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Cornwall at UKREiiF

Senior representatives from Cornwall Trade and Investment, Cornwall Council, and Treveth will be attending the UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) this month to showcase a range of once in a generation investment opportunities, that will create sustainable communities, enhance key sectors and drive economic growth in the region.

What is UKREiiF?

Taking place between 21-23 May 2024 in Leeds City Centre, and now in its third year, the UKREiiF Conference connects people working within the UK Real Estate industry, with more than 10,000 attendees expected and 700 speakers over the course of the three days.

Why are we there?

During the Conference, the team will be showcasing Cornwall’s capital development programme equating to over £10bn over the next ten years , including eight major capital project opportunities.

Key development opportunities include; a Supported Housing Delivery project, to deliver 19500 specialist units by 2033 and valued at circa. £82m over 5 years; a circa. £300m Cornwall Airport & Estate development opportunity, which is one of the UK’s largest designated Enterprise Zones; and a circa. £300m project to bring forward the pioneering development, Langarth Garden Village. Other significant projects are Regeneration of the area around Newquay train station to provide high quality residential and commercial property; commercial development opportunity at Goonhilly Earth Station; Pydar Street regeneration in Truro; development of Falmouth Docks, and an ambitious Local investment in Nature Cornwall (LINC) initiative.

There will also be key partners from private-led schemes, such as Cornish Lithium and Goonhilly Earth Station, on hand to discuss further investment opportunities in the region.

Who is attending?

We’re bringing a large team of key representatives to UKREiiF, including senior members of Cornwall Council and its arm’s length organisations, including:

Chief Executive of Cornwall Council, Kate Kennally
Portfolio Holder for Planning & Housing, Cllr. Olly Monk
Portfolio Holder for Economy, Cllr. Louis Gardener
Chief Operating Officer, Cornwall Council, Tracie Langley
Strategic Director – Sustainable Growth & Development, Cornwall, Council, Phil Mason
Service Director – People Commissioning, Cornwall Council, Rachael Rothero
Service Director – Economy & Skills, Glenn Caplin-Grey
Service Director – Planning & Housing, Louise Wood
Managing Director of Treveth, Tim Mulholland
Cornwall Trade & Investment, Nicola Lloyd
Portfolio Director, Langarth Garden Village, Harry Lewis

Speaker programme

Through a series of panel discussions, presentations and at the Cornwall stand on L20, these key representatives will be delighted to meet with investors, funders and developers from across the UK and around the world and present how we can work together to deliver these exciting projects over the coming decade to drive economic growth.

Highlights will include:

Cornwall: £10bn of capital spend in the next 10 years

Hear how Cornwall is a powerhouse for Green Energy, Geo Resources and Space Technology. The momentum is powering a new economy in the region.
Date | Time: Wednesday 22 May, 15.00 – 15.45
Location | Stand L20, Royal Armouries Hall
Join CEO of Cornwall Council Kate Kennally, and the wider Cornwall team, on our stand, to find out more about the scale of construction opportunities in the region.

UKREiiF Public Sector Decarbonisation: Realising Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges Roundtable

Phil Mason, Strategic Director of Cornwall Council, will join industry professionals to discuss the opportunities presented around the ambitious decarbonisation agenda in the public sector, with the government having set a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from public buildings by 75% by 2037 as part of its £30bn net zero strategy.
Date | Time: Tuesday 21 May, 10.30 – 11.30
Location | Meeting room 5, Department on The Boulevard

The Importance of the Circular Economy – Building Back Greener

Jeremy Wrathall, Founder & CEO of Cornish Lithium presents how the circular economy brings many opportunities to enhance the lifecycle sustainability performance of the materials, products and technology real estate and infrastructure assets – and explores approaches to applying this to deliver a futureproofed, green economy.
Date | Time: Tuesday 21 May, 14.15 – 15.15
Location | Dockside Pavilion

Arm’s Length Panel Discussion

Chaired by Inner circle, Treveth’s Managing Director Tim Mulholland will attend a panel discussion with MDs of other Arm’s Length development companies to run through the opportunities and benefits of this approach, and some of the key achievements.
Date | Time: Tuesday 21 May, 16.30 – 17.30
Location | Great South West Pavilion, Pavilion Avenue

Navigating the Future: Funding Challenges and Opportunities in the UK Infrastructure Sector

The availability and allocation of funding plays a pivotal role in the dynamic landscape that is the UK infrastructure sector, shaping the nation’s economic growth and societal development. Chief Operating Officer of Cornwall Council Tracie Langley, joins key stakeholders from government bodies, local authorities, private investors and industry experts at a ‘Navigating the Future’ round table event, to delve into the multifaceted challenges and opportunities presented by infrastructure funding in the UK.
Date | Time: Wednesday 22 May, 14.00 – 15.55
Location | Pagabo Group Pavilion, Pavilion Square

Housing & Regeneration – Delivery Solutions

Phil Mason will join JLL’s Andrew Whitehead leading a discussion with 10 Councils to cover; the barriers and solutions to the delivery of housing/social housing and how Council land ownership and an increasing move to a Corporate Landlord model/asset transformation can support housing and regeneration ambitions. There will also be a wider discussion on unlocking regeneration ambitions.
Date | Time: Thursday 23 May, 08.30 – 09.45
Location | JLL Leeds Office, City Point, LS1 2HL

Investing in the Great South West – Building the Homes We Need

The South West needs to build more homes to attract and retain its growing workforce. Portfolio Holder for Planning Cllr. Olly Monk will unveil what plans are being put in place to deliver new opportunities for local people to have their own home and drive our ambitions for growth.
Date | Time: Thursday 23 May, 09.30 – 10.30
Location | Great South West Pavilion, Pavilion Avenue

Devolution – Where does the UK go next?

In the wake of 2023’s trailblazer deals, different areas of the UK are progressing at different pace with their own devolution ambitions. Chief Executive of Cornwall Council Kate Kennally joins a panel that brings together a mixture of regional voices who are at different defined stages of their plans to update delegates.
Date | Time: Thursday 23 May, 10.45 – 11.45
Location | Bury Theatre, Royal Armouries Hall

Green Skills: Addressing the Gap

The world is facing a pressing challenge – the green skills gap. As the shift towards sustainability continues, the need for individuals with expertise in green technologies and environmental practices has become increasingly evident. Kate Kennally presents on how we bring people and skills with us as we transition as businesses.
Date | Time: Thursday 23 May, 12.00 – 12.45
Location | Sustainable Growth Pavilion, Pavilion Square

EcoBID’s Workshop – Exploring a New Business Improvement District Model?

It’s evidential that a collaborative approach harnesses better results…but from a sustainability perspective how are we best to tackle the climate emergency? Could an ‘EcoBID’ be the way forward…a ring-fenced vessel that contributes funds to climate mitigation across areas like biodiversity and net gain obligations. Phil Mason will be running this workshop which sets out a potential vision…whilst looking at creating a roadmap for the next steps
Date | Time: Thursday 23 May, 12.00 – 12.45
Location | Dockside Office, Dockside Zone

Meet us at UKREiiF: We invite you to join us on stand L20 in the Royal Armouries Hall at UKREiiF.

Please do get in touch if you would like to schedule a meet up with any of our team members at UKREiiF (21st-23rd May 2024).

We look forward to seeing you there.

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