'Flight to quality' or ruinous collapse? Inside the Manchester office market
'You need optimism-cancelling headphones to understand the Manchester property market'
Dear members — today’s story is the second part of our members-only series about the future of Greater Manchester after the pandemic.
The city-centre office market received a major shot in the arm this week when it emerged that The Mill is leasing an office — roughly the size of a small living room — in the roof of the Royal Exchange building to create its first newsroom. It’s the kind of vote of confidence a jittery sector needed after months of uncertainty.
But what about the rest of the market? We speak to some key players to find out their thinking…
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