Leaders in Property & Construction

As comfortable on a building site as we are behind a desk, our team is perhaps best known for its strong foundations and thought leadership in property and construction PR and communications – working with a full spectrum of clients from developers and agents, to engineers and contractors.

We know how to tap into the industry’s hot button issues, raise profiles through the strategic use of content on and offline, and generate excitement and footfall at events. We offer in-depth PR, marketing and digital communications strategies for property and construction businesses of all shapes and sizes. By taking a consultative approach, we will work alongside your team to create a bespoke content strategy for your business, putting you in front of your target audience.

PEOPLE IN PROPERTY

We recognise the importance of networking to the property and construction industry. Having built a little black book of contacts over the many years we have serviced this sector, we felt there was a gap in the networking scene for a more informal and relaxed event that truly brings people together. And so, People in Property  – also known as PIP – was invented back in 2017. Since then, they have grown larger than we could ever have anticipated, with thousands flocking to our events across the country. What originated in Nottingham has now extended to Birmingham, Derby, Lincoln, Sheffield, Leicester and London – with more cities on the horizon.

 

PLACEMAKING

As construction communications specialists, we create dynamic placemaking and consultation strategies to engage with your stakeholders. From local communities and planning committees, to business leaders and politicians, we have the influence to lobby a range of audiences on your behalf and build the fundamental foundations needed for a successful scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to ensure our clients hear and be heard – regardless of whether it’s a small residential community or a large-scale, mixed-use development. Our dedicated team will raise the profile of your project for all the right reasons before you even step on site.

BESPOKE VIDEO

We offer bespoke packages using our CC Live format to bring your audiences something really unique. Our in-house videographers and trained television presenters develop video content that helps to showcase major developments, sell homes or highlight your technical expertise, as well as build a trusted and credible reputation for your brand. We also offer other forms of broadcast content creation for virtual events including roundtables and podcasts.

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MIPIM

We pride ourselves on building strong links between our clients and contacts.

Our team regularly attends MIPIM, the world’s largest property event hosted annually in Cannes. We work with local authorities to promote destinations for investment and support our clients with their business development objectives. We also support our clients to build strategic relationships with attendees at the event.

WILLMOTT DIXON

Willmott Dixon is one of the UK’s leading contractors, working across a range of sectors including education, residential and transport. Cartwright provides PR support for Willmott Dixon in the East Midlands, focussing on raising the firm’s profile and putting the spotlight on key projects across the region.

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Leonard Design

After two years of gaining traction in the media and building the reputation of Leonard Design in the press, the senior team tasked Cartwright to focus on tangible client engagement and ultimately, lead generation.

The entire retained PR focus was switched to improving the user experience on the website, along with the creation of thought leadership pieces that were posted on the website’s blog and on LinkedIn.

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Pick Everard

Pick Everard is one of the UK’s leading multi-professional construction industry firms. The firm provides a comprehensive range of engineering, architectural and construction management services. Our retained service to Pick Everard includes national and regional PR strategies to ensure the firm is represented across the UK to its target audiences.

We used a content-led approach, combining traditional and digital PR, events and creative social media tactics in order to gain great results.

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Lovell Homes

We began working with the North West team of Lovell Homes in August 2019 and faced the huge challenge of launching its most important development of the year just two months later.

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ISLAND QUARTER

The Conygar Investment Company purchased the 40-acre site in December 2016, proposing a mixed-use scheme consisting of offices, student housing, private residential and build-to-rent flats, a hotel and food and beverage outlets.

We have been working with Conygar since January 2018, using a variety of PR and stakeholder engagement methods to secure public and political backing for the project.

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Island Quarter

Berry Hill

The Lindhurst Group has been working to bring Berry Hill Mansfield – a mixed-use development scheme set over some 480 acres in north Nottinghamshire – to market for more than 25 years.

The scheme has a controversial history peppered with legal challenges and vocal opposing local residents which, twinned with issues with dust and vibration affecting those living nearby once work started on site, required a proactive PR, crisis and community engagement strategy.

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Berry Hill

Kaplan International

We were appointed by Kaplan International to support with the public consultation element of the planning application for a new ‘live/learn’ facility for Liverpool International College.

The four-week project played an essential part in demonstrating to the Liverpool City Council planning committee that the project team had consulted with stakeholders and the local community ahead of submitting its application for the exciting scheme.

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Derwent Living

Derwent Living is a ‘profit for social purpose’ organisation providing affordable housing across the midlands and was acquired by the Places for People Group in 2017.

We have been working with Derwent Living for more than 10 years providing regional PR, copywriting and crisis communications support.

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Derwent Living

Read what our clients have to say...

We started working with Cartwright Communications when the Carrington Gardens development was in its construction phase. We are delighted with the work delivered by the team and their PR efforts definitely assisted in increasing the footfall to site and ultimately the reservations that have been secured.

Chris Parkinson | Longhurst Group

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I take no hesitation in recommending Cartwright Communications – Liz and the team are a pleasure to work with they are super proactive and responsive and their formal reporting to us is clear and regular… oh and working with the them is great fun too! We have recommended them to other companies and if you are thinking of meeting a PR/press agency then go for it – I sense you won’t be disappointed.

John Morgan | Leonard Design Architects

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We just want to say a big thank you for all your help and the great ideas for our Shawbrook Launch. It has been the most successful launch yet for Lovell North West with over 250 visitors and great feedback. We look forward to future successful launches and continuing to work with you all.

Anne-Marie O’Doherty | Lovell Homes North West

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When we’ve needed crisis communications support, Cartwright has halted negative stories in their tracks as well as minimised any reputation damage if a negative story does hit the press. We really value their advice in a media crisis.

Kathryn Shaw, marketing and digital media officer | Derwent Living

Derwent Living

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Cartwright has transformed our profile in the national trade press and in the regional media across the country. It has excellent contacts with key national titles and has helped us to form excellent ongoing relationships with national journalists. Cartwright’s work is of the very highest standards and I would recommend Cartwright Communications wholeheartedly.

Duncan Green, managing partner | Pick Everard

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Cartwright’s help is vital to us for MIPIM. They go above and beyond press releases, they help to forge relationships with private sector clients and journalists.

Lorraine Baggs, head of inward investment | Invest in Nottingham

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Thanks for all your help with the Liverpool International College story – it worked really well for us and looked good on the front of the paper!

Alistair Houghton, city editor | Liverpool Echo

Kaplan Liverpool

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