MAPIC 2011 Property Influencer: Richard Akers, Managing Director, Land Securities

  • Our Property Influencer, Richard Akers, says success in retail real estate depends on embracing innovation, community involvement, and location, location, location!
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    Richard Akers is Managing Director at Land Securities, the largest property development company in the UK. He joined Land Securities in 1995, and previously held the position of Head of Retail Portfolio Management before taking over director duties.
    In this exclusive video interview, Akers shares his secrets for success and vision of the future. According to him, smart retailers will harness the growing power of social media and digital innovation, and choose their locations wisely. Akers says it’s crucial for a shopping centre to be part of the community—and he shares some intriguing details about how Trinity Leeds will impact thousands of new shoppers.

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