International law firm, Trowers & Hamlins, is partnering with UK Cities & Partners (UKCAP) to bring a new UK Investment Pavilion to EXPO REAL 2023, showcasing a multi-billion-pound pipeline of opportunities.
Widely recognised as Europe’s largest real estate investment driven trade show, the event from 4-6 October in Munich will be a platform for the UK delegation to engage with and be represented alongside leading global cities and investors.
This is the first time that UK City Regions and the private sector will collectively showcase the size and scale of opportunity the UK has to offer. The UKCAP Pavilion will highlight the UK's strategic influence and visibility, delivering a compelling inward investment narrative.
Manchester, London, West Midlands, Newcastle and Bristol & Bath are six of the first UK City Regions to announce their involvement and will be bringing with them a variety of oven-ready investment opportunities to showcase.
Along with Trowers & Hamlins, other private sector partners will also join the delegation to facilitate introductions and provide critical advice and expertise. Supporters include Avison Young, Legal and General Investment Management, Aviva Investors, Moore Kingston Smith, Shoosmiths and Vectos, part of SLR, with more to be announced in the run up to the conference.
During the three-day trade event, UKCAP will deliver a high-impact speaker programme highlighting the best of the UK’s investment propositions, from innovation ecosystems, real assets, net zero, social sustainability and investor-ready large-scale regeneration, transport and infrastructure projects. A key aim is to curate and coordinate meetings between project and city leads with investors to ensure maximum value is achieved during the week.
On behalf of the UK Government, Lord Johnson, Minister for Investment, Department for Business and Trade said: “Real estate is the bedrock of the UK economy, and it plays a huge part in encouraging investment so we can drive growth and job creation throughout the UK.
"I'm very pleased to be supporting the UK Cities & Partners Pavilion at EXPO REAL, which will play a key part in showcasing the very best of what the UK has to offer for investors alongside representatives from the UK City Regions and our partners in the private sector.”
Sara Bailey, Senior Partner at Trowers & Hamlins, added:
"I'm excited for Trowers to be a partner of the UK Cities & Partners stand at EXPO REAL this year. EXPO is an important platform for us to present the fantastic investment opportunities in the UK to a global investor audience. I'm passionate about helping to shape a lower carbon-built environment of the future, and to be playing our part in creating places for people to live, work and thrive. The UK has a compelling message to tell and I'm looking forward presenting that message in October."
Katharine Glass, Director, White Label Creative, the organisation behind UKCAP and supporting delegation, commented:
“We believe that EXPO REAL is a critical place to be for the UK to unlock and develop important investment partnerships and to ensure that the UK is a key part of an international dialogue as our leaders from the public and private sectors look to set us on a better, more sustainable path for the future.”
For more information on how to get involved in the UK Pavilion at EXPO REAL please visit the website: https://ukcitiesinvestment.co.uk/