The Price of Risk: planning, infrastructure and community building

Hosted by the Department of Geography and Environment

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building


Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman


Professor Paul Cheshire

Professor Paul Cheshire

In this lecture Peter Freeman will argue that long-term, institutional investors should support mixed-use, master-planned developments because their social and commercial aims create value and reduce risk. 

Peter Freeman is co-founder of Argent, a UK-based property developer responsible for the redevelopment of King's Cross.

Paul Cheshire is Emeritus Professor of Economic Geography at LSE.

The Department of Geography and Environment (@LSEGeography) is a centre of international academic excellence in economic, urban and development geography, with particular specialisms in real estate economics and planning.

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