• The Affordable Housing Investment Conference is coming up on Tuesday 8th September
  • The Global Student Housing Conference will take place on 22nd September 2020

Events Diary

Care Homes & Retirement Living 2020

Tuesday 24th November 2020

latest news

What alternative property sectors are investors interested in?

During a year in which traditionally high-performing property sectors like office space, tourism and leisure have turned on their head, investors are taking a moment to reconsider their options. Will 2021 be the year that alternative residential property becomes the big opportunity, or will investors seek more stable commercial ventures?

Interview: Brian Welsh on the changing landscape of student housing

Brian Welsh is the Chief Executive Officer of Nido Student, Europe’s leading developer and operator of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). As one of the sector’s leading experts in PBSA, we caught up with Brian to discuss the current state of the student housing sector and how it is being impacted as a result of the pandemic.

The winners and losers of lockdown?

Inevitably, as swift adjustments to lifestyles and working habits alter behaviour for the foreseeable future, some property markets are left pondering their options for diversification. We’re looking at which sectors are coming out on top and those that have seen the biggest hits since lockdown.

About

LD Events is an International market-leading conference provider for the professional Property Industry, across many different property sectors.

We provide conferences, high level market analysis & networking to tens of thousands of professionals in the Property Development and Investment Industry, from across the UK & Worldwide.

Originally founded in 2007 by Andrew Mason, LD Events has now grown enormously as a business, attracting customers from all over the world. We currently have more than four thousand organisations who attend our events, with tens of thousands of property professionals as our clients. This number is growing rapidly, both in the UK and Internationally, as our Conferences continue to grow. Our clients include almost all the leading players in their respective property sectors. 

Our clients travel from all over the UK, Europe and the Rest the World in order to attend our Conferences.

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Our events continue to sell out, more than 500 people attended our most recent conference

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LD Events Managing Director Andrew Mason invited by the Prime Minister to Downing Street for discussions on housing and homelessness

 

Here are some comments on the events we have organised:

Excellent is a word I rarely use to describe all aspects of an event but yesterday warrants it – congratulations to you and your team and the effort they put in.  

John Williams, Caddick Construction

I thought the conference was one of the most professional and well run that I have attended in my 40 years in the profession

Andy Trotter Head of Property, EDF Energy Plc

The breath and quality of the speakers was very high and all brought something to the event

David Cooper, Business Banking Manager, Bank of Cyprus UK

I very much enjoyed the Conference, indeed, I have told my Chief Executive that it is the best I have attended for a number of years.

Andrew Cheesbrough, Development & Property Director, The Order of St John

As someone who has chaired a number of events for LDE and other conference organisers I am always impressed by the organisation and attention to detail of Andrew Mason and his team.  The content of the sessions is consistently good and the events very well attended by people from a wide range of disciplines.  Colleagues of mine who have attended as delegates have also commented on the high standard of these conferences. 

Ian Graham, Chair, Legal & General Affordable Homes

The conference really was first class, the best I have attended. The unexpected depth of quality throughout was particularly pleasing.

Simon Avery, Partner, Bell Cornwell

Thank you for yesterday. I found the presentation excellent, focused and as we all know absolute priority for those of us from a Developer / Private sector back ground. 

Mike Walker, Development Director, Crest Nicholson

Once again LDE have organised an event which covered viewpoints and opinion on every key element of the challenges facing the residential development industry in these difficult times. The insight provided was crucial in order to prepare for the new market we are facing.

Mark Farmer, Founder, Cast Consultancy

The seminar imparted a great deal of information about commercial, policy and legal issues that is of use and application in the real world of development and regeneration.

Naomi Goode, Partner, Lewis Silkin LLP

Great event and very well attended by quality audience. Full marks to you/your team
Dominic Grace, Director, Head of London Residential Development, Savills

Very interesting and well organised event today thank you.

Craig Silver, Assistant Director, Close Property Finance Limited 

Many thanks for the day. I found it very worthwhile with a great array of experience in one room. The calibre of speakers was excellent and their delivery and content was great. Well done on pulling together a good day with such a high calibre list of delegates.

John Ennis, Director of New Homes, Foxtons

Thoroughly enjoyed the conference, some very interesting views and statistics.  Jerry Dalton, Director, Real Estate, Bank of Scotland

The conference subject matter and venue were excellent; the speakers authoritative and well chosen.

Mrs Harriet Townsend, Barrister, 2-3 Grays Inn Square 

I thought the conference was very useful and informative

Hugh Quinn, Ravenblack Developments                

The conference yesterday was a thoroughly well run affair and proved very useful both on the learning front, and on the networking front.

Charlie Proddow, Partner, Bevan Brittan LLP 

I gained a great deal of knowledge and practice from speakers representing the high end of the private sector.

Susanna Campbell, Sales & Marketing Manager  - London & South East, Places For People  

I certainly enjoyed the Conference, especially the range of topics and opinions that were heard over the day. I found the whole day very informative and it was wonderful to have such a range of ideas and innovations to hear about over the course of the day.

Emma Strong, Environmental and Sustainability Consultant, Enplan llp

 I have always found that LDE's events are thoughtfully put together and professionally run.

Barry Jessup, Director, First Base 

I found the event very interesting and informative, I will certainly be taking advantage of meeting some of the speakers in due course.

Keith Lupton, Director Real Estate, HSBC Bank PLC UK 

An excellent conference, very well co-ordinated session.  I have learnt a lot, the speakers were very good

Shahid Muhammad, Metropolitan Housing Trust