On July 13, 2022, we facilitated our first live exchange in the shape of a 15-person panel discussion for the official launch of Property X-Change. 39 exchanges, 80+ active co-creators, hundreds of attendees and a growing network of engaged stakeholders later, we can reflect on all that the project has achieved in one year.
Discover the inspiring journey of the Rising Green Youth Hub, a co-created space on Wood Green high street. This case study tells the story of how diverse demographics and professionals came together to create a safe space for young people on the high street.
In this brief Q&A, vacant property expert Shaylesh Patel talks us through business rates, shedding light on what they are, who uses them, and the silver linings they offer for both landlords and the local community.
With a network of more than one hundred local volunteers and an ambitious range of activities, Palmers Green Action Team has become one of London’s most inspiring examples of community-led high street regeneration. In this case study, we speak to Däna Burstow and Liz Robinson from the team's steering committee.
How do you know if a new enterprise will be worth its investment? In this Q&A, placemaking expert Sandra Perez sets out the fundamentals of putting together a business case to deliver welcoming and viable projects on our high streets.
On April 24th, 2023, we brought together the founder of Hypha Studios, Camilla Cole, with artist Anna Fearon, landowner Nicola Blake, and art curator Eliza Bonham Carter. Read our key takeaways to find out how Hypha works with landowners and artists to bring culture and community to empty high street properties.
By combining a new business model with a clever digital fit-out, Sook has set out to rebalance the relationship between commercial landlords and tenants for the benefit of all. In this case study, we uncover how.
What does it take to build a constructive relationship between commercial property owners and local communities? Read the takeaways from a discussion about trust, ownership, and community inclusion on Redchurch Street.
Property X-Change and founding partner Cross River Partnership brought together panellists to discuss stewardship on the high street. One takeaway stood out above all: the key to successful stewardship is fierce collaboration.
The report 'A Platform for Places: Reviving Town Centres By Changing How Communities Access Property' proposes five ways central government can enable partnerships that deliver social impact and local benefit.