Brendan Jarvis, Head of Property, EMEA, Barclays Capital said:
“We have been working with Jackie Sadek and her team at UKR on this new concept since November of last year. We have much still to do but we are very excited by the potential that this new model offers to open up new markets and to help unlock value for all stakeholders”.
Andrew Ludiman, Director, Strategic Consultancy at Jones Lang LaSalle said:
“We are very proud to be associated with this new initiative. The model presents exciting opportunities across the length and breadth of the UK to promote the growth of our communities. We look forward to providing extensive support as the projects gather momentum with investors, developers, local communities and residents.”
Alan J. Smith OBE, Chairman, Red Box Design Group said:
“We started working with UKR on the first three pilots in February and it has been an exhilarating ride. We believe that open, transparent, partnerships with the public sector are the way forward and we commend the new energy, vision and direction that UKR have brought to fix a broken model”.
Stephen Sorrell, Senior Partner, Real Estate, Eversheds LLP said:
“Eversheds have been working in collaboration with numerous stakeholders in recent years to find innovative ways of bringing forward sites in partnership with the public sector. We are delighted to see this coming together in UKR”.
Rick Willmott, Group Chief Executive, Willmott Dixon said:
“We are delighted to be talking to UKR about potentially becoming a future construction partner, Willmott Dixon Group is actively working with a range of partners to find new innovative ways of delivering homes in this country”
Harry Platt, CEO Workspace said:
“We are delighted to be collaborating with UKR on this new model for regeneration in the UK, one that focuses on the delivery of jobs and support for small businesses. As a leader in supporting and driving regeneration through enterprise and entrepreneurs, we can provide our expertise to support this work.”