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Government Property 2017

2nd February 2017

Capita is a lead sponsor of the Government Property Conference on Thursday 2 February 2017.

The Government Property 2017 conference, held in partnership with Cabinet Office's Government Property Unit, is a unique opportunity for delegates to better understand the Government Estate Strategy and to get closer to the centre of government thinking on the future of publicly owned and managed land and property.

Richard McCarthy, executive director in Capita’s real estate and infrastructure business, will be chairing the session entitled: ‘The Government estate as a catalyst for creating tomorrow's prosperous and connected places.’

The session will look at how to identify and deliver opportunities across multiple locations to maximise revenue, margin and efficiency opportunities, and feature a number of experts from within the business.


15:45 – 15:55
Deborah McLaughlin will deliver a short ten minute presentation considering best practice in public estate delivery referencing how public and private sector can work together to best optimise the public estate. Keynote to be followed by a panel who will reference in a two minute overview, best in class examples of delivery of the following:-

15:55 - 16:05
Jules BickersHousing delivery
Paul Clark – Creating development opportunities to drive inward investment
Stewart Murray – London delivery
Sameer Shrestha – Getting to a cohesive estate footprint strategy

16:05 - 16:25
Then to be followed by question time from the audience facilitated by Richard McCarthy.

Conference themes

The main themes will be explored in the 2017 conference will be:

  • The public-private relationship: the government is the largest asset holder in the UK; what are the real barriers to both sectors working together to maximise value from these assets and how is this changing?
  • Workplaces for the future, featuring the Government Hubs initiative and changes to local government and NHS workspaces
  • Asset management: strategy and practice
  • The New Government Estate Strategy: implications for the wider public sector

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