Tickets are being snapped up fast for The Press & Journal Morning Briefing on housing next Thursday.
The event – Housing in the North East: Now and What the Future Holds –features a strong line-up of panellists.
Despite healthy demand from people keen to hear four leading experts discuss hot topics and prospects for the north-east housing market, there are still places available at the breakfast-time gathering at the Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen.
Tickets costing £25 plus a booking fee and VAT can be purchased through the website www.pandjbriefings.com
It is the third event The P&J has held this year in its popular Business Briefings series and is sponsored by Scottish housebuilder Cala Homes.
The managing director for Cala’s north division, Mike Naysmith is one of the panellists.
He will be joined by Mike Cunningham, partner and residential head of property at Ledingham Chalmers, Shepherd Chartered Surveyers partner Stuart Dunne and Aberdeen City Councillor Marie Boulton.
Mr Naysmith has worked in property and construction for more than 20 years.
His experience covers both sides of the land and planning process, working with Gordon District and Aberdeenshire councils before joining Edinburgh-based Cala as land manager in 1997. He became managing director (north) in 2013.
Mr Cunningham has been a partner at Aberdeen-based law firm Ledingham Chalmers for nine years, and in practice, specialising in property, for 25 years.
Mr Dunne’s role at Shepherd Chartered Surveyor focuses on residential property and valuation.
He joined the firm part-time while studying building surveying at university. He qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2008, a year after graduating, aged 22.
Mrs Boulton was born and raised in Aberdeen, attending Scotstown Primary, Torphins Primary, Peterculter Primary and Cults Academy.
She has been a councillor for about 11 and a half years, having been elected in 2007.
The Morning Briefing, which promises lively disussion on a topic that affects everyone, along with networking and breakfast, will be chaired by P&J business editor Rebecca Buchan.