MediaCity UK has announced the appointment of Chris Reay as its property director as it aims to push forward its expansion plans.
The 10-year £1 billion plan includes doubling its existing footprint which will strengthen its position at the forefront of the Smart City evolution, featuring innovation, sustainability and enhanced connectivity.
This will include 50,000 sq m of business accommodation, more than 4,000 sq m of live/work units, 1,871 residential units, and over 4,400 sq m of retail and leisure space.
Stephen Wild, MediaCityUK’s managing director, said: “Manchester is leading the way in media, financial services and digital technology. At MediaCityUK, we’ve established a premier broadcasting hub and we’re ideally positioned to take advantage of new opportunities in the growth of Smart Cities, including Fintech, during the next stage of our expansion.
“We’re delighted that Chris is now on board to increase momentum and use his knowledge and expertise to transform our vision into a reality.”