaxed and personal setting, enabling you to discuss things in more details and share further insights and find out exclusive information. With a flowing formal discussion you’ll come away from the lunch with knowledge and information which can be gathered nowhere else, whilst having gained incredible contacts through networking with the select few VIP’s invited to the lunch.

“The VIP Lunch was very informative, enjoyable and a truly worthwhile evening.” – John Langan, Merit Holdings

The Property Lunch will be attended by some of the biggest companies and firms from across the capital – along with selected speakers who’re keen to meet and engage with those in the industry.

Associate your brand with South Coast Lunch and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about economic growth, development and regeneration within the Capital.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Lunch Partner Yes 2 Yes £2,500 Sold Out

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If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

12:00-12:30 Doors Open and Networking
12:30-12:45 Seated and Host Welcome Followed by Individual Delegate Introductions
12:45-13:15 Starter is Served
13:15-13:45 Speakers Presentations and Q&A
13:45-14:15 Main Course is Served
14:15-14:30 Speaker Q&A (continued) and Audience Engagement
14:30-15:30 Dessert is Served and Audience Engagement Continued
15:30 Finish

Southampton City Council – Nawaz Khan, Head of Economic Development and Regeneration

With over £1 billon in development currently in for planning across the city, Southampton is set to see transformative change over the coming years. Over 4 different sites approximately 3,400 new homes will be developed as well as leisure and commercial space and new road infrastructure. Nawaz has just joined the council as their new Head of Economic Development and Regeneration will update on the progress of these projects and the council’s plans to continue sustainable developing and regenerating across the city.

Lovell Partnerships – Leanne Smith, JV Director

Lovell Partnerships joined forces with West Sussex County Council to create a new property development initiative in a long-term Joint Venture. The County Council will be working with Lovell to develop surplus County Council owned land into new homes and commercial premises – set to bring much needed jobs and commercial opportunities to the region. Leanne was one of the driving forces behind the JV and will join to update on their plans and ambitions over the coming years with multiple sites set to come forward imminently.

BCP Future Places – Craig Beevers, Chief Operating Officer

BCP Future Places are set to announce 5 schemes in the coming months which will help transform Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole over the coming years. Future Places was set up by the council to create incredible places by delivering long term sustainable investments for the people of BCP – with projects totalling £2billion set to be delivered over the coming years. Craig will be on hand to reveal more about the schemes and Future Place’s ambitions.

Bognor Regis Regeneration – Dr Dave Cooper, Chair

With c7000 homes in the pipeline as well as enterprise and employment sites and major infrastructure upgrades to the surrounding A-roads, Bognor Regis is set to see a major transformation over the coming years. Bognor Regis Regeneration was set up by Arun District Council to drive investment and opportunity into the town and as Chair, Dave will be well placed to discuss future schemes and opportunities to deliver transformative developments, and their ambition of creating a top class coastal place to live, work and visit.

Kier Southern – Michelle McKechnie, Senior Business Development Manager

Further information to follow.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council – Olga Blinova, Development Manager

Olga will be on hand to update on Basing View, the 65-acre business park situated in the heart of Basingstoke. The redevelopment programme is being brought forward through a close partnership between the council and its development partner, national urban regeneration specialists, Muse Developments. It includes plans to develop in excess of 700,000 square feet on various council-owned land parcels within Basing View amounting to over 15 acres. Additionally, the council are leading on the Manydown Garden Village project – a thriving new community of approximately 3,520 new homes, two new primary schools, land for a new secondary school plus a new 250 acre country park near Basingstoke – set to be delivered in a unique partnership between Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Hampshire County Council and Urban&Civic, supported by the Wellcome Trust.


Tickets are not currently available for this event.


Tuesday, 27th June 2023

1200hrs – 1530hrs


Novotel Southampton
Novotel Southampton, West Quay Road, Southampton, UK

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