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Petri Ylivuori: Newil & Bau is a consumer product business (not just an ‘apartment developer’)

Petri Ylivuori

Petri Ylivuori

Based in Helsinki, Newil & Bau has built a cult-like following amongst the city’s smart set.

That’s thanks to their track record of developing elegant (and superbly crafted) apartments.

And the fact that their buildings are of architectural significance.

For example, they’re currently renovating an historic building designed by Alvar Aalto.

And constructing a new apartment building by acclaimed American architect, Steven Holl.

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Arnaud Zannier: how I develop luxury hotels and resorts

Arnaud Zannier

Arnaud Zannier

How do you develop low-key luxury hotels and resorts?

And then operate them to astonishingly high standards?

To find out, I turned to Arnaud Zannier.

Arnaud is the founder of Zannier Hotels which operates five boutique sites across three continents.

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Will Donaldson: Politan Row’s founder on how to develop food halls

Will Donaldson

Will Donaldson

How do you develop a food hall that people love?

And which yields a return to the chef entrepreneurs who drive it – plus the lessors who own the site?

To find out, listen to this detail-rich interview with Politan Row founder, Will Donaldson.

Starting with a single site in New Orleans, he has since launched celebrated food halls in cities across the US.

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Nick Johnson: Why My Food Markets Matter

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Can food markets revitalise tired towns and cities?

And help them regain a sense of place?

According to food market developer, Nick Johnson, the answer is yes.

An enthusiast of independent food retail, Nick is the founder of Market Operations.

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