Also Turkey and Istanbul are very present at the MIPIM this year. One of the “highlights” is the presentation of the giant project of a canal between the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea. This “second Bosporus”, one of president Erdogans manic ideas, is a fundamental threat to nature and man.
London since many years is facing unprecedented levels of housing marketisation and commodification. No wonder that local activists took the slogan against the MIPIM 2015 in Cannes when the business planned a Mipim UK in last October. Here broad and loud protests really had some effect and disturbed the opening of the official fair. […]
While inhabitants in Spain are facing a new wave of mortgage sales to private equity funds like Blackstone, a current main trend in the German residential property sector is the concentration of housing capital in a few listed joint stock companies. Most of them – and also their big shareholders -are present at MIPIM […]
Currently the annual MIPIM is taking place in Cannes. Twelve months ago housing rights groups for the first time raised their voice to protest against this international real estate fair. “25 years of Mipimism is enough” they stated. Half a year later people in London took the slogan and delayed the opening of the […]
Diverse housing action groups in London have called for protests againt the real estate fair “MIPIM UK”. Hashtag for the campaign is #stopMIPIM.
Here is a flyer from the the “radical housing network“:
MIPIM, the world’s biggest property fair, is coming to London, October 15-17th.
MIPIM proudly describes itself as the world’s […]
The “London Radical Housing Network” supported by international activists who try to build a “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing an the City” have called for transnational action and meetings at the occasion of the real estate fair “MIPIM UK” in October (17th – 2oth). Here is their call in it’s 29th […]
At its “Anti Mipim Tribunal” in Cannes, March 2014, the “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” presented cases from 12 countries which showed some of the consequences of the business which was celebrated at the Mipim. Thanks to support Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de l’Homme now […]
“Anti-MIPIM Tribunal”, Cannes, 12th March 2014 FINAL STATEMENT by the EUROPEAN ACTION COALITION FOR THE RIGHT TO HOUSING AND TO THE CITY
After 25 years, for the first time real estate managers, asset dealers and city sellers have not been alone at this year’s global property party “Mipim” in Cannes. We, the “European Action […]
by European Action Coalition for the Right to Housng and the City, Dublin
The National Assets Management Agency, Ireland’s ‘bad bank’, attended this year’s MIPIM conference. The agency, which has about EURO 20 bn in real estate assets, was set up following the financial crisis to save the Irish banks […]
Message from Urban Movements Istabul to the Anti-Mipim tribunal.