Get involved: Estates Gazette’s West Midlands Focus – details and deadlines

Estates Gazette West Midlands Focus

Published in print, digital and iPad editions on Feb 27, 2016


Around the Market

We are on the look-out for significant deals in the West Midlands (region-wide) from the last six months, leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market. Contact Elaine Cavanagh, freelance writer, 01225 444 875,


Now that the agreement for a West Midlands Combined Local Authority is in place, the region is playing catch up with the Northern Powerhouse. How quickly can it catch up? What needs to happen, when and by whom?  Contact: Mark Smulian, freelance writer, 07976 267172,


Brum’s status as an office location has never been higher, but is this popularity to the detriment of satellite towns in the shadow of the regional capital? Plus key stats for the sector. Contact: Claire Robson, freelance writer, 07896 267 707,


Last year was a record breaking year in terms of investment into the region. Can this be replicated in 2016? Plus 2016 investment predictions. Contact: David Thame, freelance writer, 01544 262 896,

Industrial and distribution

An in depth look at the industrial market and how it is likely to fare in 2016. Includes key statistics for the sector. Contact: David Thame, freelance writer, 01544 262 896,


Please contact writers no later than 1st February 2016




About Lisa Pilkington

As Deputy Regional Editor/Midlands Editor, I edit and write for the Focus section of the magazine, as well as host our Focus receptions around the country and write for the Focus blog. With my Midlands hat on I also write and plan news and features for the region which are published both in print and online. Broadcast journalism is also a big part of my job - getting out and about with the EGTV camera. If you want to contact me about any of the above then please email me at

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